Two years ago, she wowed the crowd at the Pacquiao-Bradley fight for singing the Philippine National anthem, but who is Kirby Asunto?
|Your Blogger with Kirby & event organizer Girlie Garcia|
The 16 year old is a rising Broadway artist who caught the imagination of Boholanos when she agreed to topbill a fundraiser for Bohol on December 13, Bohol Wisdom School Gymnasium. Dubbed “Rebuilding Bohol: The Gift of Joy benefit concert’s proceeds will go to the reconstruction of Loon’s damaged daycare centers.
Guest performers ionclude international rock singer Arnel Pineda, PBB All in One's Jacob Benedicto, Fr. Jonas Mejares, JAM 403 with lead vocalist Humphrey Nicasio who recently passed the Blind Auditions of The Voice Season II and Marlo Mortel of Be Careful with My Heart
|Boholano director Michael Tago, Kirby & lady fotog Ghen Lumayag|
From BOFFO Resort’s opening last Sunday, Your Blogger and DJ Arro went straight to Gerarda’s to meet Kirby and her mom Shirley. It was a wonderful evening with the mother- daughter tandem excitedly telling us a lot of anecdotes about Kirby’s early start in singing.
|Kirby & concert producer/ organizer Dr. Rosendo Lopez III calls on Bohol Gov. Edgar Chatto|
|Kirby with Bohol media|
Kirby is interviewed by DJ Hailey of KISS 102.3 FM
The next day, Monday, December 1, Kirby Asunto & her mom Shirley Madelo- Asunto had a whirlwind whole- day promotion of her Rebuilding Bohol: Gift of Concert. Her itinerary included KISS 102.3 FM, Inyong Alagad in DYRD 1161 AM, press conference for lifestyle & event press & bloggers then capped with a courtesy call to Gov. Edgar Chatto. They were personally accompanied by Dr. Rosendo Lopez III who is organizing & producing the concert that would raise funds to rehabilitate the damaged day care centers in Loon
See you all on December 13 at the Bohol Wisdom School Gymnasium for the benefit concert
Photo Credits: Shirley M. Asunto