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The first Filipino music festival post-pandemic showcases Pinoy talent

The first Filipino music festival post-pandemic  showcases  Pinoy talent

By Crystal Dias 


ABS-CBN Global/ The Filipino Channel or TFC presented 1MX London 2022 at the Apps Court Farm, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey on October 1.  It was an absolute triumph, with the summer’s energy enduring into autumn, as the sun greeted more than five thousand  attendees, who enjoyed OktoberFirst and its music and festivities.  


Photos by Thirdy Ado

ABS-CBN/ TFC plucked some of the best artists from the Philippines to perform, who gave non-stop world-class entertainment.  The headliners were Bamboo, KZ Tandingan, EZ Mil, Darren, Jeremy G, Jon Guelas, Sab and Angela Ken.   EZ Mil, who rose to fame in 2021 with his single ‘Panalo’, was a big hit with audiences of all ages. 

Rock icon Bamboo and KZ Tandingan did not disappoint with their powerful performances which captured the hearts of die-hard fans and new fans alike. Also showcasing their talent were the UK-based support acts Tara Flanagan, Apostol, MC Zani, Clencha, Clarissa Mae, Justine Afante, DJ Miamor, DJ Menace, DJ Flecs, DJ Jeff Nang, Waleska and Efra, who have made a name for themselves in the host country. Several Filipino food stalls managed long queues for popular Filipino dishes, like BBQ pork, sisig, dinuguan, mechado and more,  but waiting in line is always a key part of the festival experience.   As the sun set over the farm, the sound of music and the cheering audience streamed out of the giant blue tent.