Press Release

Kasalang Filipino 2005: Baguio Leg
February 19-21, 2005
Baguio Convention Center
Organized by: Lumina Project, Baguio Tourism Council

Kasalang Filipino 2005 formally opened last February 19-21 in the country’s floral capital, Baguio City.

In time for the famous Panagbenga season, the bridal fair held in Baguio Convention Center showcased the city’s finest wedding blooms – from the elegant wedding banquet setup of Camp John Hay’s Le Chef to the floral fashion show of the Floral Artists of Baguio, Inc. (FABI). FABI members who participated in the floral fashion show are the following: Lyndon Remolar, Raul Buendia, Danny Marquez, Jeffrey Adag, Mon Manalo, Jomel Reynoso, Cristy Picpican, Jessica Mariano, and Lorraine Maningo. Show is choreographed by Melchor Moga.

FABI Floral Fashion Show
"Tux Sash"
Floral Designer: JomelReynoso
Model: Joan Rivera

FABI Floral Fashion Show
Floral Designers: Lorraine Maningo, Danny Marquez, Jeffrey Adag
Model: Michelle Abad

FABI Floral Fashion Show "Arm Band"
Floral Designer: Raul Buendia
Model: Paolo Abad

FABI Floral Fashion Show
"Bridal Head Dress w/ Leaf Umbrella"
Floral Designers: Raul Buendia
Model: Lorraine Cruz

FABI Floral Fashion Show
Floral Designer: Lorraine Maningo
Floral Arranger: Jeffrey Adag
Gown: Champ Acuba
Model: Kristel Dacones

FABI Floral Fashion Show
Floral Designer: Lorraine Maningo
Floral Arranger: Cruzaldo Galap
Gown: Annhenker
Model: Lorraine Cruz

FABI Floral Fashion Show "Veil"
Floral Designer: Lorraine Maningo
Floral Arranger: Jeffrey Adag
Gown: Annhenker
Model: Joan Cruz

FABI Floral Fashion Show
"A Wedding"
Floral Designers: Lorraine Maningo, Raul Buendia
Gown: : Lorraine Maningo
Models: Joan Rivera, Paolo Abad, Kristal Alipe, Micaela Daligdig
Fair goers on the first night were also treated with a musical concert by the City’s top musical artists - The Baguio Strings Ensemble, 6 Days to Friday, Mabel, Las Cuerdas, On Call, and Isiand.

The event’s second night, on the other hand, showcased the promising talents of the following local wedding designers: Ahrae Abella, Anton Pamintuan, Boyet Dysico, and Aischa Bangaoet.

Design by Ahrae Abella
By Ahrae Abella

Design by Aischa Bangaoet
By Aischa Bangaoet

Design by Boyet Dysico By Boyet Dysico

Design by Anton Pamintuan
By Anton Pamintuan
The 3-day bridal fair is supported by the following wedding suppliers:

Adriel’s Toy Balloons & Party Needs
All About Weddings by Boyet Dysico
Anthoniuz Floral Design
Anton Pamintuan & Danielle Rillera Fashion Design
Ariel Javelosa Photography
Baguio Palace Hotel
Cakeworld Culinary Arts Studio
Convergent Media Dynamics, Inc.
Filling Station
Floral Connection
Glass Spirit Candles and Crafts
Hotel Elizabeth
Ideal Touch Floral Arrangement Services
Jun Valbuena Photography
Kuts & Jel Saloon
Le Chef
Mom’ s the flower shoppe
Creades Arts and Crafts
Peter Pinder Studio
PNKY Bed & Breakfast
PNKY Collection
QP Designs
Quadro Visuals Photo Studio
Sanina Couture Shop (Ahrae Abella)
The Twins Corner
Tomay Farms

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Kasalang Filipino is co-presented by and ABS-CBN, and is also made possible by the following sponsors: Nivea Body , Kotex Pads & Pantyliners, Colgate-Palmolive, Philippine Airlines, Pearl of the Pacific, HP Philippines, Red Hat, Glisaz Audio-Video and the following media partners: ABS-CBN 2 , ABS-CBN RNG, Lifestyle Network, DWRR, My Only Radio, Manila Bulletin's About Weddings, Philippine News, Flavors Magazine, Sunstar Network,, and

To see the exhibitor’s complete contact information, please go to the Wedding Resources Section of

Once you are in the Wedding Resources, select the Category of the Supplier and search. Should you encounter any problem, kindly e-mail us at Thank you.

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