Shalani Soledad and Roman Romulo wedding took place today. The wedding ceremony started at a little past 5:30 p.m. this afternoon and ended at around 6:45 p.m. this evening. Shalani Soledad’s wedding was held at the St. Benedict’s Church in Ayala Westgrove, Sta. Rosa, Laguna. Reception was held at the Evoliving Center Dockside in Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, Laguna. Some 500 guests were in attendance at the wedding ceremony. It was officiated by His Eminence Cardinal Gaudencio Rosales. Shalani Soledad walked down the aisle alone although her parents were in attendance. The wedding singer is Gail Blanco and she sang, “If It’s Love,” “Fields of Gold,” and “Just The Way You Are.” Reciting their wedding vows, Rep. Roman Romulo said in part: “I waited 44 years before God gave me this favor.. I love you very much.” while Councilor Shalani Soledad said in part: “You are my home. You are my happiness…” Principal Sponsors were Sen. Ping Lacson, TV5 big boss Manny V. Pangilinan, DFA Sec. Albert Del Rosario, among others. There were 22 sponsors and 21 flower girls.
Celebrities who attended the Shalani Soledad and Roman Romulo wedding were Senator Bong Revilla and wife Rep. Lani Mercado, Richard Gomez and wife Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez, Ex-Sen. Migz Zubiri and wife Audrey, Karen Davila, Shalani’s Wil Time Big Time co-host Mariel Rodriguez, Valenzuela Mayor Sherwin Gatchalian, Ronald Singson, Marco Alcaraz and fiancee Lara Quigaman, and Valerie Concepcion.
The Wedding reception is still on-going at Evoliving Center Dockside in Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, Laguna for at least 800 guests. Wedding caterer is Florabel Catering. Some of the dishes served at the wedding reception are smoked salmon and romaine lettuce salad, chicken binakol with Baguio spinach at chicken soup with young coconut juice, roast U.S. Angus rib eye with mashed potatoes, queso de bola cheesecake, suman, and rice cake.