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Everything you need to know about getting married in Croatia

Cieythng yeu nud te knauw abcut Wedding in Craatia 99 arriage is nat a simple lave affair, it's an ordeal, and the ordeal is the sacrifice BASIC INFO of ego to a relatianship in which Weddings by season lwo have become one. Jaseph Campbelt WINTER SPRING/SUMMER AUTUMN DEC JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV Weddings by venue Most popular (month/day) June Saturday EGZOTIC DESTINATIONS (beach, mountain, garden) CHURCH RESTAURANT HOTEL TENT NATURE Biggest savings (days/months) Friday Sundy Jan to Mar FIRST THINGS FIRST... JUNE Set the date and place Wedding type (traditional, destination.)? MA Set up the number of guests Determine colors and style for wedding 2$ Guests and table layout for reception Set the budget and all costs WEDDING PLANNING COUNTDOWN (months before the wedding) 9-6 • Complete wedding party list • Finish guest list including addresses and phone numbers • Put crucial deadlines in calendar • Purchase wedding gown months before • Approve spending allocation and budget costs • Purchase bridesmaids dresses wedding • Decide type of wedding • Announce engagement in newspaper • Determine color scheme • Send out save the date and reservation forms 5 • Determine ceremony site • Select reception band/musician/disc jockey • Determine reception site • Select ceremony musician months before wedding • Reserve hotel rooms for out of town guests • Schedule engagement portrait • Select photographer • Select videographer 4 • Select florist • Order invitations/stationery/announcements • Select linen company • Select calligrapher months before Select pastry chef • Meet with caterer/catering manager and plan menu wedding • Select grooms and groomsmen attire 3-1 • Plan honeymoon • Confirm wedding rehearsal time • Meet with florist and make final floral selections • Make a list of songs you do/don't want played at reception • Make final linen selections • Select wedding favors month(s) before • Mail invitations • Mail invitations wedding • Select hair and makeup artist and schedule trial run • Select hair and makeup artist and schedule trial run 3. • Give ceremony musicians copies of music work sheets • Give photographer checklist for wedding photos • Give reception musicians copies of music work sheets Approve vendor wedding day schedule • Approve wedding party wedding day schedule • Set seating arrangements • Attend rehearsal • Go to bed early:) days before D-day REMEMBER! This is your day! Do not be upset about the details! It is important that Relax and enjoy, because after this comes the best you are relaxed and enjoy every moment - both before - Living together with someone you love! marriage and in marriage. * Do you plan to get married in Croatia (Europe)? Visit for wedding advice, tips and guide to Croatia VJENČANJE TONUDA THE WEDDING COSTS SAVING TIPS Prices of services /products (average, 100 people) How to save? 1 Plan your wedding costs in advance and specify the budget (service) Restaurant/hotel 35000 2 Request quotes from multiple providers so you can compare the price, quality, services and others Music 8500 Foto / video 8000 Go around several places: the high price is not 5 always an indicator of good quality service Flowers/decorations 4500 Create your own Invitations, Flowers Decorations and other small items Catering 4500 Wedding rings 3000 Book room or restaurant on Fridays or 5 Sundays when prices are significantly less Apparel/clothing 2000 Make a record of expenses and keep track of Invitations 1500 all expenses to stay within planned budget Cake/cookies 1000 You can rent a wedding dress, because after wearing 1-2 can be in excellent condition Makeup /hair - 600 VIENČANJE PONUDA Hire an experienced DJ since he has unlimited music repertoire and the lower cost of service 5000 10000 20000 30000 40000 (Kn) 9. Choose the wedding in the winter months when the services are cheaper * Research of wedding costs in Croatia (2010). Croatian currency is Kuna (1$ = 5,7 Kn) ( ) VIENČANJE 0 PONUDA Diclaimer: The results are presented as average prices and serve only as an informative guide when planning a wedding costs. Service prices may vary greatly in different cities/ regions. MOMENTS TO REMEMBER 10 moments you need to record with camera Bride in wedding dress Bride with bridesmaids Groom and his best friends Father follows daughter First kiss First dance to the altar Group picture Newlyweds & Parents Newlyweds & Best man/ Maid of honor Newlyweds & Family Cutting a wedding cake GUEST SEATING PLAN Basic floor seating layouts Table styles (basic shapes) RECTANGULAR SQUARE ROUND LEGEND: Нead Square Round Rectangular Auxiliary Dance floor 6 > people 8-12 people 6-12 people HEAD (main table) OTHER Cake Table, DJ, Gift Table, Guest Book Table, Wishing Well Bride, Groom, Best Man, Maid of Honor Seating list example VIENČANIE eTONUDA Alphabetical guest list - table numbers Guest Table number Special requests A Adamić Marko 3 Vegetarian Adamić Ivana B Bigić Darija Guest in wheelchair Bratičević Darko Child VIENČANJE Boćar Kristijan PONUDA Alphabetical guest list - food selections Table 3 Food Adamić Marko Chicken and Beef Boćar Marko Chicken and Chicken Čirilović Ines Fish VIENČANJE PONUDA TIPS Planning the Table Layout of a Wedding Reception Once couples know how many tables are needed, they can plan the room layout. Factors to consider when planning the wedding reception table layout include: 1 Dance floor Enough space should be left for a dance floor so guests can dance the 2 Visibility of the Head Table Key spaces for reception events need to be clearly visible from all tables. The couple's grand entrance, first dance, cake cutting, and wedding toasts are popular photo events and guests will need good visibility to capture these romantic moments. Free space for movement 3 There should enough space between tables to allow for smooth traffic flow to restrooms, a buffet area (if necessary), the bar, the dance floor, and for general mingling. night away without crowding. 4 Lighting Tables should be positioned effectively for the available lighting. For an 6 Couples Guests who attend the wedding as a couple should always be seated together. This includes members of the bridal party who attend with their significant other who may not themselves be in the wedding 5 Guest seating list scheme A large reception may have a complicated layout, and there should be an easy way for guests to find their seats. Place cards are evening event, be aware of how a setting sun may blaze through windows, and be sure there is plenty of light for guests to enjoy dinner. popular, or a labeled table diagram could be available near the entrance. One list will be party. an alphabetical (by last name) list of your guests and their table numbers. This will allow the catering staff to assist your guests. 7 Children 8. Miscellaneous Tables 9 The Head Table If there will be children at the wedding, The head table is one of the most important at the they can be grouped together if they are old enough to sit away from their parents. Younger children should always When planning the table layout of a wedding reception, couples often need to include specialty tables in addition to seating (Cake Table, Gift Table, DJ Table, Table etc.). While not wedding reception. In addition to the bride and groom, other individuals commonly seated at the head table include the couple's parents and the bridal party, or at least be seated next at least one parent, Guest of emaid of grandparent, or guardian. these tables will be needed at every man depending on the available space. For the reception, knowing how to place them effectively will help keep the reception head table to look its best.. VJENČANJE both beautiful and efficient. PONUDA WEDDING MUSIC SONGS for the first dance TOP 5 Croatian songs TOP 5 foreign songs 1 Živim za to Jacques Houdek 1 Because You Loved Me Celine Dion 2 Moj lipi anđele Oliver Dragojević 2 Can't Help Falling In Love Elvis Presley 3 Divno je biti nekome nešto Latino 3 Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman Bryan Adam 4 Vjeruj u ljubav Oliver Dragojević 4 From This Moment On Shania Twain 5 Vilo moja Klapa Crik 5 Amazing grace Newton * More than 100 songs available on the wedding portal Vjenčanje ponuda ( ) VIENČANJE TONUDA WEDDING COLORS & THEMES Note: for consistency of infographic style and design, there are no true colors used. As an alternative, we used the initial letters for clarity of understanding and remembering colors. Popular colors (alphabetical) Popular color combos Black Blue (teal) Brown G Green Gold B+S+W A Aqua B+Y Brown + Yellow Black + Silver + White | Lilac O Orange Purple P Pink P+0 B+W+P Ra S Silver | Turquoise Pink+ Orange Red Black + White + Pink 0+G P+L+G W. Y Yellow White VIENČANJE Orange + Green Purple + Lavender + Green TONUDA * The color combinations are endless! GET MARRIED IN CROATIA CROATIA INFO 16 most romantic places in Croatia Tuhelj, Pregrada and Zabok Location: Southeast Europe Capital: Zagreb O Zagreb Language: Croatian Osijek Climate: Moderately warm and CONTINENTAL CROATIA rainy continental climate Opatija Total 56,594 km2 Area: Rovinj Islands: 1.246 OPlitvice Lakes (National Park) Population:4,290,612 Just married Currency: Kuna (HRK); 1$ = 5,7 Kn Time zone:CET (UTC+1) CONTINENTAL CROATIA ISTRIA, DALMATIA & ISLANDS Other: 8 national parks, 2 strict Krka (National Park) reserves and 10 nature parks Internet Trogir Spit Calling code: 385 Drives on the:right Island Brač Island Hvar Makarska Island Korčula Dubrovnik VIENČANJE PONUDA Getting married in Croatia? Copyright 2012.Vjenčanje ponuda Wedding Directory Real weddings Tips and Ideas Photo galleries VISIT > infographic design by Sources: Lovetoknow Weddings steDas DIZAJN Wedding in Croatia Vjencanje ponuda www.steda DALMATIA ISTRIA

Everything you need to know about getting married in Croatia

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