CITY OF MALOLOS – BulSU Symphonic Band dominates the “Singkaban Brass Band Competition” organized by the Provincial Government of Bulacan headed by Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado and Vice Gov. Daniel R. Fernando through its Provincial History, Arts, Culture and Tourism Office held yesterday at the Bulacan Capitol Gymnasium in this city.
All in all, the band of the Bulacan State University went home with P65,000 cash prize; P50,000 for their 1st place, P10,000 for the Best Band in Parade, and P5,000 for Best Majorette, and three trophies.
Following them are the Angat Community Band who placed on the second spot and took home P30,000 cash prize and a trophy; and the brass band from San Miguel National High School who positioned on the third spot and received P20,000 cash prize and a trophy.
Meanwhile, the non-winners including the bands from PBC Sunbeam-Plaridel, Marcelo H. Del Pilar National High School, Sacred Heart Academy-Santa Maria, Dr. Yanga’s Colleges, Inc., and Fortunato F. Halili National High School were given P10,000 as consolation prize and a trophy each.
The Singkaban Brass Band Competition is part of the opening day of Singkaban Festival 2018 anchored on the theme “Pamanang Kalinangan ng Nakaraan, Gabay sa Maunlad na Kinabukasan.”