Gerald Anderson Mall Show, SM City Batangas

It was July 21, 2010 when I was tasked to host Gerald Anderson’s mall show at SM City Batangas. Who am I to miss this?

I must admit this is one great gig I would forever be grateful for. It was my first hosting gig at SM City Batangas and having one of the country’s most coveted actors with me was one elating experience. When I first went on stage, as Gerald prepares for the show back stage, camera flashes welcomed me. Hey, I’m no celebrity!

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I was thinking maybe they thought I’m from ABS-CBN (Gerald’s mother network) or something. Haha! But Gerald’s fans were all nice they patiently waited for him until the clock tick in time for his appearance.

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Geez, sharing the stage with now hunky Gerald Anderson wasn’t an easy task as I tried my best to hide how kilig I am to stand beside him and talk to him and look into his eyes and endure all those shrieking of his fans. Whew!

A lot of girls (even guys) were teasing me for being so lucky to host the show. Comments rushed in my Facebook account when I uploaded the photos of the show. Gerald Anderson, check. Okay, who’s next? 🙂

Juris Album Tour, SM City Batangas

Juris is one of the country’s female artists who got the best-selling voice. She’s more popularly known as the other half of the acoustic duo who mesmerized us with their feel-good music and hit song covers.

Juris went to SM City Batangas last Sunday Aug. 15, 2010 (Ed’s note: date of publish was changed into an earlier one) to promote her latest album, her first since she went solo. I was the one who hosted her mall show. I’m a fan of Juris and I was just as excited as everybody else. It’s always an advantage when you know enough about the artist you’re hosting the show for. With Juris’ mall show, it wasn’t a burden to do some spiels to make the crowd wait patiently for Juris.

As the event host, you have to be flexible as there could be last minute changes on the flow of the program. Good thing that people really stayed to see Juris perform live. After all, it was worth the wait. She has that charming voice that probably pursued quite a number of people to actually buy a copy of her album right there on the venue.

Generation Glee Showchoir Showdown, SM City Batangas

Last year in the Search for Mutya ng Fernando 2009, it was Gerlie who hosted the competition because I was part of the board of judges. This time, we exchange tasks – I’m the host, she’s a judge.

It was the Generation Glee Showchoir Showdown at SM City Batangas where glee clubs from different schools competed for the chance to represent Batangas in the Regional Finals of the said competition. This was inspired by the hit US musical-dramedy series, Glee.

We were so excited with this event. Why? Gerlie and I are Gleeks (Glee fans). There were only three showchoirs though. But it felt like watching a Glee episode live right in front of us. Because I was inflicted with the Glee virus, I generously share information about the series since majority of the audience do not really know Glee.

Supermoves Cheerdancing Competition 2010

Supermoves 2010 is an annual cheerdance competition among grade school and high school students from different parts of Batangas. Held at the Event Center of SM City Batangas on July 22, 2010.

It was the day after Gerald Anderson’s mall show and my senses still haven’t recovered from the euphoria of that gig. So the next day, I went to SM City Batangas again, greeted and coordinated with the same people for the Supermoves 2010.

In any hosting gig you have to be prepared. You have to know your spiels, the flow of the program, the people involved. Sometimes you were only given a little background of what will happen in the event and how it goes will depend on you. Good thing these were all provided for this Supermoves 2010 event.