Press Release

Kasalang Filipino 2005: Tarlac Leg
February 25-27, 2005
La Maja Rica Hotel
Organized by: Cafe Maja Rica, Tarlac Tourism Council

Tarlakeños warmly welcomed the first-ever bridal fair in their city, Kasalang Filipino sa Tarlac, last February 25 in La Maja Rica Hotel.

The 2nd leg of the 10-city bridal road show, Kasalang Filipino sa Tarlac showcased the hidden talents of Tarlac’s wedding suppliers. Immediately following the opening of the fair was a Filipiniana dance number by Tarlac State University’s performance arts group. The event’s highlight is a bridal fashion presentation by 2 local designers, Paul Diamsay and Jhay Halili, as well as a sumptuous dinner by Café Maja Rica.

Beach Wedding Setup by Coconut Grill
Beach Wedding Setup by Coconut Grill

Moroccan Wedding Setup by Cafe Maja Rica
Moroccan Wedding Setup by Cafe Maja Rica
Designs by Diamsay and Halili
Designs by Diamsay and Halili

Designs by Diamsay and Halili

Designs by Diamsay and Halili
Bridal Designs of Paul Diamsay and Jhay Halili
The 2nd and 3rd day offered various talks and demonstrations – cooking, flower arrangement, hair & makeup, cake making and wedding planning.

The 3-day bridal fair is supported by the following wedding suppliers:

Ariel Javelosa Photography
Articraft Music Entertainment & Enterprises
Balloon Arts ‘N More
Butterworld Bakeshop
Cafe Maja Rica
Coconut Grill Restaurant & Resort
Creative Thinkers
Gems Cutflowers / Party Needs
Goldilocks Bakeshop (Oasis Foods Corp.)
Jelexie Bakeshop
Jhay Halili’s Wedding Coordination
La Maja Rica Hotel
Litratto Photography
Magic Star Mall Branch
More than Weddings & Event Organizers
Paul D. Diamsay Fashion Design
QP Designs
Rey Veloira, Studio d’ Amore
Shella’s Floral Arts
The Manila Catering Services
Tiramisu Celebration Cakes
Treasuremakers (One Stop Wedding Shop)
Victorian Blooms

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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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