Promoting Filipino culture through music
The Manila Times
This is why I take time to commend the Jose Abad Santos Memorial School (JASMS) of the Philippine Women's University for propagating and preserving with such interest and vigor the rondalla tradition of Filipino music. The Filipino rondalla goes back ...
'Mundong Entablado': A sensational night for the original Filipino musical
chirped Nonie Buencamino during the opening spiel of “Mundong Entablado,” the one-night-only fund-raising concert for the Philippine Legitimate Stage Artists' Group (Philstage) held Sept. 1 at 12 Monkeys Music Hall & Pub in Century City Mall, Makati City.
Google crowdsources a song for overseas Filipino workers
Filipino musical acts Kjwan, Sponge Cola, Itchyworms and Ebe Dancel, along with entertainer Mikey Bustos, have collaborated on a track dedicated to overseas Filipino workers. The lyrics of the song, titled Miss Ko Na (Miss It Already), were ...
Filipino festival filled with color, music, heritage and pride
The celebration began Saturday with a motorcade around the park and prayers, the lighting of a torch, and the playing of the American and Filipino national anthems, symbolizing the start of the annual celebration. Music, dancing, activities and food ...
Fil-Am fuses kulintang music, electronica
ABS CBN News
OAKLAND, California - Music and cultural identity came together for Filipino American musician Ron Quesada as he released his debut album that features electronic dance music with tunes from the ancient Filipino instrument, the kulintang. "Till the ...
Gitex Shopper: Karaoke stage attracts Filipinos, Indians, Arabs
Music and karaoke are two integral things in the life of Filipinos, and many people from the community are thronging karaoke stages at Gitex Shopper of two Dubai-based electronic companies vying to attract music loving communities. While Filipinos are ...
AlDub's Alden Richards debuts CD in US Billboard chart
Filipino heartthrob Alden Richards, the other half of the popular AlDub love team, earned another distinction when his self-titled album debuted No. 10 in the Worldwide Music Chart of Billboard Magazine in the US. Richards earned the distinction as the ...
GOLDEN NUGGETS AT ASIA SOCIETY
Grace Nono is one of the most renowned female vocalists in the Philippines. She hails from the area in the Southern Philippines where the Butuan kingdom was located. Nono champions traditional Filipino music while simultaneously striving to make ...
The Renaissance of Musical Theater in the Philippines: Will It Last?
Filipinos, by tradition, are great fans of both music and good storytelling. The appreciation of the latter may not be as evident as the former, but that's only because it's yet to be given a chance to grow in the minds of the new generation ...
Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation Celebrates Annual Asian American ...
His constant search for a tradition-based contemporary Filipino sound led him to champion harana music, songs used in the now-vanished Filipino courtship ritual of serenading and the subject of the award-winning 2012 documentary, Harana: The Search for ...