Celebrities from major TV networks flew to Cebu and Iloilo to join the celebration of Sinulog and Dinagyang festivals, respectively, last January.
Through its “Kapamilya Karavan,” ABS-CBN Regional Network Group brought in the prime Kapamilya talents to party with the Cebuanos and Ilonggos.
In Cebu, current love teams of ABS-CBN like Jodi Sta. Maria and Richard Yap of Be Careful With My Heart, and Xian Lim and Kim Chiu of Ina Kapatid Anak, came to promote their shows.
They were joined by Sam Milby and Paulo Avelino of Kahit Konting Pagtingin; and Robin Padilla and Anne Curtis of Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw.
In Iloilo, ABS-CBN brought its top-rating Sunday variety show ASAP for two-hour entertainment.
The ASAP group was led Gary Valenciano, Martin Nievera, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Vina Morales, Billy Crawford, Jericho Rosales, and Piolo Pascual, who all performed for their Ilonggo fans.
In Cebu, the Kapuso network celebrated the Sinulog Festival with the Cebuanos by bringing the stars of its primetime teleseryes.
Starting the party mood was FHM Philippines cover girl Marian Rivera. She was joined by her Temptation of Wife co-actors Dennis Trillo, Rafael Rosell, and Glaiza de Castro at the Kapuso Night show at the Ayala Terraces in Cebu.
Pahiram ng Sandali lead actors Dingdong Dantes, Lorna Tolentino, and Max Collins also appeared in a separate Kapuso Mall Show in Tabunok, Cebu.
GMA regional network also prepared a Sinulog Grand Parade which showcased the main actors of Indio led by Senator Bong Revilla. He was joined by his leading ladies Jennylyn Mercado and Rhian Ramos.
Later on, Alden Richards, who played the young Bong Revilla in the show, and Ehra Madrigal took their spot in the parade.
Two weeks ago, the Kapatid network entertained the Ilonggos with fun games and activities during their Dinagyang Festival.
In the special event called Happy Maging Kapatid, which was hosted by Arnell Ignacio, Kidlat actor Derek Ramsay granted the request of the audience to kiss his leading lady Nadine Samonte on the lips.
Joining them in Iloilo were Rescue5’s Manu Sandejas and Shawn Yao; and Jeepney Jackpot’s sexy Saida and driver Andres.
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