Anna and Carlos Benitez — Brother And Sister Are Jamming At @ B8 Portal BCG

If you are planning a trip down Bonifacio Global City (BCG) make sure to watch these two talented brother and sister singing duos— Anna Beatrice and her brother, Carlos Miguel Benitez  (Ages 14 and 17 respectively).

The musical siblings first sang in office Christmas parties; then, followed by regular performances in BCG since October 2014. They love to sing covers of famous artists and do about three sets every Saturday (from 6-8pm). You can find them near CBTL (The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf) and Alveo at B-8 Portal.

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They were asked to perform by their school, Colegio San Agustin, since seeing the viral video of them singing which garnered 18K+ views on YouTube. Followed by a performance in school for Binibining (Bb.) CSA Talent Show 2015 and sang in the intermission of Bb. CSA Grand Coronation Night 2015.

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Carlos and Anna were invited to sing at the Children’s Hour Annual Benefit Lunch Year 2015 and just recently performed at the BCG for their benefit show dedicated to www.childrenshour.org.ph.

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“Thankful to have been invited to the Annual Benefit Lunch of Children’s Hour ‪#‎childrenshour‬ ‪#‎childrenshourph‬.” ~Anna Benitez

When not singing Anna’s hobbies are writing, singing, reading, listening to music, playing the piano, and mostly staying at home while her ‘kuya’ (older brother) prefers producing, singing, playing the guitar, and lastly, he loves to go biking.

Here’s their cover of Sam Smith’s amazing hit, “I’m Not The Only One,” Thirdstory style. Enjoy!

For more videos, watch them here: Carlos and Anna Benitez

Song requests and gig invitations? Feel free to contact them via Social Media Facebook and Twitter.

Images provided by the performance artist.

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