The Swiss Military Small Band comes to Manila from 2-5 August 2016 as part of their Asia Tour 2016. Composed of 15 young military recruits with great musical talent, the band is led by Lt. Col. Patrick Robatel and directed by Capt. Stéphan Terrin. On the Manila leg of their Asia Tour, they will be performing with the Philippine Army Band at Fort Bonifacio and at the Official Swiss National Day reception and have solo performances at the Marco Polo hotel in Ortigas and at the Swiss Club National Day Celebration.
The Asia Tour 2016 is made possible thanks to the support of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, the Federal Department of Defense, Civil Protection and Sport as well as the Swiss Cultural Fund – Philippines.