Iconic showcase of glamor and beauty transformed into exciting events venue
For many decades, Sampaguita Pictures and the fabulous compound where its famous movie stars was ensconced conjured up for film fans and the glitterati memorable images of iconic stars, great talent and pluperfect beauty.
Many fabulous parties were thrown by starmaker “Doc” Perez for his lovely and handsome discoveries at the similarly iconic Sampaguita or Vera-Perez Gardens, some of which were so unique that movie veterans remember them to this day.
Sampaguita may no longer make movies, but the good news is that the Vera-Perez family has made the fabled Sampaguita Gardens, with their still palpable intimations and recollections of stellar grace and glamor, open to the public as Metro Manila’s latest and most exciting events venue, perfect for weddings, parties, reunions, anniversaries, shows, launches and other special occasions.
As visitors enter the gates of the new events venue, they are immediately captivated by the reconceptualized gardens and new buildings’ unique combination of “yesterday” and “today.”
The main edifice is versatile enough to serve as the backdrop and locale for a great variety of celebrations and “happenings,” depending on stylists’ creativity and flair, while the Vera-Perez mansion itself is also available for more intimate and glamorous occasions, with its antique furnishings and famous winding staircase—making any event held there truly unique.
That staircase was where the most beautiful stars in the land descended on special occasions, to be celebrated and cheered by guests and the movie press—so, any bride would feel especially beautiful and beloved, too, as she ethereally descends from it!
Aside from its natural beauty and indelibly iconic recollections of exceptional fame, beauty and excitement, Sampaguita Gardens’ edge over its competition is its accessibility—at 36 Valencia st. in Quezon City, it is centrally located, and yet its uniquely glamorous “provenance” makes it truly special and choice.
Call 475-7053 or 475-7059 and contact Chona Ampil, Carl David or JM Nakpil for particulars, or e-mail [email protected]
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