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Tagged With: wedding

Malaysian Astronaut Weds

Many hearts were broken when Malaysia’s dashing first astronaut, Datuk Dr. Sheikh Muszaphar (click here to see his NASA pic), tied the knot with long-time fiancée Datin Dr. Halina Yunos on 10.10.10. The akad nikah (solemnisation ceremony) took place at the Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Mosque in Putrajaya. The wedding reception — themed: “Malay Warrior … Continue reading »

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Malay Wedding Part 4: Akad Nikah

This is the fourth of five installments of my mini-series on Malay weddings. In case you haven’t read the previous installments yet, here are the links:- Malay Wedding Part 1: Meminang Malay Wedding Part 2: Hantaran Malay Wedding Part 3: The Venue The most important part of the Malay wedding is the akad nikah, or … Continue reading »

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Selamat Pengantin Baru, Isa & Fatin!

I couldn’t make up my mind between the original coloured version… And the dreamier, edited black and white version… So I’m posting them both. Congratulations, Isa and Fatin! May God bless your marriage for always and always and always… Sarung cincin (photo grabbed from Ibn Hasan’s blog – I was there as a guest and … Continue reading »

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When Hantaran Goes Modern…

Remember my previous post on hantaran? Well, times are changing and hantaran is changing along with the times. Now we get nifty gifts like this netbook for her… And this Blackberry for him. When I expressed my surprise at such high-tech gifts, Dr B said she’s even seen someone give a PS3 as hantaran! Makes … Continue reading »

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Malay Wedding Part 3: The Venue

This is the long-overdue third installment of my series on Malay weddings. You can find Part 1 (Meminang) here and read about Part 2 (Hantaran) here. Even though many hotels and halls offer wedding packages, the bride’s and groom’s respective houses still remain as the most popular venue for most Malay weddings. If you see … Continue reading »

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