MANILA, Philippines — Thousands of people filled the streets of Macapagal Boulevard in Pasay City on Saturday as Vice President and Presidential Candidate Leni Robredo held her 57th Birthday grand rally titled ”Araw Na10 ‘To”.
Well-known celebrities, influencers, and musicians entertained the estimated 412,000 Kakampinks, while many were surprised to see other bigger stars who came out to support Robredo and her running mate, Senator Francis ‘Kiko’ Pangilinan, for the first time.
One of them is Miss Universe Philippines 2021 and Miss Universe Top 5 finalist Beatrice Luigi Gomez, who served as one of the hosts, with Miss International 2016, Kylie Versoza.
Actor John Arcilla, famous for Portraying General Antonio Luna in the historical biopic Heneral Luna, touched the crowd with his speech encouraging undecided voters to support Robredo.
Young star Andrea Brillantes who recently trended on Social Media for saying ‘Leni Ako’ in a Tiktok video, also joined the rally and nudged her fellow first-time voters to select competent leaders in the upcoming elections.
The crowd reactions were loud when the phenomenal box office king and queen and real-life couple Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo officially endorsed Leni Robredo and Kiko Pangilinan in a short video message.
Adding to the list is Lisa Soberano, who greeted the Vice President for her birthday and promised to see her soon.
Mr. “Pure Energy” Gary Valenciano also made his first appearance at the Leni-Kiko rally and joined his son Gab Valenciano in dancing Gab’s viral campaign dance.
Singer and actor Janno Gibbs also made his first performance for Leni-Kiko with couple Ogie Alcasid and Regine Velasquez.
One of the night’s highlights that excited the audience was the performance of “It’s Showtime” host and box-office star Vice Ganda with some LGBTQ+ influencers and declared that she officially endorses Robredo.
“Sa gabing ito, opisyal kong ine-endorso ang susunod na pangulo ng Republika ng Pilipinas, Leni Robredo.”Vice ganda
(Tonight, I officially endorse the next president of the Republic of the Philippines, Leni Robredo)
Many big stars were also present in one of the biggest Leni-Kiko rallies, including Mega Star Sharon Cuneta, Diamond Star Maricel Soriano, Cherry Pie Picache, and Jolina Magdangal, Nikki Valdez, Julia Baretto, Reality Show Host Bianca Gonzales, among others.