Pre-school kids shine in online talent camp

posted December 07, 2015 at 06:10 pm
by  Isah V. Red
After months of scouting for kids who have the potential to shine with their talents, Promil Pre-school and ABS-CBN announced last Saturday, at the Dolphy Theatre this year’s grand winners in the Promil Pre-school I-Shine’s Online Talent Camp. 

They are Altamira Saicon, the paintbrush royalty of Cebu for Visual Arts and Yessha de la Calzada for performing arts. Angela Tan took home the crowd favorite award.

Wyeth executives, Promil Pre-School I -Shine Talent Camp hosts and mentors with the Grand I-Shiners and parents
Now on its fourth year, Promil Pre-school I-Shine helped nurture the gift of over a hundred talented pre-school children from all over the country.  Six weeks of comprehensive lessons were spent with Kapamilya host Dimples Romana, Visual Arts mentor Xian Lim and Performing Arts mentor Karylle who helped nurture the gift of talented kids enrolled and participated in the online talent camp.  They also hosted this special closing event.

Dimples Romana with the 10 finalists
At the entrance of the Dolphy Theater, guests were able be up close and personal with the top 10 I-Shiners and their works by browsing the exhibit showcasing the kids’ exceptional talents.  There was an Art Station with a mini exhibit showcasing artworks by the five kid finalists in the Visual Arts category with their photos and profiles displayed. At the Performing Arts Station, there was an LED that showcased the 5 kid finalists’ past submissions as well as their photos and profiles.

Grand I-Shiners Altamira Saicon and Yessha De La Calzada
Aside from the announcement of winners, Celebrity mentors Agot Isidro, John Prats, and Menchu Lauchengo-Yulo also joined the top 10 I-Shiners open the show in a special performance.  Later, in a surprise heartwarming number, mentors Karylle and Xian serenaded the I-Shiners’ parents and as a special tribute to the parents of the finalists were treated to a tribute for their unending love and support.

Altamira Saicon and Yessha De La Calzada are the winners of the Promil i-Shine Talent Camp Season 4
After amazing performances and art works from the top 10, the two Promil Pre-School I-Shiners who emerged as grand winners in the Promil Pre-School I-Shine Online Talent Camp were awarded cash prizes, one year supply of Promil Pre-School products and a contract with ABS-CBN’s Multi-Channel Network: Chicken Pork Adobo and a talent workshop from Star Magic Workshops. They each had lucky home partners who were also awarded with special cash prizes and one-year supply of Promil Pre-School products.

The Judges and Mentors
The Promil Pre-School I-Shine Online Talent Camp aims to continue to help exceptionally talented pre-schoolers unleash develop their full potential and nurture Filipino children’s talents with the help of their parents, proper care, and proper nutrition.


Yuletide season at Pagcor

‘Tis the season to be jolly at Casino Filipino as it celebrates the Holiday Season with lots of merry-making and exciting line-up of celebrity shows.

Have a riotous holiday with the comic tandem of Jose Manalo and Wally Bayola on Dec. 11 at Casino Filipino Mimosa. Share a night of laughter with the duo as they make the crowds holler the moment they deliver their sidesplitting punches.

Catch K Brosas and Pooh as they ignite the stage with their hilarious antics on Dec.11 at Casino Filipino Tagaytay. What happens if we put two of the nation’s top comedians onstage? It’s definitely twice the fun, wackiness, and riot.

The Philippines’ great impersonator Willie Nepomuceno returns on the Pagcor stage on Dec.11 at Casino Filipino Carmona. See for yourself why he remains one of the most enduring and respected artists in the industry.

Laugh till you drop with comedians Le Chazz and AJ Tamiza on Dec. 16 (Casino Filipino Angeles) and Dec. 19 (Casino Filipino Olongapo).

Can’t get enough of Mistres? The multi-talented trio, who wowed the judges and audience of Asia’s Got Talent, will take the spotlight once again on Dec. 16 (Casino Filipino Pavilion) and Dec. 26 (Casino Filipino Cebu).

The alluring Rufa Mae Quinto will warm the cold Dec.19 night at Casino Filipino Hyatt. Joining her onstage is Petite.

For inquiries, call the PAGCOR Entertainment Department at (02) 708-2046, 526-0337 local 2401 or 2403. Check and ‘Like’ us on Facebook:

Music stars brighten up choral competition

Special guest artists will brighten up the Aliw Theater stage when Manila Broadcasting Company and Star City mount the 2015 MBC National Choral Competitions.

Papa Jack
Luke Mejares fires the opening salvo tonight, followed by Kean Cipriano and Eunice on tomorrow.  Jason Dy takes center stage on Thursday and 90.7 Love Radio’s Papa Jack on Friday.  For the grand finals on Dec. 12, Tanya Chinita of 101.1 Yes-FM and the J Brothers band will entertain the audience.

Jason Dy
The competition will have 44 of the country’s top chorales trading musical notes as they vie for the 2015 MBC National Choral Competition championships.  The prizes are P150, 000.00 for the grand champion in the open category, and P100, 000.00 for the children’s division.

 Alaska, Shell, HapeeToothpaste, Coca Cola, Cobra Energy Drink, Speed Detergent, M. Lhuiller, Jollibee, Dunkin Donuts, and the Philippine Choral Directors Association are among the generous sponsors of the competition.

Kean and Eunice
J Brothers
 Winners of the semifinal rounds will compete in the grand finals on Dec. 12, with the children’s choir champion taking home over P100, 000.00 and the open category winner receiving P150, 000.00 in cash and kind.  The public is invited to watch on all five nights.  Showtime is at 7 pm.  Admission is free.


StarStruck Ultimate four

Last Friday was a non-elimination night in StarStruck. So, all six contestants –Arra San Agustin, Elyson de Dios, Klea Pineda, Jay Arcilla, Ayra Mariano and Migo Adecer – were all declared safe. They have another week to prove they should stay in the search.

From left: Elyson de Dios, Arra San Agustin, Jay Arcilla, Ayra Mariano, Migo Adecer, Klea Pineda
Next week, they will have serious acting test with Glydel Mercado and Christopher de Leon.

Meanwhile, the StarStruck Avengers, or those that had been eliminated, have their bets for the Ultimate Final 4.

Ayra Mariano and Elyson de Dios seems to be the favorite to win in the #StarStruckLoveMatters challenge.

But the other StarStruck Avengers have their own bets for the love teams. They still continue to support the remaining six in the search.

So, as the search reaches its end, everyone is curious who will be the Ultimate Survivors. 

Topics: Talent camp , Promil Kid , I-Shine
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