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PIA Press Release
2010/02/19

Tagum successfully hosts Jazz Chants Festival

By Cromwell S. Bonghanoy, MA

Davao City (19 February) -- Widely known as Child-Friendly City, Tagum has successfully hosted the 3rd National English Jazz Chants Festival held at the Pavilion of the Palm City's Cultural and Trade Center on February 16, 2010.

319 delegates from 11 Regions gracefully joined the national competition with 12 entries from Elementary level and 7 entries from Secondary level. All top 3 entries from 2 different levels will get P10,000 each as cash prize with trophy and certificate.

Among the top contenders, two will be declared as grand champions bagging P20,000 each with trophy and certificate for elementary and high school levels. Winning coaches will be awarded this year with a FREE trip to Thailand to be sponsored by Director Erlinda Salac-Curro.

The participants came from Cauayan City of Isabela, Olongapo City, Calabarzon, Iriga of Bicol, Iloilo City, Cebu City, Tanauan of Leyte, Catadman of Ozamis, Digos City, Sarangani, Surigao Sur, and Carmen of Davao del Norte.

Jazz chants provide an innovative and exciting way to improve their speaking and listening comprehension skills while reinforcing the language structures of everyday situation.

Mayor Rey Uy of Tagum said, "Our thrust to educational support programs will never waver. We are serious in our commitment to always look after on the welfare of our children."

With his great appreciation, Mayor Uy added, "I commend the Department of Education for coming up with an innovation in promoting oral English proficiency and creative interpretation of Jazz Chants initiated by the National Council for Children's Television together with the World Class Language Center and Oroeco Enterprises as sponsoring partners."

Jazz chanting appeals to students of all ages and work with the large classes as it inspires and delights students when they simulate pair work and role playing activities.

With their superb performances, Region 11 (Digos City) bags the Grand Champion in elementary level while the Grand Champion in secondary level goes to Region 6 (Iloilo City).

Elementary regional winners are Region 5 (Bicol) of Luzon, Region 7 (Cebu City) of Visayas, and Region 11 (Digos) of Mindanao while the regional winners in secondary are Region 4-A (Batangas) of Luzon, Region 6 (Iloilo) of Visayas, and Region 11 (Davao Norte) of Mindanao. (CIO Tagum) [top]

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