Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar presented A Christmas Carol, in partnership with RED Entertainment. Through the said partnership, the heritage hotel held a chorale competition. Open to all municipalities and one component city of Bataan, this allows residents to show off their talent and skills in letting their listeners feel the peace and solitude that the holidays bring.
Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar showcases the talents of Bataan residents.
Group performers set to bring a wholesome entertainment to their viewers. They could perform local or foreign Christmas songs wearing costumes of the same theme. Of course, they encouraged the use of musical instruments, props and costumes. However the said props shouldn’t pose any form of danger.
A Christmas Carol.
Dana Alexa and JV Cruz hosted the event on Saturday, December 14 at Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar’s church also known as Sanctuario de San Jose.
Of course, the competition wouldn’t be fair without a panel of judges. This consists of RED Entertainment CEO and Founder Richie De Quina. Meanwhile, President Paul Kerr, Professor Armand Villanueva, Miguel Mendoza, Avon Rosales also served as judges for the event.
The event started with a bang as people in hooded cloaks entered the Sanctuario de San Jose with a Gregorian chant setting the mood. Rose Marielle Mamaclay aka Mayi, then, added an explosive touch as she sang with her powerful vocals.
Seven groups battled against each other where three of them rose to the top. The municipality of Pilar received Php50-thousand as the third placer.
Balanga, then, became the second placer receiving Php100-thousand pesos.
The municipality of Samal definitely didn’t disappoint, becoming the grand winner and receiving Php200-thousand.
The preliminary judging of the event happened on December 7 along with Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar’s Christmas Tree-Cycle which advocates for a greener Christmas.
Angela Grace P. Baltan is a Communication graduate from Colegio de San Juan de Letran. She doesn’t hesitate to be opinionated in analyzing movies and television series. As a writer, she uses her articles to advocate for feminism, gender equality, and mental health among others.