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An Evening with Ms. Jo’s Talents – a Mini Concert

An Evening with Ms.  Jo’s Talents - a Mini Concert

Ms. Jo’s Talents with their vocal coach Mr. Harly B. Villacapa

For the first time since Panaad sa Negros Festival started in 1993, Ms. Jo’s Studio talents will stage a performance on April 8, 2013, 7:30 in the evening at the Panaad Park Stage. Established in the year 2000 and is headed by Mrs. Jocelyn G. Justiniani, Ms. Jo’s Studio produced champions in singing and literary competitions in the Provincial Meet and NOPSSCEA. One of the objectives of the Studio is to instill real confidence in a child by developing their talents and passion in singing, acting, speaking and playing instruments naturally. The Studio also conducts various workshops in voice, literary and personality development trainings.

Fifteen talents will perform in the Mini-Concert which will feature Rhonsben Jonota, who was one of the semi-finalists of the ABC-CBN Pilipinas Got Talent Season 3 (PGT 3), and this years’ NOPSSCEA Champion in the secondary level, Original Pilipino Music (OPM) Pop Category. The talents are being supervised by their vocal coach Mr. Harly B. Villacapa. Ms. Jo’s Studio is located at the Ground Floor of the Lopue’s East Center, Bacolod City.

Panaad 2013 to Showcase Rondalla Festival

This year’s Panaad sa Negros Festival will showcase the first-ever Rondalla Festival which will be held on April 9, 2013 the second day of the weeklong celebration at the Panaad Stadium.

Eight local government units have confirmed participation in the event, namely: Municipality of Manapla, Silay City, Talisay City, Bacolod City, La Castellana, Murcia, La Carlota City, and Silay City.

Each Rondalla Ensemble will undergo consultation with Caesar Pacalioga and Jegger Anhao of West Negros University for guidance and critiquing of the performance and repertoire before the date of the festival.

The organizers will provide a Bajo de Arco and a drum set during the event for the performers. However, the group may opt to bring their own Bajo de Arco on stage. /Capitol News

14 LGUs Join Float Parade

A total of 14 local government units confirmed their participation in the Floats Parade which will take place during the opening of the weeklong celebration of the 20th Panaad sa Negros Festival on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 2 p.m. from the Provincial Capitol Grounds to the Panaad Park and Stadium in Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City.

These LGUs are Bacolod City, Cadiz City, Escalante City, San Carlos City, Sipalay City, Binalbagan, Calatrava, Candoni, DS Benedicto, Hinigaran, Hinoba-an, La Castellana, Pulupandan and San Enrique; some corporate sponsors are also joining the motorcade.

It will start at the Capitol Lagoon and will pass through Lacson, Rizal, San Juan, Rosario, Araneta streets and Alijis Diversion Road going to the Panaad Park.

All cities and municipalities in Negros Occidental are welcome to join the activity; float clearance should not exceed 11 feet high from the ground; design and concept of participating LGUs must be based on the theme: “Panaad @ 20: Celebrating Negros as the Philippines’ Leader in Organic Agriculture”; and all passengers standing or sitting on the float must wear a safety belt or handhold or other support while the vehicle is moving.* /CAPITOLNEWS