7 Famous Foreign Personalities Who Have Visited Cebu

So, what do these international personalities think of Cebu?
posted on: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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There are many famous foreign personalities who have already visited Cebu and witnessed the beauty of the place and its people.

Here are some of them:

1. David Pomeranz


This famed American balladeer popularized many Filipino-favorite love songs such as Born for You, Ordinary Song, King and Queen of Hearts and Got to Believe in Magic.

Pomeranz surely loves the Philippines. Here in Cebu alone, he has already held not less than 3 concerts.

2. Sungha Jung


For those who don’t know Sungha Jung, he’s a popular (especially with girls) Korean  who rose to fame through his brilliant guitar covers of popular songs.

Jung has already performed in Cebu twice, the first concert was held in 2013 and the second one just recently concluded on August 15, 2014.

3. Hanson


Hanson brothers Zac, Taylor, and Isaac invaded the 90s with their hit single MMMBop.

After several years of being absent in the music scene, the band performed a concert in Waterfront Hotel last March 2012 as part of their Shout it Out world Tour.

4. Mario Maurer

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This Thai superstar came into prominence in the Philippines through his chick flick movie, Crazy Little Thing Called Love.

Maurer, along with Crazy Little Thing Called Love co-star Baifern Pimchanok, visited Cebu last August 17, 2014 to promote a popular clothing brand.

5. Jonas Brothers


Joe, Kevin and Nick Jonas formed the popular pop rock band Jonas Brothers. The band was active in the mid 2000s until their disbandment in 2013.

The Jonas Brothers held a concert Cebu in 2012 after a three-year hiatus.

6. A1

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This English-Norwegian 90s boy band popularized the songs Everytime and Like a Rose.

A1 toured Cebu in 2012 in support of , a Norwegian NGO that provides various charitable programs here in the country. Their visit in the country was completed with a concert at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

They promised to come back again!

7. Pope John Paul II


On , Pope John Paull II held an open-air Mass in the old Lahug Airport, which is now the bustling IT Park.

The Pope visited the country , the first one in 1976 when he was still the Archbishop of Kraków, the second one here in Cebu, and the third one on January 1995 in Manila which was attended by an estimate of 4 million Filipinos.

Who do you think will be the next international personality to experience the Cebuano hospitality?