Spandau Ballet, Blake, 9 Filipino cast members of Miss Saigon West End to perform at ‘ASAP 20 Live in London’

Spandau Ballet, Blake, 9 Filipino cast members of Miss Saigon West End to perform at ‘ASAP 20 Live in London’

World-class U.K-based mainstream acts confirmed to join Europe’s biggest Filipino event on September 6, 2015 at The SSE Arena Wembley LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM   – “It just keeps getting bigger.” This was the enthusiastic statement of ABS-CBN Managing Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Kai V. Rodriguez when she shared the big news that major stars from […]

FASO goes Broadway on April 25

FASO goes Broadway on April 25

As a follow up to its very successful “Swing the Night Away!” show late last year, the Filipino American Symphony Orchestra (FASO) goes Broadway on Saturday, April 25, 7 p.m. at the Alex Theatre in Glendale. “This will be a thrilling show since it will be the first time that FASO will perform an entire […]

06.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings, Music ·
TFC Europe launches ‘Juan EU Konek’: Inspiring Stories of Pinoys in Europe

TFC Europe launches ‘Juan EU Konek’: Inspiring Stories of Pinoys in Europe

LONDON, United Kingdom  – ABS-CBN’s The Filipino Channel (TFC) explores the rich and varied stories of Pinoy expatriates in Europe in a new, monthly magazine program, Juan EU Konek. Airing every first Sunday of the month on TFC in Europe and Middle East and on TFC.tv worldwide,Juan EU Konek brings to life the passions, adventures and success stories of […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Local News, Promotions, Services ·
Lea Salonga, Lou Diamond Phillips, Apl.de.Ap, Christine Rocas, Rodell Rosel lead celebrities in Haiyan concert

Lea Salonga, Lou Diamond Phillips, Apl.de.Ap, Christine Rocas, Rodell Rosel lead celebrities in Haiyan concert

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Award-winning Broadway artist Lea Salonga, Hollywood actor Lou Diamond Phillips, tenor Rodell Rosel, ballet dancer Christine Rocas, singer Apl.de.ap and a host of other celebrities will come together in the nation’s capital for a benefit concert for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The Philippine Embassy said the concert, dubbed “After the Storm,” will be staged at the Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts here […]

16.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
Lea Salonga ‘provoked,’ fumes on Twitter

Lea Salonga ‘provoked,’ fumes on Twitter

Broadway star Lea Salonga did not mince words in criticizing “people claiming to be a friends of mine,” as she took to Twitter Tuesday to vent her anger which she said is “more than justified.” The 43-year-old performer first expressed her anger on the micro-blogging site on Sunday, which was then followed by several other […]

20.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Rachelle Anne Go to be part of ‘Miss Saigon’ revival

Rachelle Anne Go to be part of ‘Miss Saigon’ revival

SINGER Rachelle Ann Go will travel to London this summer as she was cast to portray the role of GiGi in revival of the hit international musical “Miss Saigon”. The good news was first posted by award-winning singer Lea Salonga on her official Twitter account. Salonga played the lead role of Kim in the original […]

28.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Lea recalls humiliation: I was called ‘bulok’

Lea recalls humiliation: I was called ‘bulok’

Before winning a Tony award and being dubbed a “Disney Legend,” Lea Salonga came at a crossroads in her career when she was humiliated in the presence of her colleagues as a 9-year-old. Now 42, the Broadway star recalled a “jarring” experience being called “bulok” by her director in a stage play. At the time, […]

29.08.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, International Stars, Music ·
Karylle plans to audition for ‘Miss Saigon’

Karylle plans to audition for ‘Miss Saigon’

Actress and singer Karylle is planning to audition for the role of Kim for the upcoming revival of the hit international musical “Miss Saigon” at London’s West End. The “Miss Saigon” production team is again flying to Manila to hold auditions for the lead role of Kim, the 17-year-old Vietnamese bar girl, as well as […]

26.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·