Baraat Procession is also known as baraat nikaasi, one of the most awaited part of an Indian wedding. All those in their 30’s and 20’s today, have vivid memories of a typical baraat where groom is sitting on a horse and his family and friends dancing like crazy with happiness on the wedding and mostly dancing on very popular baraat song “Aaj mere yaar kee shaadi hai” . Today with changing times baraat processions have become thematic and romantic also.
In Destination weddings ,wedding planners ideate baraat procession with royal, elegant and touch of true grandeur. The destination weddings in Rajasthan are very much loved .Splash events as wedding planners has ideated and executed beautiful baraat procession for destination weddings. One being all the men wearing authentic rajasthani bandejh chunari saafa’s (turban in English).The authentic saafa’s looked so royal that it truly appeared that a prince is going to take his princess.The elephant is also very loved in baraat processions. Elephants are beautifully decorated and trained to bow down, welcome the guest and shake the waist as mark of celebrations. It is a sight to look for.Pipe bands are also part of the baraat processions that play traditional Bollywood and rajasthani songs.
Baraat processions in different cities of Rajasthan are mark of the typical culture of those respective cities.
Udaipur, baraat procession will have men wearing Mewari turban’s, Mewari achkan or sherwani, small symbolic sword in silk cloth sheath and the groom in eight horses chariot. Typical Jodhpuri baraat procession will have all the women wearing beautiful and comfortable Jodhpuri dress called poshak and men wearing Jodhpuri suit.All the baraati’s sit in vintage car and the groom sits in open jeep –the total look is true rajawada .
With recent changes in trends one of our recent baraat processions was on Harley Davidson bikes. The groom ,groom’s friends were on their bikes with goggles and dancing to the Bollywood beats in complete joy.Splash Events as your wedding planners can provide lot of out of box ideas for your baraat procession which will make your baraat so very happy baraat.