Designer wedding show to be staged in Galle

Galle will play host to a designer wedding show in July with some top designers in the country and up-and-coming designers showcasing their talents.

The ‘Designer Wedding Show,’ a much-looked-forward to event in the wedding industry of Sri Lanka, will be presented by the Bride and Groom Magazine in collaboration with Amari Hotel, Galle, on Saturday, 28 July 2018.

This year, the show, which is being held in the historic city of Galle, will showcase the stunning creations of leading bridal designers in Galle along with a few selected designers from Colombo, bringing together in vogue trends in the Sri Lankan wedding industry.

The show will be followed by an after-party on the beach. Ticket holders can also enjoy free refreshments from hawker style food action stations.

The ‘Designer Wedding Show Galle 2018’ will be held at the Grand Ballroom of the Amari from 5.30 p.m. onwards.

The designers participating at the show (in alphabetical order) are Charith Wijesekera, Dhananjaya Bandara, Dushmantha Kumara, Gayani Meddawaththa, Imtiaz Hussain, Kulagedera Mul Endum, Mauree Thilakawardana, Michael Wijesuriya, Premshri Hewawasam, Ramzi Rahaman, Sumudu Wasantha, Tharaka Sanjeewa and Theekshanee Kariyawasam.

“We are very pleased to be the hospitality partner of the Designer Wedding Show Galle 2018. Having opened Amari Galle less than a year ago, we have been delighted with the response we have received from the wedding industry. We have a team of wedding specialists who are known for their expertise in planning the most intimate of family gatherings, to elaborate formal affairs and traditional weddings. They are also well-versed in the unique customs of traditional and modern wedding celebrations that allow us to help the bride and the groom create the perfect day. With sweeping ocean views, warm breezes and the tranquil sands just beyond the doors of the hotel, Amari Galle gives you the perfect wedding destination with a picturesque backdrop for intimate ceremonies and celebrations,” Manager of Amari Galle, Puneet Dutta said.

He also said that special packages will be on offer for ticket holders for an overnight stay at the hotel on the night of the show.

Addressing the media conference, CEO of Bride and Groom Wedding Magazine, Pramith Mallawaratchie, expressed his pleasure to partner with the Amari Hotel, Galle, and the designers from Galle and Colombo.

He further said, “The Designer Wedding Show Galle is the first event the magazine is organizing outside of Colombo and we are planning future shows in Negombo and Kandy as well. In addition to this exclusive bridal fashion show, the magazine is also organizing its prestigious wedding exhibition the Brideand Groom Wedding Fair 2018 at the BMICH scheduled to be held from 05 – 07 October this year.

The Bride and Groom magazine also ceremonially launched its all-new website Mallawaratchie explained that visitors to the new site will have the opportunity to view the online version of the Bride and Groom magazine for free. The website also contains wedding vendor contact information and unique wedding ideas via wedding articles, pictures and videos.

The decor at the Designer Wedding Show Galle 2018 will be executed by 2nd Chance Flowers. Mal-Key Rent-A-Car is the official transport partner. Imtiaz Designers, the official grooms wear partner will showcase their designer collection on the ramp, whilst Glow will also be on board as a Gold Sponsor of the event. Sarita Textorium, the official sari partner will present a fabulous bridal sari collection during the fashion show and Kula Gedera with their traditional Mul Endum costumes is the official mulendum partner. Lite 87 will be the event’s official radio media partner. Dimitri Crusz Photography, Preveen Rodrigo from Light Flow and Jehan Seedin will be the official photographers for the event and Chroma Pictures will be the videography partner. The all-important aspect of the production will be handled by Live Productions (Pvt) Ltd.

Tickets priced at Rs. 5000 and Rs. 3000 will include refreshments and free entrance to the event after-party. They will be available with designers and at Amari Hotel, Galle. Tickets will also be available online at

To have tickets delivered at your door, or for more information on the show call 0777 791 681.