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Corfu Wedding – Tips Perfect Wedding

Nothing is more important that you’re Wedding Day. Check out our tips for a perfect wedding and magical moments.

By Corfu Wedding Planner ‘My Fairytale Day’

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Summer Wedding in Corfu

Summer is here for a Special wedding adventure here in Corfu! Why getting married in Corfu? just because you will experience a mix of sensations and perfumes.

Corfu is one of the most romantic place in the World with its old Fortress, its magical Esplanada, the Palace of St Michel and St George, narrow streets, the Achillion (Sissi Palace), the Monastery of Palaiokastritsa, the Mouse Island and its traditional villages located in the mountain or at the sea. Corfu is proud of its hundreds amazing protected bays and beaches of all kinds.

It is also about traditions. Meet the Greek culture, traditions, music language, … Weddings have their own traditions. Step by step you will discover our various customs.

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Herb & Greenery Wedding Concept

In Ancient Greece, ladies carried aromatic bundles of garlic, herbs and spices for various superstitious and symbolic reasons as fidelity and good luck.
In 2017 this is one of the most popular Wedding Decoration Trends.

An extremely dreamy wedding trend that won’t break the budget utilizing naturally beautiful herbs, plants and greenery such as: ferns, eucalyptus, lambs ear, sage, boxwood, ivy, rosemary, thyme, succulents and air plants.

Ideal for alternative ceremony décor or to add character and style to your reception.

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Corfu Easter

Experience Easter in Corfu for wonderful and rich moments. Each year, this celebration brings thousands of visitors from Greece and abroad. You will enjoy 10 days of festival with rituals that are found nowhere else, concerts of classical music and opera, church music.

Palm Sunday
Celebration which says that Saint Spyridon free Corfu of a deadly plague in 1629.
At 11:00 am the Saint Spyridon procession is taking place escorted by all philharmonic bands.

Good Monday & Tuesday

Enjoy various events as music evenings.
Don’t forget to buy a ‘Fogatsa’ (brioche decorated with a red egg)

Good Wednesday

The Unctions are sung at all the churches. A concert of church music is taking place at the Municipal Theatre.

Holy Thursday

This day, Corfiot people are painting the Eggs.
Last days before the celebration of Easter, all churches are representing the Crucification of Jesus. In the old town, you can hear philharmonic bands.

Good Friday

The epitaph processions are starting early in the afternoon (14:30). The processions are following a specific itinerary coming out from every church of the old town and is escorted The last procession but also the most magnificent is starting at 22:00 from the church of the Metropolis and is escorted d by by the main bands of Corfu playing different songs as Adagio of Albinoni, the Marcia Funebre by G. Verdi, the Elegia Funebre, the Sventura Mariani and the funeral march of Chopin. The decoration of the Liston decorated with purple Venetian style lights makes the atmosphere unique.
Holy Saturday
The events and rites of Holy Saturday are probably the best moments of Easter in Corfu. At At 06:00 the representation of the Earthquake is taking place in the Madona for foreigners.
At 09:00 the procession of the Epitaph of the church of Saint Spiridon is taking place inside of the church with the presence of bands playing funeral tunes as Amleto.
At 11:00 am the first bell will announce the First Resurrection.
At that 11:01, local people throw ceramic pots «botides» filled with water out of their windows, smashing them onto the streets below. At the same time church bells are pealing , Easter festivities can now begin. The Philharmonic bands come back into the streets and are playing joyful music.

At midnight the spectacular celebration of the resurrection of Jesus is celebrated in the Upper Esplanada in Corfu Town with marvellous fireworks. Each church of each village has its own ceremony.
Easter Sunday
The procession of the icon of Resurrection will take place around Corfu town but also villages. Then, time is for festivities called ‘Glenti’, Easter meal with lambs on the spit, sweet wine, red eggs, music and dancing

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10 Ways to Keep Your Wedding Flower Budget Under Control

Your mood board says it all. But what about your nails? Although your wedding day manicure will likely take a backseat when deciding your beauty looks, it’s definitely one that should not be overlooked. Think about all of the things that you’ll be doing with your fingers on your wedding day — throwing your bouquet, holding your partner’s hands, wearing your new wedding band — the list goes on.

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7 Reasons Why Having a Wedding Planner is So Worth It

Your mood board says it all. But what about your nails? Although your wedding day manicure will likely take a backseat when deciding your beauty looks, it’s definitely one that should not be overlooked. Think about all of the things that you’ll be doing with your fingers on your wedding day — throwing your bouquet, holding your partner’s hands, wearing your new wedding band — the list goes on.

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