Thursday, October 29, 2009 | Posted in , ,

Senator Mar Roxas and journalist Korina Sanchez officially made their wedding vow last October 27, 2009 at the Sto. Domingo Church in Quezon City.

Many political leaders (allies and rivals), showbiz personalities, business tycoons and other guest witnessed the so called "Wedding of the Year"

The guest list included: Vice President Noli de Castro, Chief Justice Reynato Puno, Sen. Benigno "Noynoy"Aquino III, former President Joseph Estrada, Ballsy-Aquino Cruz, former Senatory and NEDA chief Ralph Recto, US Ambassador to the Philippines Kristie Kenney, former Senate President Franklin Drilon, Batangas Vice Governor Mark Leviste, PNRC Governor Rosa Rosal, and former Senator Jovito Salonga.

Friends from the media were: ABS-CBN Chairman Eugenio "Gabby" Lopez III, ABS-CBN President Charo Santos-Concio, veteran journalist Cheche Lazaro, and showbiz talk show host Kris Aquino, among others.

The theme of the wedding was a Filipiniana inspired.  The men wears Barong Tagalog designed by Randy Ortiz while the women wore Maria Clara ternos.  Philippines flowers was mostly used in the wedding such as rosal, sampaguita and camellia.

During the wedding, Korina was 45 minutes late because she visited the graves of her parents who died at in the Heritage Park.

Despite the heat, she looks stunning and beautiful in her Pepito Albert designed. Jaro Archbishop Angel Lagdameo, Sorsogon Bishop Angel Valera and Bishop Raul Martin of Quezon City officiated the mass started at 4:45 pm.

The reception itself was very Filipino, tables laden with locally-grown flowers and with added details like gasera (virinas) lamps and Pampanga-specialized Venetian mirrors. Heny Sison made the callado-designed wedding cake.



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