San Miguel Pale Pilsen brings back
Battle of the Bands
San Miguel Pale Pilsen brings back its trademark event, the , in this year’s Sarap Mag Babad’s “Taste of Summer” event, a press release from the brand said.
San Miguel Brewery Inc.’s Battle of the Bands through Pale Pilsen in the early 90s resulted in the mushrooming of various band competitions all across the country which tremendously resuscitated the band and music scene back then, the press release said.
“Musical talents abound in our country, and SMB believes that our aspiring local bands deserve a shot at showing their talents and being rewarded for their passion,” SMB President Roberto N. Huang said.
Interested bands of three to seven members each may audition at the San Miguel Pale Pilsen Battle of the Bands at any of the seven Sarap Mag Babad venues on March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, and April 13,20, and 27, 2012.
Sarap Mag Babad venues in various areas in the country include Super Six Grill in Malate, Manila; Valdez Center in San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte; Manokan Country in Bacolod City; Ormoc Food Park in Ormoc City; and Tagbilaran Port in Tagbilaran City, Bohol;
Matina Town Square in Davao City; and at Tagum City Trade and Cultural Center in Tagum City, Davao del Norte, are also audition venues.
Semi-finals will be held on May 4, 2012 where winners will advance to the Grand Finals on May 11.
Bands playing pop, acoustic or reggae music are invited to join, the press release said.
A total of P535,500 await the winners in the elimination and final rounds.
Registration forms can also be downloaded from the San Miguel Pale Pilsen website www.sanmiguelpalepilsen.com.ph, San Miguel Pale Pilsen Facebook account www.facebook.com/sanmiguelpalepilsen or the Radio Mindanao Network website www.rmn.ph, the press release added.*
exhibit at USLS today
The Museo Negrense De La Salle will open the JGM Textile Arts Center at the University of St. La Salle in Bacolod City, at 5 p.m. today, a press release from the school said.
The Center is a special section of the museum that houses a permanent collection of a thousand handmade folk textiles from 53 countries.
Museum Director Lynn Mapa said the collection was a gift to the University.
The Center is envisioned to be a springboard for further studies and programs related to history, culture, and the arts, the press release added.*