Eastwood City, Quezon City – Eight new stars honoring the best and brightest of the Philippine entertainment industy are set to be unveiled at the 17th edition of the Eastwood City Walk of Fame.
After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, one of the brightest evenings in local showbiz makes its much-awaited comeback with eight personalities coming from the fields of film, television, music, theater, news and public affairs, sports, radio and social media receiving the coveted recognition.
Leading this year’s star-studded recipients of the five-point brass star from the German Moreno Foundation at the Hollywood-inspired Walk of Fame in Eastwood Citywalk are multi-awarded TV actress Maja Salvador, 2020 Tokyo Olympics weightlifting gold medal winner Hidilyn Diaz and National Artist for Film and Broadcast Arts Ricky Lee.
Also receiving their stars are veteran entertainment reporter Mario Dumaual for news and public affairs, singer Janet Basco for music, broadcast journalist Gerry Baja for radio, and internet sensations Ranz Kyle and Nianna Guerrero for social media.
A posthumous award is also being handed over to the relatives of the late National Artist for Theater Tony Mabesa in recognition of his contributions to the country’s theater scene.
A brainchild of the late ‘Master Showman’ German ‘Kuya Germs’ Moreno, Walk of Fame Philippines started in 2005 with the main goal of honoring those who did not only excel in their profession and field of work, but also helped inspire generations of actors, directors, TV and radio personalities, musicians, athletes and journalists.
Since its creation, 344 celebrities and personalities have been awarded with their own stars at the Walk of Fame, which has also become an iconic attraction unique only to Eastwood City and remains as one of the most coveted and prestigious recognitions in the entertainment industry.
Aside from honoring the best and the brightest in Philippine entertainment, Eastwood City Walk of Fame was founded to support Mowelfund or the Movie Workers Welfare Foundation, an organization that provides for the welfare of the workers in the film industry.
Eastwood City Walk of Fame’s 17th Anniversary will take place at the Eastwood Central Plaza on January 16, 6PM. For more information, please contact the Megaworld Lifestyle Malls Concierge at 709-9888, 709-0888 or 0917-8380111 or visit http://www.megaworld-lifestylemalls.com.