This beautiful couple, coming all the way from Australia, wanted to go around the world to find the perfect place to celebrate their Jewish wedding. This place needed to be unimaginable, beyond their family and friends’ expectations, and worthy of the love they both felt. They found the perfect place at Hacienda Sac Chich, where they found a space that was filled with happiness, joy, and fun.
A multicultural celebration
The wedding was held on a Sunday to respect the Sabbath. As soon as the first rays of the sun came out on that day, Esti started with her Getting Ready in the company of her friends. During that time, she enjoyed not only a delicious breakfast but also a pleasant time in the pool with the people she loved. That helped her to forget the stress of the day and prepare her to live a magical night.
For his part, Bryan accompanied by his friends and family created memories of this big day with them, so that once time passed, they could relive those beautiful times in their memories.
Once the couple was ready, Esti let herself be shown in her wedding dress. She chose a very authentic type of dress that was both casual but elegant at the same time. On her dress, she definitely conveyed traces of her personality and uniqueness. Bryan on the other hand showed himself in a beautiful green suit. The color helped highlight his eyes, while the fitting made him look very handsome.
When the «first look» happened and Bryan saw Esti for the first time, he was surprised to the core at how pretty she looked. He did not stop whispering to her secret words of love that only she could listen to.
An unforgettable Jewish ceremony
The guests began to arrive to enjoy the Tish, a typical celebration in Jewish weddings that is done before the ceremony. During the Tish, the guests were able to drink and enjoy the music of the mariachi.
As the traditional Tish was coming to an end, the mariachi began to play «Od Yishama» a traditional Jewish song indicating that the time of the Tish is over. At that point, the bride is situated in a chair alongside her mother and mother-in-law, while the groom in the company of his family and friends sings and dances until he reaches her.
Once he does and with the permission of the father of the bride, the groom lifts the veil that covered his loved one and kisses her to the cheers of everyone besides them.
After the Tish ended, it was time for the ceremony to begin. Once everyone took their places, Bryan started walking toward the altar with his parents. At the sacred place, there was a Chuppah, as the tradition dictates. After him, the bridesmaids and best man walked down the aisle too. Leaving Esti and his parents last so they could have their big moment as they entered the altar together.
Once she reached the altar, Esti gave 7 turns to Bryan as a symbol of protection and as the start of their beautiful ceremony. At the ceremony members of the family got the chance to speak to the couple, giving them their support and love. After all the formalities were done, the couple exchanged their votes and rings; and as the judge declared them husband and wife, they sealed their love with a kiss.
One last thing was missing, the traditional Mazel tov! As the traditional cup was put on the floor, Bryan stepped on it while their family and friends screamed: «Mazel tov» symbolizing good luck and congratulations on their wedding day.
It’s time to celebrate a new union
At the end of the ceremony, everyone went to the cocktail bar area, which was decorated in a very Mexican style. In the place, there were drinks, a taco station, and quesadillas for the guests’ enjoyment.
Once the cocktail hour ended, everyone moved to the reception where a rustic and Mexican atmosphere waited for them. After they took their places at the table, the couple’s entrance was announced. Esti & Bryan joined their family and friends as they ran towards them.
To start the party, it was time for the Jewish song of the «hora» ring. Once everyone listened to it, they joined Esti & Bryan for a dance on the dance floor for the rest of the night.
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