Pinoy Pride Fair Singapore 2011 with TrueFaith, Aiza Seguerra and Tim Tayag

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Pinoy Pride Fair Singapore 2011 with TrueFaith, Aiza Seguerra and Tim Tayag

Keeping the Faith, with Truefaith


Simply put, Truefaith is one of the most enduring, as well as one of the most prolific Filipino pop/rock bands. The group traces its origins back to 1992, when Medwin Marfil (then a student of De La Salle University) teamed up with a couple of friends, and mustered the courage to submit an original song they put together to a local radio station.


They called themselves Truefaith (inspired by the popular 80’s alternative song from New Order), and the song- “Perfect”- caught the attention of radio listeners with its fresh new sound, and became an instant hit.


Since their 1993 radio debut, Truefaith has been extremely active in the Philippine music scene. To date, they’ve had more than a dozen albums released, with even more hit songs, including “Huwag Na Lang Kaya”, “Muntik ng Maabot ang Langit”, “Hi!”, “Alaala”, “Sa Puso Ko”, “Awit Para Sa Kanya”, “Kung OK Lang Sa ‘Yo”, “Sumasarap ang Gising”, “Dahil Ikaw”, “Sayang Ang Lahat”, “Araw’t Gabi” and many more.


Truefaith’s current lineup includes Eugene Marfil (acoustic guitar), Allan Elgar (lead guitar), Medwin Marfil (lead vocals), Benedict Esguerra (drums), Bimbo Yance (bass guitar) and Jake Lumacad (keyboards).


Their latest album, “The Love Parade”, is out under Viva Records, and features an eclectic mix of special guests, including Pinoy R&B star Luke Mejares, sax master Dix Lucero, Carlos Magno of the Out-of-Body Special, and Armi Millare of Up Dharma Down.



Aiza Seguerra: From Cute to Phenomenal

Aiza Seguerra was a very popular child actress who played cute roles and appeared in over thirty movies. She joined a contest on a noontime variety TV show, Eat Bulaga!, when she was only three years old. She became a part of that popular noontime variety program for ten years.


So for years, she was a household name in the entertainment world, dominating both TV and movie industries by playing adorable child characters. But like all child stars, she grew up and became less visible on screen. She, however, triumphed over the fate that most former child stars succumbed to. Her movie career might have suffered a letdown, but she was headed for stardom in a completely new direction.


When her appeal and popularity as a child star had waned over the years, she transitioned into the music industry with a successful debut in 2001. Her first single, ‘Pagdating ng Panahon’, was a big hit and won acclaim and accolades, and she bagged the Best Performance by Female Recording Artist award. Her follow-up album was also well-received by the public. Her series of albums featured original songs and revivals stamped with her own unique style. Often praised for her soothing voice, Aiza made her mark as a singer with her guitar and soulful renditions of beloved classics.


As a recording artist, Aiza Seguerra has become a phenomenal success and in demand for her awesome acoustic shows. She has also performed shows in the U.S. and Canada. She and her band did front-act performances for international singer-composer John Mayer during his concert in Manila in 2010. Currently, she performs in a popular TV show, along with other famous singers, singing popular tunes and winning Filipino hearts each time.



Five Things You Need To Know About Tim Tayag

Concert day is fast approaching, so all of us here at TAG Event Concepts are hard at work gearing up for the big show, The Pinoy Pride Fair 2011, on June 04.


Working on his own routine– as he always does, hard-working man that he is– is our very own Tim Tayag. We love it that he manages to post videos on YouTube on a fairly regular basis. Keep them comin’, Tim. And in an effort to know more about the Filipino funnyman, here’s a list we put together of five things you need to know about Tim Tayag:


1. His First Time: His career as a stand-up comic owes its origin to his first ever onstage performance in a cafe in San Francisco way back in 1996. In 2002, Tim Tayag performed stand-up comedy in a club called Comfort Room in Makati, and he did his first big show at the Music Museum in 2005. He has performed with comedians like Jon Santos and Allan K., and has done shows in local venues like the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Music Museum, UP Theater, ABS-CBN, and many others.


2. Clique and Quirks: Along with Allan Manalo, he formed ‘The Comedy Cartel’, a group consisting of stand-up comedians who deliver what Tim calls ‘point-of-view comedy’. The group aims for witty and shrewd comedy instead of the usual and predictable slapsticks. He described their style as ‘telling stories in a funny way’. He attributes his ability to make people laugh to his knack for knowing what’s funny. Tim Tayag draws from his own experiences, with some embellishment, for his jokes.


3. On His Career and Craft: He’s had a variety of jobs: a software engineer in the States, a host of a talent search reality show on MTV (“Supahstar”), host-writer-director of an international travel program on the Living Asia Channel (“On Foot” ), co-host of the a late night show on Studio 23 ( “Men’s Room” ), writer for travel and lifestyle magazines, radio DJ, and owner of a five-star mobile restroom.


4. Funny Examples: His major influences include Conan O’Brien, Dave Attel, Brian Regan, Arch Barker and Billy Crystal.

His style can be likened to the comedy of popular American stand-up comics, but with a Fiilipino perspective and reference. His “wit-based” stand-up comedy departs from the typical music-based comedy prevalent in local comedy bars in the Philippines.


5. On His Comedic Roots: While in the U.S., Tim has worked with popular Hollywood comedians like Jamie Foxx, Sinbad, Rob Schneider and Margaret Cho. He also performed in prominent clubs where big names like Drew Carrey, Chris Rock and Robin Williams polished their skills.



Truefaith, Aiza Seguerra and Tim Tayag will all be performing for their Filipino fans in Singapore at The Pinoy Pride Fair 2011: a Concert, Comedy and Trade Show Celebrating Filipino Excellence in Singapore, happening on Saturday, 04 June 2011 at The Rock Auditorium, Suntec City Mall in Singapore.


For more information about the show, our special online contests, ticket details and other inquiries, check out the official website at

The Pinoy Pride Fair 2011: is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors and partners:

· SM Development Corporation (our Official Real Estate Partner),

· Cathy Valencia Skin and Body Centre (our Official Beauty Partner),

· Cebu Pacific (the Philippines’ largest national flag carrier, and our Official Airline Partner),

· together with Sun Cellular and iRemit

· with the special participation of Walk This Way Tours, Bonifacio Restaurant, Kali Majapahit Filipino Martial Arts, Asian Photography Magazine, PinoySG and MASP | Making Art in Singapore through Photography.

· and our media partners: Bagong Bayani, OFW Pinoy Star,, Yehey! Life,,,, and


The Pinoy Pride Fair 2011 is a production of TAG Event Concepts. Visit the official TAG Event Concepts page on Facebook:, follow the official tweets on, and network with our blog at

Pinoy Pride Fair Singapore 2011 with TrueFaith, Aiza Seguerra and Tim Tayag

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