Provincial Government of Bulacan

Bulacan X-Factor grand finalists to outperform each other

CITY OF MALOLOS – Contestants in the upcoming “Bulacan X-Factor Grand Finals” are all ready to outshine each other and belt out their best renditions of Kundiman songs on September 11, 2017, 6 pm at the patio of Barasoin Church here.

According to the Provincial History, Arts, Culture and Tourism Office (PHACTO), the grand finalists will be chosen based on their best versions of different music genres like Original Pilipino Music, Tagalog Upbeat, and Nationalistic or Patriotic during the eliminations last August 27 at SM City San Jose Del Monte City and on September 9 at SM City Marilao.

Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado said that this kind of contest will give inspiration and motivation to other promising Bulakenyo singers who wish to showcase their remarkable talents in singing.

“Likas sa mga Bulakenyo ang pagiging talentado kaya naman hindi tayo tumitigil sa pagtuklas ng mga bagong talento na maghahatid ng karagdagang karangalan sa ating lalawigan,” the governor said.

The winners will receive trophies and cash prizes worth P50,000 for the first place, P30,000 for the second place and P15,000 for the third place.

Also, special awards will be given for the Best OPM Singer, Best Nationalistic/Patriotic Singer, Best Tagalog Upbeat Singer and Best Kundiman Singer as well as consolation prizes amounting to P5,000 each plus certificates.

The said talent search was made possible through the efforts of PHACTO and the Association of Tourism Officers of Bulacan.

Meanwhile, coinciding the grand finals is the awarding of the “Singkaban ng Bayan” (Singkaban Arc Making Competition) winners, which will be held on the same date and place.

Bulacan X-Factor is one of the highlights of Singkaban Festival with this year’s theme, “Singkaban festival 2017: Bulacan, babalik-balikan!”.