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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, June 4, 2001

Philippines singer Jolina planning Blaisdell concert

By Wayne Harada
Advertiser Entertainment Editor

Jolina Magdangal, a singer from the Philippines who is billed simply as Jolina, will perform at 7 p.m. June 30 at the Blaisdell Arena.

In the Philippines, Jolina Magdangal is known for film themes.

Courtesy Jolina Magdangal

The event, entitled the Arriba Arriba Concert, also will feature Forte, the Island foursome.

Jolina is a triple-threat entertainer, who sings, dances and acts. She launched her career several years ago when she joined Ryan Cayabyab's 14-K, where she developed her performing skills that eventually landed her roles in numerous commercials, TV series and movies.

In her homeland, Jolina is the undisputed queen of the movie theme songs and soundtracks, recording Filipino favorites as well as Disney classics from such movies as "Pocahontas" and "The Hunchback of Notre Dame." In Hawai'i, her TV series can be seen on The Filipino Channel.

She has extended her popularity in international markets, including Japan, Australia, Taiwan, Guam, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Los Angles, San Diego, New York, Washington D.C. and Chicago.

Tickets: $45, $35, $25, $15, on sale at the box office and at Ticket Plus locations. Reservations: 591-2211 or 526-4400.