Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia officiated at the mass wedding of 23 couples from various barangays of Bacolod at the Atrium of SM City Bacolod yesterday.
The wedding was organized and sponsored by the Wedding and Event Planners Organization of Negros Inc. (WEPON) and facilitated by the Civil Registrar Office of Bacolod.
“If the relationship of a couple is good, and that of their family also, we will have strong families, and a strong society," Leonardia said.
Humberto Ticar, 57, and Rosalinda De la Cruz, 59, were the oldest among the couples.
Pastor Junar Arroyo solemnized the weddings.
Civil Registrar Hermilo Pa-oyon and WEPON president, Ellen Lindaya, stood as witnesses.
The mass wedding was one of the highlights of the Annual Bridal Fair of WEPON at the Atrium of SM City Bacolod, being held from Jan. 15 to 18.*
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