Kapuso stars to join in Sinulog festivities

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Friday, January 17, 2014

THE biggest and brightest stars of the Kapuso channel are joining the Cebuanos in this weekend's grandest celebration in honor of the feast of the Child Jesus, the Sinulog Festival.

A back-to-back mall show is happening on Friday, January 17, featuring "The Borrowed Wife" stars Pauleen Luna, TJ Trinidad, Rafael Rosell and Camille Prats.

The event will kick-off at Gaisano Grand Fiesta Mall Tabunok open parking at 2 p.m. followed by a similar event at The Terraces, Ayala Center Cebu at 5 p.m.


Joining them are the on-screen team-up of "Paraiso Ko'y Ikaw" actors Kristoffer Martin and Kim Rodriguez.

Meanwhile, Primetime Queen Marian Rivera will led GMA-7’s weekend events.

The "Carmela" actress, together with leading man Alden Richards, will be in the Queen City of the South to fulfill her promise to Cebuano supporters to celebrate the annual festivity with them.

Marian and Alden will stage a Kapuso Mall Show on Saturday, January 18, at SM City Cebu's Event Centre at 2 p.m. followed by another show at Gaisano Island Mall in Mactan at 5 p.m.

Joining the newest on-screen pair are perennial love team Mark Herras and Jennylyn Mercado, stars of "Rhodora X".

Live segments of Saturday's events will be aired live on weekly showbiz program "StarTalk".

Marian and Alden will then board the Kapuso float on Sunday, January 19 to tour the major streets of Cebu City. Also participating in the parade are Jennylyn, Mark, Yasmien Curdi, and Mark Anthony Fernandez.

Updates of the said parade will be broadcast in "Sunday All Star."

According to Oliver Amoroso, AVP for Integrated Marketing Services Division of GMA Regional TV, the participation of Kapuso artists in this year's Sinulog Festival is their way of saying thank you for continuous support of the Cebuanos on their programs and talents.

“Our Kapuso in the Visayas region have been incredibly supporting and warm towards the Network and its stars, participating in all our activities whenever, wherever," Amoroso said.

He continued, "In return, GMA would like to show its appreciation by bringing its powerhouse opening salvo -- stars from 'The Borrowed Wife,' araiso Ko’y Ikaw,' 'Rhodora X,' and 'Carmela' -- to be with them in the most important celebration of their region."

Highlights of the Network’s participation in Sinulog Festival will be seen in "Let's Fiesta TV Special" which airs on January 26, February 2, and February 9 via GMA’s regional stations in Bicol, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Dagupan, Ilocos, General Santos City, Bacolod, and Cagayan De Oro. (Sunnex)


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