Celebrate the harmony of two families, and the wonderful love that this new beginning brings, with Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s The Joys of Ting Hun—a special package perfect for Chinese Engagements.
The engagement announcement is an important part of Chinese tradition. It is where the families of the bride and groom meet, and host a ceremony for their union. With Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s specially-crafted The Joys of Ting Hun package, celebrate meaningful journeys in this anticipated event, giving couples and their families a harmonious new beginning.
Starting with the preparations, the bride enjoys a complimentary overnight stay in a suite room, as she gets ready to welcome her groom’s kin, inclusive of a breakfast buffet for two (2) at Cucina. The ceremony is made worthwhile with engagement cakes, specially designed by renowned cake designer, Penk Ching, symbolizing family reunion, and a sweet, rich life for the couple. Two floral bouquets are also provided to the groom, to be given to the two mothers of both families, denoting his acceptance for his new role. This comes with a corsage for the bride, and a boutonniere for her other half. As a perfect backdrop for this wonderful event, sanghee or double happiness sign, is also available, as a sign that “all good things come in pairs”.
Families can welcome each other through prosperous traditional gifts such as Chinese tea for respect; longevity misua noodles, served with eggs for a long-lasting relationship; and sweet tea soup with red dates and winter melon that symbolizes harmony between families.
As the ceremony flows seamlessly, the reception is also made more memorable with a string trio to play for three hours, special floral centrepieces for the presidential table and up to 10 guest tables, and a special chosen Lauriat menu, from the authentic flavours of Lung Hin. This menu provides an experience Cantonese culinary experience, straight from the heart of the Red Dragon, from the Hong Kong native and cuisine master, Chef Lai Cheuk Kou 黎卓球.