2012 COUNTRY BAND COMPETITION IN IFUGAO LAUNCHED

By Dan B. Codamon

BANAUE, Ifugao–The 2012 band competition called the “4th Go Country in Banaue” was  launched last October 27 at the Banaue Hotel Lobby here.

The band competition in the amateur and professional categories is sponsored by the San Miguel Brewery, Inc., the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of this province and Board Member Joseph Odan to encourage and develop the skills of the Ifugao people in music and provide entertainment to the people during the Christmas Season.

According to Glenna Dulinayan who is in charge for the preparation  of  this activity, the audition performances for the contestants is held every Saturday at 7:30PM at the Banaue Hotel Lobby and the grand finals is scheduled on December 15  at the same venue.

The winners  of the   professional category and the amateur category competition will receive cash award of P20,000 and P10,000 respectively.

Meanwhile, the Grand Concert  will  be performed on December 22 as a culmination of the competition featuring the winning entries and other guest bands to ensure maximum   music entertainment.

Interested participants  may  inquire from   Glenna Dulinayan at the front desk of the Banaue Hotel or call  cell phone number 09055989794 for more details or information.(DBC/PIA-Ifugao)