Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera Wedding

7:53 PM: The menu of tonight’s feast!

7:49 PM: Spotted Charice Pempengco and partner Alyssa Quijano

7:31 PM: The SM MOA Arena looks breathtakingly beautiful! The reception will take place in a few minutes.

7:28 PM: Mr. & Mrs. Enriquez wish Mr. & Mrs. Dantes a happy married life.

7:27 PM: Where the newlyweds will soon be sitting.

7:19 PM: LJ and Gabby wish their good friend Dingdong a prosperous and happy marriage with Marian.

7:17 PM:
The bride’s best friend is happy with the turnout of the event Marian has been planning for months.

7:07 PM:
Kapuso beauties Glaiza and Diva call Dingdong and Marian’s relationship ‘ideal’.

7:03 PM: Julie Anne San Jose reveals that she will be performing at the reception later.

6:45 PM: Jaya’s advice to DongYan: “Just put God in the center of your marriage.”

6:50 PM: It’s a magical, magical night. Look at this amazing shot captured by Betong Sumaya.

6:44 PM: Kapuso star Sheena Halili shared that Marian and Dingdong’s wedding was the grandest and most beautiful wedding she has ever attended.

6:37 PM: The Escueta family has arrived!

6:33 PM: Sighted: Ninong Ogie Alcasid and Ninang Regine Velasquez-Alcasid

6:29 PM: Betong wishes the newlyweds an amazing marriage and a basketball team!

6:23 PM: Kapuso stars Pancho Magno and Max Collins arrive together.

6:22 PM: Krystal Reyes remembers her ‘Carmela’ days with the Primetime Queen.

6:21 PM: Earlier, DongYan’s guests start to arrive at the Arena. Dabarkads Paolo Ballesteros says today is Marian Rivera’s dream come true.

6:18 PM: Marian gets into the bridal car.

6:17 PM: The Royal Couple waves goodbye.

6:15 PM: Dingdong plants a sweet kiss on his new wife’s lips before leaving for the reception.

6:06 PM: Preparations are in full swing at the reception venue of Mr. & Mrs. Dantes.

6:04 PM: A sneak peek of what’s to come at the DongYan reception at the Arena.

5:50 PM: The maids-of-honor and the bestmen show their wacky side.

5:43 PM: The Rivera-Gracias welcome Dingdong into the fold. Mommy Amalia Rivera, Grandma Francisca Rivera and Daddy Francisco Javier Gracia couldn’t be happier.

5:35 PM:
The Dantes clan welcomes Marian.

5:33 PM: Dingdong and Marian with Jose Sixto Z. Dantes, Jr.  and Angeline Gonzalez.

5:30 PM: And now with their APT family.

5:26 PM: The newlyweds with their PPL family.

5:24 PM: Dingdong and Marian with their principal sponsors.

5:22 PM: Dong and Yan: Royally meant to be

5:11 PM: Mr. and Mrs. Dantes with the bishops and priests.

5:09 PM: The newly-wed couple is congratulated by none other than the President himself.

4:56 PM: Dingdong and Marian’s first kiss as husband and wife.

4:54 PM: Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Dantes!

4:41 PM: Bishop Honesto Ontioco blesses the husband and wife. Afterwards, the Royal Couple and their guests receive the Holy Communion.

4:33 PM: The Asia’s Songbird captures this breathtaking moment.

4:25 PM: Senator Bam Aquino and KC Concepcion lay the cord on Dingdong and Marian.

4:22 PM:
Ai Ai Delas Alas and Gabby Eigenmann put the veil on the Royal Couple.

4:20 PM: The bride and groom exchange wedding rings.

4:15 PM:
 As God as their witness, Dingdong and Marian take each other as husband and wife.

4:06 PM: The rite of marriage is about to begin.

4:01 PM: Most Rev. Bishop Teodoro Bacani, DD speaks of eternal love for the Kapuso Primetime Royal Couple. “Ang teleserye ay may katapusan, ito ay may katapusan din. Ang katapusan ay ang walang hanggan.”


3:55 PM: The couple at the altar.

3:53 PM: Kris Aquino posts an Instagram photo of the happy Gracias.

3:43 PM: Finally together to say their wedding vows.

3:42 PM:
Dingdong waits at the altar.

3:41 PM: Marian with her parents.

3:39 PM: What a lovely bride!

3:37 PM: She’s a real Queen indeed.

3:26 PM: The moment we’ve all been waiting for. Marian walks down the aisle.

3:22 PM: Marian Rivera stands before the Church doors.

3:20: PNoy inside the Church.

3:18 PM: Dingdong Dantes is walking down the aisle.

3:16 PM: Dabarkads Pauleen Luna and Ryzza Mae Dizon

3:14 PM: DongYan bridesmaid Rochelle Pangilinan

3:11 PM: Ms. Helen Gamboa, Gov. Vilma Santos, Ai Ai Delas Alas and Kris Aquino

3:07 PM: Inside the Immaculate Conception Church.

3:04 PM: Boobay in a full red suit.

3:00 PM: The Queen of All Media, DongYan Ninang Kris Aquino

2:58 PM: Flower girl Ryzza Mae Dizon

2:52 PM: Parents of the bride come together for their daughter.

2:51 PM: Minutes before he say “I do,” Dingdong is calm and cool.

2:44 PM: Beautiful maids-of-honor in red.

2:42 PM: Marian’s father escorts Lola Francisca.

2:40 PM: The groom is all smiles!

2:37 PM: KC Montero is now at the Church.

2:35 PM: Marian Rivera arrives at the Church wearing her Michael Cinco gown.

2:33 PM: Kapuso actor Arthur Solinap arrives at the Church.

2:31 PM: The dashing groom in his white tux has arrived at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral.

2:29 PM: Dingdong Dantes will be riding his Ducati to Church.

2:24 PM: Marian is wearing studded Christian Louboutin heels.

2:20 PM: This is where the bride of the year will walk.

Supermodel Me is All Dolled Up

As the competition progressed with only seven girls remaining, Diva’s SupermodelMe: Sirens heats up the weekly challenge with this coming episode’s topsy-turvy task.

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The Philippine representative, 21-year-old Jasmine Ng, found herself tumbling head-over-heels at Kuala Lumpur’s newest and largest trampoline park. Jasmine and the rest of the girls learn the basic techniques of jumping off trampolines in an effort to channel their inner gymnasts.

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During the photo challenge, the aspiring models were turned into eye-catching window display mannequins behind a glass shop fronting a busy street. They were challenged to keep their body in control and maintain their balance as a living mannequin.

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Guest judge and Philippine celebrity Ruffa Gutierrez graces the judging panel this round for choosing those who are worthy to stay in the competition. Who goes home and who stays? Find out in yet another fashionably fun episode. SupermodelMe Season 5, episode 6 will air on December 29, Monday at 8PM. See it first and exclusive on Diva Universal.

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Starmall Alabang Opens The First Dolby Atmos Cinema

Movie buffs and cinema goers from the South had something to be happy about this holiday season as  Starmall Alabang (formerly known as Metropolis Alabang) finally opens the very first Dolby Atmos cinema in the South.  Dolby Atmos is a state-of-the-art system that changes the way you watch a film at the cinema. It promises viewers to experience a different sound in entertainment as it uses a completely new approaches to audio. Continue reading



Coming home has never been this sweet as SM Global Pinoy honored an OFW who came home to spend Christmas together with her loved ones. This tribute video is SM Supermalls’ way of saying ‘thank you’ to OFWs for their hard work and support, not only for their families, but also to the SM Global Pinoy Program.  Continue reading