THE singing and dancing contest named Jonacris Bandillo won Eagle Broadcasting Corporation’s Net 25 channel’s “Tagisan ng Galing” last July 27.
Bandillo, who is also known as the “Legendary Pool Player of Laguna,” received P2 million and 34.15% from the public’s SMS and online votes.
“Unang-una gusto ko pong magpasalamat sa Panginoong Diyos. Siya po ang nagkaloob sa akin ng ganitong talent at minarapat lang po na ibalik sa Kaniya ang kapurihan at tagumpay,” he said.
The Power Duo, Edrien Oclarino, the Cosmic Angles and Nicole Francisco took the first, second and third runner-up spots, respectively.
Power Duo, the “Amazing Couple from Rizal,” brought home P1.5 million in cash, while Edrien Oclarino, the “Captivating Guitarist from Cavite” was awarded P1 million.
The other winners were given P100,000 in consolation prizes and opportunities to guest in NET25’s musical programs, including “Himig ng Lahi.”
The awarding was held at the Net25 Studio and was attended by guests, including Glicerio B. Santos, Jr., general auditor of the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC)
Kuh Ledesma, Angeline Quinto and Marcelito Pomoy performed at the “Tagisan ng Galing” finale aired on NET25 and on TNG’s Facebook and YouTube channels. The show was hosted by Imelda Papin, Marco Sison and Vina Morales, who also sat as judges.
The contest is gearing up for its second season and “America’s Got Talent” grand finalist Marcelito Pomoy will be joining the panel of judges in the coming contest.