Apl.de.ap is set to perform during the Games opening at Philippine Arena, before he joins the rest of Black Eyed Peas during the closing at New Clark City. Fernando G. Sepe Jr., ABS-CBN News/file
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, chairman of the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee, and Apl.de.ap make it official — the Black Eyed Peas members will be performing in the Games opening and closing ceremonies later this year. Handout
Apl.de.ap of Black Eyed Peas will be performing in the opening and closing ceremonies of the Southeast Asian Games later this year.
The Pampanga born musician, whose real name is Allan Pineda Lindo, will be joined by Black Eyed Peas for the closing festivities on December 11, Apl.de.ap said on Tuesday.
He was at the House of Representatives to meet with Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano, chairman of the Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee Foundation, and sign an agreement to perform.
The opening is at Philippine Arena in Bulacan on November 30, while the closing ceremonies are at New Clark City in Capas town, Tarlac
“We’ve been talking about the production and you know we gonna do something special for the closing with the whole band,” Apl.de.ap said.
“We’ve done a lot of sporting events but, you know, this is one of the most important events for me because . . . proud to be Pinoy. And it’s in my hometown and I can’t wait to deliver.”
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