Cebu Entertainment Archive

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Trixie Ann Medalla, 20 Photo by Yasunari Ramon Taguchi
In focus: Binibining Catmon

Being a Binibining Cebu candidate has opened Trixie’s eyes on how the province has so much more to offer.

September 23, 2017 - 12:00am
Karen Laurrie Mendoza, 22 Photo by Yasunari Ramon Taguchi
In focus: Binibining Cordova

This is Karen’s first pageant and while that naturally has her anxious each time she has to get out on stage, she calms her nerves by reminding herself why she joined Binibining Cebu in the first place.

September 23, 2017 - 12:00am
Jerome Ponce
An acting showcase for Jerome Ponce

Jerome Ponce, one of the lead stars of ABS-CBN’s “The Good Son,” admits his current girlfriend, Mika Reyes, is a good influence on him. He says Mika plays a big part in his maturity and in the changes that happened in his life.

STAR CIRCUIT By Ricky Calderon September 22, 2017 - 12:00am
The cover of Aces & Queens founder Jonas Gaffud’s book, “The Crown: Your Essential Guide To Becoming A Beauty Queen,” with his queens, Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach, Miss World 2013 Megan Young and Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa. Gaffud will be in Cebu this Sunday to scout for Cebuana beauties that will make up Aces & Queens’ next batch of trainees.
Aces & Queens goes to Cebu

Producing queens with the caliber of Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach, Kylie Verzosa, Megan Young, Venus Raj, Shamcey Supsup, Janine Tugonon, Ariella Arida, Gwen Ruais and Ann Colis, who were all able to win international crowns—Aces and Queens, the training camp who groomed them into women of the world, is at the top of their game.

By Karla Rule September 22, 2017 - 12:00am
Moselblick Madera, 20 Carmen Photo by Yasunari Ramon Taguchi
In focus: Binibining Carmen

This part-time facilitator at Southwestern University considers herself a neophyte among the 53 other Binibining Cebu candidates. But that’s not to say you should set her aside as a possible strong contender, for as Mosel puts it, “I did my homework.”

September 22, 2017 - 12:00am
Monique Ricafort Acha, 21 Photo by Yasunari Ramon Taguchi
In focus: Binibining Tuburan

Should this reigning Miss Tuburan Tourism extend her winning streak and clinch the Bb. Cebu crown, she plans to push her advocacy “to preserve, take care and develop our rich and abundant environment and natural resources.”

September 22, 2017 - 12:00am
 Tracy Maureen Perez, 24
In Focus: Binibining Argao

Her mother, Chona Perez, was once named among Cebu’s Five Prettiest and was a Binibining Cebu finalist. One look at Tracy Maureen “Mau” Perez and you can tell the apple didn’t fall far from the tree.

September 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Richie Bella Go, 21
In Focus: Binibining Aloguinsan

Binibining Cebu is Bella’s grandest pageant stint to date, having already been a Miss Milo runner-up, a Miss Lakambini 2013 winner and Miss Medtech 2016 title-holder.

September 21, 2017 - 12:00am
Chanel Morales: A regal millenial baby

Chanel Morales was part of “Artista Academy,” the reality-based artista search of the Kapatid Network. She is considered one of the future stars of TV5 until the head of the TV network decided to close the entertainment department and concentrate on sports.

STAR CIRCUIT By Ricky L. Calderon September 20, 2017 - 12:00am
Marian Rivera, center, with her “Super Ma’am” leading men Matthias Roads and Jerald Napoles Photos by Joy Torrejos
A Super Trio; A Primetime Queen, an Underdog Comic and a Tisoy Newbie

For the past months, retellings and spinoffs currently dominated the Kapuso network’s primetime block. This time however, GMA-7 has introduced a brand new superheroine for an entirely new generation of Filipinos.

By Karla Rule September 20, 2017 - 12:00am