Int’l youth music camp
set tonight in Bacolod
The International Youth Music Camp Fest 2013, organized by the Central Philippine Adventist College in Murcia, Negros Occidental, will close with participants performing at the Social Hall of the provincial Capitol in Bacolod City at 6 tonight, a press release from organizers said.
Heidi Cerna, CPAC Music Department head and camp director, said camp participants from Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Colombia and Venezuela will join young Filipino talents, including Negrense artists, the press release also said.
On May 26, award-winning violinist, Claudio Gonzalez, of Venezula, who served as guest orchestra clinician, performed at the Capitol in a concert co-presented by the Negros Cultural Foundation, The Negros Museum, CPAC and the province of Negros Occidental.
Gonzalez, a faculty member of Andrews University in Michigan, USA, and his wife, Marta Trias de Gonzalez, a Spanish teacher, called on Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. yesterday, and invited him to the concert tonight, the press release added.*
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The Community Environment and Natural Resources offices in Negros Occidental have lined up a series of activities to celebrate June as Environment Month on the theme “Think, Eat, Save” that focuses on the importance of reducing food waste, energy and use of water, a press release from PENRO said.
The activities are a caravan of CENRO Cadiz from Bacolod City to San Enrique for the launching of the National Greening Program mangrove category, selection of junior executives, environment quiz, “Adlaw sa Suba (day in the river)” with the Sagay City government, and cross visits, the press release said.
There will also be film showings, clean-up drives, lectures in schools and the community and tree growing activities. PENR officer Valentin Talabero is urging Negrenses to be part of the celebration through environmental protection and conservation activities in their communities.
The Environment Month is pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 237 series 1988. It aims to focus public attention on the protection and conservation of natural resources, the press release added.*
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