It’s double the tension the second time around as the Big Three judges once again deliberated and determined the 36 semi-finalists who will advance in the next round of the country’s number one talent-reality show “Pilipinas Got Talent 2.”
Out of 174 acts who made it through the audition stage, judges’ Kris Aquino, Ai Ai Delas Alas, and Freddie M. Garcia named 19 semi-finalists from Luzon, eight from Visayas, and nine from Mindanao which proves that Filipinos from all parts of the country definitely got talent.
Semi-finalists from Luzon include Angel Calalas, B4, John Michael Narag, Maribeth Callanta, Dance Selection, Zaldy Carlos, Collins Gutierrez Genevieve Arandia, Fernan Santuyo aka Madonna Pianista, Filogram, Kenny Padalla, Bourbon (Feliz Ria Pichay), Joy’s Diva, Kapidamu Band, and Marcelito Pomoy.
Virgilio Del Carmen Jr., Jose Emmanuel Cubil, First Beat Effect, DJP Trio, Jacqueline Schubert, Karinyoso Boys, and Leoniel Enopia and Elizabeth Dazo, on the other hand, will represent the Visayas regions.
Meanwhile, Mindanao acts that made it through the semis are Skeights, Lapinid Sisters, Happy Feet, Rafael Pavia, Next Generation Band, Buildex Pagales, Suwahib Samplidan, and Larvae.
The first semi-final kicks off this Saturday (April 30) at the PAGCOR Grand Theater with the first performance night for the second season where magician Romarico Sanorio aka Rico The Magician, blind singer-pianist Jeremie Tampoy, singing Madrigal Siblings, kid crooner Brian Brady, acoustic duo Light Gauge Acoustic, and breakdancing Freestylers will be competing.
Who among them will be hailed as the first set of grand finalists? Be sure to watch the show this Saturday to know the text syntax on how to vote for your favorite act. Two official grand finalists will be named—one based on the public’s text votes and another one by the judges—during the live results night to be held on Sunday (May 1).
If you want to watch the show live at the PAGCOR Grand Theater, just go to ABS-CBN Center Road on Wednesday (April 27) and Thursday (April 28) from 1 PM to 4PM to get free tickets.
Don’t miss “Pilipinas Got Talent 2,” hosted by Luis Manzano and Billy Crawford, every Saturday and Sunday, 8:45 PM on ABS-CBN.