TAGUM CITY—This year’s Barangay Musikahan showcased an array of amazing performances during the two-night grand finals, which showcased grassroots talents coming this city’s rural and urban barangays, bringing in a festive atmosphere at Tagum City Trade and Cultural Center.
Barangay Musikahan is a variety show highlighting on the musical creativity of Tagumeños with its theme “Tagumeño Bisag Asa: Babalik Ka Rin.”
Performers are ordinary folks in the barangays who conquered the stage with an hour-long performance per entry. Prior to the grand finals, an elimination round for both the rural and urban barangay categories was held in their respective areas.
Barangay Pandapan was declared as champion in the rural category, followed by New Balamban as first runner up and Nueva Fuerza as second runner up.
In the rural category, Magugpo East grabbed the championship spot followed by Visayan Village and San Miguel as first and second runners up, respectively.
Champion barangay was awarded with a cash prize of 80,000 pesos, while the first and second runners up receive 70,000 pesos and 60,000 pesos, respectively.
Words by Gleiza Delgado of CIO Tagum
Photos by Leo Timogan of CIO Tagum