ABUCAY, Bataan – After a series of meetings and plannings, the first ever Provincial Youth Congress has finally come to a reality with efforts from the Provincial Government of Bataan in partnership with the Provincial Youth Council and the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office yesterday, August 24, 2017 at PAN Resort and Events Place this town.
The Pag-asa Youth Association of the Philippines (PYAP) members from all over Bataan celebrated their first big event with a theme “PYAP! Kaagapay sa Pagbabago, Tungo sa mas Makabuluhang Kabataan”. Present in the event were Hon. Gaudencio Ferrer and Ms. Marilyn Tigas (PSWDO Head) who gave their welcome remarks. Also part of the event was the presentation of the programs and services of the different agencies in Bataan namely Provincial Tourism Office, PG – ENRO, DepEd, Iskolar ng Bataan, BPSU, TESDA, DOLE, PESO, DTI, DSWD, MIS/PIO, and PNP.
After all the presentations of the different services, the PYAP Got Talent competition was held. This showcased the talents (dancing, singing, spoken word poetry) of the youth per municipality.
The oath-taking of PYAP Bataan’s new set of officers for the years 2017-2020 and an intermission number from a band in Letran Bataan was held before announcing the winners. And the winners are as follows:
2nd runner-up: Morong
1st runner-up: Pilar
Mr. Lord Bryan Manabat, Provincial PYAP President, concluded the event with his message.
Congratulations to all the winners!