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Mannia Cancun - Punta Cana Professional DJ Services

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By MyTye2B, · 356 Views · 1 Comment

Pros: Great communication, Punctual and Flexible
Cons: None

We are so happy that we hired DJ Mannia to play at our wedding in Riviera Maya, Mexico at the Grand Palladium. From the early planning stage I emailed constantly with questions/updates etc. and always heard right back. Their communication was awesome and totally helped ease the stress of a bride planning from far away. The price was on par with other quotes I received. They were willing to play every song that we requested on a list during our dinner. That was really important to me because a lot of DJ's we looked into will only let you give suggestions of a genre, or select 5-10 songs, but I wanted to know what music would be played, especially if I was spending so much money.  The cold fireworks during our first dance came at a perfect time and totally impressed all of our guests!   Our DJ was fantastic - friendly, accommodating and smart! When my fiancé’s best man requested a 'special' song that was terrible, lol, he was able to recognize it and change the song right away to keep the party going. He played all of the requested songs, and was able to read the crowd and keep people on the dance floor all night.  Thank you for a worry-free experience from the very beginning of the planning process right through to the end of the night!

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Hi brides,

I just had a wedding in Punta Cana on May 8, 2014 at the Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe. It was an amazing wedding, but the only downside was the DJ company I used. I used Dj Mannia because of the great things I've heard about them thru forums.

HOWEVER, I have to let other brides know about my negative experience because for $1,300 US I was very disappointed at the company and wished I had gone with a different DJ/MC service.

FIrst of all, the people who I had e-mail correspondence with did not tell me that the DJ is also the MC. I still went ahead with it because of all the positive reviews on this forum.

The people I had e-mail correspondence with named Amy and Carlos Martinez did not give my DJ/MC the music file for our FIRST DANCE (we did a medley of songs), so I sent my mp3 file ahead of time, so that they can download our music. They also did not send German my wedding day timeline that I had e-mailed days ahead.

I was VERY DISAPPOINTED at this company, and would not recommend this company because they made the DJ/MC so unprepared for my wedding and it basically delayed everything by AT LEAST 15 minutes because the DJ/MC came up to us at the beginning of the wedding and asked for our first dance and I said "you didn't download it?" he said whoever I spoke with did not give it to him. Luckily, I had the song downloaded on my iPhone, so he attached it on the dock.

Then, he was going over the dj questionnaire about introductions, and I was thinking the whole time, how can our MC seem like he doesn't know the flow of our wedding? I asked him about the timeline and he said he did not receive that either. I have proof of all my e-mails and I have proof of sent e-mails on my yahoo account.

The DJ/MC himself, German, was very nice and pleasant, but the fact that the company made him look unprofessional and unprepared was very disappointing. I had to come up to him each time to explain what's next on the timeline. I am in no means a bridezilla because I accommodate everything and yes, I still had fun at my wedding and so did our guests because luckily we are all laid-back people.

But if you want an organized wedding reception or if you are a perfectionist or simply want a good flow of things without you being stressed, do not get DJ Mannia services. I may be a rare case, but I did not know nor expect that DJ Mannia will mess up my wedding reception until they did it to me. So for $1,300 I could've gotten a better DJ and MC service. Not a good surprise.

Also, that youtube video or any youtube videos is definitely not like the DJ they sent. They play off your playlist as if you are playing music off your computer or iPhone. Poor transitioning and mixing. The youtube videos are misleading. You think you'd get a quality dj like the ones you hear at clubs or radio, but it isn't.

I DO NOT RECOMMEND DJ MANNIA unfortunately this was my experience with them. Goodluck brides!

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