MNL48 celebrates this year’s Seijin Shiki

by Mnl48 Philippines

MNL48 members Jem, Hazel, Sayaka, Dani, Dana, Kay, Brei, Faith, and, Lara celebrated their coming of age, Seijin Shiki with fans on January 13, 2019 held at Movie Stars Cafe, as they will be turning 20 years old this year. 

Celebrating the momentous event, the girls talked about their goals and dreams as they welcome adulthood, dressed in beautifully designed Kimono following the tradition of wearing a ceremonial dress in Japan.


Faith shared how a shy girl had the courage to reach her dreams and to become an MNL48 idol, “I used to be the person na sobrang mahiyain, kahit nasa harapan na ang chances talagang umaatras siya, ngayon po na-achieve ko ang dreams slowly but surely.”


Brei also narrated her inspiring story on how rejections made her a stronger person. “Sa rejection and challenges po talaga ko kumapit, dati puro rejections tapos lagi ako napapatanong sa sarili ko, ngayon lahat ng ‘yon nasagot na. Dati po kaya akong patumbahin ng mga negatibo pero ngayon po nakita ko na ‘yung mga negatibong comment na ‘yun ay gawing positibo para sa pangarap ko.”

“Mas naging confident ako, nalalabas ko yung sarili ko. Gusto ko mas mag-improve pa ako, mas naging motivated ako. Sa dami ng pinagdaanan ko, masasabi ko na idol na ako and hindi ako susuko at magiging good example ako sa mga kabataan,” Sayaka noted her realizations in her MNL48 journey.


The girls performed their hit songs namely “First Rabbit”, “Umiindak Na Saya”, Aitakatta – Gustong Makita”, “Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie”, and “Talulot Ng Sakura”, followed by a fun game called “Future-rades” that made the crowd active and energetic.

Moreover, MNL48 members reminisced their idol journey, starting out as applicants. “Thankful po ako na may MNL48, and na-realize ko po na we are family,” Jem said.

“Sobrang laki po ng nabago sakin ng MNL48, mas marami po akong naging kaibigan, maraming memories na nagawa and marami po akong nai-inspire na tao. Pangako ko po sa sarili ko na mas magiging matatag and matapang po ako sa mga challenges and mas pagpupursigihan ko po para makasama sa Top 48,” Dani said.

Dana also added her everyday learnings on MNL48. “Araw araw po ako may natututunan and nalalaman para mas ma-enhance po ung sarili namin as a person and as an idol. And natutunan ko rin po pano makisalamuha sa mga tao. Panagako ko po na I will do my best, I will always give my all.”


Hazel then shared how MNL48 changed her. “Ang dami pong nabago sakin sa personality development po, how we talk, speak, siyempre po hindi po namin magagwa ‘yun kung wala ‘yung coaches namin. Sila po talaga tumulong sa amin para po magbago and mas maging idol.”

“Dati po boyish talaga ako, naging mahinhin na po ako ng konti, medyo tumahimik po ako kasi sobrag maingay po talaga ako at makulit,” Lara said.

Kay also expressed her happiness of being part of “Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie” and being the Captain of Team L.


Another highlight of the event was the “Childhood mo I-hashtag mo” where the idols explained the story behind their cute and memorable throwback pictures, and their given hashtags to the photos.

The girls also shared that they are looking forward for their AKB48 Group Asia Festival concert in Bangkok on January 27 where Jem told their fans to “not stress yourself kapag hindi po kayo makakapunta sa mga events namin because your love already supports us."


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Fans send well-wishes to MNL48 January celebrants

by Wilson

Celebrating their birthday as idols for the first time, MNL48 members Jan, Cassey, Grace, and Aly shared their special day with their supporters and fans on January 13, 2019 held at Movie Stars Cafe during this month’s Seitansai.

MNL48 Senbatsu together with the birthday celebrants wowed the audience with their kawaii performances of “Palusot Ko’y Maybe” followed by “First Rabbit” by the January Seitansai, and the ending the program with a lively performance of their platinum-hit song “Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie”.


Turning a year older where Jan celebrated her 18th birthday on January 5, Cassey’s 16th on January 9, Grace’s 22nd on January 13, and Aly’s 18th on January 11, the idols were given a surprise video birthday wishes from their parents as they celebrate their birthdays away from their family for the first time.


A special and emotional birthday greeting from Jan’s mother Magnolia Elaurza surprised the idol, “wag kang gi-give up sa mga pangarap mo sa buhay. Pasensya ka na at hindi tayo nakapag-celebrate ng birthday mo. Basta kaming pamilya mo naka-support lang dito. Mahal na mahal ka namin anak, alam namin na kaya mo lahat ng pagsubok na darating sa buhay mo. Sana wag ka magbabago at lagi mong tatandaan na si God laging nasa tabi mo.”

“Happy birthday to my beloved daughter, my wish for you in life is success, good health, and more blessings to come. Nandito lang kami sumusuporta sayo, we love you so much,” Cassey’s mother Jackeline Pestillos wished for her daughter.


“Happy birthday, Aly, I wish you all the best in life, more blessings and success to come. Basta tandaan mo huwag kalimutan mag dasal. Enjoy mo lang lahat-lahat ng ginagwa mo. Nandito lang kami ng papa mo na sumusuporta sayo,” Alma Padillo said, supporting her daughter Aly’s idol journey in MNL48.

“Happy birthday anak, may you have many more birthdays to come. Wishing you the best for everything, good health, and more blessings. I love you,” said parents Arminda and Saturnino Buenaventura to Grace.

After the heartwarming messages from the idols’ parents, the celebrants prepared exciting games and prizes for their fans such as the crowd- favorite Boom Balloon and Copy Cat.


Furthermore, four avid fans of Jan, Cassey, Grace, and Aly also got a chance to greet their Oshi, making the girls overwhelmed with happiness and thankful for their fans’ heartwarming support for their group and their efforts attending their events.

One of Cassey’s fans, Jayson Montanilla, expressed his support for her Oshi “Happy birthday! Lagi lang ako naka-suporta sayo kahit anong mangyari.”

“Thank you talaga, Jan dahil sayo sinisipag ako mag-review sa board exam, pinipilit ko i-solve yung problem na mahihirap,” Leonard Notorio expressed to his idol Jan.


“Happy happy birthday! Nakita ko sayo na hindi ka lang idol na nagsu-suot ng magandang damit, nakita ko ang isang babae na nagpu-pursige sa mga pangarap niya at ‘yon ang first impression ko sayo,“ Jesrelle Petracorta to Grace who also happens to celebrate her birthday on the same day as the Seitansai event.


Lastly, Arian Yupangco felt proud for her Oshi Aly celebrating her birthday with fellow MNL48 members. “Hi Aly, first of all, I’d like to say happy birthday. We are so proud of you, 18 ka pa lang ang dami mo nang na-accomplish. Alam namin na mas marami ka pang magagawa, you’re never alone sa idol journey mo. Pinapasaya mo kami araw-araw kaya gusto namin lagi kang masaya.”


Meanwhile, aside from MNL48’s AKB48 Group Asia Festival 2019 concert on January 27, the group is also preparing for their upcoming activities and events this January such as mall tour and their guesting on ABS-CBN’s It’s Showtime on January 19, 2019. Make sure to follow MNL48’s official website and social media accounts to get the latest news and updates.

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MNL48 awarded with PPOP Youth Model of the Year

by Wilson

MNL48 brings home Pinoy POP (PPOP) Awards for young artists’ year-end special award, “Youth Model of the Year – Huwaran ng Kabataan Award” on December 30, 2018, as announced on PPOP official FaNcebook page.

The surprise award is intended to recognize the group’s influence for being a good role model to the young generation in uplifting the Filipino talents and showcasing the Filipino culture through their music and performances

Winners are based on the criteria and votes of PPOP Awards Committee consisting of young professionals from different youth sectors and organizations in the Philippines.

Moreover, MNL48 was also nominated in the Rising Pop Group of the Year category, competing against U Go Girls (UGG) of Viva Records, One Up of GMA Records, Nitro of Viva Records, and Mico & amp; Gab of Star Music and Asian Artists Agency, where UGG won the title.

Aside from bringing joy to their fans through their performances, MNL48 also organizes charity events, promotes recently released gospel song “Amazing Grace”, and is set to represent the country internationally together with other sister groups in Asia.

Meanwhile, follow the MNL48 website and official social media accounts to get the latest updates and events.

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​ MNL48 held their first Christmas mini concert for fans

by Wilson

As an early Christmas gift to their fans and supporters, MNL48 had their first successful Christmas mini concert held at Movie Stars Cafe on December 23, 2018.

The Christmas season is now in full swing and MNL48 treated their enthusiastic fans to a live mini concert with special performances of their chart-topping songs from their albums and big announcements that surely delighted the idols and fans as well.

Performing one of their newest songs in their latest Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie album, MN48 Team MII members described “First Rabbit” as one of their favorite tracks among their songs because the lyrics mirror their challenging journey in MNL48. “’Yung lyrics pa lang ng ‘First Rabbit’ ay humahalimbawa sa MNL48 journey namin from the start until now. Kung paano kami nagsimula at kung paano kami ngayon nag-grow as one with you MNLoves,” Alice said.

The Christmas concert for the solid MNL48 fans was followed by another crowd-favorite song “Palusot Ko’y Maybe”, from their second single, by Team NIV, showing off their newest official uniform for the first time.

One of the highlights of the event was a look back on their achievements as a group, from releasing their debut single, music videos, and being part of the Himig Handog 2018 which made them overwhelmed with pride and happiness.

Aside from the performance of their hit songs, hundreds of fans who attended the event also got to watch their Oshi perform a holiday favorite song “All I Want for Christmas” and MNL48’s new sub unit, the Gospel’s Christmas single “Amazing Grace” live. The first sub-unit’s members Brei, Belle, Rans, Aly, Faith, and center girl Sheki sang a capella version of the gospel hymn where the girls showcased their angelic voices to their fans for the first time.

As the girls wrapped up the mini concert, MNL48 gave their fans a heart-warming Christmas and New Year greetings and wishes; and performed their phenomenal second single “Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie”, which is currently on the number one spot on iTunes and the leading music channel in the country, Myx Daily Top 10.

As 2019 approaches, MNL48 is already gearing up for their guestings for both local and international shows starting off this coming January and February. As announced last December 11 and during the mini concert, Sheki, Abby, Sela, Brei, Gabb, Rans, Jem, Mari, Faith, and Coleen will be flying to Thailand to take part and join their overseas sister group—AKB48 (Japan), JKT48 (Indonesia), BNK48 (Thailand), SGO48 (Vietnam), AKB48 Team TP (Taiwan), and AKB48 Team SH (China) at “AKB48 Group Asia Festival 2019” on January 27, 2019 to be held at Impact Arena, Bangkok.

Gabb shared that being part of this event is the biggest blessing and opportunity for her. “Unexpected po kasi maraming deserving makasama sa top 10, and for me to be included is such a big opportunity. Promise po na hindi po namin kayo bibiguin.”

Sela also noted her excitement for the first Asia Festival 2019. “It’s such an honor to be part of this amazing event kaya naman po puspusan na ang pag-prepare namin kasi finally matutupad na ang pangarap naming makasama ang sister groups namin, kaya naman we’re very excited to meet them, the Thai people, and of course, try their Thai food.”

In addition, MNL48 had a surprise announcement to their fans where 10 lucky Fan Club VIP members will be given VIP tickets to witness the much-anticipated gathering of AKB48 groups for free.

Meanwhile on February, MNL48 Senbatsu is also set to perform to the grand finals of 2019 J-pop Anime Singing Contest as special guests organized by the Embassy of Japan on February 16 at SM Mall of Asia.

Before the year ends, fans should look forward to MNL48 I-school’s Christmas special episodes on December 23-25, 2018, and their special guesting on Myx this holiday season. Follow the official social media accounts to get the latest news on their upcoming events and activities.


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MNL48 shows angelic side in new Amazing Grace song

by Wilson

MNL48 released its newest single and a cappella version of the famous gospel song “Amazing Grace” on YouTube on December 21, 2018.

Determined to become part of the new sub-unit, Faith, Belle, Brei, Rans, Aly, and center girl Sheki auditioned to be the star in their first Christmas single where they showed their angel-like aura and vocals as an early holiday gift to their fans.

“Mas na-emphasize po ‘yung vocals namin since a cappella lang po ‘yung ginamit namin. Pure voice, walang instrumental, walang accompaniment, kaya sana po talaga maging proud po sila [‘yung mga fans] sa amin. Gusto po namin mabigyan ng justice at maging proud po sa amin lahat,” Sheki shared.

The consistent center girl expressed that being part of their Christmas single is another opportunity for her and the group to share their talent. “Lalong lalo na gospel song so talagang damang-dama po naming lahat ‘yon, and masaya po kami na ipapakita namin talaga na iba ang MNL48 pagdating sa vocals.”

“For ‘Amazing Grace’ po na kanta po naming Gospel sub-unit, we were able to use our own style of singing,” Faith agreed, adding that she hopes their fans will feel the holiday season when listening to their new song.

She also shared that their Christmas song for their fans is special for the whole group as they will be celebrating their first yuletide season as MNL48 idols with their supporters. “I’m really happy po and mixed emotions that time, hindi pa po nagsi-sink in pero masayang-masaya po” she narrated her audition to become part of the new sub-unit.

Team NIV member Aly also recounted her journey auditioning for MNL48’s special Christmas single. “For the past few months I’ve been questioning myself, my journey in MNL48. I’ve been waiting for that perfect moment, and ‘Amazing Grace’ came up and indeed it was an amazing grace given to me.”

WATCH Amazing Grace on YouTube:

Fans can further listen and stream on Spotify and buy “Amazing Grace” on iTunes available on December 24, 2018.

Meanwhile, celebrate Christmas with MNL48 First Generation where they will be performing their hit songs in their mini concert this December 23, 2018 at Movie Stars Cafe; where for every ticket purchase of Php 700 at, fans can get one (1) random limited edition Christmas photocard from the MNL48 members.

Keep on following MNL48 social media accounts for more details of their handshake events and upcoming activities.

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MNL48 December Seitansai thankful for their fans’ overwhelming support

by Wilson

MNL48 December Seitansai celebrants together with their fans celebrated their special day on December 15, 2018 at Movie Stars Café.


Welcoming the fans, the December celebrants namely Faith (December 7), Brei (December 7), Tin (December 11), Necca (December 15), Essel (December 17), and Lara (December 20) performed “Aitakatta – Gustong Makita” and “Umiindak Na Saya”.


Aside from their performances, the event was also packed with fun activities where the celebrants prepared special games such as Pag-Ibig Fortune CookieHula Hoop Dance Challenge, Ang Punny Mo, and First Chubby Rabbit wherein players of the game will do the chubby bunny challenge while singing “First Rabbit”.


One of the highlights of the event was the “Pag-big Fortune Cookie” performance of December Seitansai together with Senbatsu Members and the heart-warming messages from some of the celebrants’ avid supporters.


Mr. John Andrew, the first one who availed Faith’s Cheki Seitansai Bundle adviced to her kamioshi, “Alam naman nating lahat na mahirap maging idol, maraming pagdadaanan na mga pagsubok, basta wag mo lang kakalimutan na lagi kami nandito para sayo. Unang-una ‘yung family mo, ‘yung mga tita mo na laging sumusuporta sayo at siyempre ‘yung mga fans mo, mga MNLoves kaya mo yan, fight lang.”


Faith took the chance to thank everyone who attended the event and wishes the success of the group “Gusto kong kunin tong moment na to para magpasalamat sa inyong suporta and super mnag -enjoy po kami. Hindi talaga ako into dancing and dati wala po akong confidence pero dahil po sa inyo naging motivated ako para mag-improve. Ang wish ko lang po ay for MNL48 to flourish.”


Furthermore, Ms. Klazi Krista, a fan of MNL48 since the beginning emotionally expressed her birthday message to Brei as she became the forth Senbatsu member for the group’s second single Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie. “Always remember that we’re here for you. Congratulations deserve mo lahat kung anong meron ka ngayon, deserve na deserve mo yan.”


Tin hopes their fans will stay ‘till the end of their journey. “Unang-una po sa lahat nagpapasalamat po ako sa inyo, sa mnloves, sa pagsuporta sa aming MNL48 girls. Sa mga fans ko po maraming salamat po sa pagsuporta sa akin. Although wala po ‘yung pamilya ko dito para mag celebrate,masaya po ako na andito po kayo para sa amin. Sobrang kompleto na po ‘yung birthday ko dahil andyan kayo. Nagpapasalamat po ako sa lahat ng pagmamahal at suporta sa MNL48. And ang wish ko po sana hanggang sa huli po ng journey namin ay hindi niyo po kami papabayaan.”

Necca who happens to celebrate her birthday at the same day expressed her gratitude. “Honestly wala na po talaga akong mahiling kasi nakamit ko na po lahat sobrang grateful lang po talaga ako, thank you po sa lahat ng sumusuporta sa MNL48. Thank you po.”


Overwhelmed with the support of her family and fans, Essel cried as her auntie who treats her as her daughter greeted her. “Baby girl, happy birthday. Always remember nandito lang si tita. Hindi man natuloy ‘yung baby ko, you’re always be my baby girl,” Ms. Alma said.


Lara got emotional as her birthday this year will be the first time that she will celebrate it without her family. She also expressed her love for MNLoves as she treats them as her second family, “Nitong mga nakaraang buwan sobrang lungkot dahil hindi po ako nakakauwi sa amin, first time ko po mag-celebrate ng birthday na hindi ko kasama ang pamilya ko pero kahit ganun, may tinuturing na rin po akong pamilya dito. Kayo, kayo MNLoves, pamilya ko na kayo. Maraming salamat po.”

Moreover, the girls announced that they will be releasing their Christmas single and its music video soon. Also, they gladly stated their Christmas mini concert on December 23, 2018 at Movie Stars Café and all the attendees will receive a Christmas edition photocards for free.


Meanwhile, fans who attended the event got a chance to have a Cheki with their Oshi and get hols on exclusive Seitansai merchandise including the first edition MNL48 photo album.


Keep on following the official website and social media accounts of MNL48 for upcoming events such as next month’s Seitansai, mall tour, radio tour and TV guesting.

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MNL48 brings Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie fever to Starmall EDSA-Shaw

by Wilson

MNL48 visited Starmall Shaw for the second time to promote their newest album “Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie” on December 14, 2018.

After their first mall tour for their second single in Dagupan, MNL48 Jem, Lei, Mari, Jan, Kay, Alyssa, Ella, Lara, Joyce, Aly, Daryll, Jaydee, Ruth, Hazel, Ecka, and Madie brought the hit dance craze to Starmall, performing their latest songs’ ”Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie” and “Palusot Ko’y Maybe”.

Adding excitement to the event, the audience accepted the challenge and danced to the beat of “Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie” as the program officially started. Special games such as trivia game, bring me and dance showdown were also played where lucky winners received MNL48 merchandise and albums as prizes.

Alyssa expressed her happiness that “Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie” official music video recently hit half a million views on YouTube. “Sobrang happy po ako, na-shock po ako na 500,000 views na po ‘yung music video namin, and I hope na ma-reach po namin ‘yung 1 million which is sobrang huge achievement na po.”

“Despite the weather and specially Friday pay day po ngayon marami pa rin pong pumunta and I’m so happy for it na kahit late po kami hindi pa rin po sila na-down, talagang pinakita pa rin po nila ‘yung smile nila. Also, we really did our best para ma-gain po yung energy ng mga nanunuod po samin,” Alyssa shared.

Moreover, Lei announced that “Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie” ranked number 2 on Myx and hopes to get more votes to reach the top rank.

Meanwhile, catch MNL48 in their next mall tour and follow their official social media accounts. Order the Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie album with official poster plus one ticket to their Handshake event at or at any Lawson convenience store nationwide.

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MNL48 to join sister groups in Asia Festival 2019 in Thailand

by Wilson

AKS Co. Ltd announces the biggest festival of AKB48 Group, the Asia Festival 2019 presented by Shanda Games which will be held at Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand on January 27, 2019.

During the press conference held today, December 11, 2018 in Thailand, AKS Co. Ltd International Business Division Nana Aso shared that this will be the first-ever Asia Festival in the history of AKB48, where sister groups in Asia namely AKB48, JKT48, BNK48, SGO48, AKB48 Team TP, AKB48 Team SH, and MNL48 will be gathered together for a day full of fun and exciting activities.

BNK48 General Manager, Job shared that he is very proud that the biggest Asia Festival will be held in their city. “The event will be so great and this will be a great experience for the BNK48 group as they will be able to work with other six groups from other countries. I would like everyone from all over the world to be part of this festival and have a great time together.”

The event will be consisting of two parts as they are expecting 20,000 to 30,000 visitors on that day. On the first part, supporters will be given the chance to interact and have a

high five with the seven local 48 groups from Asia. On the second part, attendees will witness the once-in-a-lifetime gathering and performance of AKB48 Groups.

Also present at the press conference, BNK48 member Music, Mobile and Captain Cherprang are excited in sharing the same stage with their sister groups. “We’re going to wait for you, it’s going to be fun, you can enjoy all the activities all day,” Cherprang said..

“I want to talk to all the groups. I want to take a group photo with everyone and eat together,” Music added. “I want to go shopping and visit the theater here, so let’s enjoy and have fun together,” Mobile commented.

To keep the excitement in the press conference, a special video greeting from BNK48’s sister groups were also shown in the screen, where all of the idol groups expressed their excitement to meet each other and create wonderful memories together.

“We will be part of Asia Festival 2019 together with our sister groups, this will be the first time that MNL48 will be performing outside the country and we are very excited, and it will be held in Bangkok, Thailand. See you there!” MNL48 Senbatsu said.

Meanwhile, MNL48 Sheki, Abby, Sela, Gabb, Brei, Faith, Mari, Jem, Coleen and Rans will be flying to Thailand to be part of the festival, joining their sister groups for the first time. Follow the MNL48 website and official social media accounts to get the latest updates.

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MNL48 travels to Dagupan for Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie album mall tour

by Wilson

MNL48 Senbatsu gave their fans in Pangasinan a fun and exciting day with the performance of their second single as they visit the Big Atrium at CSI Mall Dagupan on December 8, 2018 together with It’s Showtime Hashtags.

The audience got to listen and enjoy the live performance of “Palusot Ko’y Maybe” and “Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie” by MNL48 Senbatsu namely Sheki, Abby, Sela, Brei, Belle, Gabb, Coleen, Rans, Jem, Lei, Mari, Jan, Kay, Alyssa, Faith, and Ella.

Jem happily shared that their supporters who came all the way from Manila were able to bond with their fans in Pangasinan. “We’re very happy to know po na merong MNLoves na taga-Pangasinan, nakatanggap din po kami ng gifts, and super happy to witness na very strong po ‘yung bond nila sa isa’t-isa. We’re very grateful po na ma-showcase po ‘yung talent namin sa lahat ng taga-Pangasinan.”

“Sobrang overwhelmed po kasi pagpasok pa lang po namin sinalubong na agad nila kami ng ngiti and kaway na nagpapahiwatig po sa amin na sobrang welcome po kami sa Dagupan, and talagang naramdaman po namin ‘yung love and pagiging proud nila as a Filipino,” Ella added.

Moreover, Center girl Sheki is looking forward to more provincial tours to further promote their second single, Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie. “Nakakatuwa po ‘yung experience dahil nakapag-perform kami sa mga tao dun, and super thankful po kami sa MNLoves na bumiyahe from Manila just to watch and support us.”

Meanwhile, order the MNL48 “Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie” single and its first edition of photo albums at or at any Lawson stores nationwide, and catch MNL48 in their next mall tour to be announced soon on its official social media accounts.

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MNL48 guests at MOR 101.9, sings "Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie" live at Wish 107.5

by Mnl48 Philippines

MNL48 Senbatsu Alyssa, Belle, Ella, Faith, Jan, Jem, Lei, Mari, Rans, and Abby visit ABS-CBN’s official radio station, MOR 101.9 while Brei, Coleen, Gabb, Kay, Sela, and Sheki perform live in the popular Wish 107.5 bus at Centris Station respectively to promote their second single “Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie” on December 5, 2018.

During their live radio interview with MOR 101.9’s very own DJ Eva Fonda, Abby shared their journey on being an idol to MOR listeners and how they became a member of MNL48. “An idol should have a golden heart, dapat po maka-inspire ng ibang tao. Nagkaroon po ng audtion para sa mga gustong maging idol, mahilig kumanta and sumayaw, and then nag-start po ‘yung show sa It’s Showtime.”

“May mga trainings po kami, naga-acting and modeling din po, kasi ang pagiging idol po kailangan complete package, even hosting, and nagkaroon din po kami ng personality development,” she said.


Faith also shared the message behind their latest second single "Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie". “Sinasabi po sa kanta na hindi po masamang maniwala sa fortune or kapalaran, basta po maging optimistic lang and kung may gusto kang mangyari sa future, mag tiyaga ka lang.”

Sela, on the other hand, expressed her happiness during their guesting at Wish 107.5 bus that their first ever Handshake event was a success. “Super saya po talaga, since hindi po namin inaasahan na may uuwi pa po galing Thailand and Japan para makipag-handshake sa amin. Kaya excited po talaga kami sa next Handshake events.”


Sheki further revealed to Wishers that they have lots of surprises for their supporters. “Excited po kaming mas makilala pa po ang MNL48 and makita nila kung ano pang kaya naming ilabas.”

Meanwhile, watch out for the digital release of MNL48 second single on Spotify, iTunes, Apple Music and Amazon on December 21, as well as their upcoming mall show with It’s Showtime Hashtags at CSI Mall Dagupan on December 8, 2018.

Supporters can avail the “Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie” single on or MNL48 mobile app and in all Lawson stores nationwide. You may also stream and watch its official music video at the MNL48 YouTube channel.

The second single consists of six tracks namely “Pag-Ibig Fortune Cookie” by MNL48 Senbatsu, “Palusot ko’y Maybe” by Team NIV, “First Rabbit” by Senbatsu, and its instrumental versions.

Get the latest updates on the upcoming MNL48 activities by following its official website and social media accounts:

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