HONORING THE CHILD JESUS WHILE PROMOTING PROJECTS. Celebrities joined the #Sinulog2013 festivities to promote their upcoming projects to the 4 million-strong crowd. All photos by Andrea Lugue
MANILA, Philippines - Where there are parties, we find celebrities.
Sinulog 2013's Grand Parade on January 20 was dubbed "the biggest party of the year," and the tradition is regarded as our own version of Brazil's Mardi Gras carnivale.
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Celebrities took the opportunity to promote their upcoming projects in the event, joining the Grand Parade on board their respective network and program's float.
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Rappler's Cebu contributor Andrea Lugue took these photos for us with her phone:
Eddie Gutierrez, Annabelle Rama, Richard Gutierrez, Solenn Heussaff, and Ruffa Gutierrez. Richard and Solenn star in 'Seduction' with Richard's girlfriend, actress Sarah Lahbati.
Missing from this promotional float is Sarah Lahbati, who was in the news earlier this month because of tweets that revealed a troubled relationship with GMA7
Bong Revilla and Rhian Ramos were on a float to promote the new GMA7 drama 'Indio'
Kim Chiu of ABS-CBN drama 'Ina, Kapatid, Anak' with rumored flame Xian Lim, also known as #KimXi. Behind Xian is comedian and 'Sisterakas' star Vice Ganda
Zsa Zsa Padilla, Erich Gonzales, Coco Martin, and Joel Torre promote 'Juan dela Cruz,' ABS-CBN's upcoming teleserye about the battle between humans and aswangs
We spotted politicians, too...
Sen Richard 'Dick' Gordon exchanges laughs with fans who greeted him
Former Akbayan party-list Rep Rissa Hontiveros-Baraquel, who is running for Senate in May
Another festival dedicated to the Sto. Nino is the Dinagyang in Iloilo. To learn more about it, click here. - Rappler.com