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5 Days Before Indonesia President's Youngest Son's Wedding

7 December 2022 03:09

Five days before his wedding president Joko Widodo's youngest son Kaesang Pangarep attended a dress rehearsal for the traditional ceremony at the Pendopo Agung or great hall at the Royal Ambarukmo Hotel in Yogyakarta.

This dress rehearsal will be the guideline for the ceremony taking place next Saturday. The rehearsal included the arrival of guests the arrival of the groom and his entourage the recital of marriage vows between the groom and the father of the bride according to Islam up to the ceremony where the couple first meet each other continued with the exchange of rings.
 
Kaesang wore the traditional material with the Sido Asih motif and the traditional weapon known as keris. However, this is not the wedding attire that he will wear next Saturday. The bride-to-be Erina was also not present.

According to Javanese tradition, the couple will not meet until the wedding ceremony. The wedding ceremony of Kaseang and Erina will apply the traditional Yogyakarta custom.