October 31, 2014 -- Updated 4:10 pm GMT

Articles from category: "Indonesian Monarchies"

Royal Wedding Celebrated in Indonesia

Royal weddings are everywhere this year – including Indonesia, a democratic country that has numerous provincial and tribal monarchies, though most of them are ceremonial. This Tuesday saw the youngest daughter of the Sultan Hamengkubuwono X of Yogyakarta get married. Click here for original article at The Jakarta Post Princess Gusti Kanjeng Ratu Bendara wed a civil servant from Jakarta, Indonesia’s capital, named Kanjeng Pangeran Haryo Yudanegara. Their wedding included three days of celebrations leading up to Tuesday’s event. They married early in the morning at the palace‚Äôs Panepen Mosque, led by the Sultan himself. The ceremony was conducted in Javanese. Even the groo

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