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Sarah Lahbati wreaks havoc In ‘My Super D’

Super D’s (Dominic Ochoa) adventures get even more exciting and action-packed as he faces the show’s newest villain Tiradora, played by Kapamilya star Sarah Lahbati, in the primetime fantasy series My Super D.

Sarah Lahbati
Ulah (Lahbati) was raised in a simple yet happy family. And to help make ends meet, she joined several beauty contests and provided for her family’s needs. But an unfortunate incident happened when her face accidentally got burned after Super D detonated a bomb in a battle, deforming her once stunning look.

Because of her deformed features, people have called her names and even accused her of being a monster. But with the help of Zulueta (Ronaldo Valdez), Super D’s archenemy, she will transform into Tiradora and bring chaos using her powerful slingshot to seek revenge against Super D.

How will Super D prepare for the imminent danger that Tiradora is set to bring? Will he be able to protect the people’s lives from her? Will he prevent his family from being harmed?

In character. Sarah Lahbati as Tiradora, the newest villain in “My Super D”
Aside from Sarah, also watch out for Niño Muhlach and twins Fourth and Fifth Solomon as they join the cast of the fantasy series as Negatron and Bilbilly, respectively, and side with Zulueta to bring harm against people.

Don’t miss the drama fantasy that tells everyone that they can be superheroes through the power of love, My Super D, weeknights before TV Patrol on ABS-CBN or on ABS-CBN HD (SkyCable ch 167). Catch up via iWant TV and skyondemand.com.ph for Sky subscribers.

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Pre-Independence Day show with Noel Cabangon

Folk singer and composer Noel Cabangon brings his brand of music at Shangri-La Plaza
The popular singer-songwriter and folk artist Noel Cabangon is featured in the Shangri-La Plaza Concert Series. The Pre-Independence Day performance is slated at 7 p.m. at the mall’s Grand Atrium, Level 2, Main Wing, tomorrow.

Best known for his evocative and poignant discography that presents narratives on love and respect for country, and commentaries tackling socio-cultural issues including the lives and aspirations of Filipinos and environmental preservation, Noel Cabangon has elevated music to serve greater causes. 

Noel has toured overseas with Buklod, and was invited to perform at the 2002 World Social Forum in Brazil with artists from Africa and South America. He also attended the 2004 World Social Forum in Mumbai, India both as a performer and participant in a workshop on the relevance of music on the theme “another world is possible.”   

Catch Noel as he serenades mall guests with his repertoire of classic songs that are relevant to the nation, and close to every Filipino’s heart.  

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Celebrity travelers dish expert tips for Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun backpackers

Awesome adventures await in the fifth installment of the Juan for Fun Backpacking Challenge, as Cebu Pacific takes another set of university teams on an epic, all-expenses-paid adventure of some of their most exhilarating destinations.

Adding excitement to this one-of-a-kind exploration are five celebrity thrill-seekers who have signed up as this year’s Adventure Coaches. The list includes first-time coaches—actress, singer and blogger Saab Magalona, and TV host and VJ Robi Domingo. They will be joined by returning coaches—musician Champ Lui Pio, Internet star Bogart the Explorer, and travel writer Jude Bacalso. Serving as mentors of the university challengers, these celebrities will stay in touch and cheer for their respective teams through social media.

Celebrity thrill-seekers and adventure coaches Robi Domingo, Bogart the Explorer,  Champ Lui Pio, Jude Bacalso and Saab Magalona
Travel tips from the pros 

First-time adventure coaches Robi and Saab shared that they can’t wait to be a part of the Juan for Fun teams’ adventures, armed and ready to share tips and pointers to help participants make the most out of the experience. 

“I got to know about this fun challenge because Gretchen (Ho) was previously a part of it,” Robi said. “I’m looking forward to a crazy learning experience.”

Robi shared his excitement for the Juan for Fun teams, saying that they should prepare for one amazing experience. “They will be traveling to different areas, immersing in various cultures and eating lots of great food,” he said. 

Robi added he hopes his “hustle attitude” would help his own team bag the Ultimate Backpacker crown. “I may look like I’m playing it cool but I will do everything to get the gold.”

As a first-time adventure coach, Saab looks forward to seeing how the teams are going to prepare for their trips. “I remember my first plane ride as a grown-up was after college, so I am curious to see how much the kids know about travelling.” 

Saab thinks that for Juan for Fun teams to win in the backpacking challenge, they should learn how to read maps and develop navigation skills. “The members should also be physically fit. They also need to know each other’s strengths and know when to lead or follow,” she said.

In coaching her Juan for Fun adventure team, the celebrity blogger hopes to cheer her team better than the other coaches. “I’m really noisy online and I’m competitive,” said Saab who confesses to being a “fan of adventure.”

Building friendships, collecting memories 

Back as adventure coaches are Bogart the Explorer, Champ Lui Pio, and Jude Bacalso, who recounted that guiding the Juan for Fun teams has given them the privilege of seeing young adventurers foster and strengthen friendships, discover not only fascinating places but also themselves, and reignite their passions for exploration.

 “I had an all-girl team last year. Not only that, but they were one of the youngest teams I’ve ever coached. Seeing them finish the challenge with happy and full hearts, their friendship ever stronger, and a new fiery passion to explore reignited my own passions and has reminded me why I do what I do,” shared funny man Bogart the Explorer, or Marco Ho in real life.

Champ recalled how the Juan for Fun experience brought him closer to his team. “My first time as a coach was really memorable. My team didn’t win the first prize, but they had an incredible time,” he shared. “What made it unforgettable is that I became really close to my team. We actually stayed in contact even after the competition and hang out occasionally.”

 “Every year, at the end of the whirlwind that is Juan for Fun, we gather at the awarding ceremony and get goosebumps. Last year, my team has never been on an airplane before landing in Manila for the start of the competition. And their second flight was an international one, straight to Bangkok, Thailand!” said Jude, who is back on her third coaching stint.

“They came home winners, placing third. Where else can you see the transformative powers of travel turn ingénues into citizens of the world? Yes, we cry at every closing ceremony. But these are tears of pride, never regret,” added Jude.

This year, the Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Challenge is encouraging thrill-seeking trios from different universities across the country to take on the once-in-a-lifetime escapade to some of the airline’s most exciting destinations.  The winning team will be named the Ultimate Backpackers, and will win Travel-All-You-Can passes to any domestic or international (short-haul) destination, valid for one whole year, plus exciting premium travel gear.  

Don’t miss out on this exciting adventure and join the Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge now! Find out how by visiting www.juanforfun.com. For more details, follow Cebu Pacific’s official Facebook and Twitter (@CebuPacificAir) pages.

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