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chinese engagement in Shangrila paris


Hey there! At Février Photography, we're all about capturing the real deal of Chinese engagements in the heart of Paris. Let's dive into what makes these moments so awesome and why we're excited to snap them for you.


What's Up with Chinese Engagements in Paris?

So, in the city of love, Chinese engagements or 訂婚派對 are like these cool love stories happening against the Eiffel Tower and stuff. From saying "I do" to throwing a big celebration, each moment is like a piece of art. And guess what? We are all about making sure these moments look as awesome in engagement photos as they feel in real life.


Why We Snap Those Cultural Vibes?

We get it – every culture has its own vibe, its own groove. It's not just about clicking pictures; it's about catching the heart of your traditions and mixing them into the photos. We want you to look at these pics and remember the good times, the laughs, and all those cultural bits that make your engagement super special.


So, join us in this photo adventure where every shot tells a bit of your love story.

Preparation for the Exquisite Chinese Engagement Ceremony in Paris

Look for bilingual event planners who have a wealth of experience in orchestrating multicultural weddings. Communication is key, and these professionals will ensure that both Chinese and Parisian elements seamlessly weave into the fabric of your celebration. They understand the significance of cultural nuances and can help you navigate the planning process effortlessly.

Scarlet Events stands out as a premier choice for multicultural celebrations. Their seasoned team is adept at blending diverse traditions, creating an environment that honors both your Chinese heritage and the romantic allure of Paris.

Crafting a Harmonious Blend of Cultures

The groom is preparing for Chinese Engagement in ShangriLa Paris
decoration of Chinese Engagement in ShangriLa Paris

Collaborate with local decorators who specialize in infusing cultural themes into their designs. Share your vision, from traditional Chinese symbolism to modern Parisian elegance, and let them transform your venue into a visually stunning and culturally rich space. Pay attention to details that carry sentimental value and reflect the uniqueness of your love story.


Seek out dress rental shops that specialize in both Chinese and Parisian styles. The right attire is crucial in reflecting the harmonious blend of cultures. Work with professionals who understand the significance of traditional Chinese elements and can seamlessly integrate them with modern Parisian fashion.

Before choosing a venue for wedding dresses, explore traditional attire and consider seasonal costumes to find the perfect outfit for your Chinese Engagement Photos.

TOPBRIDAL Paris is a top-tier dress rental shop in Paris, offering a diverse collection that marries the elegance of Chinese tradition with the chic styles of Paris. Their expert stylists will guide you in selecting attire that beautifully bridges both worlds.

Choosing the Perfect Attire

chinese enagement bridal portrait shangrila paris
chinese enagement bridal portrait shangrila paris

Collaborate with a makeup artist experienced in multicultural bridal styles. Discuss your preferences, ensuring that the makeup and costumes not only enhance your natural beauty but also incorporate elements that hold cultural significance for your Chinese engagement.

JANE MAKEUP ARTIST specializes in multicultural bridal makeup. She is skilled in creating looks that seamlessly blend traditional Chinese aesthetics with modern Parisian elegance. You can discuss the makeup style with Jane, the makeup artist, before the photo shoot to choose a suitable look.


Steps by steps of a Chinese Engagement Ceremony 

Ever wondered about the cool traditions in a Chinese engagement ceremony? We're here to be your guide, making sure each step is not just a moment but a piece of your unique love story.


Arrangement and Agreement

The process usually begins with the families agreeing to the marriage. This may involve discussions about the date, dowry, and other important details.

The bride and groom offer tea to parents in Chinese Engagement in Paris

Sending the Betrothal Gifts and Red Packets(过大礼)


The groom's family sends a representative, usually someone with good standing in the family, to deliver betrothal gifts to the bride's family. These gifts symbolize the groom's sincerity and the couple's commitment. Common gifts include traditional items like tea, red packets (hongbao), and items with symbolic meaning. The photographer captures these moments, freezing in time the heartfelt exchanges that set the vibe for your journey together. And those red packets? Packed with good vibes and a bit of luck, we ensure the joy sticks in every photo.

Tea and Hongbao are prepared for Chinese Engagement in Paris

Receiving the Betrothal Gifts


The bride's family accepts the gifts, signifying their acceptance of the marriage proposal. It is a formal acknowledgement of the union.


Choosing the Auspicious Date

The families consult a Chinese calendar or seek the advice of a fortune teller to choose an auspicious date for the engagement ceremony. Chinese traditions place great importance on selecting lucky dates. Picking the perfect date isn't just about flipping through a calendar. It involves the art of Chinese astrology, aligning the stars and ensuring your fate intertwines with the celebration. 


An Intimate Tea Ceremony(敬茶仪式)

The engaged couple serves tea to their parents and elders as a sign of respect and gratitude. In return, the parents may give the couple blessings, gifts, or red envelopes (hongbao) containing money. Family vibes get strong during the tea ceremony – a moment of respect where everyone connects. 


Exchange of Engagement Rings

In modern ceremonies, couples may exchange engagement rings as a Western influence. The rings symbolize the commitment and love between the engaged couple.

The bride and groom offer tea to parents in Chinese Engagement in Paris
chinese engagement ring


Announcement to Relatives and Friends

After the engagement is official, the couple may share the news with relatives and close friends. This can be done through visits, phone calls, or formal announcements.


The Big Banquet Celebration in Hotels or Restaurants (Celebratory Meal)

After the engagement is official, the couple may share the news with relatives and close friends. This can be done through visits, phone calls, or formal announcements.

Capture your special moments as a couple with Unique Engagement Photos in Paris. This is the perfect time to create lasting memories together!


 Preparation for the Wedding

With the engagement formalized, preparations for the wedding begin. This includes planning the wedding ceremony, banquet, and other related events.

The bride and groom enter the ceremony in Chinese Engagement held at InterContinental Paris Le Grand


Setting the Wedding Date

The families, once again, consult the Chinese calendar or seek guidance to choose an auspicious date for the wedding ceremony.

The bride and groom enter the ceremony in Chinese Engagement held at InterContinental Paris Le Grand

Recommend the Perfect Venue - Shangri La Paris,

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Shangri La Paris

Nestled in the heart of Paris, Shangri La is more than a hotel; it's a haven of elegance. When the time came to take their love to the next level, choosing the right venue was paramount. Shangri La Paris, a symbol of elegance and luxury, stood as the perfect choice. Its rich history and exquisite architecture provided an ideal backdrop for a love story that transcended borders. The lush gardens, ornate ballrooms, and the iconic Eiffel Tower in the distance created an ambiance that exuded both opulence and intimacy. Février Photography captures every detail of this regal venue, ensuring your love story unfolds against a backdrop of opulence and romance.

InterContinental Paris Le Grand Hotel

InterContinental Paris Le Grand Hotel stands as a monument to opulence and luxury in the heart of the city. The grandeur of the hotel is matched only by its rich history and exceptional service. Couples looking to host their engagement here are met with an array of options that cater to every desire. The hotel's ballrooms provide an exquisite backdrop for celebrations, allowing couples to infuse their personal style into the event.

But it's not just the venue's magnificence that sets it apart; it's the attention to detail that truly makes a difference. From the moment you step into the hotel's regal foyer, you're enveloped in an atmosphere that speaks of elegance and refinement. The culinary offerings are a symphony of flavors, carefully curated to tantalize the palate and create lasting memories. The dedicated event planners at InterContinental Paris Le Grand Hotel understand that every engagement is unique, and they work tirelessly to ensure that every aspect of the celebration aligns with the couple's vision.

chinese engagement in intercontinental paris le grand
chinese engagement in intercontinental paris le grand
chinese engagement in intercontinental paris le grand

Le Meurice

Le Meurice is renowned for its timeless and opulent décor, providing a setting of unparalleled luxury. The hotel boasts Michelin-starred restaurants, ensuring a culinary experience that will delight the most discerning palates. Located near the Louvre and Tuileries Garden, Le Meurice offers stunning views of iconic Parisian landmarks, creating a picturesque backdrop for your celebration.

Hôtel Plaza Athénée

Situated on Avenue Montaigne in the heart of the haute couture district, Hôtel Plaza Athénée offers a prestigious and fashionable setting. The hotel is famous for its iconic red geranium-filled balconies, adding a touch of Parisian charm to your wedding celebration. With personalized services and luxurious accommodations, Hôtel Plaza Athénée ensures a tailored experience for the bride, groom, and guests.

Hotel de Crillon

Hotel de Crillon, with its neoclassical façade, exudes historical grandeur, providing a regal atmosphere for your celebration.The hotel offers a variety of elegant event spaces, including the grand ballroom and private salons, allowing for a customizable and exclusive celebration.The dedicated events team at Hotel de Crillon is well-versed in orchestrating seamless and sophisticated weddings.

Mandarin Oriental, Paris

Mandarin Oriental combines modern elegance with Oriental charm, creating a contemporary and luxurious ambiance. The hotel features a beautiful courtyard garden, offering a tranquil retreat within the heart of Paris, perfect for intimate moments during the celebration. Mandarin Oriental is known for its exceptional dining options, ensuring a gastronomic journey that aligns with the grandeur of the occasion.

Finding Engagement Photographers in Paris

Finding the right photographer to capture the essence of your Chinese engagement ceremony in Paris is crucial in preserving the beauty and cultural significance of this special occasion. When selecting an engagement photographer, it's essential to choose someone who not only possesses artistic skill but also understands the nuances and traditions of Chinese ceremonies.


Here are key criteria to consider when choosing a suitable photographer:

Look for a photographer who understands and respects the cultural nuances and traditions of Chinese engagement ceremonies. Sensitivity to cultural details ensures that your photographer captures the authenticity and significance of each moment.

Consider the photographer's artistic style and approach. Review their portfolio to ensure their work aligns with your aesthetic preferences. Whether you prefer classic, candid, or a more artistic style, finding a photographer whose vision resonates with yours is crucial.

Pay attention to the photographer's attention to detail. A skilled photographer captures not only the major moments but also the subtle, intimate details that make your engagement ceremony unique. This includes cultural symbols, attire, and meaningful gestures.

Opt for a photographer with experience in shooting multicultural love stories. Their familiarity with diverse ceremonies allows them to navigate different customs, ensuring that your engagement photos reflect the unique blend of your love and cultural heritage.

Choose a photographer with excellent communication skills. A photographer who listens to your vision, understands your preferences, and collaborates effectively will ensure that the final images truly reflect your love story and cultural background.

Read reviews from previous clients and seek recommendations. Positive testimonials and word-of-mouth referrals provide insights into the photographer's professionalism, reliability, and ability to capture meaningful moments.

Choosing Février Photography for your Chinese engagement ceremony in Paris means entrusting your special moments to professionals who value and celebrate the diversity of love stories. Our expertise in multicultural ceremonies and commitment to capturing the essence of your unique celebration will result in a collection of photographs that you will cherish for a lifetime.

Gallery of Love: Moments and Testimonials

Step into the heart of Février Photography and witness the magic of love through our galleries. Real couples, real moments, and real testimonials. Take a peek, read the stories, and see how we've turned their moments into visual masterpieces.

Need more ideas for your engagement photoshoot in Paris? Explore more HERE.

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Tips and things to keep in mind when organizing a Chinese engagement in Paris

black and white chinese engagement photos in intercontinental paris le grand
  • Pick the Perfect Time: Paris has its vibe, and so does your love story. Choose a date that feels right for you, considering seasons and local happenings. 

  • Know the Nitty-Gritty: Get the lowdown on the legal stuff for your Parisian engagement. We can help you navigate the paperwork, so you can focus on the love, not the admin.

  • Weather Watch: Paris weather can be a bit moody. Check the forecast and have a backup plan just in case. Weather Watch

  • Location Love: Paris is a city of romantic nooks. Whether it's a cute café in Montmartre or a secret garden in Le Marais, pick a spot that tells your unique love tale.

  • Blend Cultures: Mix Chinese traditions with Parisian charm. 

  • Dress to Impress: Dive into the world of dress rentals in Paris. Blend traditional Chinese vibes with modern Parisian chic. 

  • Makeup and Outfit Tips: Get the lowdown on flawless makeup and costumes that make your engagement photos pop. 

  • Multicultural Love Stories: The photographers know how to capture love stories that span cultures. Choose a photographer who gets the ins and outs of Chinese engagements, making your photos real and full of feeling.

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Your Love, Our Focus!

Février Photography is here to turn your Chinese engagement in Paris into a dreamy reality. From snagging those intimate moments to guiding you through the city's sweet spots, we're your partners in picture-perfect memories. Stick around for more tips and ideas to make your journey unforgettable!

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