Biggest delegation of NAMCYA 2017 Semifinalists from Mindanao

Rondalla and Choral groups from Regions 9 to 13 gathered for the NAMCYA Semifinals held at the University of the Philippines Immaculate Conception in Davao City.

With 4 Solo Rondalla players, 9 Rondalla groups, 6 Children’s choirs and 5 Adult Choirs, Mindanao has the biggest number of semifinalists in a regional cluster.

The National Finalists have been determined through the live competition attended by a full house audience at the Auditorium of the UIC Maim Campus.

Yesterday, the Philippine Traditional Music Workshop was likewise well attended and was given by Prof. Felipe de Leon Jr.

The National Finalists are:

Athena Awa
Rosselvel Cuaresma
Paula Garcia
Redchel Iranzo

Tagum City NHS Rondalla
Zamboanga del Norte NHS Rondalla Dipolog City
General Santos City NHS Rondalla

General Santos City Children’s Choir
The Davao Girls Choir

University of Southeastern Philippines Harmonia Polifonica Chorale

Our great gratitude goes to the UIC President, Sr. Maria Marissa Viri, Ms. Jeselyn dela Cuesta from DepEd (NAMCYA Regional Coordinator from Region XI), Mr. Rene Babiera and the support team from UIC for all the assistance they have graciously accorded the NAMCYA for the past few days.