Wedding Halls are available in Temples, Hotels and as Individual Building. Weddings in Sri Lanka used to take place in Hotels, Homes, Temples and Wedding Halls. Most the parents of the bride and groom prefer to have the wedding in their homes, if it is big enough to hold the ceremony. Tamil Hindus prefer temples while Christian weddings used to take place in their family churches. All the weddings are actually a family gathering event where friends too gather to celebrate the couple's wedding ceremony. Parents of the bride and groom spend lot of money to make their children's wedding ceremony as a grand one. Most of the money is spent on Banquet Halls along with the Food and beverage. In Jaffna lot of Tamil Hindu marriages are being celebrated at the Chelva Sannathi murugan temple and Nallur Sivan Kovil.
A good wedding Hall must have enough parking space for to accommodate all the wedding guest's cars.
Must have enough fire escape routes.
They must be fitted with fire detectors and alarms.
There should be some rooms to be allocated for the Bride, Groom and others.
The building should be good for to listen music, without echo sound from its ceiling and walls.
Managers and the staff of these Wedding Halls are well experienced in the arrangement of Buddhist, Hindu, Christian and Muslim weddings. It is easy for the parents to conduct their children's weddings without much hard work when they select these places with their package. They arrange all the necessary things such as "Poruwa" for Sinhalese weddings or 'Manavarai" for Hindu weddings with good seating arrangements to view the ceremony. They will provide a small stage for the wedding registration ceremony and one special stand for the wedding cake to be placed on that day.
Buffet service for the lunch or dinner, transport, service of clerics, DJ-music and or Live bands and so on will come in to the package to make the function a joyous one for the families of the Bride and the Groom. If the marriage takes place in a hotel banquet hall, hotel management used to offer a wedding suite for one night stay as compliments for the newly married couple with a chilled champagne bottle and meals for free.
In Sri Lanka Hotels there are special wedding packages available for those foreign Brides and Bridegrooms, if they want to celebrate their marriage in Sri Lankan traditional Way.
Most of the wedding halls, banquet halls have minimum price list if the number of visitors are low. They charge according to the number of plates served to the guests. Normally the price will start from Rs 1,000/- per guest and it can go up to Rs 10,000/- when your requirements are increased. Some of the recent time weddings in Sri Lanka 5 star hotel used to cost 4 Million rupees. If you are not going for lavish wedding function then the charges are reasonable at hotels, Banquet halls and wedding halls in Colombo. It will be a full function package that will cover all the aspects for 4 hours of time period or more as per your wish. If you need more than that agreed time, then extra charges will be applied for each hour you may need. These halls used to provide dressing rooms and rest rooms for the Bride and the bridegroom.
Here are some of the wedding halls that are available in Colombo, which you can select for your marriage ceremony.
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