Basic Debutante's Progam

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The following is a basic Debutante’s program:

INTRODUCTION OF THE DEBUTANTE, HER ESCORT AND HER COTILLION COURT TOAST IN HONOR OF THE DEBUTANTE
WELCOME REMARKS (BY THE PARENTS)
INVOCATION OR PRAYER
DINING
FATHER & DAUGHTER DANCE
GRAND COTILLION WALTZ DANCE
18 ROSES DANCE
18 CANDLES PRESENTATION
SINGING OF TRADITIONAL DEBUTANTE’S BIRTHDAY SONG
BLOWING OF THE CAKE CANDLES
CUTTING OF THE CAKE
18 TREASURES PRESENTATION
GAMES
A WORD FROM THE DEBUTANTE
TIME TO PARTY

The debutante’s program can also flow like this:

- Guests arrive
- Welcoming of guests
- Ushering of guests by ushers to their designated seats
- Cocktails for guests to mingle (so that they would not mingle once the program starts, and to give you ample time to prepare before your grand entrance). - After everyone has settled in their place, the host will make mention of important people who graced the occasion (if there are). - At this point, cocktails are being served.

- Parents talk about debutante (brief summary)- achievement, goals, ambitions, etc. - Audio-visual presentation of debutante from infancy to present. - GRAND ENTRANCE of debutante
- Parents talk some more about the debutante (optional)
- Toast in honor of the debutante
- Debutante speech
- Prayer
- Dining
- AVP of well wishers
- Father and daughter dance (This may also be incorporated into the eighteen roses. Fathers are usually the first or last dance of the debutante) - Eighteen roses (speech and dance)
- Eighteen candles (speech)
- Singing of birthday song
- Cutting of birthday cake
- Games
- Introduction of the debutante, her escort and her cotillion court - GRAND COTILLION WALTZ DANCE
- Debutante’s thank you speech
- Party time
- Everyone dances
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