MANILA - The University of the Philippines Singing Ambassadors (UPSA) was named grand prize winner in the 66th Concorso Polifonico Internazionale "Guido d'Arezzo" choral competition in Italy.
In a Facebook post, the UPSA said their win also earned them a spot in the European Choral Grand Prix next year.
"This win earned the choir the right to participate in the most prestigious choral competition in the world: the European Choral Grand Prix, next year," the group said.
Aside from the grand prize, the UPSA also won first prizes in the Compulsory Category, Sacred Music, Secular Music and Monographic Category.
"We still have a month left to spend in Europe but we are so excited to bring back home the laureates we achieved for the Filipino people."
The 66th Concorso Polifonico Internazionale "Guido d'Arezzo" was held last August 23 to 25.