Wedding journal

Sicilian Wedding Lab

This blog features news, tips and tricks about planning your dream wedding in Sicily

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The Royal Wedding in Sicily: 
Don Jaime de Borbon married Lady Charlotte Lindesay-Bethune' in the Duomo of Monreale

It was a big honour for me, but also such a big challenge to organize the wedding celebrations of H.R.H. Prince Don Jaime of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Noto and H.R.H. Princess Charlotte of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Dutchess of Noto here in Sicily!

 

Three days, seven different locations, more than one hundred people on the backstage to make this dream come true... 

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Destination Wedding in Sicily: 
possible scenarios and themes

If you are planning a destination wedding in Sicily, you might be curious to know which scenarios can offer this part of Italy. Sicily is a lucky island because it can boast with warm sunny weather most time of the year, and its territory includes breathtaking beaches, mountains, volcanos and numerous historic sites.

 

You will fall in love with this island once you see its landscapes, taste local food and experience Sicilian hospitality!

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Sicilian wedding dinner: 
be ready to eat A LOT of delicious stuff

In every country a wedding is considered one of the most important lifetime events, but obviously, it’s not celebrated in the same way everywhere. 


So, how does a traditional Sicilian wedding dinner look like and what dishes does it include? Let's see together!

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Celebrity wedding in Sicily: leader of the Radiohead Thom Yorke married Italian actress Dajana Roncione

Dajana Roncione, a Sicilian actress born in Monreale, has been a long-term fan of the Radiohead and married it’s frontman Thom Yorke at the age of 36.

 

A real fairytale, isn’t it?

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Winter wedding in Sicily: yes or no?

 

Many couples don’t even consider winter months for their wedding because of the cold weather, grey sky, frequent rains or even snow. But what should you do if a “Snow Queen Wedding” isn’t in your plans and you don’t want to postpone your event for warmer times at the same time? You should search for a compromise…

 

Here comes the time you look closer at Sicily!

Sicilian wedding traditions
now and then…

Getting to know your future husband just before the wedding? Sounds awkward, but that was the reality of many Sicilian girls in the past. Of course, these out-of-date customs are gone long time ago, but you know that here in Italy people are generally very respectful about their traditions in every aspect of life, and in particular, the ones that see marriage and family values. Let’s have a closer look at what has changed through the years and how a traditional Sicilian wedding looks now.

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