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67 couples wed in Calapan City on Valentine’s Day as part of Marriage Week celebration

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Love is truly in the air as 67 couple have tied the knot oncas part of the celebration of Marriage Week.

The said mass wedding was the highlight of annual celebration of Marriage Week in Calapan from February 7 to 14.

“Libreng Kasal para sa 67 couples sa Lungsod ng Calapan, isa lang sa pinakatampok na gawain sa pagtatapos ng Marriage Week celebration,” the province of Oriental Mindoro said.

Calapan City is the capital of the province of Oriental Mindoro.

Ang taunang gawaing ito ay magkakatuwang na itinaguyod ng PAGIBIG Fund, City Government of Calapan at Sangguniang Panglungsod ng Calapan.

City Councilor Fay Ilano authored the City Ordinance No. 10, Series of 2017 “An Ordinance Declaring February 7 to 14 Every Year as Marriage Week in the City of Calapan.”

The ordinance aims to boost the relationship of the couple and to encourage Calapeños to give marriage an importance.

“Kinilala naman ni City Councilor Ilano ang malaking inisyatiba ng Pamahalaang Lungsod sa pamumuno ni City Mayor Arnan C. Panaligan sa implementasyon ng naturang pagdiriwang,” the province said.

Also part of the Marriage Week Celebration was the seminar on love, courtship, and marriage conducted for high school students in the city.

Councilor Ilano spearheaded the said seminar held in Nag-Iba National High School last Feb. 8 and was attended by 183 grade 10, grade 11 and grade 12 students.