CTU hosts 2016 Regional Festival for Culture and Arts

Regional PASUC 2016 CTU-Main Campus clinched 3-day hosting of 2016 Regional Festival for Culture and Arts from November 16 through 18.

The annual event culminated with Cebu Normal University (CNU) as the overall champion followed by Cebu Technological University (CTU), Bohol Island State University (BISU) and Siquijor State College (SSC).

The festival showcased various talents in six (6) major categories: literary arts, visual arts, music, dance, performing arts, and special category.

Literary arts  comprised extemporaneous speaking, dagliang  talumpati, storytelling, pagkukuwento, essay writing, pagsulat ng sanaysay, and quiz bowl. CNU won in all sub-categories except in essay writing taken by SSC  and pagsulat ng sanaysay by CTU.

CTU won all competitions under visual arts: on-the spot painting and pencil rendering or drawing. First place (on-the-spot painting) Gift of music  prevailed among Normalites as they won  four of six subcategories: instrumental solo (violin), live band competition, vocal solo (Kundiman),  and chorale contest. Vocal duet and pop solo  went to CTU  and SSC.

CNU Choristers
CNU Choristers

Short and sweet play and radio drama  top spots all went to CNU.

As for dances, SSC took indigenous dance while CNU  championed folk and contemporary dances. BISU earned first place in hip-hop dance.

CNU and BISU will  represent Region  VII at the nationals for special category  as they won Mr. and Ms. PASUC respectively.

The Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) continue to  cultivate the  value of culture  as this year’s event has once again exhibited talents from the nation’s stakeholders. (UPO)