TFC does it again
by Isah V. Red
August 11, 2011
Rain or shine, John Lloyd Cruz, KC Concepcion, Erik Santos, Yeng Constantino and Pooh sang their hearts out for Euro-Pinoys
“Marry me, Yeng!” exclaimed an eager fan of Multi-platinum Recording Artist Yeng Constantino amid tens of thousands of Filipinos who flocked to the Lampton Park, Hounslow for the 27th Barrio Fiesta sa London.
A total of 45,000 people arrived on July 16 and 17 from as far as Amsterdam and other parts of Europe just to see Yeng and their other favorite Kapamilya stars like Imortal sensation John Lloyd Cruz, The Buzz co-host KC Concepcion, Asap Rocks mainstay Erik Santos and Banana Split wacky comedian Pooh. Neither the rain nor the ongoing train maintenance at the Picadilly line servicing Central London stopped Euro-Pinoys from travelling all the way to Hounslow.
The Prince of Pop, Erik Santos, headlined the Saturday show while John Lloyd, KC, Pooh and Yeng did the jam-packed Sunday show. Pooh let loose his comic impersonation of Manny Pacquiao. John Lloyd, who was recently proclaimed by a Philippine magazine as this year’s Most Beautiful Star, plunged into the sea of people so as not to disappoint those who wanted to have an up-close-and-personal encounter with him. In a sweet banter with KC, John Lloyd tickled the audience’s fancy, as if hinting an upcoming love team. In her solo performance, KC made the male crowd go “ooh” with her lovely voice and sexy moves. But, it was Yeng Constantino, the First Pinoy Dream Academy Grand Star Dreamer, who proved to be the biggest surprise of the TFC Show. Her back-to-back rendition of the Beatles medley and the Air Supply medley brought the house down