By Alice Hernandez Reyes


         Under the creative direction of Freddie Santos, Aliw Hall of Famer, “The Best of Aliw 2018” on Septmber 18, 2018 at The Theatre of Solaire  will be a unique  presentation, not just an ordinary concert.

       The concert has a powerhouse cast, led by the First Entertainer of the Year Pilita Corrales with Rico J. Puno, Celeste Legaspi, Martin Nievera, Dulce and Imelda Papin. 

       Also in the cast are Spirit pf ’67, Angelos, Merjohn and the Halili Cruz Dance Company.

     Aside from OPM numbers, the performers will recite poetry in English, Spanish and the native dialects.

      Produced by the Aliw Awards Foundation, Inc, and the Inner Wheel Clubs of the Philippines, District 381, in cooperation with Solaire Resort & Casino, the concert is in line with Solaire’s advocacy to promote Original Filipino Music and Filipino artists, for which  Solaire received a Special Award from the Foundation last year.

      Beneficiaries of the  concert are Aliw’s Welfare Fund for ailing and unemployed live entertainers and the IWCP’s charitable projects.

     Media partners of” The Best of Aliw” are  Philippine Star, Manila Times, Manila Bulletin, Philippine United ZNews and the Journal Group of Publications. Sponsors are Jade Vine Restaurant and 9Tenz.

      Tickets priced at P1,000, P2,500, P4,000, P5,000 and P 6,000 are still available at Ticketworld (8919999) and at 9115615 (Rose).

       Showtime is at 8 P.M.