One Kapamilya Go in Toronto happening on Saturday, June 21!

Family fun, games and star-studded performances at TFC’s One Kapamilya Go 2014 in Toronto

REDWOOD CITY, CA, June 2, 2014 – In keeping with the promise of a year-long 20th anniversary celebration and continuing a summer event family tradition for overseas Filipinos, ABS-CBN’s The Filipino Channel (TFC) is holding its biggest One Kapamilya Go in Toronto on Saturday, June 21.

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The whole day family fun starts at 11:00am (EST) at the Heritage Court of Direct Energy Center, Toronto. This will be followed by a TFC Anniversary Concert at the Ricoh Coliseum (doors open at 5:00 p.m. EST, venue entrance from Heritage Court) with superstar comedian-host Vice Ganda, hottest teleseryes and film stars, Angel Locsin and Maja Salvador, sizzling matinee idols Xian Lim and Enrique Gil, hilarious comedic duo Tart Carlos and Vivieka Ravanes, and TFC 20 Ambassador of Goodwill, Mr. Pure Energy himself, Gary Valenciano.

One Kapamilya Go in Canada started in 2010 with the Sessionistas in Toronto and Calgary. It was held anew in the same cities before bigger crowds in 2011 with John Lloyd Cruz, Jericho Rosales, Jed Madela, Angeline Quinto, Vina Morales, K Brosas and Billy Crawford. In 2012, TFC in Canada started its Summer Caravan of Events in various provinces and cities. In 2013, One Kapamilya Go brought the Toronto leg of the TFC romantic comedy, Be Careful With My Heart World Tour, with its top stars.

“This one is going to be one big TFC 20th anniversary party,” said Ricky Resurreccion, ABS-CBN North America Head of Ad Sales, Events & Trade Marketing. “With fun activities like Celebrity Bingo, games, thePinoy tiangge (Filipino flea market bazaar), Filipino food booths and more, plus a concert extravaganza with your favorite TFC stars, One Kapamilya Go in Toronto promises to transform the venue into the happiest place forPinoys in Canada and Northeast U.S. on June 21.”

“Reaching our 20th year is special for TFC and we intend to make all attendees of our anniversary events feel special as well,” said Olivia De Jesus, ABS-CBN North America Managing Director. “TFC’s anniversary really celebrates the overseas Filipino wherever he or she may be. Our milestone is their milestone.
Hence, we will make sure they experience true Kapamilya spirit by enjoying and having a good time at our events where our vibrant Filipino culture and world-class talent are showcased.”

Tickets with guaranteed seats are selling fast at $65, $50 and $35. These can be purchased at Ticketmaster.ca (charges apply) or at select partner outlets. For more information, visit TFCCanadaOfficial on Facebook.

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TV5 International Invades Canada!

Pilipinas Global Network Limited (PGNL), TV5′s international arm, expands its reach in Canada as it partners with major cable service providers to bring TV5′s diverse range of quality programs to more Filipino homes.

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Filipinos in Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg can now fully enjoy watching all the shows on Kapatid TV5 via Shaw Cable. On the other hand, those who live in Ontario and Quebec can tune in to both Kapatid TV5 and Aksyon TV International via Rogers Cable and Bell Fibe. The channels are available on emerging IPTV platforms such as NextTV, JuanTV, and Turbo TV.

TV5′s Entertainment shows are seen on Kapatid TV5 while Sports, News and Information programs are aired on AksyonTV International. These two channels have been gaining ground as they engage more Filipino audiences worldwide. With the recent expansion, Filipinos in Canada will get to watch TV5′s exciting line-up of new shows, including Sharon Cuneta’s Madam Chairman, Joey De Leon’s Wow Mali Pa Rin, the Derek Ramsay-Alice Dixson-Ritz Azul starrer For Love or Money, Martin Escudero’s HIV-themed drama Positive, Gelli De Belen and Tintin Bersola-Babao’s Face the People, and Sharon Cuneta and Ogie Alcasid’s The Mega and the Songwriter.

For those who love sports and want regular updates, Aksyon TV International is home to the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), National College Athletic Association (NCAA) and United Football League, thus giving Filipino sports enthusiasts the opportunity to remain abreast with the local sports scene. The channel also features news and information programs like Good Morning Club, Demolition Job, Aksyon, Pilipinas News and many more.

“Canada is an important region for us. Our entry into this progressive market is also a testament to our commitment to provide new and relevant content for our Kababayans in this side of the globe,” says Claro Carmelo Ramirez, President of PGNL/TV5 International.

Kapatid TV5 and Aksyon TVInternational are currently being viewed by Filipinos all over the world through DISH Network and DishWorld in the United States, OSN in the Middle East and North Africa, DU Mobile and ZAIN in Dubai and Kuwait respectively, MCV in Guam and Pacific Islands, FetchTV in Australia, and Hitron in Papua New Guinea.

 

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“She’s The One” International Screening Dates and Venue Revealed!

She’s The One starring Bea Alonzo, Dingdong Dantes and Enrique Gil is now a certified blockbuster movie!

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The International Screening Dates and Venues revealed:

 USA, Middle East, Australia

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TV5 International continues expansion with Canada launch!

TV5 International continues to expand with the recent launch of channels Kapatid TV5 and Aksyon TV International in Canada.
 

Held last November 3 during the PNT Singing Idol 2102 Grand Finals in Vancouver, the launch introduced to the public the availability of TV5’s channels through the Turbo TV bar, an IPTV (Internet Protocol Television)-powered device that transforms regular TV into a smart TV.

The Turbo TV bar allows users the flexibility to download and install their favorite Apps from the Google Store. Viewers can enjoy both local Canadian programs and TV5’s news and entertainment shows while having the functions of a desktop computer on their television sets.  The Turbo TV Android Set top box also comes with a built-in camera, allowing users to surf the web and connect with their family and friends on Twitter, Facebook, Skype, and Youtube.

“Turbo TV is the first to offer this kind of cutting-edge technology to Filipinos living overseas, combining entertainment with almost everything one wants to do online,” said Claro Carmelo Ramirez, President of PGN, Ltd. “This is truly revolutionary and we are optimistic that our Kapatids in Canada will love this product.”

TV5’s Kapatid TV5 and Aksyon TV International are the only channels from the Philippines offered via the Turbo TV Filipino package, which is powered by Vancouver-based AEBC Internet Corp. and distributed by Reyfort Media Group all over Canada. Plans are also already underway for a bigger launch in the country sometime next year, with hopes to reach more Filipinos living in other key areas in the region.

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