PRESS STATEMENT FROM GMA-7:
"GMA Network joins the Kapusong Ilonggos in celebrating one of the grandest and most colorful religious events in the country, the Dinagyang Festival, happening in Iloilo this weekend.
"On January 25, Kapuso stars Aljur Abrenica, Kris Bernal, Mark Herras, Frencheska Farr, and Mike Tan will kick-off the festivities at 5PM via the Kapuso Night that is set to happen at the Robinson’s Place Iloilo Fountain Area.
"And to make the celebration even more remarkable the following day, the network sends to the city lead stars of Indio, GMA’s elaborate and most expensive epicserye to date – Senator Bong Revilla Jr., Jennylyn Mercado, and Rhian Ramos – to take part in the Kasaydahan Parade at 1PM before meeting their fans in a Kapuso Mall Show at the SM City Iloilo Parking Area at 4PM.
Then on Sunday evening, set to grace the Dinagyang Festival Closing Ceremonies and perform live for the Ilonggo audience are Kapuso talents Chynna Ortaleza, Vaness del Moral, Moymoy Palaboy, and Kris Lawrence.
"GMA Iloilo Station Manager Mr. Jonathan Cabillon invites the public to join in the fun in this year’s Dinagyang Festival. “We all look forward in our participation in the festival and we hope that our star-studded line-up of events will surely make the Ilonggos’ weekend more vibrant and exciting.”
"The full details of the Network's participation in the Dinagyang Festival will be featured in the the weekly travelogue Let's Fiesta airing on February 24 via the Network's regional stations in Bicol, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Dagupan, Ilocos, GenSan, Bacolod, and CDO."
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GMA-7 stars join Iloilo's Dinagyang Festival
January 25, 2013