Virlanie Voices, led by its Musical Director Ma. Lourdes Hermo, presented two benefit concerts in Spellen, Germany on 4 and 5 May 2018. Tourism Attache Margarita Valdes, who represented the Philippine Embassy in one of the concerts, said that the choir left its German audience in awe with a wide repertoire of Filipino, Latin, and English pieces. Clad in their traditional Philippine attire, the group performed folk songs which included Waray-Waray, Ili-ili tulog anay, Rosa Pandan, Tilibum and Ollonno. The choir also regaled their audiences with popular tunes like Somewhere over the Rainbow and Tagumpay Nating Lahat .
Virlanie Voices is the official choir of the Virlanie Foundation, a non-government organization that engages in the welfare of street children. The 28-member children´s choir is currently on its 4th European Concert Tour covering Switzerland, France, Belgium and Germany. END