Attending my son’s recital, I heard Bruno Mar’s “Just the way you are” being played by the music school’s string ensemble. I was impressed with the performance that I told myself, if only classical musicians would play more contemporary songs, I’m sure a lot of young people will be interested in classical instruments. So I [...]
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The Philippine Department of Tourism is targeting close to 10 million tourists by 2016. As of 2011 the number of Tourist arrival is only close to 4 million. Tourism is of course a very important as it not only showcases the beauty of our country making us very proud as a people, from an economic [...]
Looking for movie re-runs to watch, I came across one of my favorite movies, TRUE LIES starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis. It is an action packed filled comedy movie that is both strong in terms of action and comedy. I love watching this film. When I watched the movie the second time, I [...]
Youtube definitely brings out both the best and worst of performers. Some youtube videos are just absolute trash that youtube should remove them if they reached a certain number of dislike or if they get flagged for wasting server space and viewers time.
The Visayan region, most particularly Cebu is known for its very musically minded people and its pool of talented singers and composers. In fact Cebu is widely known all over the world for its famous guitar making industry. A lot of Cebu singers have made it to the national scene and a lot of composers [...]
I just found this very nice, inspiring and uplifting song in Facebook entitled “We will rise again.” Considering that we have just successfully concluded our first automated elections and that we will be having a new president who promised to stamp out corruption, this song is just perfect for this time of change! Hopefully this [...]
I first heard about Carmina Topacio when listening to one of my favorite Radio program in AM radio, sidewalk 1512. Sidewalk 1512’s main topic is about business and economics but because the program’s host is a music lover, a smattering of music topics and music itself is played form time to time. The program’s host [...]
It was in Sharon Cuneta’s birthday special that I saw the “acapella” rendition of the popular song “Dancing queen.” Said song was first heard way back in 1976 by popular Swedish group ABBA. The song remained popular despite its being released decades ago.
I am no fan of Lady Gaga who is a famous American recording artist. However I am a fan of Acapella and I appreciate people who do acapella.
It is still uncertain whether Manny Villar will win the 2010 Philippine presidential elections. However I am sure his campaign jingle is already a sure winner as it has become very famous throughout the country.
If there was an award on the most catchy campaign jingle for the 2010 Philippine presidential elections, I think I will award it to the Manny Villar song.
Popular Christian band Mercy Me, had to cancel their show in St. Louis after their tour bus crash and collided with a car in Indiana. The accident killed two passengers in the car and the pregnant driver’s unborn baby. Reports reveal that the car made an abrupt left turn in front of the tour bus.