I am sharing some photos taken during the 34th Birthday Party celebration of Manny Pacquiao which was held on Monday, December 17, 2012 at the SM City GenSan Trade Hall.
These photos are from up and coming lenswoman Ms. Van Almeria who was optioned by Photography Guru Apple Greatson, Manny’s Official Photographer to take shots of the event. Thank you guys!
Here goes a few images from that birthday party cum prayer rally…
The hallway leading to the SM City GenSan Trade Hall.
SM City Trade Halls 1 & 2 and its white motiff. Beautiful!!!
The dessert display shaped like an angel, in keeping up with the theme.
Richard Poon, one of the entertainers at Manny Pacquiao’s 34th Birthday Party.
Kuh Ledesma in top form while belting out her songs for Manny Pacquiao and his family and guests at his 34th Bday Party.
Mr. Energy, Gary Valenciano melting the hearts of (left photo inset) prettily made-up Mommy Dionisia and (bottom photo inset) a slimmer, sexier Jinkee Pacquiao. Gary V. later on performed with his kids.
The birthday boy, Congressman Manny Pacquiao espousing the Word of God in his speech. He later on shared his blessings by raffling off a car and P1million pesos.
Avel Manansala aka Bariles, is a native of a bustling city down south of Mindanao Island. He is a consultant on Blogging, Social Media, and Marketing . He is co-founder and head of the SoCCSkSarGen Bloggers and manager of Google Business Group (GBG)- General Santos. You may add him to your circles on G+ - http://plus.google.com/+AvelManansala. If you need more info on any of these fields, please leave him a message.
Bariles (meaning Tuna) is the alias of this blog's author during the early days, Avel Manansala who would like nothing than to write about his beloved city by the bay and share it with his kababayans from all over.
Avel is a top Google Local Guides volunteer and a proud Google Evangelist, the Convenor of the Blogfest Soccskargen, the organizer of the Soccsksargen Experience Tour for Bloggers since 2011 and the co-founder & self-proclaimed mother hen of the Soccsksargen Bloggers, established in 2008. Before his present volunteer capacity as Manager of Google Business Group (GBG) - GenSan, he was the Media Affairs Officer of the City Mayor's Office & before that, travelled with the Royale London Circus in Southeast Asia, as its Marketing & Communications Director. Even earlier, he worked for over 10 years with Procter & Gamble, in Mindanao.
Google flew Avel to the US in 2014 for the Global GBG Summit in Googleplex, Mountain View, California, with the Managers of the Top 10 GBG Chapters worldwide, with GBG Gensan ranked as #2.
He also took part in the 2-day Google I/O conference in San Francisco along with 6,000 attendees.
His volunteer work for Google has also brought him to Singapore, Hyderabad in India, Yogyakarta in Indonesia and Colombo in Sri Lanka.
In Sept 2016, he was the country's representative to the Google Local Guides Summit 2016 in San Francisco.
Avel is a Social Media Consultant, an Online Presence Mentor & much-sought after speaker on these topics; and can be found usually working in one corner of the cafes of Gensan.