ComVal gov strengthens music and arts program
by Grace Almedilla
Compostela Valley Province (17 November) -- As part of strengthening the music and arts industry of the province, Governor Arturo T. Uy distributes Drum & Bugle Corps (DBC) instruments to elementary and secondary public school levels.
As reported, sixty (60) complete sets of DBC instruments have been given away and within this month of November there will be another ten (10) sets to be acquired by the provincial government for such purpose.
This program of Governor Uy motivated the schools to strengthen the more their respective Drum & Bugle Corps which from time to time joins Municipal DBC Competitions up to the provincial level especially during the Bulawan Festival celebration every year.
It can be recalled that in February of this year, ComVal entries were declared as the DBC Champion and the First Runner-Up from among the 17 entries during the Musikahan Festival of Tagum City. It was the first time for ComVal to join a DBC competition in Tagum City. The declared champion in particular, was the Nuevo Iloco Elementary School of Mawab while the first runner-up was the Mabini Central Elementary School of Mabini which is also the present Provincial DBC Grand Slam winner, making a 3-straight wins in the provincial DBC competitions conducted. (ids comval) [top]