Liturgical Dancers of Blessed Hope Christian Community Church International

Liturgical dance comes from the word “liturgy.” It means a set of customs, ideas, or phrases.  This form of dance is primarily done in church services. Although it is not permitted in every church, it is still a legitimate form of worship. Nowadays , dance has become a mainstay at churches around the country. Gospel music artists and Christian music artists are incorporating liturgical dance in many forms into their concert productions. As it is becoming more mainstream, many young girls are wanting to be apart of dance ministries at their local churches. Women that had deferred dreams of dancing on stage now have the opportunity to dance in service to the Lord.  The movements are centered on a relationship with God. Some movements can express thankfulness, praise, rejoicing, worship, and warfare.

There are also tools or instrument used in liturgical dancing such as banners, flags, ribbons, tambourine and streamers–all designed to bring a celebratory element into dance pieces. Whether ministering or performing to a slower paced song or fast song, these praise instruments are added accessories designed to bring beauty to the dance. Along with the flow of the garments, the addition of a banner or flag can create fluidity and fullness in choreography.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

SM Downtown Premier opens May 12,2017

Kagay-anong and the rest of the neighboring cities and provinces are very excited with the opening SM CDO Downtown Premier this coming May 12,2017. This largest shopping mall in the city is located along Claro M. Recto Ave. corner Osmeña St., Cagayan de Oro City. It is owned and operated by SM Prime Holdings, the largest mall operator in the Philippines. The mall is the 2nd SM Supermall in Northern Mindanao and 60th in the Philippines. It will have a gross floor area of 152,000 sq.m. and will be the largest mall in Mindanao after its opening.

Finally we no longer need to go to Cebu City or Manila to purchase luxury brands. My husband is super excited to MF bose acoustimass 15 which he has been longing to have to complete our home entertainment gadgets.

So guys , get ready with your cash and credit cards when SM downtown premier will open this May 12!!

Posted in Entertainment, Music, Musical Instrument | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The season of giving is here !

Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gifts for your kids? Before choosing and purchasing kids Christmas presents, parents have to first think of what their hobbies and interests are, and then give them the most appreciated Christmas items. The most common gifts given to kids are musical instruments. Musical instrument is great for teens. There are lots of lowest prices at musicians friend for any gadgets your kids want, from wind, string and percussive musical instruments. If your older kid likes to play the guitar, you can buy a nice guitar for him/her. Electric drums are famous for your little drummer boy, so get it for him. There are alsp orchestral instruments available at musician friends such as violen, organ or flute. it is always a good idea to present your children with musical instruments.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What is a Viola ?

My daughter who is in grade 10 asked me what is a viola . Honestly, I really don’t know what the word means so she went to his father who is a musician and ask him. Then I learned that a viola is a musical instrument with four strings and a bow and is the second biggest member of the string or violin family.

Actually is it known as the alto or tenor violin. It looks like a violin with a wooden soundbody, f shaped soundholes, fingerboard, four strings stretched along the fingerboard by tuning pegs on one end, over a supporting wooden bridge to a tailpiece on the soundbody at the other end of the soundbody. It is played in the same way as the violin, that is, a violist moves the bow over the string (s) with the right hand and presses the the fingers down on the strings with the left hand to alter the string length and hence the notes. Or it is plucked, to form an effect called pizzicato. However it is bigger and sounds deeper, more mellow and less penetrating than the violin. In fact it is twenty nine inches long and six inches longer than the violin.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Star -studded Conference and Concert at Limketkai Atrium


Kuh Ledesma  and other artist will be  having a  Conference and Concert  at the Atrium of Limketkai Center on  Saturday .  In the past  Kuh was focused on her singing and acting careers, her family and her paintings, which have elicited similarly favorable reactions. Today, however, she’s adjusted her priorities and is more focused on her spiritual healing advocacy, which is taking up most of her time and ardent commitment.

During the Conference ( Saturday 1pm )  Kuh will be joined by Rita Gonzalez, Cathy & Mel Po, Peter Kairuz and other speakers while in the Concert ( 8 pm) , joining her are Ray-An Fuentes, Tirso Cruz III, Isabella, Carlo Orosa, Nanette Inventor and other committed musical artists.

The concert-conference  tour  will  start on Sept. 10 in Cagayan de Oro City. Then to  General Santos on Oct. 1 , Davao on Oct. 2 and Cebu on Oct. 8 .

 Personally, I love to see  personally these Christian Artist  and hear their testimonies. Wish I could stay up night to see the concert too!  My son who is a lead guitarist   in our church worship band ( a     les paul junior   new owner )   would be delighted to see state of the art musical instrument  too!

If you wish to see the event, just leave a comment or call 0922-866-2509.

Posted in Music, Musical Instrument | Tagged , | Leave a comment