MANILA—The first part of the Southeast Asian Games opening ceremony at Philippine Arena on Saturday showcased the country's history through intricate yet powerful indigenous dances.
The second half, meanwhile, turned into a rocking performance that included the Black Eyed Peas' apl.de.ap, and a number featuring nationalistic songs by Francis Magalona covered by Iñigo Pascual, Elmo Magalona, and KZ Tandingan.
The other artists who hit the stage were Christian Bautista, Anna Fegi, Jed Madela, Aicelle Santos, Robert Seña, the TNT Boys and Lani Misalucha, who sang "Lupang Hinirang."
Check out all of their amazing numbers below:
1. Robert Seña
2. Christian Bautista's duet with Aicelle Santos
3. Iñigo Pascual, Elmo Magalona, and KZ Tandingan perform a medley of Francis M classics such as "Mga Kababayan," "Man from Manila," and "Tayo'y mga Pinoy."
4. Black Eyed Peas' apl.de.ap
5. All of the singers, including Lani Misalucha, Anna Fegi, Jed Madela, and the TNT Boys, sing the official theme song of the 2019 SEA Games, "We Win as One."