Sinulog Idol Season 5 kicks off-A A +A
Saturday, January 11, 2014
CEBU CITY -- Heavy rains failed to stop the opening of the Sinulog Idol Season 5 Friday night at the Fuente Osmena Circle in this city.
Twelve young singers performed their song of choice in the first elimination night, as spectators huddled under their umbrellas just to cheer for their favorite contestant.
The twelve finalists are Maisee Mariel Fernandez, Vida Doriza Reya, Ruthsel Cano, Nina Claire Rivaca, Sheila Mae Bucog, Rayllyne Alicaya, Jomar Gatchalian, John Michael Fulgencio, Michael Jay Morales, John Lawrence Ramas, Bryan Claudio Deiparine and Jeyson Buynay. [View their profiles]
Alicaya was named Star of Night after she wowed the judges by singing "Fallin", a song popularized by Alicia Keys.
Along with Alicaya, contestants who bagged the top 5 spots were Fulgencio, Cano, Buynay, and Bucog.
No one was eliminated in the first round of the competition, which is part of the nightly activities at Fuente Osmena Circle in time of Sinulog, Cebu's grandest festival.
Meanwhile, Sun.Star website at www.sunstar.com.ph will stream live the event every night until the Sinulog Idol Season 5 grand finals on Thursday, January 16.
The replays of the live streaming can be viewed at http://cebu.sunstar.com.ph/sinulog/sinulog-idol-2014/. (Sunnex)