Chinese New Year in Manila Hotel

Gong Xi Fa Cai! Happy Chinese New Year, everyone! I was listening to the late night news while writing this post and heard that Chinese New Year is a week-long celebration, fifteen (15) days to be exact. So, where did you celebrated and welcome the year of the Wooden Horse?

Jonel and I joined Manila Hotel in celebration of the Chinese New Year. Here's a photo blog of today's festivity, it's a little picture-heavy post. :)

Chinese New Year at Manila Hotel, by LivingMarjorney

Chandeliers decorated with red and gold lanterns to welcome the Lunar New Year.


Chinese New Year at Manila Hotel, by LivingMarjorney

The festivity started with the traditional animated performers of a special dragon and lion dance dancing to the vibrant beat of drums. 

Chinese New Year at Manila Hotel, by LivingMarjorney

Chinese New Year at Manila Hotel, by LivingMarjorney

Display of imperial horses at the grand lobby. 

My outfit of the day (OOTD) 

Chinese New Year OOTD, by LivingMarjorney

A 10 year old red bag with metal on both sides courtesy of my late grandma, Nina. Shoes I bought at Vincci in Kuala Lumpur, charms/bracelets from Hong Kong night market, black necklace from @TheaBoutique, black earrings from VeraModa

Chinese New Year OOTD, by LivingMarjorney

Chinese New Year at Manila Hotel, by LivingMarjorney 

It's been a long time since sister, Tina and I celebrated the Chinese New Year together.

Chinese New Year at Manila Hotel, by LivingMarjorney

Around 10 am, a special blessing ceremony lead by Hong Kong based Feng Ghui Master Vittorio Chau was held at Manila Hotel lobby

Chinese New Year at Manila Hotel, by LivingMarjorney

Chinese New Year at Manila Hotel, by LivingMarjorney

Chinese New Year at Manila Hotel, by LivingMarjorney

You may also get place your wishing cards inside Ang Pao then hang it at the Peach Tree.

Chinese New Year at Manila Hotel, by LivingMarjorney

Aside from food, I'm always excited with dragon and lion dancing. It has been my favorite part of Chinese New Year celebration. How about you?





Chinese New Year at Manila Hotel, by LivingMarjorney


After the blessing ceremony, we had a special New Year lunch prepared at the Mabuhay Palace.

Chinese New Year at Manila Hotel, by LivingMarjorney

Chinese New Year at Manila Hotel, by LivingMarjorney

Did you miss today's event at Manila Hotel? The Wish Cards Offering at the Grand Lobby will continue until Sunday, February 2. Moreover, Mabuhay Palace offers a special Chinese New Year Set Menu for P3,000 per person until February 12, 2014.

Happy faces welcoming the Lunar New Year...

Welcoming Year of the Wooden Horse!



Manila Hotel
One Rizal Park 0913 Manila, Philippines
Telephone No:  527-0011

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