TV5, Manila Broadcasting Company (MBC) and Aliwan Fiesta, the queen of all festivals in the country, will make summer definitely more fun in the Philippines as 22 cities and provinces nationwide bring forward their best cultural performances. From the colourful festivals in Luzon down to the vibrant celebrations in Visayas and Mindanao, Aliwan Fiesta is indeed the congregation of the grandest fiestas in the country.
On April 14, Saturday, a showcase of culture and tradition is set to make the streets of Roxas Boulevard festal with a colourful street dancing showdown. There will also be a float competition representing the various festivals nationwide. Joining the parade are TV5 stars Wendell Ramos, Tuesday Vargas, Caloy Alde, Arci Munoz, JC de Vera, Alwyn Uytingco, Valeen Montenegro and Empoy.
In the evening, a special show by the Kapatid Network will be staged in front of the Aliw Theater wherein the winners of the street dance and float competition will be announced. Hosted by TV5 stars Ruffa Gutierrez of Paparazzi and Paolo Bediones of Extreme Makeover Home Edition Philippines, the spectacular program features performances from OPM legends Hajji Alejandro, Randy Santiago and Gino Padilla with Edgar Allan Guzman, Gerald Santos, Rodjun Cruz, G-Force, and Talentadong Pinoy Hall of Famers Ayegee, Monica, Mhelbelline, Astroboy, Sustantivo, and Craig and Samantha.
The night of song and dance does not stop there as Andrew E performs with his band. There will also be special appearances of TV5 princesses Arci Munoz and Ritz Azul.
The Aliwan Fiesta Dance Parade will be seen on AKTV on IBC13 on April 14 at 4:00pm. The culminating Aliwan Kapatid Fiesta program will air live at 9:30pm on TV5.