The coming-of-age party of talented Sophia Ricafort Climaco, granddaughter of Commissioner Nona Saldana and Benny Ricafort, on August 10 was celebrated at the very popular and plush Salon de Ning of The Peninsula Hotel in Makati City.
A business management student from the Ateneo de Manila University, she shared her memorable event with loving parents Emmanuel and Monica Climaco, and siblings Michaela and Gaby. Close friends and relatives also came in their best formal get up.
Guests enjoyed the excellent menu was prepared by The Peninsula chef at the sit down dinner affair.
It was also an evening filled with cheer and laughter care of host Jelo Andres, a junior jock in Magic 89.9 and also from Ateneo.
The highlight of the evening then took place, the presentation of the 18 Roses personally chosen by the debutante.
The ceremony was started by her father Emmanuel Climaco and was ended by her grandfather Benny Ricafort. Also dancing with the debutante were Miggy Franco, JV Pineda, Karv Cabiling, Benjam Limjap, Emil and Kai Khodaverdi, Pio Neri, Enrik Benedicto, Franco Rivilla, Alphonzo Alegrado, Paolo Palanca, Ino Canlas, and Mark Sy.
Truly, the night was filled with love and thanksgiving. To Sophia, life has just begun. All the best wishes.