SLIDESHOW: 'Pogays' showcase talent in grand finals

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Posted at May 10 2014 05:52 PM | Updated as of May 11 2014 08:24 AM


MANILA - The hit noontime program "It's Showtime" concluded its first-ever edition of "I Am Pogay" on Saturday, with a three-hour finale filled with talent, humor, and wit as shown by its competitors and hosts.

The studio audience was treated with dozens of song and dance numbers, as well as other quirky productions, which drew cheers and laughs throughout the show.

John Raspado, who hails from Baguio City, eventually bested 22 other grand finalists of the show's segment for gays, with his impressive showmanship and his moving speech, to take home P300,000.