A traditional South East Asian engagement event is a traditional pre-wedding ceremony in which the families of the bride and groom formally agree to the upcoming marriage. It is a time for both families to come together and get to know each other before the wedding. During the engagement, the families exchange gifts and sweets, and there may also be traditional prayers, music, and dance. The engagement is an important part of the muslim wedding celebration, and it helps to solidify the relationship between the two families. It’s a joyous occasion that sets the tone for the wedding to come and is usually followed by a larger celebration with friends and extended family.