Thursday, October 27, 2011

SCI-FI THEMED WEDDING RECEPTION IN CEBU

When East meets West, something unique is brewed... and that exactly, is what we experienced during the Wedding Reception of Bram and Kaye.

Kaye is Filipina and Bram is Dutch.
Their field is Information Technology.
Their common interest (or can I say passion?) is Star Trek.
Their wedding reception theme is Star Trek and expanded to the Sci-Fi (Science Fiction) motif.



"Whhhhaaaaattttt?", "Star Trek? Sci-Fi? Anime?"... 
"Reeeeaaaalllyyyy?"... we will be in costumes????...
were the cries of the conservative Filipino relatives!
(In my mind, this might be better option than going to the mall in a principal sponsor's gown!)


In Star Trek: This is the mission of the original Starship Enterprise:

Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. 
Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before.



With this, Sci-Fi theme,  they actually adhered to the mission: TO BOLDLY GO WHERE NO MAN HAS GONE BEFORE!


Nobody could ever imagine how this would go about, but it turned out to be a PARRRTTTTTYYYY!!!!!

So, I would like to share this with you.
Venue: Laguna Garden Cafe, Cafe Laguna, Ayala Center
from the Cafe Laguna website: 
Perfect venue. We are conveniently located in the heart of Cebu’s business district and we have ample parking space. The banquet hall itself is perfect for seating 250-300 people. We can even partition the hall for your smaller gatherings. Our quality PA system compliments the hall’s good acoustics, and quite naturally is tastefully decorated and furnished.
Contact us:
The Terraces
Cebu Business Park
Ayala Center Cebu
Cebu City, Philippines
T: (+63 32) 233.8600
F: (+63 32) 233.8602
E: lgc@cafelaguna.com
www.cafelaguna.com
It was intended to be in the mall, so the guests waiting for the reception can enjoy strolling in the mall.

Food:




This is just a very small part of the meal.
I didn't go anymore to the buffet table.
And of course, lechon is present.


Cake: by Kusina Habana
Star Trek Starship Enterprise Cake
The spherical cake which is the centerpiece is chocolate cake while the smaller satellite cakes are banana cake.
All yummy!
from Kusina Habana website:
Kusina Habana is a catering service company, based in Cebu City, that offers a fresh twist to your parties, focusing on intimate celebrations and innovative cake creations. Our management team is composed of vibrant young artists who excel in both fine arts and culinary craftsmanship. It is our promise to deliver our delectable kitchen ingenuity with flair and finesse that would impress you and your guests to no end! 
Contact Number
2/F JBTI Arcade
No. 10 Gorordo Ave. Cebu City
(across Colegio de la Inmaculada)
032.417.1367 | 63.917.3000.474
Starship Enterprise Cake with fondant icing  
Bram and Kaye on top of the world!



and it was served and "devoured"!
Bride and Groom:
and watch the rubber shoes!
with a Change of Costume for the Bride at the later part of the reception!
we now have Captain Kirk and Uhura!






Serenades:


Speeches:


from Kaye's high school classmates ...

... who brought back naughty memories!!!
and most of all from Mom Diny, a very inspirational message                     
Touching Moments:



special request... the Filipinized Bram!!!
Ceremonies:
Bouquet throwing and catching.


Garter throwing and catching.

Although, Jon placed the garter, Franz gave Anneke
the hug and kiss...both came all the way from Holland 
Opening of the Gift:

The souvenir.

Toast.



direct from Netherlands!

the sign

Colorful Guests.
The colorful and interesting guests were enough to surprise (and even shock!) the waiters and other mall goers.
Thanks to our dear aunts and cousins who dressed up to the max, making the night a super glittery affair!


Trekkies...living up to the Theme!


the Star Trek Family


Sci-Fi (Science Fiction)... the bright and beautiful version!!!






The Judges:

Winners:

The Surprise.


a surprise indeed!

The Emcees (Masters of Ceremony) and Program organizers.
We thank them for a wonderful program during the reception and also during the shower-stag party, a day before!


The Crowd.
the seniors!
the younger generation







Even when others were not in costumes, they were as happy.






This is really one of the most unique and happiest wedding celebrations I (and I know, we!) attended!
... we boldly went where no man has done before...
And I don't think it will be replicated in the near future!!
We pray for the best for Bram and Kaye!!!
♥  ♥  ♥

11 comments:

  1. Great job! You captured the precious moments, Day! I usually go home in July, but decided to go to Cebu at this time for this...So glad I was able to attend this special occasion !! Who would have thought that our family would be wearing costumes and specially our moms !?!?!?

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  2. Lovely recap Tita Inday..we hope to welcome you here in Hoolland soon xoxo Bram and Kaye

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  3. Sue, we were really gladly surprised that the Solanos and the Oportos dressed up to the max! Aside from the large group of trekkies! It made the affair glitter! Thanks!!!

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  4. Brama and Kaye... hope to be in HOOlland in the near future... but no year yet!!!

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  5. love this blog day! The wedding is one kind of a partyyyy!!! not to mention we all went to Formo in that costume...

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  6. Proud of this family and I love you all

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  7. thank you doki. i just love the gorgeous purple colored hair. . . .i almost couldn't recognize them all. . . simply amazing! ~~ NPB

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