Belief Awards crown 12 inspiring weddings around the world

07 Sep 2016

The Belief Awards have announced the winners of the international competition's fourth edition to recognise the work of wedding plannners worldwide

For the fourth time this year, the Belief Awards have honoured the wedding planners who are taking the world by storm with their work.  

Inviting submissions in one of two categories – Wedding Concept and Special Photo - the awards welcomed a wealth of entries and the winners' work features a diverse array of weddings - from destination nuptials to local ceremonies.

Giovana Duailibe, executive director of Belief, says: “We were blown away this edition, yet again, by the quantity and quality of the submissions. We are proud to have such talented number of wedding planners as a part of Belief. This makes the wedding industry even greater, for professionals and couples worldwide."

The winners:


Danila Minetto – Special Photo: the award-winning photo from this italian wedding shows a moment of tenderness between the bride and her bridesmaids.


Sandra Santoro – Special Photo: at this award-winning photo, the couple enjoys the beautiful view from Palazzo Vecchio, in Firenze.


Sandra Santoro – Wedding Concept: this was a typical italian wedding. The couple always loved Tuscany and decided to get married there, on a olive grove, surrounded by beautiful colours, shades and hues. The decor with light colors was chosen to enhance this gorgeous landscape.



Pilu Delgado – Wedding Concept: the wedding was all inspired in the modern Snow White, with marsala details on the decor.



Cecilia Pineda Rosas – Special Photo: this was an organic rustic wedding, everything was planned and designed to feel part of the natural environment of the party. According to Cecilia, it was a truly emotional wedding, as the award-winning photo shows. 


Guadalupe Alvarez – Special Photo: this wedding was pure fun, there was a lot of champagne flowing, and at the moment of the photo, one of the guests decided to pop it right in the middle of the dancefloor.


Gudalupe Alvarez – Wedding Concept: the couple wanted a very relaxing atmosphere, where the guests could feel like they were in a magical and romantic garden.


Rebeca Magaña – Wedding Concept: this wedding, on Riviera Nayarit, was a truly celebration for a long-lasting love – the couple has been together for 20 years. So, it was all about celebrating all their years of love with friends and the family they’ve created, in a relaxing but yet elegant set-up.


Joyce Mnuguni – Wedding Concept: at this beach wedding on Riviera Maya, the couple wanted to keep a clean look with candles everywhere.



Viktoriia Ignateva – Wedding Concept: a beautiful and intimate wedding with a view of the sea, in Ericeira, Portugal.



Chonlada Lafferty – Wedding Concept: this was a clean, modern and fun wedding in Thailand. The groom, Sam Sunderland, is a Dubai-based British rally raid motorcycle rider, and the bride, Sophie Lach, is an English fashion make-up artist.



Carolee Higashino – Special Photo: with the theme 'Mirror Mirror', this wedding brought a lovely intimate garden, including green walls hung with mirrors at the Olowalu Plantation House, in Hawaii. All aspects of the wedding were as green as possible.   


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