Sponsoring the First Show Edition is Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) of the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT)
Save the date and start planning your trip to Manila because it is the place to have more fun – come May! MTV, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), has officially announced today that MTV Music Evolution marks its first edition in the Philippines on Sunday, 17 May 2015 at the historic Quirino Grandstand, Rizal Park in Manila. MTV Asia revealed the first wave of artists to grace the MTV stage in the Philippines for the first time at a press briefing in Manila today – iconic and Grammy Award-winning hip hop act, Naughty by Nature, the Philippines’ most celebrated rapper, Gloc-9 and Philippines’ hottest hip hop act, Abra.
MTV Music Evolution 2015 is sponsored by the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) of the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT), and supported by audio partner, Dolby.
“The Philippines has such a strong music influence and has become a popular entertainment destination. With a successful history of partnering with Tourism Boards around the world, we are naturally thrilled to be collaborating with the Tourism Promotions Board of the Philippine Department of Tourism to bring MTV Music Evolution to our fans in the Philippines and around Asia,” ---Mark Whitehead, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Viacom International Media Networks Asia.
“MTV produces the most talked about live performances and events, so fans can anticipate engaging youth experiences in the coming weeks to discover the evolution of the hip hop music genre, while celebrating all that Philippines has to present to the world. We can’t wait to share one of the biggest music events in Manila with the world on May 17th!”
“We Filipinos like to entertain and perform for people. MTV Music Evolution will not only put the Philippines on the map of international music, but it will also serve as a global stage for the world to witness what Filipinos do best. The Philippines is a musically passionate country. And through our partnership with MTV, young people from around the world will now have the opportunity to share this passion and experience why and how the music culture is even more fun in the Philippines. This is, indeed, one of the exciting events to look forward to during our Visit the Philippines Year (VPY) 2015,” ---Secretary Ramon R. Jimenez Jr. of the Philippine Department of Tourism.MTV MUSIC EVOLUTION PROGRAMMING SPECIAL: MTV HIP HOP RAPRESENTZ
Stay tuned for the details on how to score an invite (^.^,)