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UTAWIT 2013

Posted on: September 18, 2013

The Filipino community from different parts of Japan once again celebrated their annual event called “UTAWIT 2013”. The term Utawit rooted from the words  “Uta” which means music or good fortune and “Awit” which means song.

1238317_339676669501889_564297392_nUTAWIT (Uta and Awit), a national singing competition for Filipinos and Japanese in Japan, was held in Nagoya last September 15, 2013. This event was organized by Philippine Society Japan Nagoya, headed by Mr. Nestor Puno. (second from the right side, wearing red barong)

1186348_521299074607188_1233949063_nThis event aims to recognize and promote Filipinos as mainstream performers in Japan, enrich cross-cultural appreciation among Japanese and Filipinos, and to generate financial resources for developmental activities of the organization (http://www.utawit.com/).

UTAWIT (Himig ng Pinoy at Hapon) Nagoya Regional Qualifying Round 2013 Winners

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1st place winner: Hideki Ota

2nd place winner: Aloha Tanaka

3rd place winner: Arlene Sarmiento

This was another successful event that we have to be proud of because it showcased the  amazing voices of Filipinos. Kudos Pinoy!

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