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BIGO Live to Hold First Annual Awards Gala for Filipino Streamers

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Global livestreaming social network app BIGO Live will be holding its first BIGO Live Philippines Annual Awards Gala on December 23, 8PM to celebrate the country’s growing BIGO Live community.

The event lauds the hard work and commitment of BIGO Live’s hosts, agencies and partners that keep the BIGO Live community strong. For the first time in the Philippines, the local awards gala will be held virtually, allowing BIGO Live hosts and users alike to simultaneously stream and interact with each other through a series of activities and performances.

The awards comprises three major categories: Host Awards, a category recognizing BIGO Live hosts who have made significant achievements during the year; Agency Awards, which recognizes BIGO Live partners who have successfully scouted for talent and brought them onboard BIGO Live; and Family Awards, which commend groups created within the BIGO Live community that support and aid each other during player knock-out challenges.

The event will also feature live performances by top hosts who will be competing for in-event awards: The Top Performer of the Night, The Best Team of the Night and The Best MC of the Night. The winners will be determined through online votes that are cast during the event.

In addition, BIGO Live will be officially launching its latest interactive feature in the Philippines, the Virtual Live 3D avatars. As BIGO Live continues to enhance social connection between users through innovation, this function aims to further integrate the digital world with the physical one by letting users create a digital reflection of themselves through a blend of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology.

BIGO Live will officially launch its latest innovation, the3D Avatars, allowing users to extend their creativity during livestreams in the BIGO Live App.

The 3D Avatars let users to extend their creativity by allowing them to create a representation of themselves, combining the best of both their digital and physical selves. Virtual Live is a part of BIGO Live’s ongoing commitment to building a holistic Metaverse experience for its 400 million users across 150 countries.

“We are excited to host the first BIGO Live Philippines Annual Awards Gala in recognition of Filipino talent and creativity. The country’s top BIGO Live hosts are gathered to showcase their talent through a series of curated performances during the event. Through this platform, we believe we are helping these talented content creators shape a community or a universe that’s inclusive, relevant and empowering. This is also our way of acknowledging Filipino resilience and providing hope and happiness during these trying times,” said Mike Ong, BIGO LIVE vice president.

BIGO LIVE hopes to empower people through technological innovations in the area of live virtual content creation and in connecting users through shared interests across the country or the globe, creating communities that transcend cultural differences.

Scan the QR code to download the BIGO Live App and join the first BIGO Live Philippines Annual Awards Gala 2021.

Be a part of the BIGO Live community and watch the awards event on December 23. Download the BIGO Live app on the App Store and Google Play or visit its website at https://bigo.onelink.me/1168916328/PHGALA2021 or scan the QR code.

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