Friday, August 26, 2011

Sitti Celebrates 10 Years in Showbiz with "Ang Aking Awitin"


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The Philippines’ one and only bossa nova queen, Sitti Navarro, celebrates her 10 years in showbiz with a concert entitled “Sitti… Ang Aking Awitin” on September 16, 8pm, at the Music Museum featuring Rico Blanco, Duncan Ramos and Jett Pangan with the special participation of DJ Dense Modesto and the Whiplash Dancers.

“Sitti… Ang Aking Awitin” is directed by Calvin Neria with musical direction by Ria Villena-Osorio; brought to you by La Carmela de Boracay. Ticket prices at Php 800 (balcony), Php 1,200 (orchestra side) and Php 1,500 (orchestra center). Tickets are available at TicketWorld 891-9999, Music Museum 721-6720 and 721-6726 and at the Backroom office 435-1098.

Sitti’s successful reintroduction of bossa nova in the country has led to the Filipinos’ interest in this kind of genre. She has captured the Filipinos’ interest in bossa nova which led to the surge of bossa nova CDs and bossa-inspired OPM songs. In her 10 years in showbiz, Sitti has released a string of best-selling albums such as Café Bossa, Sitti Live!, Sitti In The Mix, My Bossa Nova, Contagious, and Sitti Sessions.

Sitti’s musical influences include bossa nova artists Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Astrud Gilberto and Gal Costa. She never fails to amaze the audience with her cool performance that makes her one of the sought-after artists in corporate and wedding events, out-of-town gigs and shows abroad. “Time flies so fast. Imagine, I’m already on my 10th year in showbiz. I am really happy and grateful for all the great opportunities that come my way. I’m very grateful to all my fans for their love and support all these years,” Sitti enthuses.

For inquiries about “Sitti… Ang Aking Awitin”, call Backroom at 435-1108 and 435-1120 or email at

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