DUMAGUETE CITY (PIA) – Dumaguete band Perfect Blend wins the Positive Energy Battle of the Bands event held on October 10 at Freedom Park, this city.
The band received P100,000 as cash prize from event organizer Energy Development Corporation (EDC).
EDC Negros Island Geothermal Business Unit Head James Villaroman and Vice President for Corporate Affairs Ricky Carandang handed over the check to the winning band.
Perfect Blend bested nine other finalists from Dumaguete City and Bacolod City in the grand finals.
Each band had to sing one cover song and their original composition which they performed during the semi-finals.
The band performed their original song Kilos Na Kaibigan which revolves around the theme positive energy and clean, renewable and sustainable power.
Other Dumaguete bands that performed in the grand finals include G-Clef, Birefringence, Random Play, and The Generals.
Meanwhile, Bacolod bands that performed that night were Simagol, The Environs, Musika, Perfect Paradigm and Fata Morgana.
The event ended with a concert featuring top bands Cueshe and Up Dharma Down. The Dawn’s Jett Pangan also performed a song to the crowd.
The Positive Energy Battle of the Band is part of EDC’s campaign to spread positive energy in Negros Island through music.
The event is also sponsored by the Kapisanan ng mga Brodakaster ng Pilipinas-Negros Oriental and Negros Occidental chapters and Philippine Information Agency-Negros Oriental. (rmn/ral/PIA7-Negros Oriental/This article was first published at PIA Website on Oct. 13, 2015)