Congratulations are in order! Pio Pataganao, a member of the Bukidnon indigenous peoples community and a singer/composer, was recently chosen as one of the promising musicians in a contest conducted by 7101 Music Nation.
7101 Music Nation is led by top composer Ryan Cayabyab.
Pataganao, a Manobo, is also known as Datu Alimuwan.
His song, “Awit Ni Apo,” helped him land a slot among 59 other promising artists. There were more than 500 musicians who vied in the said contest.