Gary V, Billy, Gab, and Darren in Evolt
Gary Valenciano

Gary Valenciano

ALL roads lead to Circuit Makati this June with Circuit Makati EVOLT International Dance Festival 2019 – the Philippines’ biggest and grandest dance festival. 

Produced by Istudyo Ni Pipay Co., EVOLT is a weeklong event which consists of free dance workshops that are open to the public; a prestigious dance competition as participated by university-based and community-based dance groups from all over the country; a night bazaar curated by The Common Good Market; and a concert extravaganza that assembles the biggest names in the entertainment industry. 

The festival kicks off on 2 June  with a series of special performances by online sensation and TV personality Lady Pipay and the different competitors of the event’s dance championship. 

With a distinct panel of judges that includes Julie Borromeo, Regine Tolentino, Maribeth Bichara, Nancy Crowe, John Supan, and Frank Rivera, the competitors of the festival’s dance competition will vie for cash prizes totaling to over a million pesos. 

Gab Velenciano

Gab Velenciano

Paolo Valenciano will direct the festival’s main and culminating event which happens on 8 June  at the Events Open Ground of Circuit Makati with Mr. Pure Energy Gary Valenciano, considered one of the most successful and most enduring mainstream artists who has made an indelible mark not only in pop and inspirational music, television, and films but in the art of dance as wel. Valencisno served as one of judges of the recently concluded World Of Dance and is also one of the regular hosts of ASAP Natin ‘To. Joining him are international R&B star and Filipino pride and also one of the A-List celebrity judges on World Of Dance and also a regular host of ASAP Natin ‘ToBilly Crawford, Mr. Pure Power and multi-awarded dance champion Gab Valenciano, and young pop superstar Darren Espanto, Regine Tolentino, Lady Pipay, AC Bonifacio, Nhizky Calma as well as K-pop artists Chic Angel and Rion Five.   

Darren Espanto

Darren Espanto

The concert will also showcase an eclectic range of dance genres as performed by Alab Poi Dancers, A-Team, G-Force, Hotlegs, It’s Showtime Dancers, Tribu Ilonganon of Dinagyang Festival, Julie Borromeo’s Performing Arts Foundation, Manoeuvres, Manoeuvres Ignite, Mauban Nilala Folk Dancers, MNL Crew, Douglas Nierras’ Powerdance, Power Impact Dancers, Rockwell, Sexbomb Dancers, SB New Gen, UPeepz, Vicor Dancers, and XB Gensan. The celebration will be capped with a party powered by DJ Ace Ramos.     

Istudyo Ni Pipay is a one-stop-shop production services company, events management, and a training facility with world class teachers from Let’s Perform! School of Performing Arts. In just two years, the company has produced and managed the 1st major concert of Lady Pipay; KFC Delivery Fans Concert featuring Up Dharma Down, Ben and Ben and Ebe Dancel; The Dance Machine Concert featuring Zeus Collins; an original adaptation of Ibong Adarna – Musical; and Rakrakan Sa Baliwag Arena.

For tickets to the festival’s main event visit smtickets.com and ticket2me.net. For more information and exciting updates, visit Facebook@evoltdancefest and teeradio.net.

Circuit Makati EVOLT International Dance Festival 2019 is supported by Holy Angels College of Pulilan, Liz Steel Barricades Rentals, Let’s Perform School Of Performing Arts, The Common Ground Market, and Tee

                                                

Billy Crawford

Billy Crawford