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.

The 2019 Philippines Elite Awardees

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
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. Rose Santiago Licup Elite Ambassador
Ms. Cecile Twitt Elite Ambassador
Ms. Kitty Doll Elite Ambassador
Ms. Ana Jacobo Villegas Elite Ambassador
Ms. Joe Acebedo Elite Ambassador
Ms. Michelle V. Encarnacion Elite Ambassador
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 – Tenor.

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 Mr. Larry Asistin.