PRESS STATEMENT FROM GMA-7:
"Party Pilipinas keeps the summer vibe alive as it takes viewers to a different kind of TRIP! Gear up for a fresh new dance trip, sing along to a special sound trip, and move along as the party shifts from 'trip' to 'treat' for a special birthday celebration!
"It's Ms. Regine Velasquez-Alcasid's special day so watch out for Party P's fine line-up of the country's best singers to pay tribute to the Asia's Songbird as she celebrates her birthday, and answers the biggest question on everyone's mind.
"Party P all-star: Kyla, Jay-R, Rachelle Ann Go, Jolina Magdangal, Julie Anne San Jose, Mark Bautista, Gian Magdangal, Kris Lawrence, La Diva, Glaiza De Castro, Mark Herras, XLR8, Pop Girls, and Sayaw P join forces for a powerful music trip.
"Go acoustic sound tripping with Ogie Alcasid, Janno Gibbs, Kat Agarado, Marc Abaya, Artstrong, and other local music scene's favorite vocalists.
"'Love Duets' books a trip for two for singing pairs Julie Anne and Jay Perillo, Jolina and Mark, Kylie Padilla and Miguel Escueta, and more.
"Spotlight is now turned to Jonalyn Viray for Viva La Diva. Rachelle Ann will also take centerstage as she "Do it like a dude" with the fierce Addlib dancers.
"It's all systems go for the launch of new Kapuso star Isabelle Daza, daughter of former Ms. Universe, Gloria Diaz!
"Move to a unique hip hop mix courtesy of the Sayaw Pilipinas crew - Mark Herras, Enzo Pineda, Rocco Nacino, Steven Silva, Sef Cadayona, Julian Trono, Yassi Pressman, Winwyn Marquez, Diva Montelaba, Mayton Eugenio with Ryza Cenon, LJ Reyes, Rochelle Pangilinan, Aira Bermudez, Sexbomb, Maxmovement dancers, and Moymoy Palaboy.
"More beats to come as Party P Fresh Dance features new dance moves 'catdaddy' and 'booty bounce' with the singers Julie, Sarah, Ynna, La Diva, Mark Bautista, Artstrong, Kris Lawrence, and Jay-R; and Kapuso tweens Joshua Dionisio, Bea Binene, Ken Chan, Hero Magalona, Lexi Fernandez, and Krystal Reyes.
"Sayaw Kabataan teen crew joins the summer fun with XLR8, Pop Girls, the cast of Amazing Cooking Kids, and other surprise guests.
"And there's more! Find out if Julie Anne and Elmo Magalona will ever find each other again after being stuck inside a 'maze' trip.
"Party Pilipinas Trip airs this Sunday, April 17, right after Kapuso Movie Festival on GMA-7."
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