EntertainmentNews (12/11/21) – BusinessWorld Online
Instituto Cervantes pays tribute to Luis Eduardo Aute
An ONLINE concert paying homage to Manila-born artist and musician Luis Eduardo Aute, will take place on November 18, with several Filipino singers performing some of Aute’s iconic songs. Presented by the Instituto Cervantes and the Spanish Embassy in the Philippines, the event, entitled Con tu latido: Filipinas canta a Aute. A Tribute, will be broadcast at 7 p.m. on the Instituto Cervantes YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/InstitutoCervantesManila. Singer and actress Bituin Escalante will perform one of Aute’s first hits, “Rosas en el mar” (1966), while Mark Anthony Carpio, choir director of the Philippine Madrigal Singers, will perform “La belleza”. Toma Cayabyab of the Ateneo Cham-ber Singers, the Villancico Vocal Ensemble and the Debonair District jazz sextet, will perform “Libertad”. Tenor Julius Sinoy will sing “Dos o tres segundos de ternura”. James Barbecho will cover “Siento que te estoy perdiendo” (1981). Soprano Sheila Ferrer will cover “Slowly” (1992) and Ella Castro will sing “Sin tu latido”. Spanish singer Rosa León will give her interpretation of “Mirándonos los dos” (1980). The Con tu latido concert. Entrance to the concert is free. For more information about the event, visit the Instituto Cervantes website at https://manila.cervantes.es or the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/InstitutoCervantesManila
Filipino-dubbed versions of Jirisan, Forever and Ever released
K-DRAMA Jirisan and C-Drama Forever and Ever on iQiyi have been dubbed in Filipino. With it, iQiyi brings a touch of home to Filipinos abroad. Forever and Ever stars Ren Jia Lun and Bai Lu as a leading voice actor and chemistry teacher who develop mutual understanding and join hands to preserve traditional craftsmanship. Jirisan stars Hallyu actors Gianna Jun and Ju Ji-hoon as park rangers on Mount Jiri. The Tagalog-dubbed version of Forever and Ever airs every Monday and Tuesday at 8 p.m. while Jirisan will be available every Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. For more Asian content, users can log in for free or subscribe to iQiyi app. and www.iQ.com.
Wizards of the Coast to Release Crimson Vow WIZARDS of the Coast will release Crimson Vow, the latest set of the world’s oldest collectible card game, Magic: The Gathering (Magic), for tables on November 19. Set in the lavish halls of the wealthy Voldaren Estate on the fan-favorite Innistrad plane, Crimson Vow is teeming with vampires (including Dracula-inspired cards) as it unites vampires with werewolves in an epic conclusion to the Magic saga. on the Halloween theme. The set contains 267 cards. It continues the story and themes of Midnight Hunt, the card game released in September. Paying homage to iconic Gothic tradition, Crimson Vow resurrects the legendary Vampire Dracula, who appears in several alternate forms in aluminum and non-aluminum treatments.
Sharon Cuneta joins Ang Probinsyano from FPJ
SINGER-ACTRESS Sharon Cuneta has joined the star cast of Ang Probinsyano from FPJ, the country’s longest-running action drama series which recently celebrated its sixth anniversary. FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano broadcasts weeknights on Kapamilya, A2Z, TV5, CineMo, Kapamilya Online Live on ABS-CBN Entertainment’s YouTube channel and Facebook page, iWantTFC, WeTV and iflix. Viewers who use any digital TV box at home, such as the TVplus box, can re-scan their device to watch FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano on TV5 and A2Z. Viewers outside of the Philippines can catch it on The Filipino Channel on cable and IPTV.
ABS-CBN publishes Christmas 2021 theme
AFTER one of the most difficult years for Filipinos, ABS-CBN honors everyday heroes who give hope, strength and inspiration to others. The network’s 2021 Christmas ID theme song, titled “Andito Tayo Para Sa Isa’t Isa”, will premiere on TV Patrol on November 12. Ogie Alcasid, BGYO, Kathryn Bernardo perform the song in the recording and the video with lyrics. Andrea Brillantes, Sharon Cuneta, Darren Espanto, Seth Fedelin, Sarah Geronimo, Belle Mariano, Martin Nievera, Daniel Padilla, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Donny Pangilinan, Iñigo Pascual, Piolo Pascual, Erik Santos, KZ Tandingan, Gary Valenciano, Regine Velasquez-Alcasid , and Vice Ganda. The song was written by Robert Labayen and Love Rose De Leon of the ABS-CBN Creative Communication Management division with Thyro Alfaro who also composed the music for the song with Xeric Tan. Maria Lourdes Parawan provided the English translation of the lyrics for the video. Limited Edition “Andito Tayo Para Sa Isa’t Isa” Christmas Shirts and Masks are now available from authorized partners namely Shirts and Prints PH through Facebook and e-commerce stores for Andito Shirts, and InstaMug on Facebook and Instagram for Andito masks