Tagle to Pope: Music, faith secret of Filipino resilience
What is the secret of the resilience of the Filipino people? Tagle said Jesuit historian Horacio dela Costa provided some answers. Dela Costa, according to Tagle, said the Filipino has "two treasures" and "two wealths – music and faith." "Our melodies ...
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One big leap for OPM
MANILA, Philippines - The cause of Original Pilipino Music (OPM) as well as the country's leading musicians will make one big leap for global recognition when they share one stage at the SM Mall of Asia concert grounds on Jan. 30 at 8 p.m.. Called the ...
Philippine Entertainment Portal
'Bituing Walang Ninging' now a stage musical
ABS CBN News
According to Santos, the musical will feature all Filipino music, unlike in the film where Cuneta and Gil's characters covered foreign tunes. While the stage adaptation will follow the film's general plot line, Santos said that "some parts will be ...
Mark Bautista and Cris Villonco topbill Bituing Walang Ningning The Musical ...
Filipinos in UAE 'appreciate home-grown artists'
Wow, I have so many memories, but the most memorable would be about how much the audience appreciates the music from back home. I am excited to experience that again. I have been to Abu Dhabi and Dubai a couple of times and admire both places ...
Pinoy indie musicians to hold forum
ABS CBN News
MANILA – An open forum will gather independent Filipino musicians on Saturday in Pasig City to discuss issues surrounding the proposed bill that seeks to make foreign artists pay taxes before performing in the country. Musicians Against House Bill 4218 ...
Filipino concert 'Rock That Love'
Manila Standard Today
Produced by Zoom Artistic, the concert caters to hundreds of thousands of Filipinos that reside in the UAE as well as Filipino music enthusiasts from all over the world. It is the first-ever event of it's kind in the Middle East with an incredible line ...
Spotify to replace Sony streaming music service
Spotify has become a major powerbroker in the music industry since its US launch in 2011 and there have been widespread reports in recent months that the unlisted company plans to go public. (READ: Spotify says 'Mabuhay' to Filipino music lovers).
Music and faith keep Filipinos going
The prelate said the melody of music and faith in God were the reasons why Filipinos are happy and resilient people. And the reasons why they could recover and stand up again and again from any misfortunes or calamities like earthquakes and typhoons.
'Time Stands Still': The home as war zone
In the Philippines, there seems to be a lack of serious plays produced to chronicle the lives of journalists and photojournalists—the very people who chronicle almost on a daily basis the lives, the loves, the lies, the highs, and the horrors in the ...
2015 travel bucket list
A quite alternative to the busy beaches of Boracay and crowded streets of Baguio, here travelers can simply enjoy the simple calming effects of nature and marvel at the pristine beauty of the Philippines without the more touristy fanfare. Walk through ...