The Marriage Procession Outside the Marriage Hall and its Impact on Children's Education for Gorontalo Communities

  • Najamuddin Petta Solong IAIN Sultan Amai Gorontalo
  • Muhammad Arif IAIN Sultan Amai Gorontalo


This article specifically aims to uncover the positive effects of marriage outside of the marriage hall. The wedding procession that formally brings a bride or a pair of prospective husband and wife before the prince is then officially legalized as husband and wife. The research finds out that the marriage procession which conducted outside the marriage hall is generally carried out in the family home of Bumela Village of Gorontalo Province, given to them. As a result, children become embedded in the values of kinship in marriage and affection between families does not disappear with the marriage of family members with others.