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お二人の思いが詰まった日。

とても丁寧で、相手の事を尊重してお話しをしてくださる新郎様。優しく、あたたかい雰囲気を身に纏った新婦様。当初「結婚式」はしなくても良いのではとお考えだったそうです。

そんなお二人が、選んだのは「結婚式」ではなくMAYAでの「結婚の日」でした。


結婚の日1日目。

この日に婚姻届を出して、苗字が一緒になったお二人をお出迎えしました。いつもと変わらないお二人のあたたかい雰囲気に、久しぶりにお二人にお会い出来た事への喜びが増したのを思い出します。この日は、お二人だけではなく新婦様のご親族様もご一緒にお過ごしになりました。MAYAの大きなキッチンをみんなで囲み、持ち寄った食材でお料理がはじまります。

皆様で食卓を囲み、夜になると離れにある大浴場にゆっくり入ったりと、日常の延長線上で、たいせつな人たちと共にひとつ屋根の下で過ごされました。

結婚の日2日目。

ご家族での朝食のお時間。皆様で食卓を囲む所から1日が始まります。これから、たいせつなゲストをお招きするMAYAのダイニングには、黄色いオンシジュウムが飾られます。「オンシジュウムは、プロポーズの時に渡した二人の想い出のお花なんです。」と、お打合せの際にお話してくださった新郎様のあたたかい笑顔がとても心に残っています。さらに、テーブルには新郎様手作りのお二人をご紹介する素敵な冊子も一緒に並べました。そんなお二人の思いが詰まったMAYAへ、たいせつなゲストの方々が集います。この日は、しとしとと優しい雨にMAYAが包まれ、木々たちは緑が深くなり、母家を囲むお庭も風情が増します。そんなお庭を横目に、お二人のお式が和室でしっとりと始まりました。その後、ダイニングへと移動し、披露宴が始まります。新郎様手作りの冊子をまずは手に取り、思い思いにお話される皆様のお姿を見てお二人も嬉しそうに笑みを浮かべる姿がなんとも和やかであたたかいお時間。披露宴の途中には、お二人がマイクを握り、お互いのご親族やご友人に想い出話やその方だから知っているお二人の事を、インタビューするように聞いて周られたお二人。その時間は、ついお箸を止めて皆様聞き入っておられました。時折大きな笑い声につつまれたりと、お手伝いさせていただいた私たちをも楽しませていただいたお時間でした。披露宴の結びには、親御様に感謝の気持ちをお伝えするお時間も作り、いろいろな気持ちを与えてくれるとても素敵な披露宴となりました。披露宴が結んだ後も、ご友人やご家族とMAYAでお過ごしになったお二人。お酒を片手に、なごやかな夜が続きました。


結婚の日3日目。

ハレの日を結んで、皆様なんだかほっとしたような、そんなあたたかい表情でご友人、ご家族、皆様ご一緒に朝食を召し上がっておられました。午後4時。チェックアウトのお時間。おかえりになるギリギリまで、MAYAで過ごせた喜びを、私たちに沢山伝えてくださいました。私たちはそれが何よりも嬉しく、お二人に出会えた喜びを噛み締めながら、またお会いできる事を願い、手を振り続けました。

Days filled with the couple’s love.

The groom is very polite and speaks respectfully. The bride is kind and warm. Apparently, at first, they thought that there was no need for a “wedding ceremony.” What this couple chose was not a “wedding ceremony,” but “wedding days” at MAYA.

WEDDING DAY 1.

I welcomed the couple, who registered their marriage and now had the same last name on this day. I remember how happy I was seeing the same warm atmosphere between the two of them and being able to meet them for the first time in such a long time. On, this day, the bride’s family joined the couple. Everyone gathered around MAYA’s large kitchen and began cooking using the ingredients they had brought. They all gathered around the table and at night, they took a relaxing bath in the large bath located in a separate building. As an extension of daily life, they were able to spend time with their loved ones under one roof.

WEDDING DAY 2.

Breakfast time with the family. The day began with everyone sitting around the table. Starting at this time, MAYA’s dining room, where important guests would be invited, was decorated with yellow oncidiums. I remember the warm smile of the groom as he said during our meeting, “Oncidiums are the flowers that I gave my fiancee at the time of my proposal. They have a special place in our memories.” A wonderful booklet handmade by the groom introducing the couple was also placed on the table. Important guests gathered at MAYA, which was filled with the love of this couple. On this day, MAYA was enveloped in gentle rain, the trees turned a deeper green, and the garden surrounding the main wing of the house became even more charming. The ceremony for the couple began peacefully in a Japanese-style room overlooking this garden. Afterward, everyone moved to the dining room and the reception began. First, the couple watched as everyone picked up the booklet handmade by the groom and talked freely. Seeing both of their happy smiles made for a peaceful and warm time. During the reception, the two of them held microphones and went around pretending to interview each other’s relatives and friends, asking about memories they shared with the bride or groom and things only they knew about them. At that time, everyone’s attention was so focused on listening that they stopped eating. With occasional bursts of laughter filling the room, it was a fun time for those of us who were helping out as well. As the reception wrapped up, the couple also took the time to express their gratitude to their parents. It was a very wonderful and moving reception.   Even after the wedding reception, the couple continued to spend time at MAYA with their friends and family. The relaxing night continued on with each person holding a drink in hand.

WEDDING DAY 3.

Everyone seemed relieved and content as they enjoyed breakfast with their friends and family on the last of their special days. 4 p.m. Check-out time. They told us how happy their time had been at MAYA up until just before they left. We were overjoyed to hear that, and as we savored the joy of meeting this couple, we kept waving to them, hoping that we would meet again.

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