Martin-Pops, Ogie-Regine concert in CNN Valentine's list

Posted at 02/13/2013 10:44 PM

MANILA -- The February 14 concert of two of the Philippines' most recognizable singing pairs is among the Valentine's date recommendations of the travel section of CNN's international news site.

Former couple Pops Fernandez and Martin Nievera. File photo

"Foursome," the joint concert of celebrity couple Ogie Alcasid and Regine Velasquez, and former husband-and-wife Martin Nievera and Pops Fernandez, is included in CNN Travel's list of "50 cities, 50 last-minute Valentine's dates" published Wednesday.

The local Valentine concert will be held on Thursday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay.

On CNN Travel, the singers' romantic ties are mentioned in the show's description:

"Yes, they were once married, then divorced, but Martin Nievera and Pops Fernandez still love making music together, which they’ll do at a historic Valentine’s concert with a new pair of singing lovebirds, Ogie Alcasid and Regine Velasquez."

Aside from "Foursome," the 50-item list includes Valentine's Day events held in Barcelona, Spain; Cape Town, South Africa; London, UK; Maldives; New Orleans, United States; Seoul, South Korea; and Venice, Italy, among others.