Palm Grass Hotel
releases song for Pasilpuso-makers
December 13, 2018
CEBU CITY – Palm
Grass, The Cebu Heritage Hotel, recently released an original
Cebuano song it produced entitled ‘Kinasing’ which features the puso-makers
specifically, the kinasing, is the central object in the song.
Words of the song are
written by Palm Grass incorporator A. Guivelondo, with The Clash’s
Joannah Sy, who is also the song’s interpreter, and
singer-songwriter Jeff Escarda, who is the song’s music
‘Kinasing’ music video, produced by Palm Grass and Hong Kong-based
Visualise That Event’s lead video creator Prospero Laput, was
officially launched last November 17, 2018 at Palm Grass, The Cebu
Heritage Hotel, during ‘Gabii sa Gugma, ’the celebration of Gen.
Arcadio Maxilom’s birthday.
Video Creator Laput said,
“Since we started producing videos this year, young people involved
in our projects helped us figure out the balance between content
that young people understand and the social and heritage messages
that we are trying to impart,”
Aside from song and music
video, ‘Kinasing’ was also a short film project crafted by the
community, with the collective and selfless work of dedicated stage
performers from the Cebu Normal University and University of the
“Indeed, the making of the
short film is a testament, that when the community works hard
together, sacrifices together, something beautiful can happen.
Something as beautiful as the Kinasing,” said film producers Laput
and Palm Grass.
The puso-makers are
honored in this song based from a poem that tells about their pains,
struggles, dreams and journey towards a better society.
The song ‘Kinasing’ will
soon be heard in FM stations in Cebu City. The song’s music video is
available at Palm Grass facebook page: Palm Grass The Cebu Heritage
Hotel and YouTube account.
Palm Grass will be
releasing more Cebuano original songs that raise awareness on the
story of Cebu and Cebuano heroes through various art forms such as
visual art, music, literature, film, and others.