MANILA – Kiana Valenciano is thrilled to have been included in the artist list for next year’s SXSW (South by Southwest) Music Festival.
Valciano shared this wonderful news via his Facebook page on Thursday.
âGlad to be part of the SXSW 2022 lineup! LETS GOOOO, âshe wrote before using the Philippine flag emoji.
As stated on its official website, the SXSW Music Festival “brings together artists, industry professionals and music lovers from around the world to make connections, elevate their careers and celebrate the magic of live music – from legendary performers to newcomers. more exciting. Talent.”
It will be held March 14-20 in Austin, Texas, next year.
Valenciano’s parents are proud of their daughter, who left for the United States in June. At this time, she did not reveal what she would be doing in America, but did suggest in one of her Instagram stories that she would be there for work.
âThere was no rush. It had to happen. So we who love you will pray, âsaid her mother Angeli Pangilinan.
Meanwhile, his father, OPM icon Gary Valenciano, said: âWOW !!! So very, very proud of you.
This is not the first time that a Filipino act has performed at SXSW. Filipino indie band Taken by Cars performed at the music festival in 2012.
Ben & Ben was also supposed to perform at SXSW last year, but the festival was canceled due to the global pandemic.