The Philippine Wedding Summit 2009

The Philippine Wedding Summit, a landmark event that brings together the brightest wedding suppliers in a festive weekend of the very best in the local wedding industry. Known as "The Wedding Expo in June" and is envisioned to help soon-to-weds in their middle-of-the-year wedding preparations. Soon-to-weds get special treats, exciting promos, and loads of wedding ideas while wedding suppliers may attend FREE career enhancement seminars conducted by acknowledged experts in the industry. (more…)
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Weddings & Beyond

Weddings & Beyond - The Wedding Exhibit Year Two SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES March 21 - 22 , 2009 at Megatrade Hall 2 , 5th Level SM Megamall (more…)
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Tips in choosing for a Philippine wedding cake

The cake is the centermost piece in a Philippine wedding. A wedding is sometimes considered incomplete without it. Whether it is a simple gathering of most intimate loved ones, or a large celebration including many of couple’s relatives and friends, the cake is the most ubiquitous in any venue for reception. The cake in Philippine wedding can range from the luxurious many tiered variety, to the simple white chiffon. Wedding organizers believe that one should take into account the size of the reception venue. If it’s a large gathering, the cake must also be big. Another factor would be the location of the reception. If it is to be done outdoor, choose a cake with a fondant icing to avoid melting from direct sunlight. (more…)
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How to prepare a Philippine wedding

A Philippine wedding is a celebration rich in many symbols, superstition, religious belief, and spirituality. This is reflected with the many little things that such an occasion requires. Aside from the wedding ring and candle, there are things that you need to know in order to prepare an eventful, meaning-rich, wedding. Arrhae or arras is a form of jewelry made up of gold, precious metals, or coins. It is considered a dowry, a price that the husband pays to his wife’s family. Tradition for Philippine wedding requires that the exact number of coins in the jewelry must be thirteen, to symbolize the thirteen people sitting on the Jesus’ Last Supper. (more…)
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Philippine Wedding Expo 2009

The Philippine Wedding Expo 2009. Join the country's most comprehensive, most exciting and longest wedding Fair. Videographers, photographers, event organizers, flower arrangers, gown designers and other wedding suppliers will convene in this one big wedding fair and so mark you calendar now. See you there!
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What you need to know about Philippine wedding

Philippine wedding is hardly a private affair. It is largely an affair of the community, which extends beyond blood relation. Most people who are married in the Philippines would most of the time invite important family members, neighbors, friends, and even the entire locality if the budget allows. This facet of the celebration comes with a lot of advantages. For one, it allows the couple to lessen the burden of singlehandedly organizing the wedding. As relatives at beck and call, they can ask for help from the members of the family. It also allows the family to get involved onto decision-making of the couple, for instance to the choice of wedding cakes, rings, and arras. (more…)
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Philippine church wedding

Filipinos are devoutly religious. Their religiosity is something that they cherish most highly, and it is not surprising that any Philippine wedding usually takes place inside a sprawling church. Church wedding is the most recognizable of all themes in marital celebrations. In fact, it is found in all countries regardless of religion. In the Philippines, this practice of holding the wedding inside the church has a lot of meanings. Divine blessing. It is said that a married couple needs to be blest before nestling to their new marital life. Philippine wedding inside the church gives out this blessing through any spiritual minister or ministers, like Catholic priests or Protestant pastors. (more…)
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The History of Philippine Wedding

Here at PhilippineWeddingScenes.com we did some internet research and found out that the history of Philippine wedding started with pre-colonial era, a period that spans from 3century BC to 1500’s. Documents and archeological finds have revealed that old inhabitants of Philippine islands did not allow courtship to happen. The couple was betrothed from childhood, dowry was exacted, and superstition abound in the wedding celebration. When the Spanish came in 1560’s, the Catholic ministers absorbed some pagan practices of the tribes and Christianized them. The Philippine wedding received an overhaul: the dowry was expressed through the arrhae, the celebration was held inside a church, the pagan idol was replaced with the triumphant Risen Jesus. Other practices also evolved, such as the choice of wedding dress, blessing from the minister, etc. (more…)
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Philippine wedding: What to wear

Fashion designers from all over the world might have a million and one dresses to don on the perfect couple. However in a Philippine wedding, the couture for the couple is universally back to the basics: long flowing gowns for the ladies, and an impeccable suit for the gents. The choice of color depends on a lot of factors. For instance, one can take into consideration politics of hues (pink is to women a symbol of freshness and purity, blue is to gents a symbol of unsurpassed loyalty), local beliefs, tradition, and motif chosen by the couple in a Philippine wedding. Not only is the choice of color a problem confronting couples alone. All of the guests in the celebration are also required to wear only a color that can best represent the wedding in progress. Here at PhilippineWeddingScenes.com we find the safest choice would be white. (more…)
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Themes of a Philippine wedding

PhilippineWeddingScenes.com knows that a Philippine wedding is grandiose event not only among the couple and their families, but the whole community as well. It is a communal gathering, not a private one, and therefore a celebration for kinship, friendship, and solidarity. It is without a surprise that the theme regularly occurring in a Philippine wedding is a Church celebration, within a Catholic religious service. This is due to the fact that eighty percent of the Filipinos are Catholics, devout ones at that, and the Church offers not only a sanctuary for solidarity to occur, but also for its spiritual symbolism. (more…)
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