Press Release
Kia Theatre, the newest landmark at the Araneta Center, officially opened its doors in a recent cocktails party attended by top executives of Araneta Center and Columbian Autocar Corporation, the assembler and exclusive distributor of Kia Motors vehicles in the Philippines.
The event was highlighted by ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Rowell Recinto, management consultant of Araneta Group; Irene Jose, OIC-COO of Uniprom, Inc.; Gov. Jose Alvarez, honorary chairman of CAC; and Atty. Aris Batuhan, president and CEO of MVP Kia Araneta Center.

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(L-R) Araneta Group management consultant Rowell Recinto and Atty. Aris Batuhan, president and CEO of MVP Kia Araneta Center

Following its official grand launch, patrons can look forward to exciting concerts and performances that will position the venue as one of Metro Manila’s top performing arts venue. The lineup includes Russell Peters’ Almost Famous World Tour, which will feature the international comedy rockstar’s latest takes on communities, jobs, technology, dating, plus his signature lightning-fast improv with the audience.

Kia Theatre reopened in last year with its first show, The Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival. Major events have also jazzed up the venue at the start of the year, including the Pilipinas Got Talent Season 5 Auditions and the concert of Nate Ruess.
The ’80s powerhouse singer Richard Marx is also set to perform at the venue for his Solo Tour in March. Marx will sing some of his greatest hits, including “Endless Summer Nights,” “Right Here Waiting,” “Now and Forever,” and “Hazard.”
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Kia Theatre at Araneta Center

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Kia Theatre at Araneta Center

Come May, the British girl group Little Mix will pump up Kia Theatre for their Get Weird Tour. Fans can expect a sassy and fun music experience as Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jesy Nelson heat up the stage with their original songs, including “Black Magic” and “Love Me Like You.”
With major concerts and exciting performances coming up, Kia Theatre is set to become a world-class performing arts venue.
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