MG PH to hold online Christmas concert featuring OPM artists

Updated Dec 06, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

It will happen on December 10 and 11.

Despite being a relatively newcomer in the local market, MG Philippines has already been active in using its platform to promote Original Pilipino Music (OPM). One of its recent collaborations is with folk-pop OPM group Ben&Ben where they went on a road trip with the MG ZS and RX5.

MG ZS subcompact crossover with hip-hop star CLR

CLR with MG ZS

Now, the British-bred automaker is looking to bring OPM to Filipinos’ homes this Christmas. On December 10 and 11, 2021, the MG Live! Salubong will be broadcasted online, featuring top local musical acts including urban/hip-hop star CLR, rock quartet Sponge Cola, and the legendary Aegis band. To note, the live stream event will be running from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. as per

“MG continues to bring extraordinary musical experiences to all Filipinos and we are proud to present MG Live! Salubong: The Christmas concert, in celebration of the holiday season. We hope to bring cheer and warmth into every home through this online concert event, which we dedicate to Filipino families here and abroad,” said MG Philippines President and CEO Atty. Alberto B. Arcilla.

MG RX5 compact crossover with Aegis band

Aegis band with MG RX5

To make the Salubong online concert more fun and interactive, MG Philippines is allowing viewers to make exchanges with musical artists and join a sing-along complete with lyrics onscreen. Additionally, viewers can send shoutouts to anyone in the world to make them feel closer to their loved ones this holiday season.

The online concert is made possible through the car brand’s partnership with Praxis and The Filipino Channel (TFC). It will be staged with technical production experts at ABS-CBN’s ASAP Studio 10, as well as conceptualized by the best Filipino musical production minds under director Paul Alexei Basinillo.

MG Philippines Salubong online concert

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“MG has been associated with music since day one, and we are truly happy and excited to be able to stage Salubong – a truly one-of-a-kind kind Christmas concert – in cooperation with our partners, for the enjoyment of all Filipinos this December,” added Atty. Arcilla.

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Know more about MG ZS 2023


The MG ZS 2023 is a 5-seater subcompact crossover that is available in the Philippines in four variants. MG ZS 2023 Philippines price is from Php 818,888 to Php 998,888, with the new top-spec ZS-T priced at Php 1,158,888. Under the hood is a 1.5-liter naturally-aspirated inline-4 gasoline engine capable of making 112 horsepower and 150 Nm of torque. Meanwhile, the flagship ZS-T gets a 1.3-liter inline-3 turbocharged gasoline engine good for 109 horsepower and 160 Nm of torque. Included in the gearbox options are 5-speed manual, 4-speed automatic, and 6-speed automatic transmissions.

In terms of size, the ZS spans 4,314 mm in length, 1,809 mm in width, and 1,648 mm in height, with a wheelbase rated at 2,585 mm. In the local market, this British-bred subcompact crossover competes against the likes of the Ford EcoSport, Mazda CX-3, and Geely Coolray.

₱ 818,888 - ₱ 1,158,888

Rex Sanchez

Rex Sanchez


Rex Sanchez grew up in Saudi Arabia where he saw and got into the automotive scene. He started his career for an aviation company in the said region, writing about turbines and rotors which are later distributed for educational purposes. And now, he joined as a staff writer. Currently, he is the youngest on the team and is more than ready to grow in the field.


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