The scenario to play in Manila
IRISH POP-ROCK group The Script is coming to Asia for their 2022 Greatest Hits Tour. The group will perform in Manila on September 23 at the Mall of Asia Arena. The concert is presented by Wilbros Live and Midas Promotions. The group is on tour to promote their Tales from the screenplay album, a compilation of greatest hits and fan favorites from their six studio albums to date. The album highlights classic cuts from the trio’s catalog, including the UK’s No. 1 hit “Hall of Fame” (featuring will.i.am) and the hits “The Man Who Can’t Be Moved,” ” For the First Time”, “Superheroes” and the new single “I Want It All”. Their latest studio album, Sunsets and full moons, marked the group’s sixth No. 1 in their home country and fifth No. 1 in the UK, with over 143 million streams worldwide. Tickets for THE SCRIPT: 2022 Greatest Hits Tour in Manila will go on sale from June 11, 10 a.m. to SMStickets.com and all SM Tickets points of sale in the country.
Ace Banzuelo ‘Muli’ reached No. 1 on Spotify
SINGER-COMPOSER Ace Banzuelo’s “Multiis officially the #1 most streamed OPM song on Spotify Philippines this week. Originally released in 2020, the track has found renewed popularity online on TikTok, as well as other social media platforms. The song reached the top three on the Spotify Top 200 Philippines and the top two on the Spotify Viral 50 Philippines chart. It continues to rack up impressive numbers even outside the country, peaking at No. 6 on the Spotify Viral 50 Global and No. 3 on the Spotify UAE Viral 50. The song has also been included in two major playlists : #2 on both Hot Hits the Philippines and Tatak Pinoy, a flagship OPM playlist. Nowadays, “Multi” amassed over 5 million streams on Spotify, with an increase of over 3.2 million streams after gaining traction on TikTok. Written and produced by Mr. Banzuelo in a small bedroom in Laguna, “Multi“distinguishes from formulas”hugot“ballads with its subtle electronic production”Multi” is available on all digital music platforms through Sony Music Philippines.
Shanti Dope and Flow G collaborate
RAPPERS Shanti Dope and Flow G have released their collab, the song “Kamusta.” The title translates to “How are you?”, an icebreaker at the start of a conversation or an acknowledgment of someone going through tough times. Written in collaboration with Flow G, Shanti Dope’s latest album tackles a very delicate subject: depression. The music video was released worldwide on Universal Records Philippines YouTube channel (Shanti Dope feat. Flow G – Kamusta (Official Music Video) – YouTube). It is directed by Jeremy Lim of Blck Mrkt.
Docu Pinoy on plastic waste screens in Italy
Winner of the LONDON International Film Festival ALON (VAGUE), a documentary on plastic waste, will be screened at the 5e European Filipino International Film Festival (EPIFF) in Florence, Italy. EPIFF aims to strengthen cultural relations between the Philippines and Europe through cinema. Written and directed by the late award-winning filmmaker and educator Gabriel Fernandez and produced by De La Salle-Collège de Saint Benilde, ALON was selected by the festival curator to be part of EPIFF 2022. The documentary aims to raise awareness of the immense impact of plastic pollution by contrasting the wonders of the growing surf tourism in the Philippines with its relationship to the impending environmental problem. He projects the issue through the lens of local surfers as eco-warriors who strive to save the environment in their own way. It offers stunning views of the country’s six main surfing communities – Siargao, La Union, Baler, Mati in Davao, Gubat in Sorsogon and Sabang Daguitan in Leyte – where resurfaced pieces of plastic waste from packaged goods testify of extended presence. of plastic across the country. ALON won the 2020 London International Film Festival Science and Education Award and was nominated as Best Foreign Language Documentary and Best Foreign Language Documentary Director in the UK competition. It was also nominated for Best Documentary Film at World Cinema Milan 2021 and was part of the official selection at the 2020 Amsterdam Lift-Off Film Festival. EPIFF will run from June 10-12, with screening on place and online.