Iloilo to host National Festival of Talents 2012

Iloilo to host National Festival of Talents 2012

By Elsa S. Subong, Friday 6th of April 2012

ILOILO CITY, April 6 (PIA6) -- This city will play host to the 2012 National Festival of Talents from April 10-13, facilitated by the Department of Education (DepEd)- Division of Iloilo.

DepEd-6 said in a press release that the Festival of Talents, a special program of the DepEd through the Bureau of Secondary Education, is an avenue where the students can best show their knowledge and skills in the field of arts, population and development and technology and livelihood education.

Further, DepEd-Division Program Supervisor Liza Balogo said, the festival will also showcase various products and performances as evidence of the participants’ learning, while strengthening their level of competence and confidence in facing life’s challenges.

Deriada said the event will also engage teacher-advisers and education leaders in parallel professional sessions.

The festival is expected to gather students and advisers from the 17 regions, who will be housed in venues, like the Cabatuan National Comprehensive High School for the technolympics, Iloilo National High School for the Sining Pambansa, and at Grand Hotel for the PopDev activities.

Key DepEd officials, celebrities, and national and local artists are also expected to attend.

The opening program will be on April 10, at the Iloilo sports complex at 5 pm to be preceded by a parade of floats and delegates from the Jaro Plaza, with a winning tribe of the 2012 Dinagyang Festival, as added attraction. (JCM/ESS/PIA-6). - Timeline 2012