Wedding Article


Pampanga Wedding Industry Taken to New Heights with Kasalang Filipino 2013

June 2013

The best of the Pampanga wedding industry gathered last April 26-28 in Ayala Marquee Mall to support Kasalang Filipino 2013 national wedding and tourism roadshow.

  Booth Set-up of Villa-rosa by A. Lazatin (left) and Flowers and Beyond (right)
Photography By National Art Studio

Booth Set-up of Villa-rosa by A. Lazatin (left) and Flowers and Beyond (right)
Photography By National Art Studio


  Booth Set-up of Widus Resort and Casino (left) and Century Hotel (right)
Photography By National Art Studio

Booth Set-up of Widus Resort and Casino (left) and Century Hotel (right)
Photography By National Art Studio


Also present this year are guest wedding photographer from Subic, florists from Bulacan and Tarlac, and even bridal shops in Manila.

  Booth Set-up of MN8 Studio and Weddings (Manila) and Amazing Touch Floral Designs (Bulacan)
Photography By National Art Studio

Booth Set-up of MN8 Studio and Weddings (Manila) and Amazing Touch Floral Designs (Bulacan)
Photography By N National Art Studio


  Booth Set-up of Photogenics Studios(Subic) and Antonio's Catering (Tarlac)
Photography By National Art Studio

Booth Set-up of Photogenics Studios(Subic) and Magnificent Event Organizer(Pampanga); Antonio's Catering (Tarlac)
Photography By National Art Studio

The bridal event opened with the Gandang Pinay bridal makeup competition sponsored by Ever Bilena Cosmetics. Since 2009, Kasalang Filipino has been running this nationwide contest to discover promising makeup artists in the different regions of the Philippines. Pampanga, home to skilled artisans, has once again showed it has a bevy of new makeup artists to rise to the challenge. Joel Miguel Layug was declared the winner with Ediberto San Antonio and Richard Apuli in 2nd and 3rd place respectively.

  Ever Bilena Cosmetics Bridal Hair and Make-up Winners

Ever Bilena Cosmetics Bridal Hair and Make-up Winners

The wedding singers, bands of Pampanga-based L.P. Lopez Music Entertainment provided the musical entertainment during the 3-day bridal fair . Beatitudes Strings Ensemble came all the way from Manila to also serenade the event guests.

The last day witnessed the new bridal collections of Azur Lapis Lazuli, especially prepared for Kasalang Filipino 2013 in Pampanga. A regular in both the local and international fashion runways, Azur has successfully captured Kapampangan's discriminating fashion taste.

  Kasalang Filipino 2013 in Pampanga Fashion Show; Wedding Gowns and Suits By Azur Lapis Lazuli
Photography By National Art Studio

Kasalang Filipino 2013 in Pampanga Fashion Show; Wedding Gowns and Suits By Azur Lapis Lazuli
Photography By National Art Studio


  Kasalang Filipino 2013 sa Pampanga Bridal Road Show
Photography By National Art Studio

Kasalang Filipino 2013 sa Pampanga Bridal Road Show
Photography By National Art Studio

The event was capped with the awarding of prizes to both event guests and participating suppliers. To-be weds Ms. Criselle Hicban and her beau were the lucky grand prize winners of the P30,000-worth of wedding rings from Karat World. Flowers & Beyond, a promising event stylist in Pampanga, received the Best Booth Award for garnering the most number of bookings from this Pampanga wedding fair. The event brought in over P5 milllion worth of bookings for the local wedding industry.

  Winner of the Grand Raffle Prize - Ms. Criselle Hicban claimed her wedding ring, crafted in 14 karat yellow and
white gold and with a total diamond carat weight at approximately .05 ct. from Karat World!


Winner of the Grand Raffle Prize - Ms. Criselle Hicban claimed her wedding ring, crafted in 14 karat yellow and
white gold and with a total diamond carat weight at approximately .05 ct. from Karat World!



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Kasalang Filipino sa Pampanga is the 2nd leg of Kasalang Filipino 2013, a nationwide wedding and tourism fair road show which ties key Philippine cities with one goal of promoting the local wedding industry. The following are the participating cities of the 2013 road show – General Santos, Angeles (Pampanga), Subic, Dumaguete, Davao, Cagayan de Oro, San Pablo (Laguna), and Cebu.

Kasalang Filipino sa Pampanga is presented by Kasal.com, ABS-CBN Regional Network Group, and Ayala Marquee Mall. Henry Pascual is the event's official stylist.

The event is made possible by Ever Bilena Cosmetics, Goldilocks Bakeshop, Ariel Javelosa Photography, PH Care and the following media partners: Lifestyle Network, Sky Cable, DWRR 101.9, My Only Radio, Metro Weddings, Metro Home and Entertaining, Food Magazine, The Manila Times, Business Mirror, LocalDirect.com.ph and ByahengPinas.com.

It is supported by Manila North Tollways Corporation, Azur Lapis Lazuli, Widus Resort & Casino, L.P. Lopez Music Entertainment, Karat World, Apag Marangle, Metro ABG, and Punto! Central Luzon.

For more information about Kasalang Filipino national wedding & tourism fair roadshow, please call (02) 414-3596, 415-9249, email kasal.com@gmail.com or visit www.kasal.com. Like Kasal.com on Facebook - www.facebook.com/kasal.com.