- The Department of Tourism recently produced a video paying “tribute to our modern-day heroes”
- The heartwarming clip showed Filipino’s everyday kindness in the midst of public health emergency
- It is accompanied by the Eraserheads’ song “With a Smile” composed and sung by Ely Buendia
- The video shortly garnered reactions from netizens who turned emotional after watching the video
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The Department of Tourism recently released an inspiring video showing Filipino’s everyday kindness in the midst of public health emergency.
The tribute clip is accompanied by the Eraserheads’ song “With a Smile” composed and sung by Ely Buendia.
“We thank Ely Buendia, who composed “With a Smile” for the legendary band, the Eraserheads, for generously allowing the use of his composition to pay them tribute. Singer and songwriter Bea Lorenzo, whose grandfather and father are medical doctors, performs the reworking of the classic anthem,” the DOT captioned.
“Filipinos are known for their smiles. Even if we can’t see the smiles behind the masks, their warmth can be felt in acts of compassion and kindness.”
“As we wait out the end of this challenging time, let us never forget to show the world who we truly are: a nation of kind, caring, and compassionate people,” it added.
Watch the video here:
The video shortly garnered reactions from netizens:
“Could not help but cry over this yet the smiles and spirits of our people gave me a huge hope that we’ll be fighting together till the end of this all. Praying continuously for our nation.”
“Kudos to DOT for making this. A very heartwarming video indeed. This video makes me love our country more!”
“This video made me smile, laugh & cry. Thank you DOT for this heartwarming tribute to our modern day heroes, the medical, healthcare, security & essential frontliners. And to all the people who with open hearts & with a smile share their resources with them. We can't thank you enough. We are all praying for your & your families' safety. Smile. With God's mercy & grace this too shall pass. We smile as one. We love as one. We heal as one.”
“I cannot find the right adjectives/words. So much has been said. In these trying times, we Filipinos still find ways to smile.”
“We can do as one if everyone will do his or her own share. Thank you to all the people who work and risk their lives for our fellowmen. God bless.”
In a previous report by KAMI, children uplift COVID-19 patients by sending them 'get-well' cards.
At present, the Philippines is under a state of calamity while the entire Luzon is under an enhanced community quarantine due to the coronavirus disease outbreak.
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