With only a day left until voting closes for the upcoming virtual celebration of the country’s premier music awards show, MYX Awards 2020, fans are called on to cast votes for performing artists in its diverse list of categories. In the time of the pandemic, when the world is, without warning, put to a standstill, the country’s top music authority turns to the virtual stage to award the industry’s best this 2020.
Events & Festivals
The Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival announces the 10 finalists in its Short Film Category as the premier competition sails to the virtual stage in its 16th year, in response to the major global shift brought by the pandemic.
This year, marked by the unprecedented situation, PhilPop, the country’s premier songwriting competition, sets its sights in penetrating the music landscape of the Asia Pacific Region and beyond with a new tagline, #MusicBreakingBorders.
The virtual stage is set for young pop and R&B powerhouse Darren Espanto to hold an online birthday concert this weekend. D’ Birthday Concert (From Home) marks as the teen fan favorite’s 19th birthday celebration, remarkably held in the face of the new normal.
MYX Philippines seeks to utilize the barrier-breaking and rule-bending force of music to gather artists and help bring joy to Filipinos all over the world amid these challenging times as it carries on with its commitment to recognize local musical talents in the upcoming virtual celebration of the MYX Awards 2020.
The country’s top music channel, Myx Philippines continues with its commitment to honor the country’s music scene and its ever-growing roster of talented hitmakers through the virtual celebration of the MYX Awards 2020!
Top telco provider, Smart goes beyond bringing international acts to Manila to delight subscribers’ passion for music. To raise funds for COVID-19 frontliners, Smart Music Live (SML) Online Sessions brings a more relaxed version of the gig scene in a series of online streaming concerts on Facebook.
Global rum brand, Bacardi, seeks to bring a sense of comfort in the midst of these challenging times with #PassTheBeat. Through this virtual party, the brand is set to unite artists and performers from the Philippines, India, and South Africa for a night of the best beats, to enthrall music lovers and inspire them to continue to do what moves them even in the face of adversity.
Fight to Protect, an organization focused on tackling child sexual violence by creating awareness through sports, with Poveda Batch 2008, mounts a virtual whole-day workout fundraiser Sweat to Protect, with proceeds going directly to Project S.A.F.E (Support and Awareness to Fight Exploitation), a community-based effort put forth by the Nazarene Compassionate Ministries aimed at addressing the rising cases of child trafficking even with and due to the COVID-19 community quarantine, through relief goods and child-safety orientations provided to vulnerable communities.
In light of recent issued health advisories, it has been announced that the country’s biggest and loudest music and arts festival, the Rakrakan Festival 2020 has been officially moved to April 25, 2020, still at the CCP Open Grounds.