Filipino and International achievers from different sectors of society were recognized at the 2nd Annual Philippines Elite Awards 2019 at the Grand Ballroom of Crimson Hotel Alabang last October 10, 2019.
The Philippines Elite Awards – Is a prestigious gathering in partnership with Hollywood Weekly Magazine which recognizes deserving individuals for their significant achievements and for contributing exceptional efforts in the community. This recognition highlights their milestones of success and victory worthy of commendation and high regard.
This is also a perfect time to share their story of success and victory over countless hardships and trials in life to inspire others to achieve more in their crafts.
- Dra. Emehly Sevilla – Health and Wellness Proponent of the Year
- Ms. Natalya Bronzova – Cultural and Artistic Excellence Award – International
- Dr. Ramon Arnold O. Ramos – Man of the Year in Healthcare
- Ms. Deniece Cornejo – Empowered Woman of the Year
- Mayor Jaime Fresnedi – Most Outstanding Public Servant of the Year
- Ms. Ma. Lourdes Escosio-Engo – Cultural and Artistic Excellence Award – Local
- Dr. Francis Aldrine A. Uy – Man of Innovation
- Ms. Mary Pauline S. Danga-Obias – Businesswoman of the Year
- Mr. Boy Abunda – Most Influential and Respected TV Host
- Mr. Ruel S. Bayani – Most Outstanding Film Director
- Mr. Romnick Sarmenta – Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a TV Show
- Mr. Cris Villanueva – Best Performance by a Support Actor in a TV Show
- Mr. Derick Cabrido – Best Director – Motion Picture for Horror
- Mr. Manny Halasan – Fast Rising Fashion Designer of the Year
- Ms. Zara Carbonell – Millennial Role Model of the Year
- Mr. Waldy Carbonell – Pillar of Strength Award for Freedom Right
- Mr. Manu Respall aka MR Speaks – Social Media Influencer of the Year
- Mr. Voltaire Tayag – Pageant & Fashion Correspondent of the Year
- Ms. Manal Sugadol – Political Reporter of the Year
- Mr. Tim Pavino – Most Promising Recording Artist of the Year
- Ms. Christine R. Balaguer – Most Inspirational Beauty Queen and Fashion Model
- Mr. Kevin Posadas – Theater Actor of the Year
- Ms. Lovely Gervacio Tajan – Elite Belle Award
- Ms. Samantha Mae Bernardo – Elite Belle Award
- Ms. Alexandra Dayrit – Elite Belle Award
- Dra. Mildred Vitangcol – Woman Icon of the Year
- Vice Mayor Artemio Simundac – Most Outstanding Public Servant of the Year
- Atty. Marie Glen “Maggie” Abraham-Garduque – Most Outstanding Lawyer of the Year
- Mr. Arnell Ignacio – Most Outstanding Multimedia Personality
- Mr. Nikki Co-Most Promising TV Personality
- Dr. Manolo Almelor – Man of the Year
- Ms. Baby Go – Most Outstanding International Film Producer of the Year
- Ms. Jessica V. Maloles – Fashion Trendsetter of the Year
- Mr. Larry Carumba – International Visual Artist of the Year
- Mr. RS Francisco – Most Outstanding Entrepreneur of the Year
- Mayor Lani Mercado-Revilla – Most Outstanding Public Servant of the Year
- Congw. Niña Taduran – Exceptional Woman of the Year
- Councilor Mark Lester Marco Baes – Most Outstanding City Councilor
The Elite Ambassadors are:
Ms. Rose Licup Santiago; Ms. Cecil Twitt; Ms. Kitty Doll; Ms. Anna Villegas; Ms. Joe Acebedo
and Ms. Michelle Encarnacion Ms. Joyce Penas Pilarsky also showcased her award-winning designs in celebration of her 10th year anniversary in fashion
The fashion show was started with the Luminaries segment featuring some of the men and women awardees followed by “DEKADE collections, Bridal and the Blumen Spring/Summer 2020 collections.
Talented singers entertained the guests during dinner, performers are Ms. Alliyah Cadeliña – Tawag ng Tanghalan semi-finalist, Mr. Tim Pavino – Recording Artist / The Voice of the Philippines Season 2 Semi-Finalist, Mr. Mark Avila – The Voice Philippines / Mr. Universe Tourism Philippines 2018, Dr. Manny Almelor – The Singing Doctor, Mr. Mike Austria – Romantic Balladeer, Ms. Kathy Mas Hipolito – Filipino International Soprano Diva and Mr. Jenmai De Asis
A percentage of the proceeds of the event will be donated to Gintong Palad and Balikatan Foundation, Bahay at Yaman ni St. Martin de Porres and St. Joseph Home for Special Children Tarlac to help the talented yet underprivileged students achieve their tiny dreams of becoming future great Filipinos.
The old Hollywood glam event was presented by JPP Dreamworld Productions and Gintong Palad and Balikatan Foundation Inc. It was attended by celebrities, Beauty Queens, Civic Leaders, and Public Officials. It was hosted by Social Directress of Miss Asia Pacific International Ms. Kristine Caballero Aplal and the show was directed by Mr. Larry Asistin.