Cebu’s street kids to perform in “Pasundayag”
Marigold Lebumfacil (The Freeman) - May 25, 2013 - 12:00am

CEBU, Philippines - Eighty (80) street children will be featured in Cebu City's "Pasundayag" - a musical and dance extravaganza spearheaded by the Cebu City Government thru the Cebu City Tourism Commission (CCTC) and the Cebu City Tourism Foundation Inc.

The event's grand presentation and recital will be held on June 2 at the Ayala Center Cebu, which will start at 6:00 pm.

It is the result of the annual Cebu City Summer Workshop and Recital, initiated by the CCTC, and these street children are now known as members of the Cebu City Children Performing Arts (CCCPA).

Cinbeth Orellano, the executive director of CCTC and the Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission (CHAC) officer-in-charge, said that they made this program in line with the Philippine Heritage Month.

"As mandated by the city government we at CCTC, may initiate a program of promoting, encouraging and developing tourism as a means of projecting Cebu culture, history, traditions and its natural beauty, in order to accelerate the development of the City of Cebu," she said.

Orellano added that the summer activity has greatly helped the children gain self-confidence and molded them to become responsible citizens of the society.

"It has developed their character and helped them learn the discipline to effectively cope with the day-to-day struggles of growing up. The summer workshop has taught them to love and appreciate Philippine culture, arts and history," Orellano said.

"Pasundayag, A Musical and Dance Extravaganza Participated by Different Icons" also include the special participation of Miss Cebu 2013 winners led by Namrata Neesah Murjani and her court, San Diego Dance Company, Gualandi Volunteer Service Programme, Inc. (GVSP), Jay Unchuan of Center for Pop, Cebu City Dance Sports Team, University of Cebu Dance Company, Lakwatsa Performers and Disco Jammers.

Kapamilya Mas Winner Ka (KMWK) talents, MagTV Na and Maayong Buntag Kapamilya hosts will also be participating in the one-day event.

The Cebu City Children Performing Arts will be doing productions numbers and different cultural and modern dance numbers along with the different dance group icons.

Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama will be giving a keynote speech and distribute certificates to the Cebu City Children Performing Arts as well as to the choreographers, instructors and resource speakers.

The said event is in cooperation with Ayala Center Cebu, Cebu City Task Force on Street Children and the Knapsack Dancers.  (FREEMAN)

 

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