Isabel Garcia, president of Cebu Zonta I, gave her welcome address, followed by the Knapsack Dancers, Blessie Villamor singing 'Don't Cry For Me Argentina,' Clifford Gawchua with his repertoire, and the striking Anna Fegi
Brown with students from her Brown Academy of Music.
The night's guest, pop singer Anna Fegi
, joined Valenciano and a bevy of dancers in flapper dresses for a dose of Latin-inflected renditions of disco songs like 'Boogie Wonderland' and 'I Wanna Dance with Somebody,' as well as a duet on the show tune, 'The Lady is a Tramp.'
has come a long way since being discovered in 1993 in Cebu, where Ryan Cayabyab had conducted a talent search for new members of his teen pop group.
Jonas Mejares, the singing rector of the basilica with Cebuana singing divas Donna Cruz, Anna Fegi
, Sheryn Regis and Eva Santos; and dance presentations of Iloilo's Dinagyang Festival, Aklan's Ati-Atihan Festival, and Cebu's Sinulog at the Basilica's Pilgrim Center on April 28 in honor of the Child Christ.
Celebrities Piolo Pascual, James Reid, Nadine Lustre, Sam Milby, Xian Lim, Loisa Andalio, Marlo Mortel, Joshua Garcia, Giselle Sanchez, and Anna Fegi
top billed the event which kicked off simultaneously in 10 SM Malls across the country, namely: SM City Taytay, SM City Masinag, SM City Fairview, SM Center Muntinlupa, SM City Sta.
During the intermission, the PPO performed Ryan Cayabyab's Ilocandia and Alagad ng Sining with Anna Fegi
The first number was singer Anna Fegi
, the girl with the massive head of hair, darling of Cebu at the time.
Playing major roles are Sandino Martino as Andres Bonifacio, Anna Fegi
as Gregoria de Jesus, RJ Jimenez as Emilio Jacinto, with Brent Manzano, Allan Joseph Padilla and Vera Capiral as the Mga Tagapagsalaysay.