By Alice Hernandez Reyes
For the first time in the history of the Aliw Awards Foundation, Inc., “The Best of Aliw” will be held at The Theatre of Solaire Resort & Casino on September 18,2018.. This is in line with Solaire’s objective to promote Original Pilipino Music (OPM)and Filipino live entertainers, for which Solaire received a Special Award at last year’s Aliw Awards Night at the Manila Hotel.
Directed by Freddie Santos, “The Best of Aliw” brings together living legends, Aliw Entertainers of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Awardees as well as Hall of Famers in a single show. These are Pilita Corrales, Rico J. Puno, Celeste Legaspi, Martin Nievera, Dulce , Imelda Papin, Spirit of ’67, Angelos and the Halili -Cruz Dance Company.
Produced by the Aliw Awards Foundation,Inc, the Inner Wheel Clubs of the Philippines,. District 381 in cooperation with Solaire Resort & Casino, “The Best of Aliw” will raise funds for the Aliw Welfare Fund and the IWCP charitable projects.
Media partners for the event are Manila Times, Philippine Star, Manila Bulletin, Philippine United News and the Journal Group of Publications.
“The Best of Aliw” is a tradition started in 2006 at the PAGCOR Paranaque during the term of AAFI Past President Rema T. Manzano. It was subsequently held at the CCP, Resorts World Manila and Star Theater.
The concert will have the Special Participation of the Singing Lawyers Salvador Panelo, Mike Toledo and Joey Lina.
Showtime is at 8 P.M. and tickets are available at 9115615 (Rose) and Ticketworld at 8919999.