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Bahrain Tourism hosts mega Indian wedding

MANAMA, April 27, 2019

Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA) played host to a major Indian wedding for the Agarawal and Singh Uppal families of New Delhi from April 23 to 26 at Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea and Spa Hotel. 
 
The event brought together more than 550 guests who who flew down into the kingdom from various Indian cities, including Mumbai and Delhi, on national carrier Gulf Air.
 
The ceremony was held over a period of four days and included a number of events beginning with a special dinner ceremony to welcome the newlyweds, said a statement from BTEA. 
 
The Indian Henna occasion was celebrated the following day followed by a traditional pre-wedding ceremony’’Sanjeet’’ at the hotel. 
 
Bahrain Tourism and Exhibitions Authority also organized a Bahraini Souq “Bazar” which featured Bahraini craftsmen, such as pottery makers, ship modelers and palm leaf basket makers who exhibited their unique products to visitors in addition to a traditional live Ardha performance.
 
At the end of the ceremony, the groom rode on a decorated horse for a ceremonial introduction to his bride.
 
Commenting on the special event, BTEA Advisor Dr Ali Hassan Follad said: "The success in hosting this occasion stems from the prominent role of the Authority in planning and organizing the ceremony efficiently."
 
"We worked closely with the Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Information Affairs and other semi-official authorities including Bahrain Airport Company, the Airport Duty-Free market and Bahrain's national carrier, Gulf Air, to organize the event’s logistics and ensure the selection of appropriate locations. Further communications were also made with various suppliers and specialists," he stated.
 
“We are pleased to host more of such events over the coming years which will further promote the Bahrain as an ideal destination for hosting weddings and other happy occasions,” he added.-TradeArabia News Service



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