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Australian prima ballerina to
give exams in Bacolod today

Christine Walsh, a prima ballerina from Australia, and the director of the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet, will be in Bacolod City today, to give an examination to students of the Dance Pull School of Performing Arts—Bacolod, and the Spotlight Dance Studio of Cebu City, a press release from organizers said.

The ACB training and examination program emphasizes correct placement, dynamics and performing quality that are qualities inherent in the Vaganova method, the press release added.

It aims to develop a professional attitude among students, to assist them in the pursuit of a career, either as a professional dancer or a teacher. The press release said the program is also for ballet teachers, who have understanding of constructing general open classes, and not just teaching from a syllabus manual.

The program is used by teachers in Australia, Hong Kong, the Philippines, and Japan. Many of the ACB’s students, meanwhile, have been dancing ballet in companies based in Australia, Europe, USA and Asia, the press release added.*

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Kapamilya stars
to join Panaad

ABS-CBN Kapamilya talents will be in Bacolod City, Saturday, as part of the ongoing 19th Panaad sa Negros Festival, a press release from the station said.

The show, starting at 8 p.m., at the Panaad Park Stadium, is expected to be participated in by the station’s teleserye actors like "Walang Hanggan" casts Paolo Avelino, Julia Montes, Melissa Ricks and Joem Bascon; "Angelito - Batang Ama" Charee Pineda and JM de Guzman, and "Lumayo Ka Man Sa Akin" leading man Jason Abalos.

Meanwhile, tonight at 8,  10 competing groups will perform their best dance moves as MOR 101.5 presents the "MOR Dance Showtime", at the Panaad Park stage, to be hosted by DJs James King, Sophia, Rico and Gillian, the press release said.

The ABS-CBN Bacolod News Department and the Bantay Bata 163 Negros, will also hold a medical, dental and surgical mission, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, at the second floor of the Panaad Stadium, that is expected to benefit more than a thousand adults and children, the press release also said.

ABS-CBN is also a partner of the Negros Occidental provincial government, in the search for the outstanding farmers, fisherfolk and livestock raisers, who will be awarded on April 14, at  6 p.m., also at the Panaad Stadium, the press release added.*

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PAMET seminar Sunday

The Philippine Association of Medical Technologists Incorporated, Negros Occidental Chapter, will hold its first quarter scientific seminar Sunday, at the Business Inn Hotel, in Bacolod City, a press release from the group said.

Experts in the fields of pathology and infectious diseases will discuss the pathological and immunological updates of the tuberculosis disease, and on urinalysis, the press release also said.

The event will start 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Those interested may call Dominador Maestral, PAMET president, at 434-2471 local 134; April Joy de la Rama, 0916-6809936; or Michael Acosido, 0917-608566, the press release added.*

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Guanzon Gutierrez wedding

Michael John Guanzon and Mysa Emplamado Gutierrez will exchange vows, April 24, at the Word of Life Ministries, in Silay City, Negros Occidental, with Pastor Romeo Geguiera Denuevo, officiating.

Michael is the son of Crisenta and the late Gonzalo Guanzon, while Mysa is the daughter of Saturnino and Leonora Gutierrez.

Principal sponsors will be Romeo Guanzon, Lito Montes, Darry Hinolan, Eduardo Valde, Jude Carmona, Carmelita Pendon, Eduardo Abela, Paul Laud, Carmen Santillan, Julio Ochon, Felicito Pendon, Edgar Sabando, Lourdes Magsusi, Emelda Dela Torre, Sarah Trivilegio, Sylvia Buendia, Hydee Gutierrez, Mila Jimera, Julius Cordero, Nathaniel Gensola, Veveca Dela Torre, Elsie Gutana and Felly Laudenorio.

Best man will be Gilbert Telis, Nabela Lotfy, the maid of honor, and April Grace Ochon, Bretzy Grace Pitogo, Kristy Lee Gutana, and Mia Alexa Gutierrez  the bridesmaids.

Glenn Pagayon, Hermelo Madrenal, Michael Fuentes, and Francis Andrada will be the groomsmen, with Clyrish Lovee Marj Gutierrez, Kyla Mae Recto, Micklara Blessy Santillan, Faith Gabriel Ledesma, Rae Bernadette Pascual and Naijah Cristabel Gutierrez as flower girls, the press release said.

Inaki Emanuel Gutierrez, Kurt Rebadomia, Niel Navarro, John Prill Jhudiel Agbay, and Myles Magsusi will be ring bearers, while Ma. Jihan Gutierrez, Angel Abela, Revee Abela, and KC Rebadomia, will be usherettes, the press release added.*

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Kapamilya stars to join Panaad
PAMET seminar Sunday
Guanzon Gutierrez wedding