The trend of hen parties that began in cosmopolitan cities like Guernsey , were amply supported by the presence of many lounge bars and pubs that were safe venues to host such pre-wedding events with professional bouncers and a discreet management ensuring privacy and fun, along with anonymity for the guests.
However, in the early part of the decade, bachelorette parties in Guernsey were largely private affairs and rarely publicized until local news outlets did a feature on Hen parties being equivalent to stag bashes. The national newspaper focused on the growing trend of more women in favor of hen parties styled on the pattern of bachelor parties, including the stripper show and the reports published in 2005, took India – and the rest of the world – by storm.
This series of reports mainly centered around skimpily clad PYTs (pretty, young, things) dancing away in their bare minimum and highlighted the presence of male strippers who just stopped short of doing a Full Monty, free-flowing booze to reveal the craze that had caught up with the middle and upper-classes that threatened the wildness quotient of the men’s bastion i.e. Bachelor Parties!!
It also quoted event organizer, in Guernsey , plagued and pleased in turn, by the fact that women planning pre-wedding Hen parties were requesting pole dancers and male strippers as declaring, “Hen parties are not limited to the elite class.” He added, “An increasing number of girls belonging to the middle class have approached me to organise hen parties. In fact, these girls have had some of the wildest hen parties arranged.”
Petite Bengali beauty and Bollywood actor, Riya Sen has also organised one such hen party for a best friend and says, “I think it’s great fun and I don’t see any harm in going really wild. That’s part of the whole idea – letting yourself go.”
Pretty model Pia Trivedi has a similar take: “The concept of hen parties is really catching up in the city. People have become as comfortable with them as they are with sangeet ceremonies.”
Finally, there’s Mohabattein actress, Kim Sharma, who is quick to emphasize that though she has nothing against the concept of Bachelorette parties, she does feel that “Letting your hair down is great, but freaking out doesn’t mean there’s a sleaze show on. Not that I have anything against them, but I think it’s important that people don’t go overboard with it…”
We found during a random poll for this feature that this is a point echoed by many Indian bridesmaids and brides-to-be regarding the growing interest about hen parties in India..
Bachelor Party - Planning His Last Night of Freedom
A Hen party is thrown for the lady who is going to enter into a fresh new life in the form of marriage. It is also called a bridal shower. It is also well known as a bachelorette party. If you are someone who is throwing this great event for your best friend then you definitely will be planning to make it extremely memorable for your best friend.
A bridal shower can be made extremely remarkable & memorable if you take care of a few important pointers. You can execute some thoughtful and innovative ideas to make this event unforgettable. This party is a real fun for everyone & most importantly through the pictures clicked at this event the bride will always remember her lovable friends. Now let us discuss some of the great bridal shower party ideas.
-For making a hen party striking you can include craziness, wild behaviour & risky games full of fun. Just pen down in-numerous craziest fun games to have an amazing party time. These games make you come closer to your friends.
-One of the most popular games regarding the bridal shower is "Getting to know the hen". It is a game spotlight is thrown on bride to see that how well hen's friends or bride's friends know her. This is a fun game that adds flavour to the great event.
-A girly photo shoot, burlesque session or a pole dancing class, all these fun activities add to the fun in a bridal shower. You can also try for many other impressive ideas.
-Another fun game that you play during a bridal shower is "pass off the balloon". In the game of "pass off the balloon", players pass the balloon from one end to another end of room without letting it touch the ground. Players can not touch the balloon with hands. Divide all the guests in 2 groups & allow them to pass it as fast as they can to the other corner of the room.
A bridal shower is undoubtedly an unforgettable event for the bride and her friends. It is a day for both the bride & her friends to enjoy up to a great extent in a way that is socially tolerable.