SONG FOR HEROES Concert Theme “True and Lasting Peace for Filipino People.”

The preparation for the Songs for Heroes, A Benefit Concert for the Gallant 44 is in top form as the artist gathers together for one last time for their rehearsals. Expect your favorite songs to be sung at the big event at SM Mall of Asia on the 19th of March.

 

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The participation of The Philipiine National Police and Air Forces of the Philippines Choir  would mean a lot especially to the families left behind by saluting their fellow comrades through music to this one of a kind charity for a cause concert.

The men and women in uniform and artists has this to say:

 ” We are all excited for this big event because it is through concert, pwede naming ipakita ang magandang mensahe ng pagkakaisa.”

PSSupt. Ma. Asuncion Placino, Deputy Director, PNP-PCGG

Armed Forces of the Philippines ay proud na kumanta kasama yung mga national artists natin – very popular artists natin at hindi lang po iyon, kaisa ang Armed Forces sa pinaka tema po ng adbokasiya na ito, which is  True and Lasting Peace for Filipino People.”

Capt. Edgar Posadas, AFP Chorale

  “Aside from the fact that we are singing at par with the professionals, we will be doing this for our Gallant 44 and because this is with a purpose, with a goal and with a reason, very excited po ang buong kapulisan at ang PNP Chorale to be part of this. ” 

Leo Peter Gonzales, Musical Director, PNP Chorale

“Sa pamamagitan ng singing, I can treasure the memories of the fallen 44 at tulungan yung mga naiwanan nilang mga mahal sa buhay.” 

—  Mcoy Fundales

“Malaking bagay ito sa akin – ang partisipasyon ko sa pagpapakita ng simpatiya at pakikiramay sa kanila.”

— Jek Manuel

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This concert-for-a-cause is spearheaded by Bro. Eli Soriano, Presiding Minister of the Members Church of God International (MCGI). He already gave out an initial amount of P1 million pesos to the charity event. The proceeds will benefit the families left by the soldiers in the Mamasapano clash.

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Photo credit: Adjes Carreon

UNTV, the only public service station had previously supported a benefit concert for the families of the mediamen killed at Maguindanao massacre. Money raised for the Songs for Heroes would go directly to the families.

Bro. Eli Calls For The Support to “SONGS FOR HEROES” A Benefit Concert For The Gallant 44

A simple Tweet of Bro. Eli Soriano calling for the Filipino people to unite and work with the government and support President Benigno Aquino III had dominated Twitter for 5 straight days.

 

Bro. Eli pointed out that this is the time to find ways to help the orphaned families to move forward. This initiated him to give an amount of 1 million pesos for the charity event.

 

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The benefit concert is entitled Songs for Heroes will take place at the SM Mall of Asia Arena on March 19, 2015 at 7 pm. The proceeds will be given to the families of the SAF44.

 

          

 

Volunteers of the Philippine National Police Chorale and the Non-Uniformed Personnel of the Philippine National Police at Camp Crame with the AFP Combo is highlighting the event.

 

     PNP & AFP chorale, getting ready for “Songs for Heroes” benefit concert

 

Veteran singers like Noel Cabangon – singer/songwriter of the hits like Kanlungan at Pana-panahon; , Premier Classical Balladeer Bo Cerdudo; ‘90’s band Neocolours; Jay Durias – singer, composer, songwriter, arranger, record producer and the front man of South Border headed the list of performers.

 

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Among other guests inclues Jonalyn Viray, Gerald Santos, Faith Cuneta;  Mcoy Fundales – singer-songwriter, actor and a member of the band Orange and Lemons;  Miro Valera – lead vocalist of the band Stonefree;  Jason Fernandez, Jek Manuel, Beverly Caimen, Shane Velasco, 5th Gen. Up-coming artists like The Voysng, Bueno Sisters and violinists Bember and Triposa Erese will grace the concert.

 

UNTV’s Ito ang Balita had been an advocate of justice. The program continues to seek for the truth by strictly following the case of the Maguindanao Massacre. Previous projects of Bro. Eli and Kuya Daniel includes a benefit concert for the orphaned families of the mediamen abducted and massacred at Maguindanao.

 

UNTV, the only Public Service station in the Philippines had been tying up in reaching out a helping hand to less fortunate.