Christmas was truly felt in the air during the ABS-CBN Christmas Special held last night, December 20.
With the theme "Ikaw ang Liwanag at Ligaya," the network's biggest stars and love teams gathered for the annual event to bring joy, love, and hope for every Filipino amidst the trying times.
And while it was celebrated virtually for the first time, the event was no less than entertaining, and still served memorable moments to all the viewers:
1. BrightWin graces the Christmas special
Thai stars Bright Vachirawit and Win Metawin spread kilig at the event with their song and dance performance all the way from Thailand.
They also left a Christmas greeting for all their Filipino fans, and even greeted them in Tagalog saying, "Ikaw ang Liwanag at Ligaya, Kapamilya!"
Watch their full performance here:
2. Song and dance performances from your favorite Kapamilya celebs!
The virtual audience was treated to back-to-back song and dance performances from the Kapamilya stars.
OPM icons Regine Velasquez, Ogie Alcasid, Gary Valenciano, Lea Salonga, Jona, Bamboo, Moira Dela Torre, and more serenaded the crowd with various Christmas and OPM hits.
The Gold Squad Andrea Brillantes Seth Fedelin, Kyle Echarri, and Francine Diaz, Rise artists, Bini, Kim Chiu, Yam Concepcion, Arci Munoz, and more also treated the crowd with groovy dance performances that really got the mood going.
3. "It's Showtime" and "FPJ's Ang Probinsyano" families in a one-of-a-kind production number
Two of the network's biggest shows also performed with their respective production numbers. The "It's Showtime" family had a Magpasikat-inspired performance to the tune of “From Now On” from the musical film "The Greatest Showman."
The hosts also took the time to thank the madlang pipol for all the love they've been continuously giving amid the trying time for the network.
Teddy Corpuz said, "It’s a touching message of coming back home. Actually ito na 'yun - we are coming back pakonti-konti. Yung mga nasanay sa atin na nanonood sa ABS-CBN, now it’s coming back. We are coming back strong.”
Watch their performance here:
The growing family of "FPJ's Ang Probinsyano" grooved to the best of '90s hits in their dance performance. The long-time running series also welcomed its newest additions to the show, Jane De Leon, Geoff Eigenmann, and Vance Lacerna.
Watch their performance here:
4. Kapamilya love teams serenade the crowd
Of course, the Christmas special wouldn't be complete without the kilig performances from the network's top Kapamilya love teams. This included performances from Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla (KathNiel), Maymay Entrata and Edward Barber (MayWard), Loisa Andalio and Ronnie Alonte (LoiNie), Andrea Brillantes and Seth Fedelin (SethDrea), Francine Diaz and Kyle Echarri (KyCine) + more of your favorite love teams.
Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil (LizQuen) also sent their love to their fans all the way from the United States!
5. Lineup of upcoming Kapamilya shows in 2021
And for the first time, ABS-CBN unveiled its lineup of shows that we need to watch out for in 2021!
Among the teleseryes, reality series, and variety shows we can expect next year are KathNiel's upcoming teleserye, "Darna: The TV series," "Huwag Kang Mangamba," "Init Sa Magdamag," "La Vida Lena," "Almost Paradise," and more!
You can check out the full list here:
Were you able to tune it at the ABS-CBN Christmas Special 2020? Share with us your favorite happenings from the event in the comments section!
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