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Filipino Scholar Makes It to the Bravo ASEAN
Written by Loren   
Friday, 17 December 2010

In the annual event, Bravo ASEAN, music and dance contest in Korea, a Filipino scholar makes it to the top as he bagged the gold prize.

Jemuel Forto, Filipino scholar under a Korean government scholarship program, stands out from the 12 teams from 10 ASEAN countries as he sings a Korean ballad entitled "Miss You, Miss You, Miss You".

He won the hearts of the judges as well as the audience with his touching rendition of the Korean pop song.

He received one million Korean won (US$850 or P37,510), a round-trip airfare ticket to the Philippines, and a trophy.

Bravo ASEAN in Korea is a music and dance contest for ASEAN residents living in Korea. It was organized by ASEAN-Korea Centre in cooperation with Arirang TV.

With this kind of competition, people of ASEAN and Korea are expected to promote fellowship and cultural exchange. [via gmanews.tv]


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