After a whole day of competitions for choirs and rondalla groups in the North Luzon regions, the following groups shall advance in the National Finals on November 21-26 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines.
1. Calasiao Children’s Chorus (Region I)
2. Balon Dagupan Children’s Choir (Region I)
1. University of the Cordilleras Chorale (CAR)
2. University of Baguio Voices Chorale (CAR)
YOUTH RONDALLA ENSEMBLE
1. Aniweng na Cuerdas Rondalla (Region I)
2. Isabela NHS Youth Rondalla (Region II)
3. Baguio City HS SPA Rondalla (CAR)
Jury members include Ramon Lijauco, Jr., Ralph Hoffmann, Arwin Tan (Competition Chair) for the Choir Categories, and Mary Louise Alcantara, Mariefrance Ballester, Atty. Orlando Ocampo (Competition Chair) for Youth Rondalla Ensemble.
Second round of semifinals will be in Legazpi City, Albay at the Legazpi Convention Center on September 9.