PHOTOS: Dingdong-Marian wedding reception


Posted at Dec 30 2014 10:06 PM | Updated as of Dec 31 2014 06:25 AM

A giant screen outside the Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral in Quezon City showed the marriage ceremony as it happened Tuesday afternoon. Photo by Manny Palmero for

MANILA - Celebrity couple Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes held their wedding reception at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Tuesday night in the presence of their family, friends, and colleagues.

The popular concert and sports venue became the setting of a romantic dinner adorned with red roses, candlelight, and giant lanterns.

The grand wedding reception, which saw Dantes and Rivera dancing for the first time as a married couple, was held after their marriage ceremony at the Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral in Quezon City.


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Rivera, 30, and Dantes, 34, met in 2007 when they co-starred in the local adaptation of "MariMar." They went on to play sweethearts in several more TV series, including "Dyesebel" in 2008.

Here are photos and videos of the wedding reception, as posted online by guests and fans who were in attendance: