8 Over-the-Top Details From the #ChizHeart21515 Reception

We were there to witness the whole affair, and we bring you an inside look.

(SPOT.ph) If you thought the Chiz Escudero and Heart Evangelista festivities were over, think again. Their celebration didn’t end in Balesin. Instead, it continued at the Blue Leaf Pavilion in Parañaque. The February 18 reception didn’t lack in famous faces or grandiose celebrations. We give you some of the over-the-top moments we saw firsthand.

 

The Decor

From the white flowers adorning the pathway down to the silver centerpieces, the reception was as grand and elegant as they come.

 

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The entrance

 

The pathway


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In detail


The main hall

 

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The VIP table

 

The Photobooths

They had not one, not even two, but three different photobooths to entertain their guests.

 

Yes, that is a set that recreates Balesin. And yes, guests who are dressed in their evening attire pose here.

 

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They even have an Instagram printing booth...provided you use the hashtag, of course

 

A closer look

 

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Scenes from the Balesin wedding

 

The Food


Bizu provided the sumptuous dinner

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The giveaway

The entertainment

If you haven’t already figured it out, it was a reception-slash-concert.

 

The orchestra

 

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Regine Velasquez-Alcasid

 

Ogie Alcasid and Regine Velasquez-Alcasid

 

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Jaya

 

Jonalyn Viray and Kris Lawrence


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Gary Valenciano singing "How Did You Know," which was also played during Heart’s wedding march.

 

The Dancing

 

Yes, there are backup dancers

 

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And again.

The Games and the Guests


As in every reception, there’s a garter waiting to be taken off.
Photo via Inquirer Entertainment’s Twitter account

 

Yes, even the high-profile guests have to catch the bouquet...

 

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...like Lovi Poe, Iza Calzado, Kim Chiu, and Sarah Christophers

 

But wait...everyone gets bouquets? It’s a bouquet toss with a twist.

 

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Christian Bautista

 

Alfredo Lim and Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Francis Tolentino


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Rep. Lani Mercado

 

Senator Grace Poe


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Chris Tiu and wife, Clarisse Ong

 

Iza Calzado


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Mark Bumgarner, the designer for Heart’s "after-party" dress in Balesin

 

Rocco Nacino and Lovi Poe


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Tessa Prieto-Valdes

 

But the real over-the-top moment of the night?

 

 

See those three chandeliers?

 

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It’s a chandelier wedding cake! (Though we can’t help but wonder how long it’s been sitting up there.)

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