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Bayanihan 2018 update: Preparations go full swing

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Dec. 05, 18 | 8:35 am

DUBAI: The Bayanihan 2018 Organizing committees have been busy and in full swing even if there was a long weekend holiday in the UAE as preparations are now being made to ensure that the event would be a huge success.

A press conference attended by UAE-based Filipino media outfits, bloggers and influenzers was held at President Hotel’s  Maharlika Cafe last December 2, 2018 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm  that officially launched the different program segments that will happen on December 21, 2018 at Dubai World Trade Center – the most awaited day of celebrating the festive season in the Filipino community.

Special performances by different volunteers showcasing some of the highlighted contests such as the Clash of Champions, Pinoy Dancesport and Parade of Fiestas. It was also the official presentation for the 20 contestants vying for the title of Mr. And Ms. Teen Bayanihan 2018. Mr. Jason Roi Bucton and Ms. Charlene Agoncillio were the hosts for the said event.

Full List of Segments at Bayanihan 2018

The day-long event promises to indeed be a fun-filled one. A host of activities are slated – from on-the-spot painting tilts to a Battle of the Bands, Mr. & Ms. Teen Bayanihan 2018, Clash of the DJ’s and the Dakilang Bayani Awards 2018 / Huwarang Estudyante 2018

– On the Spot Painting
– Gupit Pinoy
– Ukit Pinoy
– On the spot Photography
– Gallery Exhibition
– Kislap ng Pasko
– Pinoy Cosplay
– Nail Art Competition
– Clash of the Champions
– Battle of the Bands
– Parade of Fiestas
– Mr. & Ms. Teen Bayanihan 2018
– Bayanihan Dancesport
– Clash of the DJ’s
– Dakilang Bayani Awards 2018 / Huwarang Estudyante 2018
– Magikero sa Disyerto
– Medical Mission

Main Organizers of Bayanihan 2018 Celebrations:

– Philippine Consulate General of Dubai – Hon Congen Paul Raymund Cortez
– JCA Events Organizers LLC – Headed by Ms Mayet Malang & Ruzell Aguilar
– Bayanihan 2018 Acting Chairman – Mr Cesar Mora
– Bayanihan 2018 Head, Sponsorship & Planning – Engr Dante Delizo
– Bayanihan 2018 Head, Finance – Ms Letty Maniaul
– Bayanihan 2018 Head, Program – Ms Reeza Simpson
– Bayanihan 2018 Special Assistant – Mr Tom Lladoc
– Bayanihan 2018 Head, Communication – Ms Trisha Licardo
– Bayanihan 2018 Head, Logistics – Mr Richard Zulueta
– Bayanihan 2018 Head, Sponsorship Collection – Mr Conrad Quizon & Mr Chris Flores
– Bayanihan 2018 Head, Parade – Ms Tess Delizo
– Bayanihan 2018 Head, Lights & Sounds – Ms Sylvia Delos Reyes
– Bayanihan 2018, Head Audit – Mr Lyndon Magsino
– Bayanihan 2018, Head Souvenir Program – Ms Maita Lagman
– Bayanihan 2018, Head Protocols – Ms Gina Salazar
– Bayanihan 2018, Head Media & Marketing Promotion –Mr Jason Bucton
– Bayanihan 2018, Head , Peace & Order – Mr Ibrahim Robel Beltran
– Bayanihan 2018, Head, Medical Mission – Ms Teresa Galang Lareza
– Bayanihan 2018, Head Videography – Mr Salvador Codo Jr.
– Bayanihan 2018, Head Registration – Ms Hana Llanes
– Bayanihan 2018, Head Purchasing – Mr Joey Arceno
– Bayanihan 2018, Head, Bazaar – Engr Salibel Jatulla
– Bayanihan 2018, Head Electrical-Logistics – Engr Renato Padilla
– Bayanihan 2018, Head Light & Sound Structure – Mr Frankie Boton
– Bayanihan 2018, Head Audio Visual Committee – Mr Vhir Molina
– Bayanihan 2018, Head Food Committee – Mrs Vhenia Panotes
– Bayanihan 2018, Head Souvenir Distribution (T-shirt & Magazine) = Ms Marby Lebig


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