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Fil-Chi Choir Wins Big at the World Virtual Choir Festival

Resound Philippines

Resound Philippines, a choir made up of students from Filipino Chinese schools, recently won 1st place in the Folklore Category at the 2nd World Virtual Choir Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia. 

The Chinoy choir brought pride to the Philippines and the Chinoy community for winning the top award for their interpretation of a medley of Filipino folk songs, Condansoy and Dandansoy that was arranged by Robert Delgado. 

In addition, they also won a gold medal in the Pop and Jazz category for the song, When You Believe, from the movie soundtrack, Prince of Egypt. They also won Best Video Presentation for the virtual performance which was conceptualized by Roni Bertubin of Pro.Pro and edited by David Soon.

The successful production of Resound Philippines was organized by its artistic conductor and director, Irma Yap Su, and its music teachers, Badet Mamauag, Tomy Virtucio Jr., and April de Guzman.

The competition was hosted by the Bandung Choral Society in Jakarta, Indonesia, and choirs from China, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, India, South Korea, and Poland also participated.

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