Saturday, November 30, 2019

Vice Ganda Arrives Safely in Bohol


Vice Ganda arrived safely at the Bohol- Panglao International Airport last night. The country’s number one social media influencer and top comedy draw in Philippine television, cinema and live shows is in Bohol for a show tonight at the Bohol Wisdom School Gym.
Angelo Xavier Ancla, concert producer’s eldest son welcomes Vice Ganda with a floral bouquet
Vice Ganda waves to wellwishers at the Panglao airport
Concert producer Stella Ancla welcomes Vice Ganda to Bohol
Vice Ganda & Ion Perez are ushered to the welcome area
The Chugug sa Bohol entertainment extravaganza will showcase Vice Ganda’s perfect comedic timing and fabulous costumes through skits, parodies, song & dance routines plus interactions with lucky members of the audience. Special guest star is Ion Perez, known as Showtime’s Mr. Escort. Providing excellent support are MC & Lassy, two of Manila’s top stand- up comedy performers and Vice Ganda’s very own back up band, Six Part Invention. .
                                                                                                             
VICE GANDA: CHUGUG SA BOHOL on Sunday, Nov 24, 8 pm, Bohol Wisdom School Gym

PRESENTERS: Dextel, The Bellevue Resort & The City of Dreams Manila.

STAR SPONSORS: Baba & Jane Yap, Globe, ICM & Alturas Mall.

PLATINUM SPONSORS: Bohol Gov. Art Yap, Vice Gov. Rene Relampagos, Cong. Edgar Chatto, Cong. Aris Erico Aumentado, BQ Mall, Ford Bohol, Toyota, Nissan, Suzuki, Astoria Resort, Reyna’s Haven & Garden, JJ’s Seafood Village, The Buzz & Bohol Bee Farm. LRK Transport Services, Nature’s Spring

EXCLUSIVE EVENT MEDIA PARTNERS: The Bohol Chronicle, Bohol’s Roving Eye Blog & KISS 102.3 FM

Saturday, November 23, 2019

The Bellevue Resort in Bohol Welcomes Vice Ganda this November!

It’s official! Vice Ganda, the country’s leading social media influencer & certified box office draw, along with her entourage will be billeted at one of my favorite luxury resorts in Bohol, The Bellevue Resort in Panglao Island.  
The Bellevue Resort’s luxury of sanctuary awaits Vice Ganda 
With its well- deserved five star rating, a majestic & imposing presence of two architectural wonders with 159 luxurious guestrooms & well- appointed suites and three restaurants for al fresco or indoor dining spread around a four- hectare property, and a family- friendly infinity pool that leads to a serene and secluded stretch of a white sandy beach, the resort is more than ready to welcome Vice Ganda when she performs in a two- hour show on Sunday, Nov. 24, 8 pm, Bohol Wisdom School Gym, Tagbilaran City. 
Comfortable amenities befitting Philippine celebrity royalty
So what can the Queen of Philippine Comedy & her entourage expect upon arrival at The Bellevue Resort?

They will get a feel of the invigorating & welcoming tropical breeze upon setting foot at the resort. A cool welcome drink and a fast- tracked check- in will definitely impress. Aptly named Bellevue which is French for “beautiful view”, the celebrity guests will definitely be pleased with the resort’s blend of contemporary & rustic aesthetics. 

A luxurious and well- appointed presidential suite complete with minibars awaits to impress. Set in earth- toned colors, the stylish & spacious two bedroom suite that comes with huge beds, comfy beddings & mood lighting would be perfect for the VIP celebrity guest who loves to travel with his posse of pals. 

To ensure utmost comfort & privacy, each bedroom has its own modern toilet & bath complete with toiletries, hairdryers, bathrobes and flipflops.    
Sleek and modern aesthetics
Huge beds. Comfy beddings. What more can you ask for? 
a tasty mix of zipped goodies & Boholano delicacies
A comfortable living area

A sneek peak of the azure skies and turquoise waters
This Bellevue Resort suite has a living area, a kitchenette & dining area, a spacious balcony with an outdoor jacuzzi and a view of the magnificent ocean & a glimpse of the gorgeous Panglao sunset.   

Indeed, a luxury of sanctuary for the guest who wants to get away from it all.

A private balcony with Jacuzzi & a view of the beach
separate living area & bedroom 
Private dining area & mini- bar
VICE GANDA: CHUGUG SA BOHOL will happen on Sunday, November 24, 8 pm, Bohol Wisdom School Gym, Tagbilaran City

EVENT PRESENTERS: Dextel, The Bellevue Resort, The City of Dreams Manila. 

STAR SPONSORS: Baba & Jane Yap, Globe, ICM & Alturas Mall. 

PLATINUM SPONSORS: Bohol Gov. Art Yap, BQ Mall, Astoria Resort, Ford Bohol, Toyota, Vice Gov. Rene Relampagos, Cong. Edgar Chatto, Cong. Aris Erico Aumentado, Suzuki, Reyna’s Haven & Garden, JJ’s Seafood Village, Nissan Motors, The Buzz & Bohol Bee Farm. 

SPECIAL THANKS:  Springboard Review Center by MIchael Ryan Tago, First Flower Avenue

EXCLUSIVE EVENT MEDIA PARTNERS: The Bohol Chronicle, Bohol’s Roving Eye Blog & KISS 102.3 FM

Monday, November 18, 2019

KISS 102.3 FM Launches Free Vice Ganda Concert Ticket Promo


To give more Boholanos a chance to watch the Vice Ganda show next Sunday, Nov 24, 8 pm, Bohol Wisdom School Gym, KISS 102.3 FM, Bohol’s No. 1 FM radio & exclusive media partner is giving free concert tickets daily until Nov 23.
Free Vice Ganda concert tickets
Stella Ancla, the same concert producer that brought James Reid & Nadine Lustre 2017 and Sharon Cuneta 2018 said that listeners only need to tune in to KISS FM, wait for the cue to call & give the correct answers to questions ranging from concert date & venue to names of sponsors. 
Get the chance to see the country’s number 1 comedy celebrity
The producer shared that mounting star- studded events in Bohol is her way of bringing top- quality entertainment to Boholanos at a lower cost.  
CONCERT PRODUCER Stella Ancla with Martin & Regine

VICE GANDA: CHUGUG SA BOHOL will happen on Sunday, November 24, 8 pm, Bohol Wisdom School Gym, Tagbilaran City

EVENT PRESENTERS: Dextel, The Bellevue Resort, The City of Dreams Manila. 

STAR SPONSORS: Baba & Jane Yap, Globe, ICM & Alturas Mall. 

PLATINUM SPONSORS: Bohol Gov. Art Yap, BQ Mall, Astoria Resort, Ford Bohol, Toyota, Vice Gov. Rene Relampagos, Cong. Edgar Chatto, Cong. Aris Erico Aumentado, Suzuki, Reyna’s Haven & Garden, JJ’s Seafood Village, Nissan Motors, The Buzz & Bohol Bee Farm. 

SPECIAL THANKS:  Springboard Review Center by MIchael Ryan Tago, First Flower Avenue

EXCLUSIVE EVENT MEDIA PARTNERS: The Bohol Chronicle, Bohol’s Roving Eye Blog & KISS 102.3 FM

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Exciting & Entertaining Vice Ganda Concert Awaits Boholanos on November 24

UNKABOGABLE VICE GANDA

Exactly a week from now, the country’s top box office draw & unkabagoble comedy superstar takes the centerstage at Bohol Wisdom School Gym, November 24, 8 pm. This was confirmed by Vice Ganda himself who will be leaving for Bohol right after It’s Showtime. 

Tickets have been selling briskly since the news came out that the regular host/ star of ABS CBN’s popular noontime variety show “It’s Showtime” and late night talk show “Gandang Gabi Vice” will perform for Boholanos and to fans from neighboring Visayas islands and from Mindanao in a one- night engagement.
Born Jose Marie Borja Viceral, he started out as a singer then as a stand- up comedian followed by guestings in TV shows and supporting roles in movies. Eventually, his sheer talent, his contributions to showbiz gay lingo and his knack for entertaining people made ABS CBN TV bigwigs take notice. One thing led to another until he got his biggest break when he became a part of Showtime and the rest, as they say, is history.
SPECIAL GUEST STARS
The Chugug sa Bohol entertainment extravaganza will showcase Vice Ganda’s perfect comedic timing and fabulous costumes through skits, parodies, song & dance routines plus interactions with lucky members of the audience.

SPECIAL GUEST STARS. Special guest star is Ion Perez, known as Showtime’s Mr. Escort. Providing excellent support are MC & Lassy, two of Manila’s top stand- up comedy performers and Vice Ganda’s very own back up band, Six Part Invention. .                                                                                                       
VICE GANDA: CHUGUG SA BOHOL will happen on Sunday, November 24, 8 pm, Bohol Wisdom School Gym, Tagbilaran City

EVENT PRESENTERS: Dextel, The Bellevue Resort, The City of Dreams Manila. 

STAR SPONSORS: Baba & Jane Yap, Globe, ICM & Alturas Mall. 

PLATINUM SPONSORS: Bohol Gov. Art Yap, BQ Mall, Astoria Resort, Ford Bohol, Toyota, Vice Gov. Rene Relampagos, Cong. Edgar Chatto, Cong. Aris Erico Aumentado, Suzuki, Reyna’s Haven & Garden, JJ’s Seafood Village, Nissan Motors, The Buzz & Bohol Bee Farm. 

SPECIAL THANKS:  Springboard Review Center by MIchael Ryan Tago, First Flower Avenue

EXCLUSIVE EVENT MEDIA PARTNERS: The Bohol Chronicle, Bohol’s Roving Eye Blog & KISS 102.3 FM

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

VICE GANDA: Chugug sa Bohol 2019


VICE GANDA: CHUGUG SA BOHOL will happen on Sunday, November 24, 8 pm, Bohol Wisdom School Gym, Tagbilaran City

EVENT PRESENTERS: Dextel, The Bellevue Resort, The City of Dreams Manila. 

STAR SPONSORS: Baba & Jane Yap, Globe, ICM & Alturas Mall. 

PLATINUM SPONSORS: Bohol Gov. Art Yap, BQ Mall, Astoria Resort, Ford Bohol, Toyota, Vice Gov. Rene Relampagos, Cong. Edgar Chatto, Cong. Aris Erico Aumentado, Suzuki, Reyna’s Haven & Garden, JJ’s Seafood Village, Nissan Motors, The Buzz & Bohol Bee Farm. 

SPECIAL THANKS:  Springboard Review Center by MIchael Ryan Tago, First Flower Avenue

EXCLUSIVE EVENT MEDIA PARTNERS: The Bohol Chronicle, Bohol’s Roving Eye Blog & KISS 102.3 FM

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Baby Jaby Yap Christening


Tagbilaran City Mayor Baba Yap & First Lady Jane Yap set aside their busy work & cleared their hectic schedules to fulfill a very important role; that of being responsible and God- fearing parents. 
Fr. Val Pinlac with Tagbilaran’s First Family
The occasion? The christening of Baby Jaby Geesnell at the St. Joseph Chapel, Elija Spirituality Center IHM Seminary Compound, Tagbilaran City, Bohol. 

Baptismal event styling by Milagros Pahang  and cocktails by Ella Labunog of Estrella 
BABY JABY’S NINONGS: Dashing. Dapper. Debonair
It was a veritable who’s who in public service & business for the lineup of godparents. The ninongs were Sen. Bong Go, Sen. Francis Tolentino, Sec Mark Villar, Sec Mike Dino, Mayor Nikko Mercado, Cortes Mayor Iven Lim, CPG Mayor Eping Estavilla, Jagna Mayor Joseph RaƱola, Tubigon Mayor William Jao, Loboc Mayor Leon Calipusan, Councilor Jono Jumamoy, Jojo Rosales, Ronald Elpa, Rey Uy, Atty. Nick Conti, Joe Soberano, Lucio Lim Jr., Engr. Boboy Labunog & Dr. Wilson Du. 
BABY JABY’S NINANGS:Beauty. Brains. Breeding

The ninangs were Usec Em Aglipay Villar, Dauis Mayor Miriam Sumaylo, Bohol First Lady Carol Yap, Hope Uy, Maria Neliza Fuertes, Emily Huan Tan, Claire Uy-Evardone, Yvette Yap, Yannis Yap, Emily Yap Villareal, Emily Yap, Inkee Lim, Ann Ann Lim, Jackie Yap&Gelic Yap 
Sen. Bong Go in a selfie with Mayor Baba & wife Jane

 Boholano gentleman banker Richard Uy with 
Bohol’s first couple Gov. Art Yap & First Lady Carol Yap
Proud Grandma Mayor Baby Cajes with Bishop Abet Uy
DPWH Sec. Mark Villar with Gov. Art Yap
Your Roving Eye w Jagna Mayor Joseph Ranola, Engr. Boboy Labunog & stylish wife Lilia

Right after the christening, a special thanksgiving dinner followed at the grand & imposing Sandugo Ballroom of Bohol Tropics Resort. Your Roving Eye was there to capture the event in photos and words.

Trust Maam Geesnell Yap and Jane Yap’s classy & creative instincts to transform the place from wow to extra wow befitting a princess. Bohol’s namedroppables came in full force to enjoy the delectable & yummy appetizersand feast on the most sumptuous culinary masterpieces.
Vibrant vision at the Sandugo Ballroom
 COOSOME TWOSOME. Dr. Wilson Du & gorgeous wife Evelyn
With businessman Mark Lim Wong, Miss X, Marilou Lumapas, 
Flor Huan, Mila Lim, Zenaida Varquez, Neneng Alturas 
Michael James Lao with Trinidad Mayor Baby Cajes& former Cong. Roberto Cajes
Ondoy Calimbayan, Sagbayan Mayor Junjun Suarez, 
Du Ek Sam Pres.& CEO Carl Ryan Lim with fabulous wife Twinkle Lim
 with event emcee extraordinaire Gloria Araneta
Cortes First Lady Babette Lim & stylish Judith Calimbayan of Big Jewelry Creation 
with the First Family
Former Cong. Roberto Cajes, businessman Jun Lim & stunning Geesnell Yap
Boholano shipping tycoon Lucio Lim Jr. &lovely wife Liz Lim
Everything was perfection. Highlighting the delightful & fast- paced program was Mayor Yap & wife Jane’s romantic duet that had everyone swooning.

More than the pomp and the frills that went with the celebration, it was a reaffirmation of the First Family’s commitment to their faith & religiosity, and how they uphold deeply- rooted values & traditions that are family and God- oriented, beliefs that every Boholano embraces and identifies with.

Photo Credits: Gerald James Cabal
Additional photos: Mark Lim Wong & Gracious Torres

Friday, November 1, 2019

60th Crowning Anniversary of the First Miss Universe from Asia


The honor of being the first Asian to be crowned Miss Universe belongs to a lovely Japanese named Akiko Kojima.  
The 22 year old model who stood at 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) and measured 37–23–38 inches was the last Miss Universe to be crowned in Long Beach, California since the pageant moved to Miami Beach, Florida in 1960.

Akiko bested a field of 34 beauty delegates including frontrunners from South America and Europe. Her runners up were Miss Norway – Jorunn Kristjansen 1st RU, Miss USA- Terry Lynn Huntingdon 2nd RU, Miss England – Pamela Anne Searle and Miss Brazil – Vera Regina Ribeiro 4th RU. 
Rounding out the Top 15 were the ladies from Belgium, Colombia, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Korea, Poland and Sweden.


Akiko was a professional model in Tokyo, the second among four children. She said that she really wanted a simple life. ‘To be a lovely wife and to raise a big family.’

Akiko's Asian Allure
Miss Universe Akiko Kojima and Cadet 2-C Kenneth Gifford
at the 1959 Miss Universe  Coronation Ball 
Akiko Kojima in her national costume
This year, Akiko marks the 60th anniversary of her crowning as the most beautiful girl of the universe. Akiko’s crowning paved the way for Asian beauty to be finally recognized as universally appealing.  



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