Arceli Bullo (3rd from left) and Fred Abaquita, Jr. (4th) were recently declared winners of the Cebu leg of the “OPM@PAGCOR, A Nationwide Search for the Total OPM Performer”.
They bested 10 other semi-finalists and a field of nearly 300 aspiring amateur singers from Cebu and other provinces like Leyte, Negros Oriental, and Bohol. Bullo and Abaquita received P25,000 and will have a chance to undergo a singing and live performance workshop with some of the country’s OPM luminaries from May 28 to June 4 in Manila.
They will also compete with 12 other grand finalists nationwide in the June 10 OPM@PAGCOR Grand Finals to be held at the PAGCOR Grand Theater of Airport Casino Filipino in Paranaque City.
Also in photo are the Cebu OPM@PAGCOR judging panel composed of PAGCOR Assistant Vice President for Corporate Communications Maricar Bautista (left) PAGCOR Director Lito Tanjuatco (2nd), OPM Vice President for External Affairs Noel Cabangon (5th), singer Bayang Barrios (6th), and music producer and songwriter Homer Cang.