What is an engagement? To some women, it entails a whole courtyard of blooming flowers, a string quartet playing Canon in D, and a man on one knee drawing a velvet-wrapped box from his waistcoat, and with a flourish, presenting a diamond encrusted band with those immortal 4 words – “Will you marry me?” For some men, its about thrusting a band of metal (painfully obtained) with a rock glued to it under their partner’s nose, and uttering another 4 immortal words – “You want or not?”


“You want or not?” – romantic or not!?

Whichever way it plays out, the engagement ceremony will probably live on forever in the minds of the married couple, and related during many many occasions throughout their lives together. Friends, family, children, grandchildren (and their pets) will all hear about how grandpa whipped out the biggest diamond this side of KL, and reduced grandma to tears of joy, umpteenth years ago.

Seeing as to how memorable your engagement can be, why not commemorate it in style? This year, Mandarin Oriental and Signature Weddings, together with a host of industry players, are giving one special couple the chance to immortalize their engagement ceremony by making it a night of magic!

Take part in The Engagement, a series of challenges that showcases the best moments of your proposal , and the best participant stands to win the following prize (worth more than RM150,000)!

-Welcome engagement door gifts by Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur
-4-course Western set dinner menu for 100 persons in Diamond Ballroom at Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur
-A bridal gown by Celest Thoi
-An engagement ring set for the couple by Amee Philips
-A bridal lingerie by Agent Provocateur
-Photography for the evening by Axioo with imaging equipment sponsored by Leica Store Malaysia
-Professional engagement event and party planner by Merry Factory
-Floral designs by Creativelines
-Entertainment for the night by The Muse Entertainment
-Featured article in Signature Weddings Asia magazine
-A three (3) days, two (2) nights stay in Club suite inclusive of breakfast for two (2) persons at Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur
-A Romance of Rose couple spa treatment for 2 hours and 20 minutes at The Spa, Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur
-Exclusive giveaways for couple who host their wedding at Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur

It certainly doesn’t get much grander than that!

So, if you’ve been dying to throw a grand speech about how your wife swooned when she saw that humongous diamond glittering merrily on the shining band, pop by www.theengagement.my, and give it a shot!


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