Casino Filipino (CF) brings the glitz and glamour of tinsel town to its patrons as it unveils “Pinoy Hollywood” this July. The month-long revelry was launched simultaneously on July 3 in all Casino Filipino venues nationwide with dazzling performances by local talents and stars. Among them were pop singer Jimmy Bondoc; the Filipino Tenors; comedians Brad Pete and Long Mejia; the Viva Hot Babes; Andrea Del Rosario; Jennifer Lee; and OPM icons Anthony Castelo, Rannie Raymundo, Richard Merck, Jacqui Magno, Louie Heredia, and Pilita Corrales.
Pagcor’s assistant vice president for Entertainment Bong Quintana says that “Pinoy Hollywood” is CF’s way of paying homage to the stars of the Golden Age of Philippine cinema.
“We want to celebrate the legacy of great film icons of the ‘50s and ‘60s and relive the glory days of LVN and Sampaguita Pictures. Our performers will inject the retro style in their repertoire, particularly those that evoke the mood and style this era in Filipino movies,” he explained.
Apart from the simultaneous launch of “Pinoy Hollywood” in July, all Casino Filipino branches will also stage “The CF Game Show.” The program will be highlighted by special performances of The Filipino Tenors in CF Hyatt on July 10, and power belter Frenchie Dy in CF Pavilion on July 11.
Sexy star Jamila Obispo will also be performing at CF Olongapo on July 17; while comedienne Cacai Bautista will spread laughter at CF Angeles on July 17. Singer Bryan Termulo will sing for the patrons of CF Mactan on July 18; and Aubrey Miles will be in CF Bacolod on July 20.
Other celebrities who will grace “The CF Games Shows” are Jennifer Lee at CF Tagaytay (July 20); Louie Heredia at CF Davao (July 26); Renz Verano at Ilo-ilo Arcade (July 26); Lloyd Umali at Lancaster Arcade (July 26); and Eva Eugenio at CF Cebu (July 27).
To add more fun and excitement to the month-long “Pinoy Hollywood” celebration, Miss Casino Filipino 2012 winners will be featured in a series of fashion shows nationwide. They will don the unique creations of Filipino fashion designers Ariel Agasang and Gerry Katigbak at CF Hyatt (July 11), CF Angeles (July 13), CF Tagaytay (July 19), CF Pavilion (July 24), and CF Bacolod (July 27).
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