Olivia Rodrigo expresses desire to tour the Philippines
Pop sensation Olivia Rodrigo has her sights set on touring the Philippines, a dream she recently shared with Rolling Stone. The Filipino-American artist, known for chart-topping hits like “Traitor” and “Driver’s License,” has ignited excitement among Filipino fans by hinting at this exciting possibility.
In the interview, Rodrigo gushed over the warmth and hospitality of Filipinos, saying, “People there are so welcoming and hospitable and awesome. Filipino people ride for other Filipino people.” Her desire to perform in the Philippines reflects her deep connection to the country and its culture.
Yes, @oliviarodrigo wants to tour the Philippines.
"People there are so welcoming and hospitable and awesome. Filipino people ride for other Filipino people," she tells Rolling Stone.
— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) September 20, 2023
This isn’t the first time Rodrigo has spoken about her Filipino roots. In a 2018 interview with the Center for Asian American Media, she shared insights into her family’s Filipino traditions, including the preparation of Filipino cuisine like lumpia. Rodrigo’s great-grandfather immigrated to the United States from the Philippines as a teenager, and she values the importance of knowing and celebrating her culture.
The news of Rodrigo’s desire to tour the Philippines has sparked anticipation and excitement among her Filipino fans, who are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to watch her perform on home soil. While specific tour details remain unknown, the prospect of a live Olivia Rodrigo concert in the Philippines is a thrilling one for fans and the artist herself.
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As Rodrigo’s star continues to rise on the global music scene, her heartfelt connection to her Filipino heritage and her desire to share her talent with the Philippines promise an unforgettable musical homecoming for her fans in the country.