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Q&A Westerman / Philippines Benefit Concert


The Music Of Violinist Philippe Quint Playing At The Kennedy Center Here In Washington. Quint Was One Of Many Acts To Play Sunday At After The Storm. A Benefit Concert For The Philippines. All Proceeds From The Show Go To Groups Helping With Recovery And Reconstruction In The Wake Of Typhoon Haiyan Or Yolanda As It Was Locally Known. The Concert Was Presented By The US Philippines Society And Hosted By Lou Diamond Phillips. It Featured A Star-Studded Lineup Of Entertainers Such As Apple Dee Ap From The Blackeyed Peas, Singer Charice, Actress Lea Salonga And Opera Star Rodell Rosel. Executive Producer Robert Pullen Said Although The Show Focused On Typhoon Haiyan, A Natural Haiyan, A Natural Disaster Like That Could Happen Anywhere....(Act / Pullen) Philippine Ambassador To The US Jose Cuisia Said The Money Raised From The Show Will Go To Groups Already In The Philippines Helped With Reconstruction. Cuisia Said Recovery From Typhoon Haiyan Will Take A Long Time .... (Act / Cuisia) Typhoon Haiyan Devastated The Philippines In Early November, Killing Over 6,000 People And Displacing Over 4 Million. To Date, Around 140 Million US Dollars Have Been Donated To Help With Recovery And Reconstruction.

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