The most pivotal part for any Hindu wedding is the mandap, the sanctified canopy under which the bride and groom take their wedding vows and perform wedding rituals as instructed by a priest in the presence of their parents and immediate family members. The Mandap is the focal item of any Hindu Weddings as it is the sanctified spot where the actual ceremony is held and where all eyes will be glued. The choice of Mandap is therefore a key decision in terms of creating your wedding theme and will be a key influence in terms of the décor you choose to complement it. |
There are numerous styles of Mandap to choose from the plethora of mandap designers on the market, whose portfolios range from the most traditional to the most contemporary of mandaps.
It is always wise to know what type of Mandap you are searching for; there are numerous mandaps to choose from, ranging from metal, wooden, fabric and fibre glass. The type of mandap you choose will have an important bearing on the hire price, with fabric mandaps often coming in at the cheaper end of the spectrum.
The size of the wedding mandap is an important factor to consider usually contingent on the size of the venue you have chosen. If your mandap is going to be erected on a stage, you should take particular care to ensure that the height of the mandap does not exceed the height of the venue.
Mandaps are generally decorated with flowers such as red roses, but recently with couple’s tastes becoming more discerning, mandaps are being decorated with more exotic flowers from lilies, tulips, jasmine and even orchids. The type and amount of fresh flowers which will adorn your mandap also have a direct bearing on the cost.
The mandap colour scheme is usually consistent with the colour scheme of the wedding and is achieve through props, drapes and flowers that complement the
Lighting plays a crucial role in making the mandap look attractive. You can place the lights both on the inside and outside of the mandap. Its is very important to know what style of lights you want and where you would like it to be placed, as this will influence the look of mandap props and how much attention the mandap grabs in the venue.
The chosen backdrop for the mandap is also a key consideration in customising your mandap as piece of wedding decor. The backdrop should reflect the wedding theme and use soft elegant colours that blend in with the overall wedding theme thus allowing the mandap to stand out. Generally backdrops are made from pure silk or in some cases jute and chiffon.
Mandap decorations are a pivotal part of any Asian wedding and creating a beautiful and unique look will defiantly “WOW” your guests. In conclusion, choose a Mandap that is stunningly beautiful and speaks volumes about your taste and style as a couple. Creativity combined with practicality will ensure that you take your wedding vows under the mandap of your dreams.
Eastern Mandaps are pioneers of stunning and unique Mandaps and we offer bespoke Mandap decorations. All our Wedding Mandap are manufactured using the finest machinery and assembled by fully trained professionals.
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