MANILA, Philippines – Watching foreigners singing Filipino songs can be heartwarming because of the sincere desire of these non-native speakers to learn the language. Here are some videos that feature Americans and Koreans singing Filipino songs. Some of these videos earned more than 500,000 views turning them viral.
There are a number of foreigners in the country who can speak the language perfectly without an accent and the customary slang. Filipinos find it endearing to hear them speak the language perfectly. This emphasizes the fact that one should learn his language well.
Watching foreigners sing Filipino songs also makes one feel proud that other countries are interested in learning the dialect.
Foreigner singing PUSONG BATO
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Two Americans singing “IKAW”
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American Isiak Holiday Jr. singing Gary Valenciano’s “Sana Maulit Muli”
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BAYAN KO by Korean Choir Singer
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“Bakit Ngayon Ka Lang” (Cover) Performed by: Philip and Jared
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ZCHS Chamber Choir from Zionsville Community High School singing “Paru Parong Bukid”
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American Singer/Songwriter David DiMuzio’s unique interpretation of OPM “Tagalog song” classic “Ikay Mahal Pa Rin”
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Park Shin Hye sings a Filipino Song, “Kailan”
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