PhilAm, Quezon City, Philippines. The 2nd day celebration of UNTV Big 10 started with the groundbreaking of the new UNTV Broadcast Center with its state of the art equipments and with a vision to make an “iconic” building and to be a business district.
Bong Recio, Principal architect of Rchitects Inc. in his speech said that they are using the latest technology Newforma software to their projects and mixed-use, high-rise building designs. The station, UNTV, has already 1,334 satellite centers all over the globe.
“… at night, it will become the iconic center for this area of Quezon City.” — Architect Bong Recio, Principal Architect of Rchitects Inc.
The 18 leveled building will be the tallest building with three disks on top that will cater a restaurant, an AM and FM booth and the top disk as a viewing tower. The tower will be fully clad with LED lights and at night, the building would illuminate and alive with lights. Advertisements and different projects can be placed in the building. Being the business center of Quezon City, this building will have a 360 degrees view of the Metropolis.
The event is graced by Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista, Mr. Larry Henares, Mr. Atom Henares, the press people and other charitable institutions and government agencies.
“ I wish Kaka and the leadership of UNTV na tenfold pa na taon para mas marami pa siyang mas matulungan na kababayan tapos mas marami pa siyang masakop na programa di lamang po dito sa Quezon City, maging sa buong mundo dahil global na tayo. Ang pinoy ay global na. so kailangang global din ang thrust, kagaya ng thrust ng ating kaibigan na si Kaka o si Kuya Daniel.” – Mayor Herbert Bautista, Quezon City
“Sa lahat po ng naabot ng UNTV, huwag po kayo sa amin tumanaw ng utang na loob. Lagi po naming hiling sa inyo na kilalanin po natin ang malaking utang na loob doon po sa mayroong gawa ng lahat ng mga bagay na ito. To end, gusto ko pong sabihin, na lahat ng karangalan, lahat ng kapurihan ay mananatili po na nandoon sa Maykapal na may bigay sa atin ng ating mga buhay.” — Kuya Daniel Razon
Aside from the continued free services to the elderly from different volunteer groups, the people who attended this occasion was presented with a mini concert from various artists in the film and music scene. Imelda Papin, Heber Bartolome, Coritha, Brownman Revival, Sheryl Cruz, Kyla, Juris, Jay-R, Jovit Baldovino, Christian Bautista, Bugoy Drilon, KZ Tandingan, Liezel Garcia, Shanne Velasco and Beverly Caimen with special guest Rochele Pondare.
The celebration finishes off with the launching of the UNTV Radio 107.5 FM. Formerly NU 107 and later changed to 107.5 Win Radio, and now, the official radio station of UNTV Channel 37.