Modern Pinoy families party
Even families with celebrity-members celebrate this season of good cheer like ordinary Filipinos, wherever they are, as shown in numerous photos posted on Facebook.
For newlyweds Precious Lara Quigaman and Marco Alcaraz their firstborn, Noah, is “the best Christmas gift ever.” For emphasis, they posed for a snapshot with the baby under their Christmas tree.
For the second year, Sen. Francis Pangilinan and wife, singer-actress Sharon Cuneta, declared their pride in the new addition to their family, adopted son Miguel, who again joined them in their annual Christmas card portrait.
Singer-actress Zsa Zsa Padilla spent her first holiday season without long-time partner, Comedy King Dolphy, in Osaka, Japan. She was joined by daughters Nicole and Zia Quizon. Japan was the late comedian’s favorite destination.
US-based model-actress-producer Bessie Badilla, sister Bing Magsanoc and other siblings, observing an annual family tradition, visited the orphans at White Cross Children’s Home in San Juan City. In Facebook, Bessie quotes a wise man: “This is the best gift for me … the gift of giving.”
As in most Pinoy households, actors Cherry Pie Picache, Maritoni Fernandez, Carmi Martin, Vangie Labalan, Irma Adlawan and Tirso Cruz III, filmmaker Ellen Ongkeko-Marfil and manager Pia Magalona gathered their entire clans for reunions and hearty noche buena feasts.
After all, ’tis also the season to forget one’s diet.
Get Inquirer updates while on the go, add us on these apps:
Disclaimer: The comments uploaded on this site do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of management and owner of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to exclude comments that we deem to be inconsistent with our editorial standards.
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City,Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94