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A Traditional Greek Wedding in Vancouver

  |   By Jessica Moy

A traditional Greek wedding was important for Angela and Bobby. The pair actually met at Greek school and became a couple several years later when Angela ran into Bobby at his family restaurant. Following in their parents’ footsteps, the two wed at St. George’s Greek Orthodox Cathedral and the ceremony was performed by the same priest who married both of their sets of parents! After the “I dos”, the two swept guests off their feet with a lavish reception at the Hellenic Community Centre. “The venue we chose was a giant old gym and I hired a decorator to beautifully transform it,” Angela says. “It was more than Bobby and I had hoped.” To end their evening, the two served a classic Greek dessert: baklava. “We had aunties come over to my parents’ house to help my mom make it,” Angela explains. “It was wonderful to see all the ladies in the kitchen working so hard to create this treat for us.”

Angela and Bobby, May 26, 2012, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Photography courtesy of Jasalyn Thorne Photography.

Vendors Ceremony and reception location: St. George’s Greek Orthodox Cathedral and Hellenic Community Centre
Bridal gown: Enzoani from La Belle Elaine’s Bridal Boutique
Bridal party attire: Bari Jay
Groom’s tux: The Tux Store
Cake: Cadeaux Bakery
Wedding planner: Jen Opsahl ([email protected]) Music: DJ Dimitri (Dimitri Pantazis) ([email protected]) Hair and makeup: Jayna Marie ([email protected]) Bridal party flowers: Fiorire Décor flowers: Garden Party Flowers Stationery: Printable Press

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This article was originally published on Jun 27, 2013
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