Yogyakarta, wapresri.go.id – Vice President (VP) K.H. Ma’ruf Amin and Mrs. Hj. Wury Ma’ruf Amin attended Kaesang Pangarep’s wedding procession with Erina Sofia Gudono at the Royal Ambarrukmo Hotel Yogyakarta Hall, Jalan Laksda Adisucipto Number 62, Sleman, Yogyakarta, Saturday (10/12/2022).
The VP, who was dressed in the traditional Black Beskap Surakarta dress in harmony with Mrs. Wury who was wearing a Kebaya, arrived at the event location at around 12.25 WIB (Indonesian Western Time). Seen welcoming the arrival of the VP and Mrs. Wury were Minister of BUMN Erick Thohir and Minister of Investment Bahlil Lahadalia respectively along with their spouses.
At the beginning of the wedding procession, the VP and Mrs. Wury solemnly observed the traditional Pasrah Tampi procession which was carried out before the marriage covenant procession.
Seen in the Pasrah Tampi procession, the spokesperson for the groom, Muhadjir Effendy, accompanied by Gibran Rakabuming Raka and Bobby Nasution, who will become family representatives to hand over the groom for marriage. President Joko Widodo and Mrs. Hj. Iriana Joko Widodo followed this procession by standing behind Gibran and Bobby.
Meanwhile, standing on the opposite side, the bride’s spokesperson, Muhammad Masyhudi, accompanied by Hendra Prasojo and Bagus, was ready to receive the groom who would soon be married.
Next, the groom, accompanied by Hendra Prasojo and Bagus, walked to the ceremony table. Meanwhile, President Joko Widodo and Mrs. Hj. Iriana Joko Widodo and the family of the bride go to the place that has been prepared.
A moment later, it was seen that the bride and groom had arrived at the Royal Ambarrukmo Grand Hall by using a golden carriage accompanied by Nadya Sofia Gudono and Shania Sofia Gudono, to go to the wedding ceremony table.
The Marriage Covenant Procession
The procession of the marriage covenant begins with the recitation of the Holy Qur’an by H. Ahmad Nabil Mubaraq. After that, the wedding officiant, Muhammad Wiyono, from the Office of Religious Affairs (KUA) of Depok District, Sleman Regency was tasked with continuing to guide the Procession.
On this marriage covenant procession, Erina Gudono’s older brother, Allen Adam Rinaldi Gudono, acted as the marriage guardian to marry his sister to Kaesang Pangarep.
“Ananda Kaesang Pangarep, son of Mr. Haji Joko Widodo, I married Ananda to Erina Sofia Gudono, daughter of Mr. Haji Mohammad Gudono, married to Ananda himself with a dowry in the form of a set of prayer tools, 10, 12, 20, 22 grams of gold and cash Rp. 300 thousand paid in cash,” said Allen.
“I accept the marriage of Erina Sofia Gudono bint Mohammad Gudono with the dowry, paid in cash,” replied Kaesang.
After being declared legally husband and wife by the witnesses, the wedding officiant then gave the marriage book to be signed by the bride and groom, the marriage guardian, witnesses from the groom’s side, and witnesses from the bride. After handing over the books and wedding cards by the wedding officiant to the bride and groom, the procession continued with the handing over of the dowry.
After the series of marriage covenant processes were carried out, the VP then gave marriage advice to the bride and groom and led a prayer to ask for the blessings of married life for the two new couples.
Acting as a witness to the wedding from the groom’s side was Minister of Public Works and Public Housing Basuki Hadimuljono and witness from the bride’s side was Minister of State Secretary Pratikno. (NN, BPMI – Setwapres)