DAVAO CITY, Philippines, March 16, 2013— Kapatid stars flying in to the city for the 2013 Araw ng Dabaw should brace themselves for droves of fans and supporters as TV5 continues to solidify its position in Mindanao’s premier broadcast market.
Kidlat lead star Derek Ramsay joins the other cast members of the TV5 top-rating series — leading ladies Nadine Samonte and Ritz Azul and Wendell Ramos — for an eventful day coinciding with one of the Southern Philippines’ most anticipated festivals. Never Say Goodbye’s Vin Abrenica and Sophie Albert, one of today’s most popular love teams, are also part of the Kapatid contingent in the city — much to the excitement of their Davaoeño fans. The “Go5! Live sa Araw ng Dabaw” event is TV5’s way of thanking Davaoeños for patronizing TV5 programs and personalities.
At 3:00PM, the cast of Kidlat invades Davao’s Abreeza Mall for a fun show packed with games and prizes. Fans will also get the chance to meet the show’s stars up close. At 4:00PM, the TV5 Serye Caravan will be rolled out at the Rizal Park so Davaoeños can have a chance to watch their favorite Kapatid programs like Kidlat, Never Say Goodbye, Lokomoko U and Face to Face. Stars part of the Kapatid contingent will also hold a show at the same place come 6:30PM that will surely delight those in the city for the Araw ng Dabaw celebrations.
Araw ng Dabaw celebrates the 76th anniversary of Davao’s cityhood. As one of the world’s biggest cities in terms of land area, the city has become Mindanao’s center of urban development and is considered the leading force in Metro Davao, the Philippines’ third most populous metropolitan area.