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WATCH: Filipino talents stand out in “Asia’s Got Talent” auditions

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Feb. 10, 19 | 1:39 pm

Filipinos are known across the world for their outstanding talent and several acts have showcased just that during the premiere episode of “Asia’s Got Talent”.

Three different Filipino acts, a father-daughter cheerleading tandem, a dance group, and a singing duo, were able to get the judges’ approval during the show’s auditions which made them qualified to move onto the next round of the competition.

The first act to get the approval of celebrity judges David Foster, Jay Park, and Anggun is young cheer dancer Zianne Angierein “Zeexhie” Garcia. Zeexhie joined Eat Bulaga’s Hype Kang Bata Ka last year and now, she is set to take over a much bigger stage with her father Renier and their incredible cheerdance routine.

A hip-hop dance group made of 15 members, Junior Good Vibes, were also able to earn three “yes” from the judges after their electrifying performance.

“There’s 15 unique stories, and all those stories came to life and I felt everything that you guys are feeling and I’m very proud of you,” Forster told Junior Good Vibes.

The HK Sisters, a singing duo whose father works as a seafarer, also got a standing ovation from the judges for their rendition of the song “THink of Me” from “The Phantom of the Opera”.

Several acts from Asia are competing for this year’s “Asia’s Got Talent” in order to get the grand prize which include $100,000.

The last time an act from the Philippines won was in 2015 when shadow play group El Gamma Penumbra emerged as the grand winner.


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Overseas absentee voting at Asiana Hotel this weekend

The Philippine Consulate today announced that overseas absentee voting will be held at the Asiana Hotel’s Dynasty Ballroom on April 26-27, 2019 from 9am to 9pm. “Dahil hiniling po ng taongbayan, meron na naman pong field voting muli sa Asiana Hotel sa 26-27 Abril...

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Centuries-old Porac church damaged by the earthquake

Pictures obtained by The Filipino Times of St. Catherine’s Parish in Porac, Pampanga show the extent of damage caused. Monday afternoon’s magnitude 6.3 jolt that saw tall buildings in Metro Manila swaying wildly, its occupants rushing out in frenzied panic, also did...

Centuries-old church in ruins following earthquake

Monday afternoon’s magnitude 6.3 jolt that saw tall buildings in Metro Manila swaying wildly, its occupants rushing out in frenzied panic, also did not spare a centuries-old church in Porac, Pampanga – the town which bore the brunt of the tremor. Pictures obtained by...

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