|UP Madrigals in Brussels|
UP MADRIGALS IN BRUSSELS
17 August 2012 - The world renowned Filipino choir group, U.P Madrigal Singers (The Madz) again visited Belgium and staged a benefit concert in Brussels as part of their European Goodwill Tour 2012. The group peformed last Friday, 17 August at the Saint Remi Parish Church in Molembeek-St. Jean.
The two-hour long concert featured traditional choral pieces and original Pilipino music. The audience, made up mostly of Filipinos, was amazed of the versatility of the group's repertoire and their excellent renditions.
The concert was a joint project of the UP Madrigal Singers and the Eucharistic Ministry, in cooperation with all of the Religious Organizations and Pastoral Ministries in Brussels.
The proceeds of the event are intended for donation to the Filipino Chaplaincy's Pastoral program and activities and for the repair and maintenance of the Filipino Chaplaincy Center.The group arrived in Brussels on 13 June and paid courtesy call on the Philippine Ambassador to Belgium, H.E. Victoria S. Bataclan on 17 August at the Chancery