Watch: ‘Just Believe’ from the ‘Voices for Visayas’ benefit concert
Artists come together to support the rebuilding effort in the Visayas in a special song by Ryan Cayabyab and Jose Javier Reyes

THE MAESTRO. Musician Ryan Cayabyab stands up to take a bow after the performance of "Just Believe," performed by over 100 artists at the Voices for Visayas benefit concert. Screengrab from Rappler's YouTube video

MANILA, Philippines – The featured number in January 15’s Voices for Visayas benefit concert was one that focused on moving forward together. 

With music by Ryan Cayabyab and lyrics by Jose Javier Reyes, “Just Believe” was performed by an ensemble cast featuring the distinct voices of over 100 local artists, such as Sharon Cuneta, Kuh Ledesma, Regine Velasquez, Gary Valenciano, and Ogie Alcasid. (Click to read the concert recap)

The emotionally charged performance brought the evening to a close, inviting fellow Filipinos to power through and discover even greater strength within after the devastation post typhoon Yolanda. “Just believe we shall discover more strength than we had then / Just believe there is a reason even for those we can’t explain,” sang the cast to the crowd, to the viewers, to the world.  

Maestro Ryan Cayabyab was also seen playing the piano during the performance and singing along, adding his own voice to the distinguished lineup onstage. 

Watch the video here: 

 Click here to watch the entire concert. 


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