Rock Ed sponsors free concert on May 10 for clean and honest elections


Entitled "Malinis Please!" this free concert is sponsored byRock Ed Philippines. From 6 p.m. onwards tonight, May 10, Rock Ed artists will gather at theAmoranto Stadium to rally for clean and honest elections.


Rock on for clean and honest elections! On May 10, theAmoranto Stadium in Quezon City will be filled with young Filipinos united bytheir call for clean and honest elections.

"Malinis, Please!" is an arts, film, photography and musicfestival organized by anti-poverty organization Rock Ed Philippines. This is acall for each and every voting Filipino citizen to have clean and honestelections on May 14, 2007.

The concert is divided into two parts: the Clean concert andthe Honest concert.

The Clean concert starts at 6 p.m. and will feature worldmusic artists such as Cynthia Alexander, and Joey Ayala, as well as acousticsingers Paolo Santos and Noel Cabangon.

From 9:30 p.m. onwards, rock bands will entertain the crowdduring the Honest concert. Expect to see performances from Radioactive SagoProject, Peryodiko, Up Dharma Down, Makatha, Kapatid, Greyhoundz, Juan PabloDream, Kjwan, Giniling Festival, Paramita, Chicosci, Kala, D.N.A., and manymore.

In between sets, short films byKhavn de la Cruz, Pepe Diokno, and John Torres will be screened at the venue.Slideshows by veteran and young photographers like Luis Liwanag, VJVillafranca, Paolo Picones, Jake Verzosa, Lomomanila and more will be displayedon 50 large-format tarpaulins around the concert area and onscreen as well.

The poetry of National ArtistVirgilio Almario and of young poets like Kris Lacaba will also be featured.

Visual artists will paint amural on the spot while the concert goes on.

Rock Ed Philippines is a non-government organization,composed of private citizens, eminent for its projects against poverty andbelieves that poverty should end now. It holds alternative classes outside theclassroom and hopes to educate the youth through rock culture.

Admission to "MalinisPlease!" is absolutely free. All you need to do is to download and print theentrance pass from the Rock Ed website. Sign the print-out and presentat the gate with a valid photo-ID. Or,you can also wear a Rock Ed shirt and show a valid ID at the entrance.

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Come in white. Comein peace. Malinis Please!

FREE ADMISSION.

Date: May 10, 2007 (6 p.m. onwards)

Venue: AmorantoStadium, A. Roces Avenue, Quezon City

For moreinformation, visit the Rock Ed website at www.rockedphilippines.org


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