Envergans show cultural prowess


Envergans continually proved their cultural prowess as each department competed in various categories of the cultural competitions in the Foundation Week Celebration on Feb. 13.

The College of International Tourism and Hospitality Management (CITHM) dazzled and won the championship in the Philippine folk dance category, followed by the College of Engineering (CEng) and the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) in second and third places, respectively.

For the interpretative dance, CEd took center stage through a riveting performance of Claire Dela Fuente’s Sayang. Meanwhile, Mark Carpio’s Hiling gave CEng the second place.

Wonderful voices likewise enchanted the event in the a capella and vocal solo categories.

The College of Architecture and Fine Arts (CAFA)’s bet Rzeus Duminique Adigue’s rendition of Regine Velasquez’ Narito Ako highlighted the vocal solo category, winning the first place. Another Velasquez rendition, Araw Gabi by Kayzelle Noscal of CEng finished second while Nesiel Rose Cabildo’s Anak landed the third spot for CEd.

CAS dominated the a capella suite with their rendition of Di Na Natutoby Gary Valenciano. Next in the list was CEng’s Mahirap Magmahal ng Syota ng Iba, originally sung by the Apo Hiking Society. CEd came in third after performing another Apo Hiking Society classic, Doo Bidoo.

CAS also claimed gold in the dance showdown category with their spy agent-themed performance. CEng came in second, touching the audience with their mother’s-love-themed dance. Finally, CBA bagged third with a dance performance using  a mash-up of various modern songs.