Celebrities welcomed 2014 with a bang-A A +A
Thursday, January 2, 2014
IT'S a long-held tradition for Filipinos to welcome the New Year with much festivities in the company of friends and loved ones.
This year, some local celebrities travelled abroad to welcome 2014.
After the launch of "My Little Bossings," Queen of All Media Kris Aquino left the country with sons Joshua and James for some rest and relaxation in London. Kris and the kids were back in the Europe after they visited England in April 2013.
Showbiz couple Zanjoe Marudo and Bea Alonzo is also in England this holiday season. The two documented their trip on image-sharing application Instagram.
On January 1, Bea and Kris posted photos of them together having high tea in London.
Asia's Songbird Regine Velasquez, son Nate and husband Ogie Alcasid meanwhile traveled to Australia to be with the latter's two daughters Leila and Sarah.
Ogie also posted photos of him, Regine, the kids and former wife Michelle van Eimeren and the latter's husband Mark Morrow enjoying the short vacation.
Power couple Charlene Gonzales and Aga Muhlach, on the other hand, celebrated Christmas and New Year in Las Vegas. They were accompanied by their twins Andres and Atasha.
Sisters Toni and Alex Gonzaga are also in the United States, particularly in the Big Apple, joined by friends and the former's long-time boyfriend, director Paul Soriano.
The group is believed to have welcomed the New Year at the annual ball drop in Times Square.
"It's Showtime" host Anne Curtis meantime celebrated the New Year with her boyfriend Erwan Heussaff, close friend Isabelle Daza and boyfriend Adrien Semblant in Quebec Canada, while Erwan's older sister Solenn decided to be with boyfriend Nico Bolzicco in Argentina.
Television host Ruffa Gutierrez also shared numerous photos of her trip in St. Barts, where she welcomed the New Year with non-showbiz friends.
The island of Phuket was the chosen destination of Kapuso actress Sam Pinto and "The Biggest Loser Philippines" host Iza Calzado.
Sam welcomed the New Year with the rest of her family while Iza traveled to Thailand with boyfriend Ben Wintle.
Actress Isabel Oli celebrated the New Year in Singapore while Enchong Dee traveled to Japan to officially welcome 2014. (Sunnex)