WE have witnessed Julia Montes’ journey from being a Goin’ Bulilit kid to being one of the most popular young actresses today. She started in the business at a young age of seven and now as she celebrates her 18th birthday, Julia only hopes for the best things life can offer.
Julia never imagined herself having a party but things had changed when her family and close friends gave her a hand to mount a grand birthday celebration. “This is my ultimate dream, to be with my loved ones on the most special event of my life. I’m so excited and nervous,” Julia said.
Her celebration is on March 19, her actual birthday, and will be held at Fernwood Gardens where the venue will be design with blush pink flowers and butterflies to compliment the place with her personal choice of Mid-Summer Nights theme. Guests are expected to attend in formal attire- ladies in pastel colored cocktail dress and gentlemen in black and white tuxedo while the debutant will be wearing three gowns made by Pepsi Herrera.
Highlights of Julia’s debut are the 18 Roses, 18 Treasures and 18 Tulips where most of her friends in and out of showbiz will take part. Her 18 Roses are John Medina, PJ Edrinal, Albie Casino, Arron Villaflor, Robi Domingo, Sam Concepcion, Joem Bascon, Khalil Ramos, Enrique Gil, Daniel Padilla, Paulo Avelino, Rayver Cruz, Sam Milby, Jake Cuenca, Richard Gomez, John Lloyd Cruz, Coco Martin and ABS-CBN Business Unit Head Deo Edrinal.
Her 18 Treasures are Reggie Amigo, Ambie Burac, Dagang Vilbar, Julie Ann Benitez, Wenna Lindayag, Tippy dos Santos, Miles Ocampo, Liezel Garcia, Eda Nolan, Melissa Ricks, Dimples Romana, Maricar Reyes, Denise Laurel, Kathryn Bernardo, Janice de Belen, Dawn Zulueta, Helen Gamboa and Susan Roces. And 18 Tulips includes Direk Jerry Sineneng, Direk Jerome Pobocan, Direk Tots Mariscal, Direk Manny Palo and Direk Lino Cayetano. designer Pepsi Herrera, Jhong Hilario, Rondell Lindayag, Biboy Arboleda, Badji Mortiz, Frasco Mortiz, Jhune Hautea, Mark Salamat, Florian Fabillar, Pastor Mark Samonte, Adonis Hautea, Bobot Mortiz and Davian Alejandro Laurel.
There will also be performances from Jed Madela, Christian Bautista, Bugoy Drilon, Liezel Garcis Daddys Home, Nyoy Volante and Richard Poon. Host of the event are Robi Domingo and Matteo Guidicelli.
Julia would like to thank the following who have been very supportive of making her dream debut extra special -Ms. Charisse Tinio and Nice Prints for the photos and videos, Pepsi Herrera, Krist Bansuelo, Bren Sales, Fernwood Gardens, Juan Carlos Catering, Christine Ong Te Events, LSC lights and sounds, Studio on Wheels Photobooth, Digital Fusion for the LED wall, Cakes by Top Cakes, Zuniga Jewelries, events stylist Steve and company, Prints Diva for the invitations, Style Diaries , production design by Force Wall and her endorsements Your Own Time, Belo Medical Group, Buscopan Venus, Coca Cola, Her Bench, Skechers, Eskinol, Chic Nails, Freshlook Contact Lenses, Golds Gym and Procter & Gamble.
Watch for Julia’s birthday celebration this Sunday, March 17 on ASAP 18 and the exclusive coverage for her debut in The Buzz on March 24.