Filcom Bergen Showcases Filipino Talents in Celebrating the 121st Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence

Filcom Bergen Showcases Filipino Talents in Celebrating the 121st Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence

A Cappella Manila with Mr. Gil Gatchalian

08 June  2019, Bergen –  Music runs through the veins of Filipinos. This was proudly showcased in the mini afternoon concert staged by the Filipino community in Bergen in celebration of the 121st anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine Independence, held at RICKS, a leading entertainment venue in Bergen.

On its 7th European Goodwill Concert dubbed “Makipagawit sa A Cappella Manila”, the famous vocal ensemble provided the highlight of  the celebration, with its unique rendition of Filipino folk songs and pop songs. In addition, Filipino singers based in Bergen either sang with A Capella Manila or electrified the stage with their own renditions of favorite Filipino songs and dances.

Filcom Bergen Showcases Filipino Talents in Celebrating the 121st Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence

 

Filcom Bergen Showcases Filipino Talents in Celebrating the 121st Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence
The music and dance talents of the Filipino community in Bergen

Gracing the celebration was Ms. Marita Multo, the Deputy Mayor of Bergen, who has been very supportive of the welfare and activities of the Filipino community.  The Philippine Embassy in Oslo was represented by Ms. Maria Elena Algabre, the Deputy Head of Mission and Consul General.  The two officials became acquainted with each other in a previous Filipino community event in Bergen.

In her remarks, Ms. Algabre recognized the collaboration of different Filipino community organizations to make the celebration a success, namely Jesus is Lord, Caritas Bergen, Our Lady of Fatima, Hawak Kamay Bergen, Euro Asian Dance Group, Fil-Nor Business Council and Event Expert, plus other smaller organizations.   After the mini afternoon concert, Jesus is Lord hosted a sumptuous dinner for A Cappella Manila and other guests.

Filcom Bergen Showcases Filipino Talents in Celebrating the 121st Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence
The Deputy Mayor of Bergen, Marita Multo, and the Deputy Head of Mission and Consul General of the Philippine Embassy in Norway, Maria Elena Algabre.

 

Filcom Bergen Showcases Filipino Talents in Celebrating the 121st Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence
In their unique style and sound, A Capella Manila says thank you to their hosts in Bergen

 

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