Tujan: SM Little Stars Regional Finals


LYKA Jane Bayang (General Santos City), Caleb Hans Ong (Cagayan de Oro), and Krisha Mae Buynay (General Santos City) won the three regional spots for the singing, dancing, and special talents category and will advance to the Grand Finals at SM Mall of Asia to represent Mindanao.

SM Little Stars is indeed their shot at fame and fortune. With great anticipation, armed with good looks and full display of talents, they are to compete with other talented kids from all over the country.

Each winner will get P 10,000 worth of SM Gift Certificates while non-winners will each get P1,000 worth of SM Gift Certificates.

From April to June 2019, preliminary screenings were held in SM City Davao, SM City General Santos, and SM City Cagayan de Oro in the hopes of finding the most talented kids from all over Mindanao.

A total of 15 kids, age four to seven years old qualified for the regional finals competed last June 23, 2019. To prepare for their performances, the kids also had the opportunity to undergo a workshop headed by Star maker and Songwriter/Musician Jeremy Sarmiento as well as WCOPA Silver Medalist Dancer/Teacher Keziah Morales.

Grand winners will win full scholarship from the National University, a brand new car from Chevrolet, a contract from Regal Entertainment Inc., cash prizes, and a trip to China among others.

Panel of Judges include Elsie “Chaka” Diamante, founder and Creative Director of Flow Fitness Academy in Tagum, Glexcie Jazz Orosio Cardoza pediatric occupational therapist practicing in a pediatric with private clinics both in Davao and in Kidapawan City, and Musical Director of Songspell Philippines and Head of the Vocal Department of Muzic’s Kool, Mignon “Koi” Sevilla.

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