Sydney (Tribune International Report); Sydney-based journalist, column writer, anchor, managing editor Tribune International, and event manager of famous Chand Raat Eid Festival (Australia), Sarwat Hassan’s wedding ceremony was held in Sydney on Friday 28th of March at an esteemed function Centre, Villa Blanca.
Sarwat Hassan is the only daughter of well-known journalist, writer and active community leader Syed Atiq ul Hassan and an active Pakistani women and founder of Chand Raat Eid Festival (Australia) Surraya Hassan. Around 400 family friends, distinguished and prominent politicians including Federal Member Parliament Julie Owens, Federal Senator Laurie Ferguson, New South Wales State Member Parliament Barbara Perry, former Chairman Community Relations Commission NSW Stepan Kerkaysharian and Consul General of Pakistan in Sydney Abdul Aziz Uqaily attended the prestigious occasion of wedding ceremony.
Sarwat Hassan’s Nikkah was held in last June with Adil Hussain Khan in Sydney in a simple marriage function. Adil Hussain Khan belongs to Pakistan who recently finished his education in business management in Sydney. Adil’s parents also came from Pakistan to attend his wedding.
The entire wedding ceremony was decorated with complete Pakistani style wedding; cultural family traditions, wonderful wedding songs sung by famous Priya & Adnan, welcome to Bride & Groom with spectacular fireworks in the hall and display of memorable pictures of Sarwat and Adil from their childhood on the big digital screen on the back of the stage. All the guests were amazed with the arrangements especially by the participation of young fellows in the beautifully designed activities (rasams) of the wedding.
Syed Atiq ul Hassan and Surraya Hassan thanked all the guests who attended the function and especially to those who had done few weeks hard work in the preparation of wedding’s traditional arrangements and performing items. The guests delightfully expressed that the traditional arrangements of the wedding gave them feeling that they were in Pakistan. `
Prior to the wedding function, rasam-e-mehndi was held at the Himalaya Function Palace by the families of bride and groom. The function hall was beautifully decorated with Mehndi theme by Mr. Tahir Farooque of Taj Mahal Event Management. This was arranged for ladies only where young girls and women performed typical Mehndi rasam.
Adil Hussain Khan and his family hosted Valima (dinner reception) at Candle Light Reception in Sydney where 200 guests were invited; it was also beautifully arranged in a traditional Pakistani Valima function.