Fes­tive and Tra­di­tional

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what Wed­ding of Gi­bran Rak­abum­ing Raka and Selvi Ananda when Oc­to­ber 23, 2015 where Graha Saba Buana, Surakarta

Pres­i­dent Joko Wi­dodo hosted a tra­di­tional re­cep­tion for his el­dest son, Gi­bran, who wed Selvi Ananda at Graha Saba Buana in Surakarta, a hall owned by the Jokowi fam­ily. The aus­pi­cious oc­ca­sion drew thou­sands of peo­ple, from min­is­ters to pedi­cab driv­ers, who flocked to the city early in the morn­ing to at­tend the five-part wed­ding re­cep­tion. Aside from fam­i­lies and rel­a­tives, guests in­vited to at­tend the first part of the re­cep­tion in­cluded civil ser­vants from the Surakarta ad­min­is­tra­tion—many of whom Jokowi led from 2005 to 2012 when he was the mayor of Surakarta—along with mem­bers of the Surakarta mar­ket ven­dors’ as­so­ci­a­tion, bar­bers’ as­so­ci­a­tion and pedi­cab driv­ers. Cit­i­zens from nearby towns and vil­lages flocked the city to wit­ness the grandeur of this sa­cred cer­e­mony. Au­then­tic Su­rakar­tan dishes and snacks pre­pared by Chilli Pari, a cater­ing ser­vice com­pany owned by Gi­bran, were pro­vided for the guests.

Mr and Mrs Ir­man Gus­man Clock­wise: Mr Joy Kameron, Mrs Puan Ma­ha­rani, Mrs Puti Guntur Soekarnop­u­tra, Mr Paun­drakarna, Mr Eros Djarot, Mr and Mrs Guntur Soekarnop­u­tra, Mrs Suk­mawati Soekarnop­u­tri and Mr Gu­ruh Soekarnop­u­tra

El­e­gant area for the evening’s guests at the re­cep­tion

and Madame Rachel HE Moaz­zam Malik and Mrs Maria Luk­ito

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