“Basta Pinoy, Push Mo Yan!”
This was the theme of today’s 2014 Pinoy Music Summit held at Diosdado Macapagal Hall, Landbank Plaza in Malate Manila. The summit is aimed at convening Pinoy music industry stakeholders to discuss issues surrounding the current status of the music industry and to find ways in encouraging conscious commitments to people for further promotion and development of OPM.
Present in the event as guest speaker is President Benigno Aquino III. In his speech, the President lauded Pinoy’s innate talent and skills in singing and creating music. He also shared some efforts by the government to ensure Pinoy music is promoted and protected. Towards the end, he encourages everyone to take part in rebuilding the local music industry and asks everyone to be catalyst in promoting our music because it has great contribution in our society’s culture and history.
Below is the video of the President’s complete speech at the 2014 Pinoy Music Summit.