TV5’s Christmas Chorale Showdown: Shalom Choir of Valenzuela City Emerges as Grand Champion


In time for the Christmas season, TV5‘s ‘Sama-Samang Tinig ng Pasko’ chorale competition has officially proclaimed the Top 3 winning chorale groups during the Grand Finals at Ayala Malls Feliz last week, December 17.

Prior to the Grand Finals, the network organized a series of barangay showdowns in Manila, Valenzuela, Quezon City, and Marikina where the best two out of ten chorale groups in each city became part of the Top 8 who would compete at the Grand Finals.

Shalom Choir
Grand Winner: Shalom Choir of Valenzuela City

The 8 groups that battled during the Grand Finals were Manila’s University of the East and San Sebastian Chamber Singers; Valenzuela’s Ictus Vocal Ensemble and Shalom Choir; Quezon City’s The Disciple Choir and San Antonio de Padua Choir; and Marikina’s New Anthem and Marikina Gospel Chorus.

Valenzuela’s Shalom Choir won 1st place and bagged the grand prize worth Php 300,000 plus the opportunity to perform during the PBA halftime.

Ictus Vocal Ensemble
2nd Place: Ictus Vocal Ensemble of Valenzuela City
New Anthem
3rd Place: New Anthem of Marikina

Marikina’s New Anthem won 3rd place and received a cash prize of Php 100,000. Valenzuela’s Ictus Vocal Ensemble won 2nd place with Php 150,000 cash.

In partnership with Joy Expert Dishwashing Liquid and with special thanks to Sting, Milkita Lollipops & Candy, Flanax, Paracetamol Tempra, Alaska, Eden, Dr. S. Wong’s Sulfur Soap, C2, Knorr, and its venue partner Ayala Malls Feliz, TV5 gave away amazing prizes and freebies from event sponsors.

TV5 Christmas Chorale Finale Winners
TV5 Christmas Chorale Finale: “Sama-Samang Tinig ng Pasko

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With the engaging activities and entertaining serenade brought by the talented participants, TV5’s ‘Sama-Samang Tinig ng Pasko’ chorale competition truly resonated with the network’s “Iba’ng Saya ng Pasko ‘Pag Sama-Sama” Christmas message.

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Jonel Uy

Jonel Uy is the Managing Director of Good News Manila (GNM). He is a Social Media Consultant and Digital Marketer at DigitalCircles, a social media and influencer marketing agency, Jonel also teaches IT at a local college in the Philippines and is the founder of and, among others.


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