WATCH: Sarah Geronimo sings Filipino songs at international music fest

“Popstar Royalty” Sarah Geronimo brought Original Pilipino Music (OPM) to Japan as she performed her two Filipino songs at the recently concluded 2nd ASEAN-Japan Music Festival......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarOct 9th, 2018

Get to know the 7 Filipino artists in the 2018 Wanderland lineup

Visit us on Instagram To be You; Facebook: To be You; e-mail The 2018 Wanderland Music and Arts Festival, to be held March 10 at the Filinvest City event grounds in Alabang, will feature 13 acts---six international and seven local artists. The foreign artists include Kodaline, Jhene Aiko, FKJ, Daniel Caesar, Lauv and Bag Riders. Get to know the Filipino artists: Jess Connelly Born in Australia, Connelly, now based in Manila, began releasing her music on SoundCloud in 2015. The following year, she dropped her debut album, "How I Love," which put her on Spotify's Artists to Watch in 2017. Her soulful voice and R&B sound stood out in songs lik...Keep on reading: Get to know the 7 Filipino artists in the 2018 Wanderland lineup.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 4th, 2018

Lea Salonga sings traditional Filipino songs

How nice that Lea Salonga has recorded an album of traditional Filipino music. It is really about time......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 25th, 2018

9 acclaimed films to be shown in Italian film fest in Manila

  Here's good news for Filipino moviegoers. They will have the chance to watch nine critically acclaimed Italian films in the coming second edition of the Italian film festival in Manila.   Aside from that, there will be a free series of masterclasses on critical areas of the creative process, such as cinematography, sound and special effects, festival founder and director Ruben Maria Soriquez announced at the recent launch of the festival.   Now called "Italian Cinema From Venice to Manila," the festival will run from Nov. 14 to 18.   The following movies, also participants at the 74th Venice International Film Festival, will be screened: "Am...Keep on reading: 9 acclaimed films to be shown in Italian film fest in Manila.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 27th, 2018

Sarah G to present PH in Japan music fest

The Philippines is set to represented by pop star Sarah Geronimo in a festival that will gather top artists from Southeast Asia and Japan in October, the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines has announced. Geronimo was seen in a video uploaded in the embassy’s Facebook page inviting her fans and Filipinos to drop by […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

WATCH: Sarah G channels old-school charm in Miss Granny

MANILA, Philippines – The first full trailer of Miss Granny was released by Viva Entertainment on July 20, promising an entertaining film driven by Sarah Geronimo's old-school charm – and flawless musicality. The film is a Filipino adaptation of the 2014 South Korean blockbuster hit of the same name. In ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018

WATCH: Sarah Geronimo goes retro for Miss Granny theme song

MANILA, Philippines  – Viva Records released the theme song for the movie Miss Granny, starring Sarah Geronimo, James Reid, and Xian Lim on Monday, July 2. Dressed in retro outfits, Sarah sings and dances to "Kiss Me, Kiss Me," a song originally performed by Efren Montes. The movie is an adaptation of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2018

Call for entries to FASO’s first orchestral composition contest

LOS ANGELES -- The Filipino American Symphony Orchestra (FASO), the only Filipino symphony orchestra outside of the Philippines, is calling for entries to its International Orchestral Composition Competition. The orchestra launched its first composition competition to promote Philippine folk music and to commemorate its 10th anniversary this year. FASO, which is under the musical direction of Robert "Bob" Shroder, is encouraging composers to submit original compositions for full orchestra (no vocals) that incorporate themes from any Philippine folk songs and are between three and five minutes in length. The winning composition will have its world premiere in FASO's 10th anni...Keep on reading: Call for entries to FASO’s first orchestral composition contest.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 5th, 2018

WATCH: Gary V, Sarah G s catchy, heartwarming anniversary song for Jollibee

MANILA, Philippines – Pinoy pop favorites Gary Valenciano and Sarah Geronimo have teamed up for Jollibee's 40th anniversary! The music video for their song "Apat na Dekada" dropped on Thursday, January 11, on the popular fast food chain's Facebook page. It featured Gary and Sarah singing and even dancing along to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2018

‘Ignacio de Loyola’ wins in Vatican fest

Paolo Dy's "Ignacio de Loyola" won best picture at the 8th Mirabile Dictu---International Catholic Film Festival in Vatican City recently. The Filipino-produced film recounts the struggles and salvation of the founder of the Society of Jesus, Ignacio de Loyola or St. Ignatius, played by Spanish actor Andreas Muoz. According to fest founder and organizer Liana Marabini, "Ignacio de Loyola" was the jury's unanimous choice. "The jurors appreciated the script, the actors ... the costumes, the music ... in one word: everything!" Produced by Jesuit Communications Foundation Philippines, "Ignacio de Lo-yola" previously won the audience choice award at the 12th Cine con Valores Fest...Keep on reading: ‘Ignacio de Loyola’ wins in Vatican fest.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017

WATCH: Inigo Pascual sings theme song of Disney-Pixar’s ‘Coco’

MANILA, Philippines — Chart-topping Filipino recording artist Inigo Pascual sings and appears in the music video of “Remember Me,” the lead song from Disney-.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 17th, 2017

3 PH shorts in German fest

  Three Filipino films---Carlo Francisco Manatad's "Jodilerks dela Cruz, Employee of the Month," Andrew Stephen Lee's "Manila is Full of Men Named Boy" and Arvin Kadiboy Belarmino and Noel Escondo's "Nakaw"---will be screened at the 20th Landshut Short Film Festival in Germany in March. While Manatad is still unsure of attending as of press time, Belarmino confirmed to us that he's going. "I'm very excited," he said on Wednesday, the same day the Inquirer received a message from German film programmer Axel Estein about the participation of the three Pinoy films in the said fest. "I expect to meet other filmmakers and watch great films from Germany and across the globe,"...Keep on reading: 3 PH shorts in German fest.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019

Singkuwento film fest giving voice to PH filmmakers here and abroad

A love story during the time of war. A tale of an out-of-school boy's dream of becoming a Dota player. A love triangle between two humans and a sea creature. A story of a young man's journey from the province to the city.   These make up four of the five entries in this year's edition of the Singkuwento International Film Festival Manila Philippines (SIFFMP), which runs from Feb. 15 to 22 at the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) theater in Intramuros, Manila.   The fifth entry, a story of a Filipino family fighting for their rights in a foreign land, is by a Canadian-Filipino director shot entirely in Quebec.   The 2019 SIFFMP, coproduce...Keep on reading: Singkuwento film fest giving voice to PH filmmakers here and abroad.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

Kundiman, lieder, arias in Evanston, Illinois and NYC

Art songs, opera arias, and some Philippine love songs will be performed by two of the finest Filipino American singers, Margarita Giannelli and Enrico Lagasca, with Fil-Am Music FoundationArtistic DirectorVictor Santiago Asuncin at the piano. January 16, 2019, 7:30 p.m. Unitarian Church at Evanston, Illinois January 18, 2019, 7:30 p.m. Philippine Center Kalayaan Hall 556 Fifth Ave. New York, NY. Suggested donation $20...Keep on reading: Kundiman, lieder, arias in Evanston, Illinois and NYC.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 4th, 2019

Awit Pasasalamat: A Tribute to OFW Concert

Watch a tribute concert for our gallant Filipino migrant workers featuring our country’s top balladeer — Christian Bautista with Filipino alternative and world music icon Joey Ayala and guests: Rose Fostanes, Tanya Dawood, and Andrea Torres on DECEMBER 15, 2018 · 8 PM Newport Performing Arts Theater Catch them perform their live repertoire of hit… link: Awit Pasasalamat: A Tribute to OFW Concert.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

Sarah Geronimo wins 2 awards at Big Apple Music Awards 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Pop princess Sarah Geronimo was awarded Best Pilipino Artist and Most Popular BAMA 2018 Artist trophies at this year's Big Apple Music Awards (BAMA). The announcement was made on Thursday, November 29 (Friday, November 30 in the Philippines) through an Instagram ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

Sarah G., Vice Ganda grace lighting of Araneta Center’s giant Christmas tree   Araneta Center kicked off the holiday season with the traditional lighting of its 100-foot Christmas tree led by showstoppers Sarah Geronimo and Vice Ganda on Friday.     Held at the Times Square Food Park, hundreds of people came to witness the 37-year-old tradition dating back in 1981 with many performances from showbiz personalities and singers.   Tawag ng Tanghalan Season 2 Grand Champion Janine Berdin opened the stage with her rendition of Yeng Constantino's "Pasko sa Pinas." She also sang her version of Sampaguita's "Nosi Ba Lasi."   Xia Vigor, Onyok Pineda, Carlo Mendoza, Jayd...Keep on reading: Sarah G., Vice Ganda grace lighting of Araneta Center’s giant Christmas tree.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018

Proudly gay Calum Scott at peace with himself

There was a tropical storm when British singer-composer Calum Scott performed on Oct.30 at the 2,500-seat Kia Theater.   Despite the bad weather, the 30-year-old British crooner didn't disappoint his Filipino fans, whom he described among the best in the world.   It's common for foreign musicians to flatter their local audience, but you can sense the honesty in the way Scott put it. "It takes a lot of emotional high and struggles to write songs," he told media people a day before his Kia gig. "For a lot of people, music is about the show, the lights and all that. With Filipino music fans, they genuinely listen to songs."   "They're so excitable, so ea...Keep on reading: Proudly gay Calum Scott at peace with himself.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 5th, 2018

Julianne Hough will play Jolene in Parton anthology show

NEW YORK --- Julianne Hough is the other woman. She will play Jolene in Netflix's upcoming anthology series based on Dolly Parton's music. "Dolly Parton's Heartstrings" will consist of eight episodes, each inspired by one of Parton's songs. In the "Jolene" version, Hough will play a free spirit with big dreams to leave her small town. Parton will act as the owner of a local country bar where Hough's Jolene is a waitress. Hough co-starred with Tyler Hoechlin in the movie "Bigger" about Joe Weider, who co-founded the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness and who created the Mr. Olympia contest. She played his wife, fitness model Betty Weider. "Dolly Parton's ...Keep on reading: Julianne Hough will play Jolene in Parton anthology show.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2018

Singer Marcelito Pomoy is latest Filipino to be featured on Ellen DeGeneres’ show

Celebrated TV host Ellen DeGeneres lauded Filipino singer Marcelito Pomoy for his ability to perform both man-woman parts of popular duet songs in her popular TV show. Pomoy was the grand champion of ABS-CBN’s “Pilipinas Got Talent,” a reality singing contest, in 2012. Pomoy’s guesting at the US-based reality show was his first international recognition […] The post Singer Marcelito Pomoy is latest Filipino to be featured on Ellen DeGeneres’ show appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

WATCH: Rappler Live Jam: Mariamaria and Jigo Viriña

Two indie artists are bringing a fresh new sound to Live Jam. Mariamaria, whose real name is Teresa Melo, is pursuing her music career even as she works on her degree in Communication Arts. As an independent Filipino artist, she started posting covers on Twitter Music and SoundCloud in 2012, and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018