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John Prats and Karylle share their experience in mentoring the Top 12 i-Shiners

Celebrity mentors John Prats and Karylle talk about being part of Promil Pre-school i-Shine Talent Camp show.

BY RACHELLE SIAZON

FRESH SCOOPS

7/23/2012 12:00 AM
John Prats and Karylle share their experience in mentoring the Top 12 i-Shiners


072312-ishine_main.jpgPromil Pre-school i-Shine Talent Camp proved to be the perfect venue to hone the 12 finalists' innate talent through carefully selected activities led by their celebrity mentors. The first of which was the dancing workshop wherein John Prats, dubbed as the Dance Floor Dynamite, taught the kids to groove and project in the dance floor. He also emphasized the importance of listening skills so that the kids could easily follow instructions.

John was happy to say that all of them participated well in their dance lesson. "I'm so proud of them! Naalala ko yung experience ko nung bata ako ganon pala ako kapag sumasayaw. Ang dami nilang energy kaya perfect ang dancing para mailabas yun. Lahat naman sila nakitaan ko ng galing sa pagsayaw at napakaimportante yung support ng magulang sa mga anak. Yung after the production number nandiyan yung parents para i-push pa sila sa kaya nilang gawin."

Karylle on the other hand engaged the kids in a singing workshop where she introduced them the concept of 'feeling the beat' and understanding the 'story behind every song'. With the help of the kids' parents, she was able to make them sing with emotions. "It was nice to explain to them the concept of storytelling kasi it's a bonding thing with their parents na nakakatulong sayo even sa pagkanta. Number one tip ko is to sing a song na bagay sa age nila. So yung guidance, support and love of parents should be there. Yung overall assessment ko naman lahat sila may love for music and they're willing to learn."

Through the Online i-Shiner Promo, we have continuously opened the doors for parents to continue nurturing their child’s potential by submitting their talent videos online. Website visitors can now vote online for their favorite among the chosen 20 semi-finalists. Whoever garners the highest number of votes will be hailed as the Online i-Shiner and will take home a cash prize worth PHP 30,000 pesos, Promil Pre-school gift pack and be part of Promil Pre-School i-Shine Talent Camp final episode. Voting is from July 18-24,2012.

Log on to http://ishine.abs-cbn.com using your Facebook account details, then vote for your favorite Online i-Shiner. The power is in your hands!