Movie and TV stars came in full force to the Kannawidan Ylocos Festival 2020 recently, filling up the Tamag Grounds in Vigan City.
Among them were 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 and Joseph Marco.
Jericho Rosales, Paolo Ballesteros, Kristine Reyes, Jameson Blake, JC De Vera, and Erich Gonzales also serenaded fans in the jampacked open field estimated to have had about 7,000 people. Rapper Andrew E. got the crowd wild over his hit songs, while Parokya ni Edgar, Silent Sanctuary, Ben and Ben, IDOLLS, Kaye Cal, The Juans, December Avenue, Skusta Clee, and Jk Labajo and his band drove everyone crazy with delight.
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 Beauty Pageant, both hosted by KC Montero and Isabel Daza. Miko Raval and Enchong Dee regaled the crowd with their own numbers during the pageant.
The UNP Gym was also packed with basketball-loving celebrities like Onyok Velasco, JC Tiuseco, Joross Gamboa, Mark Herras, Jordan Herrera, Matt Evans, Jason Abalos, Gab Lagman and Dunker David Carlos who played an exhibition game against the Ilocos Sur Team.
Governor Ryan Singson thanked all who supported Kannawidan, especially Vice Gov.Jerry Singson and all Board Members, Provincial Administrator Cara Tabios and the whole PGIS Family, LGU’S, National Gov’t Agencies, NGOs, media, the academe, the religious sector, the organizers, special projects head Jam Singson, and thousands of volunteers.