Chelsea Emata to sing PH anthem in Pacquiao-Marquez bout
US-based actress-singer to sing for Cong. Manny Pacquiao before bout

SINGING FOR PACMAN. Sen. Koko Pimentel's cousin, Chelsea Emata. Photo from Chelsea Emata's Facebook page

MANILA, Philippines – Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel’s cousin Chelsea Emata is singing the Philippine national anthem in the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez fight at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas on December 9, according to a press statement sent by the senator’s office.

Emata is based in Long Beach, California. She appeared in the TV series The Wild Thornberrys (2000), Paradise Hotel (2003) and voiced Brave: The Search for the Spirit Dancer video game (2005).

Emata performs the Star Spangled Banner at the Donaire-Mathebula fight in this video published on YouTube on December 5:


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