Young artists from local government units in the northern part of Cebu province showed they too have what it takes to be a successful performer when they participated in the 6th Cluster elimination round of the 7th Halad sa Kabataan held at the activity center of SM City Consolacion on Wed., Sept. 11, starting at noon time.
The cluster is comprised of the LGUs of Danao City, Compostela, Poro, Tudela, San Francisco, Pilar, Liloan, Consolacion, Mandaue City and Cordova. The young artists competed in the guitar and vocal duet categories.
After almost two hours, adjudged as the best guitar players were Henry Jude Maningo and Glyze Allen Marie Bordadora (Mandaue City) and Joshua Nerves and Jaymar Cena (Consolacion).
In the vocal duet competition, Hannah Jocyl Maningo and Marielle Montellano (Mandaue City) and Mike Angelo Allaga and Rachel Anne Caramugan (Consolacion) emerged as the top two duos.
These young artists will join the other cluster winners in the grand finals scheduled at the Cebu Cultural Center in October in time with the universal celebration of the Children’s Month
Halad sa Kabataan, now on its seventh edition, is an annual project of the Provincial Counci for the Welfare of Children. (Roger Serna)