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Balinese Wedding Celebration

It is important to know that this is not a legal wedding ceremony and no certification will be presented at the end of the ceremony. The wedding is for couples to experience the traditional Balinese wedding wearing the Balinese traditional costume. This ceremony consists of the Celebrant praying for good things such as : safety, healthy and happiness for the couple.

Religious Wedding Arrangement

The wedding ceremony must be performed under religious rites. Five religions are recognized in Indonesia : Islam (Moslem), Christian (Protestant and Catholic), Hindu, and Buddhist. Those religions marriage must be conducted by Priest except Moslem marriage is conducted under the auspices of the office of Religious Affairs and is not subject to Civil Registration. They will approve the marriage. A marriage certificate will be issued by any of the religious statutes.

Under The Indonesian law, wedding ceremonies could be performed by one of the five religions recognized in Indonesia. After the ceremony, the marriage certificate that is only valid in Indonesia will be issued by Indonesian Civil Registration. There will be two certificates presented at the end of the ceremony, one from the Priest and the other from the Civil Registrar.

The Civil Registrar will issue two original Indonesian marriage certificates to both husband and wife and one English version of the Indonesian marriage certificates. For Moslem marriage, the Office of Indonesian Religious Affairs will issue two original marriage books (Buku Nikah) also to both husband and wife.