Star Magic celebrates 17th anniversary

Jul 4, 2009
Award-winning actor Piolo Pascual worked with Bea Alonzo, a teleserye princess, in Dreamboy (2002).

ABS-CBN Star Magic just turned 17 and held a star-studded celebration!

Last June 21, ASAP 09 glittered withthe brightest stars, with the next big names in showbiz performing in one huge production.

The show opened with an '80s dance medley of the Gigger Boys—AJ Perez, Chris Gutierrez, Arron Villaflor, Dino Imperial, Sam Concepcion and Enchong Dee—together with Thou Reyes, and dance- floor muses Maja Salvador and Shaina Magdayao.

Comedy stars Pokwang, Chokoleit, Kitkat also gave the viewers a sample of their dancing prowess. Melissa Ricks, Kim Chiu, Rayver Cruz, and Sam Milby eventually emerged onstage with the G-Force.

Singing belters Laarni Lozada, Sheryn Regis, Yeng Constantino, Nikki Gil and newcomer Thara Jordana wowed the crowd with their a capella rendition of "Danny Boy."

One of the highlights of the segment was the parade of the teleserye queens and princesses, and leading men and matinee idols.

Nyoy Volante and Rhythmic Circle Band rendered Dave Matthews band's "Ants Marching" as Kristine Hermosa, Bea Alonzo, Angelica Panganiban, Kim Chiu, Shaina Magdayao, Melissa Ricks, Erich Gonzales, and Maja Salvador walked the runway with their glamorous gowns, courtesy of Philippine Fashion Week designers and stylist Alyanna Martinez.

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Megan Young, Nikki Gil, Bettina Carlos, Jessy Mendiola, Maricar Reyes also joined the fashion show, plus the Gigger Boys: Matt Evans, Robi Domingo, EJ Falcon, Jason Abalos, and Gerald Anderson.

Pokwang and Chokoleit also walked the ramp, not failing to make the audience laugh with their antics.

The grand entrance of May Bukas Pa lead star Zaijan Jaranilla was one of the most applauded instances.

Rica Peralejo also returned to ASAP 09 with a number entitled "That's All." She was joined by the Coverboys Victor Basa, Jon Avila, Zanjoe Marudo, and Jake Cuenca.

The celebration wrapped up with the inspirational production number of a group called Voiz Boyz, composed of Ronnie Liang, Nico Antonio, Guji Lorenzana and Jay-R Siaboc.

They were joined by Auriette Divina, RJ Jimenez, Pinoy Dream Academy graduates Laarni Lozada, Bugoy Drilon, Liezel Garcia, Sen Nichols, Miguel Mendoza, Chivas Malunda, Sheng Belmonte, Bea Muñoz, Cris Pastor, Christian Alvear and Bunny Malunda, Little Big Star finalist Rhap Salazar, Nikki Gil, Sheryn Regis, Maja Salvador, Shaina Magdayao, Bea Alonzo, Kristine Hermosa, Diether Ocampo, Sam Milby, and Piolo Pascual.

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The grand show served as the culminating event of a month-long celebration. Last April, Star Magic artists held shows in Ayala Malls. From June 27-28, over 40 stars joined the Star Magic World Tour, and performed at Citizen's Bank Arena in Ontario, California and Cow Palace in San Francisco.

Star Magic's wand is expected to produce more talents in the years to come.

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Award-winning actor Piolo Pascual worked with Bea Alonzo, a teleserye princess, in Dreamboy (2002).
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