Saturday March 21st 2015 Japanese Friendship Garden

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Tonight Julie and I were at the Japanese Friendship Garden to celebrate Marla & Adrien’s big day.

I love the venue and especially where they do the Cocktail Hour by the Koi Pond before heading over to the main reception area.

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We had a diverse crowd tonight as Marla is Filipino and Adrien is Persian so the dance music was interesting !!

After the grand entrance we did a traditional Persian ceremony called the Sofreh

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Then in lieu of my normal ‘Shout’ before dinner to get the guests up we played a Persian dance song, I love ‘cultural’ weddings like this and I find that a lot of the guests enjoy the music as well, as they have never heard it before.

Concepts Event Design did all the decor and it looked amazing (as always !!)

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It was also great working with  Jennifer Dery and Jeff Roldan for photography and video respectively, it has been a long time !! hopefully we will work together again soon !!

I loved Marla’s dad’s speech where he sang to her, and took 3 attempts before he finished it, starting from the beginning each time, that is perseverence !! They also did a great father daughter dance to a Cha Cha.

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A really fun night tonight !!

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Fine Time – New Order Grand Entrance

La Vie En Rose – Daniela Andrade First Dance

Delbar – Omid Hajili Dance Before Dinner

Tea For Two – Tommy Dorsey Father Daughter

Lets Stay Together – Al Green

Arash – Che Konam

Nariman Aroosi

Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson feat Bruno Mars

Fireball – Pitbull

Unforgettable – Nat King Cole Anniversary Dance

The Best Is Yet To Come – Frank Sinatra Anniversary Dance

Dexter main Theme – Rolfe Kent Cake Cutting

Twist & Shout – Beatles

Paria – Shahram Shapereh

Baz Mano Kashti Rafti – Armin Nosrati

Baba Karam – Armin Nosrati

Vaweyla – Shahram Shabpareh

Billie Jean – Michael Jackson

Bambeleo – Gypsy Kings

Suavamente – Elvis Crespo

Sing,Sing,Sing – Benny Goodman

Gangnam and I Know It – LMFAO vs Psy

All About That Bass – Maghan Trainor

Cupid Shuffle – Cupid

Bang Bang – Jessie J, Ariana Grande Nicky Minaj

Shake It Off – Taylor Swift

Happy – Pharrell Williams

Mikham Bahat Beraghsam – Mansour

Mr Saxobeat – Alexandra Stan

We Speak No Americano – Yolanda Be Cool VS Dcup

Calle Ocho – Pitbull

Dj Got Us Fallin In Love – Usher

Dynamite – Taio Cruz

Timber – Pitbull feat Ke$ha

I Wanna Dance With Somebody In A Hopeless Place – Whitney vs Rihanna

Feel This Moment – Pitbull (ft Christina Aguilera)

Shut Up & Dance – Walk The Moon

The Walker – Fitz & The Tantrums

I Need Your Love – Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding

Don’t You Worry Child – Swedish House Mafia

Pompeii – Bastille

Summertime Sadness – Lana Del Rey

I Love It – Icona Pop

Titanium – David Guetta (ft Sia)

Temptation – New Order

The Perfect Kiss – New Order

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