Stars troop to Ilocos for Kannawidan

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    CELEBRITIEs dazzled at the Kannawidan Ylocos Festival 2020, filling up PGIS’ 7,000-capacity Tamag Grounds in Vigan City .

    GERALD ANDERSON
    GERALD ANDERSON

    “Every Ilocano looks forward to the Kannawidan Festival because it is a grand celebration of our culture. It is a time where every municipality comes together as one to thank God not only for our bountiful harvests but also to celebrate our successes and gains as a Province.

    Our gratitude extends to all the celebrities who graced this occasion and provided entertainment to the people,” said Governor Ryan Singson.

    Seasoned actor Gabby Concepcion, Dimples Romana and Beauty Gonzales of “Kadenang Ginto,” Gerald Anderson, Derek Ramsey, Ronnie Alonte, Vin Abrenica, Bianca Umali, Ken Chan, Ashley Ortega, Derrick Monasterio, Ritz Azul, Barbie Imperial, Loisa Andalio, Katarina Rodriguez, Mariz Ozawa, Chef Jose Sarasola and Joseph Marco delighted the Ilocanos.

    CRISTINE REYES
    CRISTINE REYES

    Jericho Rosales, Paolo Ballesteros, Kristine Reyes, Jameson Blake, JC De Vera, and Erich Gonzales serenaded fans in the jampacked open field. Andrew E., Parokya ni Edgar, Silent Sanctuary, Ben and Ben, IDOLLS, Kaye Cal, The Juans, December Avenue, Skusta Clee, and Jk Labajo and his band also rocked the Tamag Grounds.

    Maja Salvador delighted fans as she interacted with the crowd in the Ilocano dialect during the coronation of the Saniata ti Agtutubo (pageant for 6 to 10 year old girls) and the Kannawidan 2020 Saniata ti Ilocos Sur which were both hosted by KC Montero and Isabel Daza.

    Miko Raval and Enchong Dee also regaled the crowd with their own numbers during these events. The UNP Gym was also packed with celebrities like Onyok Velasco, JC Tiuseco, Joross Gamboa, Mark Herras, Jordan Herrera, Matt Evans, Jason Abalos, Gab Lagman and Dunker David Carlos. They played an exhibition game against Ilocos Sur Team, product of Gov.Ryan’s Cup. — Robert Louis Pangilinan