NAGING madamdamin ang mensahe ng Popstar Royalty na si Sarah Geronimo sa muli niyang pagsabak sa ASEAN-Japan Music Festival 2021.
Ito ang ikalawang pagkakataon na naging bahagi ang Kapamilya singer-actress at i-represent ang Pilipinas sa nasabing international music festival.
Una siyang nag-perform dito noong 2018 na ginanap pa sa Tokyo kung saan kinanta niya ang kanyang mga hit songs na “Tala” at “Kilometro.” At sa katatapos lamang na music event ay kinanta naman niya ang “Isa Pang Araw”.
Sa kanyang mensahe para sa lahat ng dumalo sa virtual music festival, hinikayat niya ang publiko na manatiling “hopeful” sa gitna pa rin ng COVID-19 pandemic.
“The past year has been very challenging for all of us. We have been affected in so many ways and have experienced different kinds of loss – from losing jobs, opportunities, hope, and the most painful, losing a loved one.
“Our minds are filled with anxious thoughts and we ask, ‘When will this end?’” simulang pagbabahagi ni Sarah.
Aniya pa, “Perhaps, it is a reminder of what truly matters — life, family, time. Let us all be united in showing empathy and care for one another.
“Let go of resentment. Choose peace and freedom over hate and imprisonment. Let love and kindness rule our hearts every day,” pahayag pa ng misis ni Matteo Guidicelli.
“Life is a gift that we should be grateful for. If there is one thing I learned, my faith in God is the only constant thing I can rely on during times of uncertainty.
“It may seem hard to do, but let us remain hopeful. Let us continue to celebrate life, because this too shall pass. Let us continue to create beautiful memories with our loved ones however we can and while we still can,” paalala ng Popstar Royalty.
Ilan sa mga nakasama ng singer-actress sa event ay sina Dong Nhi ng Vietnam, Godai Natsuko ng Japan, Andien ng Indonesia at Dato’ Sri Siti Nurhaliza mula sa Malaysia.
Kung matatandaan, sinabi ni Sarah sa nakaraan niyang digital concert na, “Music is a universal language that speaks to our soul through every stage of life. Music is very powerful. It can heal a wounded heart, uplift one spirit and bring renewed hope.
“I do hope our music and performances can be a source of inspiration for all of you. Once again, thank you so much and stay safe,” diin pa niya.
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