Zamboanga holds 2nd Chavacano Banda musical tilt
Zamboanga City (25 April) -- Local folks and visitors to this city will get the feel to “rock the world” as city tourism office launched today its summer special musical event dubbed as “Chavacano Banda Musical-El Segundo Encuentro” held at Plaza Pershing from 9:00am to 9:00pm.
The battle of the bands will feature original chavacano song compositions of the local bands.
The musical activity hopes to promote development of Chavacano songs and encourage local bands to hone their talents and to help them soar to new heights of musical creativity.
Twenty original song entries in chavacano lyrics will be showcased by some 20 amateur bands participating in the competition.
The original composition can be created in any musical genre: pop, ballad, rock, disco, hip-hop or whatever that pleases the composer so long as it is not “hard, heavy metal song.”
The grand finals start at 7 p.m. for finalists who will be competing for the grand prize of P5,000.
Best vocalist, lead guitarist and best drummer will also be awarded with a cash incentive of P500 each. (PIA) [top]