By April Therese Tan
A total of 53 new couple recently tie a knot in a grand mass wedding ceremony at the Mandaue City Sports Complex in Cebu.
The said wedding is part of the 53rd charter day celebration of the city and was officiated by Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes.
The mass wedding was witnessed by City Councilors Nerissa Soon-Ruiz, Jimmy Lumapas, Maline Cortes-Zafra, Cynthia Cinco-Remedio, Jen Del Mar, Editha Flores-Cabahug, and Oscar Del Castillo.
Each couple also received one sack of rice from the city government as well as free hair and make up, wedding ring, wedding gown and barong, a photofame, souvenir gift, wedding cake, and wine.-(April Therese Tan)