Reymond Sajor and Aria Clemente Grab Top Awards in 2007 World Championships of Performing Arts

Reymond and Aria Clemente ABC 5's Philippine Idol finalist Reymond Sajor and ABS CBN's Little Big Superstar finalist Aria Clemente bested thousands of entries from over 50 countries to grab top awards at the recently concluded 11th World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) in Hollywood.

Dubbed as today’s Talent Olympics, The World Championships of Performing Arts are divided into two categories: The Junior World Championships (for ages 15 and under) and the Senior World Championships (for ages 16 and over).

Eleven-year old Aria Clemente emerged as Overall Grand Champion of the World (Junior Division) in the 2007 WCOPA Finals Night by hurdling three rounds of competition in five vocal categories which included broadway, latin, pop, rock and gospel. She bested around 5,000 contestants from vocal, dance and modeling categories to be awarded Overall Grand Champion in the Junior Division beating grand finalists from South Africa, New Zealand, Trinidad and Tobago and Russia.

Reymond Sajor, on the other hand, bagged the Grand Champion Senior Vocalist of the World award with his rendition of the one-minute-long “Anthem” from the musical Chess. He competed with fellow Pinoy singer Raki Vega, and three other vocalists from Haiti and South Africa.

Team Philippines for the 2007 World Championships of Performing Arts:

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