Beaumont Filipino community gathers for a night of music

Two entertainers graced the level at Amelia Farm & Marketplace in Beaumont on Friday night time that some lovers would possibly acknowledge from tv.

Attendees had an opportunity to sing along side Ice Seguerra, a Filipino actor, singer and songwriter, and Vaughn Multi-millionaire, a Beaumont nurse who’s competing on NBC’s “The Voice,” throughout the non-public match. The development was once hosted through six manufacturers, together with Philippine Affiliation of Beaumont Texas, on the venue situated 8600 Dishman Rd.

Along with making a song, Seguerra mentioned the coronavirus pandemic, which nonetheless has the Philippines on lockdown.

Seguerra mentioned he has ignored occasions like this one and being at the side of other folks, together with friends and family. He shared a hope that individuals may proceed to turn team spirit and kindness all through the tricky occasions.

“We want one any other,” Seguerra mentioned. “I am hoping we will be able to upward thrust above our variations and revel in one any other’s corporate.”

In a while earlier than Seguerra serenaded the target audience, Multi-millionaire shared his ability with the gang.

As quickly because the efficiency ended, 8-year-old Danielle Fernandez, of Beaumont, joined a number of smiling kids who gave him a large team hug, which Multi-millionaire cheerfully accredited.

“Vaughn is an in depth circle of relatives good friend,” Danielle’s mom, Cindy Fernandez, mentioned. “She all the time loves to observe him making a song, and she or he additionally needs to sign up for ‘The Voice’ like Vaughn, who’s like her giant brother. She loves him.”

Annabelle Boling, additionally of Beaumont, was once excited to benefit from the leisure.

“This is sort of a get in combination for all the Filipinos within the space,” she mentioned. “Because the pandemic, we haven’t been in a position to assemble for the closing nearly two years, and that is the first actual match that we have got had. ‘Ice’ is well known within the Philippines. … And Vaughn is a circle of relatives good friend of ours.”

Kevin Elgar, one of the most match’s manufacturing group contributors, mentioned he’s adopted Seguerra since highschool. He described Seguerra as a “kid marvel” who went into making a song. In disbelief the preferred performer was once in Beaumont, Elgar was once excited to peer the efficiency up shut — one thing that will be tricky to enjoy within the Philippines.

“It’s superb,” Elgar mentioned. “It could nearly say it is sort of a dream come true.”

Elgar mentioned the manufacturers had been satisfied to percentage the development with the attendees, particularly those that could also be lacking the Philippines.

“We want one thing like this … It offers everyone an opportunity to get shut to one another and feature an opportunity to enjoy togetherness via (Seguerra’s) songs. As a result of everyone can truly at any age (relate).”

In addition they had been satisfied to host Multi-millionaire.

“We had been very stunned and really grateful that Filipino abilities are being introduced to the arena the way in which it’s because ‘The Voice’ is watched everywhere in the global,” Elgar mentioned. “We’re happy with him.”

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