Tuesday, October 5, 2010

A fine for singing Philippines national anthem too slow or fast?

Being half filipino, this doesn't concern me as I don't even sing the US anthem. But when someone chooses to pay respect to their country, shouldn't they be free from fear that they'd get fined if they make mistakes.

Bad news for pinoys...


From The Article:
If the Senate passes the bill into law, performers who deviate from the official version could face a fine of more than $2,000 (£1,264).

This basically means when someone does a public performance, they will be fined if they fuck up. Well, I think it's a disgrace to the country to make something like this.

Then again, I am only half pinoy. My mindset may not be in the right place. Good thing this only has to do with the tempo of the song, and (so far) not with the words.


  1. Well, maybe they're a poor country. And maybe people shouldn't be out there trying to inspire a country if they aren't going to give it there all and be prepared.

  2. thats so stupid, i hope someone famous gets charged with this!