Mar 19

Lineup for Piyesta Pinoy at Navy Pier Announcement

The 2016 Battle of the Bamboos winners lead the 2016 performance lineup for the 2016 Piyesta Pinoy sa Chicago on March 20, 2016. The first place winner University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and second place winner Loyola University Kapwa Cultural will be re-creating their winning performance. Lane Tech Kapamilya Habang Buhay will also be performing their exhibition dance. In addition, the PACF Performing Arts and the Divine Rhythm will be back for the 5th year in a row to do their signature cultural dances.

Several talented ladies lead the pack of vocal performers. Fashion model and actress Jovie Calma, University of the Philippines College of Music faculty and soprano Alegria Ferrer,Mary Ann Van Der Horst from the Voice in Australia and Chicago suburbs teenage sensation Kayla Tejero will be first time performers at Piyesta in Chicago. In addition, returning singers Divine Aleonar, Paul Aquino and Emil Nicolasin will also be entertaining us with Philippine music.

The Chicago Angklung Rondalla Ensemble will once in provide the opening musical program. New this year will be a  fashion in fashion show by the models of fashion designer Victor Miller to end the afternoon program.

The masters of ceremonies are the very talented duo of Alpha Nicolasin and Mark Dinglasan.

Click here for the complete lineup.