MANILA, Philippines – A 72-year-old pianist not too long ago went viral after he held an almost 2-hour on-line live performance to boost some cash for his upkeep medicines.
Vidalito Infante, fondly often called “Lolo Bong”, serenaded his on-line followers with the efficiency that included inspirational items, conventional kundiman, and OPM hits to boost cash for his upkeep medicines. Because of his devoted followers and dependable supporters, Lolo Bong was capable of purchase some much-needed provides.
A proficient pianist, Lolo Bong used to play the piano at varied malls, together with Robinsons Magnolia, Rockwell, and Glorietta. His spectacular expertise in enjoying the piano regardless of his superior age has amazed loads of netizens. Many loved listening to him play at these malls.
|Picture credit score: Raymund Javier|
However the COVID-19 pandemic left him jobless as a result of senior residents aren’t allowed to depart their houses and go to public locations just like the mall. Since his job was once in these malls, he misplaced his supply of revenue.
Rendered jobless by the pandemic, Lolo Bong wanted assist in shopping for his upkeep medicines. After studying about Lolo Bong’s predicament, his household pal and scholar Raymund Javier helped arrange the net live performance on the pianist’s house in Balic-Balic, Sampaloc in Manila.
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The net live performance was an enormous success. It obtained over 30,000 reactions, greater than 20,000 shares, and over 500,000 views on Fb. Many individuals despatched him donations, with many additionally promising to donate to his future on-line live shows. Considered one of these is already scheduled for Easter Sunday, April 4.
|Picture credit score: Vidalito Infante|
A whole lot of his followers have been additionally completely satisfied to seek out his on-line live performance on Fb.
“Pre-pandemic, kayo po madalas na abangan ko sa Powerplant Mall, Rockwell 🥰 i’m glad meron na kayo dito sa fb. God bless po,” a netizen wrote.
“Ang galing!!! Sana po makatulong yung sinend ko po sa Gcash nyo.Kapag nagka pera po ulit ako magpapadala po ulit ako. God Bless po Tatay!” one other commented.
“Iba padin ang kamay ng sinaunang musikero. LEGEND na, stick with it tatay. music is life. Lagi ka po magazine dwell stream tay. Makakatulong sa inyo po yun. Godbless po! 😊👏🎹🎵🎶” one other fan wrote.
For individuals who wish to ship donation to Lolo Bong:
GCash – Vidalito Infante (09663701824)
BDO – Vidalito Infante (008290086755)
— Pleasure Adalia, The Summit Categorical