Amateur yet talented singers in the country will once again take center stage at Casino Filipino (CF) this year as CF launches “Tanghalan ng Kampeon sa Casino Filipino 2019.”
For the grand finals, the nationwide singing competition will give away P300,000 cash prize to the grand winner; P200,000 to the second prize winner and P100,000 to the third prize winner with corresponding trophies and certificates, P10,000 and a certificate will each be given to the non winners. Meanwhile, for the Branch Qualifiers, the Top 2 winners will receive P 25,000 each and the non winners will receive P 5,000 each as consolation prizes.
The contest is open to all amateur singers with either Filipino or dual citizenship. They must be 18 to 30 years old as of May 9, 2019 and must not have previously won in any national singing competition.
According to PAGCOR’s Entertainment Department head Elmer Quintana, the talent competition will serve as a launching pad of many talented yet undiscovered singers who have what it takes to become singing champs. “Filipinos are naturally good singers. But not everyone has the chance to be discovered. Not everyone pursues a career out of singing. But with this talent competition, we give them the opportunity to shine on a nationwide scale. Hopefully, it will also serve as a stepping stone for their bigger dreams in life,” he said.
Interested parties may secure the official registration form free of charge from PAGCOR’s Entertainment Department and in all participating CF branches and satellites nationwide or may be downloaded at www.pagcor.ph and www.casinofilipino.ph
All applicants must submit a proof of citizenship and age such as scanned or photocopied passport, or in the absence of passport, a photocopied Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)-authenticated birth certificate. They must also present a scanned or photocopied government-issued ID such as driver’s license, Social Security System (SSS), Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) and Postal ID with the official registration form or school or company ID.
Completed application forms with the required documents may be submitted to PAGCOR Entertainment Department, 4th floor, Carmen Building, U.N. ave. cor. Ma. Orosa Street, Manila or in any participating CF branch or satellite.
All application forms should be received four days before the auditions. Those with incomplete data form or documentation requirements will automatically be rejected.
PAGCOR's Asst. Vice President for Entertainment, Elmer "Bong" Quintana
Qualified applicants for auditions, as well as branch qualifiers will be advised to report to the following venues:CF Manila Bay (May 14), CF Angeles (May 16), CF Bacolod (May 22), CF Cebu (May 29), CF Davao (May 31), CF Madison (June 5) and CF Malabon (June 6).
The competition’s grand finals will be held on June 20, 2019 at the Wave Entertainment Venue of CF Manila Bay.
For more details, please call the PAGCOR Entertainment Department at ((02) 755-3699 or (02) 755-3799 local 7001/7007 or
visit www.facebook.com/casinofilipino, www.facebook.com/pagcor.artists or www.twitter.com/casinofilipino.