Canada for Philippines Benefit Concert

Rachelle Cruz

Copyright of The Philippine Reporter

By Rachelle Cruz TORONTO — The true Bayanihan spirit beamed brightly as Filipino communities and many other Canadians – in a show of unity and strength, came together to support and respond to the gargantuan record-breaking typhoon that washed up over eastern Philippines about two weeks ago. The star-studded, talent-brimming Canada for Philippines Benefit Concert performers graced the stage at the grand Toronto’s Fairmont Royal York Hotel on Sunday,  November 24, in partnership with the Kol Hope Foundation for Children, to raise funds and give hope to the millions of people affected by Typhoon Haiyan, in support of the World Vision’s Philippines Disaster Relief Fund.  Among them were Toronto’s original Kim in Miss Saigon, Ma-Anne Dionisio, Broadway star Cornelia Luna, Viva Record’s artist Chiqui Pineda, award-winning Canadian singer/songwriter Amy Sky, members of Prison Dancer, including the original cast members of 1993’s Miss Saigon Princess of…

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