By: Nikoletta Agcaoilli
The night was elegant; all Star Magic stars all came in black and white. Flamboyant is how I can describe the 6th Annual Star Magic Ball celebrating their 20th year anniversary held in Makati Shangri-la Hotel last September 01, 2012.
Many Star Magic talents who wowed the night was Ms. Bea Alonzo in her Rajo Laurel 'Black Swan' couture, Shaina Magdayao in mile long white strapless gown by Amir Sali, Pokwang in her exuberant statement gown by Dong Omaga-Diaz who changed in a Bing Cristobal later in the evening, Maricar Reyes in a Ivarluski Aseron, Jessy Mediola in a Nat Manilag creation, A black laced piece by Francis Libiran adorned Erich Gonzales and Julia Montes in a white bejeweled gown by Pepsi Herrera and Kim Chui in a white serpentina gown by Edwin Tan. Piolo Pascual, Coco Martin, Zanjoe Marudo, Enrique Gil, Jake Cuenca, Alex Castro was dashing in their classic tuxedo and a stunner with his fully studded tuxedo was Enchong Dee by Michael Cinco.
The red carpet was also brimming with couples who nevertheless complimented each other, Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla trended in Twitter prior to the actual event, Bea Alonzo with his real-life boyfriend Zanjoe Marudo, Venus Raj & Andrei Felix, Ella Cruz & Francis Mangundayao, Melissa Ricks & Paul Jake Castillo and Carlo Romero & Wendy Tabusalla of PBB graced the red carpet whose arms were tied like a knot while walking the red carpet.
An eye-catching Maja Salvador glamorized the red carpet without a partner. Bianca Manalo, Maricar Reyes, John Lloyd Cruz, Gerald Anderson, Paulo Avelino and Ms. Angelica Panganiban arrived without a partner as well.
Past Star Magic artist also came to celebrate some of the invited artist was Ms. Regine Tolentino accompanied by his brother Gerard Maristela who also made gowns for some artist including Hope Sobrejano and Sue Ramirez. Andrea del Rosario, Gia Alvarez, Lindsay Custodio, Diane de la Fuente and Marc Solis also attended the grand event.
The celebration started with a dinner followed by a program hosted by Piolo Pascual, John Lloyd Cruz and John "Sweet” Lapuz, A video presentation of congartulatory from ABS-CBN COO Ms. Charo Santos-Concio and a message from our CEO Mr. Eugenio Lopez III, followed by a tribute to all the Star Magic Artist past and present. The host indeed reminisced the old times and everybody was awed and amazed, laughter filled the Rizal Ballrom. Soon a cotillon lead by Ahron Villaflor and Lexi Noval showed excellence in dancing the “Dana Glover” and a bunch of new talents including Ella Cruz, Dominic Roque, Paul Salas and Bryan Termulo was part of the extravagant number.
Mr. Ryan Cayabyab played a medley with Vina Morales, Erik Santos, Jovit Baldivino, Angeline Quitno, Bugoy Drilon, Liezel Garcia, Nyoy Volante and Richard Poon and Yeng Constantino who lead the "Ikaw ang Magic ng Buhay ko". Khalil Ramos sang "Somewhere Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World” accompanied by Sam Milby in Ukelele.
The whole event was arranged and organized by Mr. Keren Pascual. Overflowing drinks and DJ Kimosave's beats rocked the after party.