MYXclusive: "Himig Ng Panahon" Guitar Competition Is On!
Amidst a multitude of singing contests in the country comes “Himig ng Panahon”, a nationwide competition which is open to amateur and professional guitar players!
"Himig ng Panahon" is presented by Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar, a sprawling seaside heritage resort in Bagac, Bataan! In the age of digitally produced music, it aims to revitalize the age-old tradition of musical performance and to honor Filipino heritage through musical creativity.
The search is open to guitarists from 13 to 35 years old who are not currently signed with a record label. Contestants will be screened by a panel of judges including accomplished guitarist and musical director Ric Mercado, six-string master Noel Mendez, and classical guitar professor Lester Demetillo.
Paolo Santos, Robin Nievera,Johnoy Danao, Jason Fernandez and Lou Bonnevie performed during the press launch of "Himig Ng Panahon". These artists fully support the competition which finally puts the spotlight on talented guitar players.
The grand finals will be staged on November 18 in one of the performance venues of Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar! The grand winner will receive P100,000 while the second and third placers will receive P50,000 and P35,000 respectively. Interested applicants can call Live Artists Production Inc. at 920-2643 or 926-0556!