by Kezia Grace Jungco and Nicolle Andrea Payuyo
Sanguniang Kabataan (SK) and 14K Lakas ng Kabataan held yesterday the first ever Youth’s Night at the Municipal Covered Court. It showcased the different talents of youth from the 14 barangays of Los Baños, Laguna.
According to Councilor Julius Moliñawe, president of the 14K Lakas ng Kabataan, Youth’s Night was organized for the youth to be able to have a venue for expressing themselves through their talents. Also, according to Adelbert Hornilla, Chapter Master of Brgy. Timugan, the event was an effort for the youth to avoid illegal drug use.
The event was participated by the 14K Lakas ng Kabataan all over Los Baños. Established in June 5, 2012, 14K has now grown to almost a thousand members. Mayor Ton Genuino, the Chairman Emeritus of the organization, made the event possible.
The event showcased different performances by the members of 14K Lakas ng Kabataan. It was then followed by parlor games, party, and awarding ceremony.
“Youth’s Night is more than talent shows and bonding, it is a celebration of the unity of the14 barangays”, said Dona Alborida, SK Chairman and coordinator of the event.
Youth’s Night is part of the Paskuhan in Los Baños, a month-long celebration which started in December 8 and will end on December 22.