For Filipino-Chinese couples, getting married entails more than walking down the aisle to exchange vows on their wedding day. There are some extra ceremonies for such couples, and among those added events is the Ting Hun or engagement ceremony.
Edsa Shangri-La, Manila offers luxurious Chinese Engagement Packages, which allows couples to plan a stress-free Ting Hun. Designed specifically for the Chinese family in mind, Edsa Shangri-La, Manila's Ting Hun packages give a unique experience to couples by providing modern amenities while respecting age-old customs and traditions.
The Harmony Package (PhP 21,000 per table of 10 persons) offers sauteed cuttlefish with asparagus in XO sauce, braised dried seafood soup with fish maw, deep fried minced prawn dragon roll, braised black mushroom with broccoli, sauteed beef with black pepper sauce, steamed lapu-lapu with light soy sauce, yang chow fried rice, mixed diced fruits with lemongrass jelly, two kinds of sweet dimsum and Chinese Tea.
The Opulence package (PhP23,000 per table of 10 persons) gives couples several dining options for your guests. The package includes deep fried king prawn with sesame seeds, braised fried seafood soup with fish maw, sauteed spicy cuttlefish with broccoli, wok fried spareribs with black vinegar, crispy roast duck, pipa style Steamed lapu-lapu with light soy sauce, seafood efu noodles, chilled coconut cream pudding, two kinds of sweet dim sum and Chinese Tea.
For couples who wish to avail of their premium wedding services, Edsa Shangri-La, Manila offers the Longevity Package (PhP28,000 per table of 10 persons). The package includes deep fried cuttlefish with mayonnaise, double boiled sea cucumber and fish maw, king fried prawns with asparagus in XO sauce, fried US beef, Cantonese Style Crispy roast duck, pipa style Steamed lapu-lapu in light soy sauce, seafood efu noodles, chilled red bean pudding, two kinds of sweet dim sum, and Chinese Tea.
Each Ting Hun package includes a complimentary stay at the Tower Deluxe Room with free breakfast buffet for two. Moreover, customary Ting Hun items such as the fondant engagement cake, corsage, bouquet, and red or orange drink are part of the package inclusions.
Families continue to honor the tradition of Ting Hun, which has been passed from generation to generation. These customs are believed to lead the couple to a life of commitment, fidelity, trust, and love for one another, and Edsa Shangri-La, Manila is one with the couple in achieving these virtues.