In Indonesia, getting married is a big deal. It is considered the biggest achievements one can have in career and as such it requires a magnificent event.

Weddings in Indonesia may become small and sensual, or a grand event in a 5- superstar resort ballroom. The most important thing is that they reflect the culture and values of the couple being celebrated. Above are some of the most distinctive indonesian ceremony tradition that can be found throughout the archipelago.

Before the national meeting takes place, the bride and groom are bathed by the mothers of both sides with many different kinds of herbs, citrus fruit and coconut water to repel evil spirits and want for a productive marriage. This cleaning tradition is also done for expecting moms in their seventh month to ward off bad fate and assure a healthy manpower.

The Pingitan, or seclusion service, is a classic ritual that is done in Central Java. The bride and groom are n’t allowed to leave their house for a certain period of time before the marriage ceremony is to take place. This is said to protect the bride from any risks balinese bride that could befall her and help the wedding yearn more for his bride.

During an indonesian ceremony, it is customary to give donations to the brides. If you choose to give cash, you should put it in a beautifully decorated box and submit it to the waitress who will write your name and the amount of money you gave next to your signature in the tourist guide. It’s also common to have a table at the reception where guests can purchase gift boxes or other items to express their gratitude.