WHO are the celebrities expected during the coronation night of Binibining Cebu?
Headlining the star-studded line-up is actor-singer James Reid who will perform during the coronation night on October 28 at the Pacific Grand Ballroom of Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino.
The official poster of the event posted on Binibining Cebu’s Instagram page last Wednesday announced the confirmed celebrity guests, as well as the ticket prices for the highly anticipated pageant night.
Other celebrities who will perform are Sumner Mahaffey and Tlyan Glines, two of the five members of “Hey Joe Show,” a group of Bisaya-speaking Americans and the hitmakers behind the Bisaya song “My Morena Girl.”
Mahaffey on his Instagram (@sumnermahaffey) posted: “I’M GOING TO THE PHILIPPINES. Cebu! Anhaon tamo! Me and @tylanglines are coming back to our favorite country in the world!! Mag perform mi sa Binibining Cebu sa Waterfront Hotel sa October 28! Kita ta!.”
Aside Reid and Hey Joe Show members Mahaffey and Glines, organizers announced that there will be another special guest known for his Cebuano roots who will perform at the pageant.
The father and son tandem of Edu and Luis Manzano will host the event, along with Ms. Earth 2008 Karla Henry.
Fifty four candidates, representing the towns and cities of Cebu, will vie for the crown.
The coronation night is orchestrated by Cebu’s best creative minds with stage design and concepts pioneered by world-renowned furniture designer and member of organizing Batch 1985 Kenneth Cobonpue as Creative Producer and wardrobe designs led by internationally acclaimed fashion designer Cary Santiago as Pageant Chairperson.
Organized by the Bb. Sugbu Charity Foundation Inc. in cooperation with the Sacred Heart School for Boys Batch 1985 Foundation, Inc., Yahoo! Philippines, and Xionwei Technology Co., Binibining Cebu, a platform to promote the culture of Cebu to the world, seeks an extraordinary and well-rounded woman to represent the Cebuana of today.
In her one-year reign, the crowned winner will be given the opportunities to pursue social and humanitarian advocacies, as well as serve as an Ambassadress of Cebu, by engaging in various activities both in Cebu and other parts of the country through the Binibining Sugbu Charity Foundation, Inc.
The winning candidates will also walk away with a dazzling P2.2 million total in prizes. Tickets are priced at P3,000, P2,000, P1,500, P1,000 for the reserved seats and are available at the Binibining Cebu Office at the Greenery in Mabolo. The free seating mezzanine tickets are at P500 and are available in all Dessert Factory and Dong Juan branches.