By: Kathleen Mae Idnani, Gretzel Lantican, Easter Paz Issa D. Paulmanal
The Sinag Katipunan Drum and Lyre Corps (DLC) from Pasig City, Metro Manila, and the ACES Drum and Bugle Corps from Tagaytay City were the champions in the recently concluded Musikohan Brass Band Competition 2012 for the Drum and Lyre Category and Brass Band Category, respectively.
The said competition was held yesterday morning at Paciano Rizal Park, Barangay Timugan. The participating bands marched along the streets near the park and at 10 AM, they proceeded to the contest proper.
The prizes for the first, second and third placers were P70,000, P50,000, and P40,000, respectively.
“Maganda ang performances kasi maraming participants mula sa iba’t ibang bayan.,” George Bryan De Lara, an employee at the municipal hall, commented.
A total of 14 bands from different towns including Daet, Camarines Norte and Pangasinan competed; nine for the Drum and Lyre Competition and five for the Brass Band Competition.
The Musikohan 2012, now on its third year, is part of the Paskuhan sa Bagong Los Baῆos.