LICEANS BAG TOP PRIZES IN POPDEV SONG WRITING CONTEST
Students of Liceo U’s Conservatory of Music and Academy of International Education won big in the city-wide POPDEV song writing competition for PASIGARBO 2022: POPDEV Club Festival of Talents held online last December 13, 2022. Roe Arevalo bagged the 1st Place (singer/songwriter), while the E-Squared – a band composed of Dawid Rosh Mahilum (vocals), Eña Minuette Tiro (bass/vocals), Krenz Sabanal (keyboards/director), David Israel Monares (guitar), Edmund Christian Paul Gumpay (drums), Carl Justin Go (sound engineer), and Emil Wright and Ena Marie E. Trio (music and lyrics) – won the 2nd Place and the Best Music Video.
The competition, which was launched by the Commission on Population and Development – Region X in partnership with the Cagayan de Oro TEEN CENTER, had the participants submit their video entries. Only the top 7 entries advanced to the final round. Winners received a cash prize.