June 13th Filipino cultural celebration will not be complete
without the SHOWCASE OF TALENT of gifted and artistic
FIL-AMs. It is a show that captivates the audience as
performers demonstrate their abilities to sing, dance or play
Showcase your Talent performers with (from
left to right on the second row) emcee Rodel Hamto, Co-chair
Dulia Candelaria and Chair Zucette Lumabas (6th from left).
talented as the performers is
the host of the show : RODEL HAMTO
Rodel is happy to be hosting "Showcase
Your Talent" today and he would like to thank
Zucette and the staff of Fil-Am North San Diego County
for this great opportunity. He wishes them all more
success and blessings from God.
- Winner of 2007 North County Idol
- 1st Place 1999 Battle of the Champions Singing Contest,
- 3rd Place Winner 1998 Tawag Ng Tanghalan U.S.A.,
GREAT ACTUAL PERFORMERS
are Conrad Giles and Angelina Flemming
Holders: Divina Saguing and Mina Giles.
Conrad Giles Jr., a fifth grader who graduated
from Casita Center Elementary this year. He enjoys
to box as he has joined an amateur team with Rhino
During his spare time, he builds stuff from different
materials he can find. At school, he likes to do math
and science. He enjoys to learn about his Filipino
heritage, and happy to share it with others.
Angelina Flemming- 9 yrs. old and a third grade
and honor student at Foussat Elementary School. She
does modeling, doing commercials, cultural dance,
and loves to play piano.
was awarded certificates on perfect homework, English,
Language and Art, Math and Citizenship.
Mina Izaiana Giles attends
Vista Magnet Middle School. Mina is very athletic
and competitive that she has joined amateur boxing
with Rhinos Boxing. She loves to dance, socialize
and teach others what she learns from her Filipino
heritage culture. Mina is very artistic and enjoys
drawing, painting and be crafted. She started at age
six with Fil-Am pageants and ever since been very
eager to learn more and share with others as she is
proud to have Filipino in her blood.
McCoy (Acoustic Guitar)
KYLE McCOY is a 14-year-old who took up the
guitar when he was 11. Last year, he started taking
vocal and guitar lessons at the California Music Studios.
He has participated in music recitals throughout the
year. Recently, out of 300 performers, he was one
of the top 20 that were invited to perform at the
Honors Concert at Fairwinds Yvey Ranch Retirement
Resort. Kyle attended Cesar Chavez Middle School in
Oceanside with a 4.0 grade average. Kyle is entering
high school this year, aspring to be an engineer or
medical researcher someday, with the dream of becoming
a professional musician.
Alaniz - knife and batton twirling
Monique Alaniz Born
April 30th, 1994 .
Will be a senior at El Camino High School.
Passions are baton, fire , and knife twriling, various
types of dance, and running track and field.
Is currently the 2nd Teen Princess of Oceanside and
the current Ms. Teen Twrilette of Oceanside.
In the near future, she plans to graduate with honors,
attend a four-year university, where she will be studying
medicine to become a pharmacist.
Performing to the song "Hawaii 5-0".
"I've been twriling for over ten years and every
year, I've excelled in higher levels. I will be performing
regular one baton showing my advanced skills then
switching into a novelty knife twirling which is a
new skill I'm excelling in"
On Energy" - Hip-hop Dance
Isaac Malit San Nicolas, 17, rancho buena Vista high
school, Vista Ca, Ever since ive started i always
wished to get better at my craft and do it for the
fun and love of dance. Its always a blessing to recieve
such nice compliments and i just love the rush i get
on that stage. Feeling truly happy doing what i love
to do, thats why i dance.
2. Evan Christian Dela Rosa, 16, Vista Ca,
rancho Buena Vista high school, I've always been interested
in dancing but never tried until this year. I started
because I saw how good my friends were I wanted to
get that good.
3. James santos Caoleng, 15, Vista CA, rancho
buena Vista high school. I started dancing because
I wanted to fit in with the people I hung out with
and I thought i would be 'cool'
4. Samuel Dean Moore, 14, Madison Middle School,
lives in Oceanside - "I want to dance because
I think dancing fits me. When I dance I don't think
about anything else. Dancing isn't just a hobby to
me. It's my life!"
Paz - "We Could Happen" by Aj Rafael (play
Doriz M. Rodriguez was born in Pampanga, Tarlac,
Philippines on Dec.04,1982. She was a graduate of
Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Music and
member of performing artist of Tarlac in 2002. After
college, she worked in Rembrant Hotel in Quezon City
in Manila, Philippines as a part-time singer and has
worked in Family Entertainment Center Inc. Storyland
in Las Pinas City as a Talent by hosting birthday
parties ,dancing and singing in events. She has also
sung in local talents and competition. A few of Doriz's
major influences and idols are Christina Aguilera
and Whitney Houston, as for Filipino artists- Regine
Velasquez and Lani Misalucha are her inspiration.
She loves dancing and painting. Surfing the internet
is one of her hobbies.
McCune- "RockStar Jazz
is 7 years old.
7 years old
Parents: Morgan and Balot McCune
Live in Oceanside, California all her life
Dancer for 5 years
Participates in National Competition
Will dance "Rockstar Jazz".
Zucette Lumabas (center) and co-chair Dulia Candelaria
posed with Lupe Rios (left) and (to the right) emcee
Rodel Hamto and Dir. Pete Cruz