Celebrities fly to GenSan for Pacman's birthday

By Ginger Conejero, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Dec 17 2010 05:39 PM | Updated as of Dec 18 2010 01:39 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Manila's Who's Who seem to have overtaken General Santos City for the grand celebration of Manny Pacquiao's 32nd birthday.

Flying into the city Friday morning were the Side A band and singer Erik Santos whom the birthday celebrant personally chose.

“It’s our first time performing for Manny's birthday kaya nakakatuwa. Sana sa susunod, kami naman ang pagbigyan at mag-guest siya sa concert namin,” said Side A band members.

Also part of the musical lineup who will render special performances for Pacman are "Pinoy Dream Academy" winner Laarni Lozada, Senator Bong Revilla and actor Phillip Salvador.

“Gusto nga ni Manny na kumanta ako. He he he. Ang birthday wish ko, sana matupad ang wish niya na maging magaling na public servant dahil 'yun ang gusto niya,” Salvador said.

The men were excited to join the evening's celebration, and Side A quickly sang a happy birthday greeting for Pacman.

Jinkee Pacquiao, wife of the boxing champ, their children, and Mommy Dionesia are also expected to do exceptional production numbers.

The grand celebration is expected to last all night long.