Andy and Hanh's engagement party in Houston and Pearland, TX. According to this link, a "Vietnamese engagement party is a significant ceremony held before the wedding ceremony. Gifts are exchanged including a tray of betel leaves and areca nuts, a tray of husband-wife cakes, a tray of wine, a tray of tea, and many other treats. The fiancé’s family will prepare gifts placed in trays to bring the fiancée’s family. In the chosen good time, the fiancé’s family starts to go with a group led by a high ranking position representative, the older of family, relatives, neighbors, and friends. The fiancée wears an exquisite traditional red áo dài and must stay in her room until the fiancé comes to pick up or her parents ask for going out. After that, the young couples will pay in front of the altar of the girl’s family to receive the witness of their ancestors. After all, rituals finish, it is encouraged that a small part of the gifts is sent back to the fiancé family for luck".