By George Simson
Award winning UK wedding singer
Santorini, Greece, is one one of the worlds stunning beauty spots and is a popular place for tying the knot for couples from all around the world.
In June 2019, I flew out to Santorini for only the second time to perform for an Irish couple who were based in Australia. They found me via a google search and I was lucky enough that they were happy for me to perform for them on their special day. Having become an experienced destination wedding entertainer I made things simply by charging an all inclusive fee and I made all of my own arrangements to simply be there on the day and ready to perform. They were so easy to communicate with and the whole process was made to be a pleasure, including the day itself where we joined guests at the table for the wedding breakfast overlooking a spectacular view!
I learnt and performed their ceremony songs and continued to perform during the drinks reception. After speeches and the wedding breakfast we then performed two lively sets to get everyone dancing and singing before finishing the night at the couples after party in the main town of Thira.
A beautiful backdrop for the ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening reception
I was joined by my friend and percussionist George Leak to create an upbeat and lively evening set