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Pop Sweetheart Lirah’s Final Battle – The Big Break @ GMA Protégé

Tonight’s Protege Final Battle for the Big Break will have three rounds.

ROUND 1 – Duet with mentor

ROUND 2 – My Greatest Performance

ROUND 3 – Final Triple Showdown – Winner’s Single composed by Rey Valera

LET US CONTINUE TO SUPPORT POP SWEETHEART LIRAH BERMUDEZ THROUGH OUR VOTES!

HOW TO VOTE? CLICK ON THIS LINK–>VOTE POP SWEETHEART LIRAH!

Protégé: Battle for the Big Break is on its final streak this week, with the finale night set December 18.

This is the final battle for our Pop Sweetheart Lirah, whose raw singing talent has been polished by no less than her mentor Janno Gibbs. Lirah is now the shining shimmering star of GMA Protege.

We also acknowledge the efforts of the GMA Protégé people and all those who are involved in honing Pop Sweetheart Lirah to becoming the star singer/performer that she is now.

A BATTLE OF TALENTS

The GMA Protégé The Final Battle is so far the toughest stage of the Protege contest that Lirah will go through. There will be three rounds slated in the Protégé season’s finale.

Whatever the Protégé The Final Battle dynamics would be, let us be reminded that Protégé is a Battle for the Big Break.

The Protege is is not a battle of sad stories. It is a battle for real deal singing and performing talent. Lirah is out to show her best to win the big break despite the sad events that surrounded her at the start of Protege: Battle for the Big Break.

LIRAH’S SAD STORY IS A SURE WINNER

The Filipino people won’t hesitate showing sympathy to the underdog. It cannot be denied that Protege contestants are in a way gaining sympathy votes through their sad stories.

If GMA Protégé would go down to be a battle of sad stories, then who can beat the sad story of Lirah Bermudez?

On her way to the final audition stage, Toto, her younger brother passed away. Her family struggled financially as they went about seeking remedy for the ailment of Lirah’s little brother.?

DON’T GIVE UP ON US POP SWEETHEART LIRAH

In 2008, Lirah’s younger brother, Toto did an intermission number during a University Day contest at Central Philippine University. The event was held at Rose Memorial Auditorium where around 3,000 students, parents, faculty and staff watched.

Toto sang David Soul’s “Don’t Give Up On Us”. While the song speaks about a Romantic relationship, let us allow ourselves to interpret Toto’s singing as his encouragement to Pop Sweetheart Lirah…DON’T GIVE UP!

Don’t miss watching Toto sing “Don’t Give Up…”. Click the play button of the video below!

SUPPORT LIRAH BERMUDEZ. LET’S VOTE FOR HER ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18.

HOW TO VOTE? CLICK ON THIS LINK–>VOTE POP SWEETHEART LIRAH

 

VIDEO CREDIT: Donald Lebrilla and the CPU Educational Media Center people.
PHOTO CREDIT: Dexter Murillo and Protégé LIRAH LINN BERMUDEZ FANS CLUB ®

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Why should the Protégé Nation vote for Pop Sweetheart Lirah?

With information from Lynna Joy Bermudez Cardinal

The 7th Elimination Night on Sunday, December 11, 2011 revealed the final three contestants for the Protege: Battle of the Big Break. Pop Sweetheart Lirah sang a mashup of “Paglisan” (Color It Red) / “Habang May Buhay” (Afterimage).

Again, the Protege Nation voted for who will comprise the top three Protege contestants. Pop Sweetheart Lirah Bermudez made it to the final three.

Why should the Protege Nation vote for Pop Sweetheart Lirah? Here are the reasons:

LIRAH IS MULTI-TALENTED

Lirah sings, performs, plays musical instruments and composes songs. We have yet to see other Proteges do what Lirah is doing in the gala nights and other GMA performances. Lirah’s performance on December 4 was quite redemption of her being rated at the bottom on November 27. Watch her video below:

SHE MADE IT TO TOP 5 DESPITE LESS PRESENCE OF MENTOR JANNO GIBBS

Notice how mentors Jaya and Aiza are much focused (tutok na tutok) on coaching and building up Lovely and Kriza, respectively.

Janno’s absence from mentoring Lirah was the subject of pokes and comments by Protégé judges. Still, Lirah weathered all challenges and come out as a very strong contender.

POP SWEETHEART LIRAH HAS LOTS OF SHOWBIZ POTENTIALS

She can be a VJ, she can act, host, and she can be a commercial model. Although she comes from the province in the Visayas, Tagalog and English languages are not a problem with her. She has good English diction and pronunciation. Further coaching and training would enhance her other potentials.

In three months of Protégé: Battle for the Big Break, inside Protégé and the weekly contest episodes, Lirah Bermudez has garnered many fans nationwide and abroad.

There are 14 fan pages and group accounts at Facebook and one blog that are dedicated to supporting Lirah Bermudez.

She consistently top polls that are put up by Protégé: Battle for the Big Break organization and other Protégé show followers.

On Sunday, during the Protégé: Battle for the Big Break weekly elimination night, let us vote for Pop Sweetheart Lirah Bermudez.

The poster below gives clear instructions on how to vote Lirah Bermudez.

Photo credits: LirahNatics and Protégé LIRAH LINN BERMUDEZ FANS CLUB ®

Lirah Bermudez – Bright Shining Star of GMA Protege

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There’s no doubt that Lirah Bermudez has remained the bright shining star of GMA Protege: The Battle for the Big Break.

The battle for the big break has intensified as the final five GMA protege contestants were finally chosen.

The weekly polls prove it and the judges have seen how she has improved since the first Protege Gala night.

Watch how Lirah and Janno captivated the judges and audience through their splendid performance of “Hallelujah” (Bamboo) / “Nosi ba Lasi” (Sampaguita)”…

Lirah remains formidable

 
They said that Lirah and mentor Janno suffered a setback when their November 20 performance was rated at Bottom 2. However, the fact that she outdid Lovely Embuscado proves that Lirah Bermudez is still a very strong contender whether she’s on top or at the bottom.

Avoiding getting eliminated on November 20 showed that Lirah remains formidable. Her supporters the Protégé LIRAH LINN BERMUDEZ FANS CLUB and other Lirah Bermudez fans are always on all out support for her.

Taming the Protege wild cards

 
Well, the best way for Lirah to tame the Protege wild cards is to do her best and outdo everyone, even herself. And she did!

Lirah Bermudez has the Heart of a Protégé Champion

With information from Lynna Joy Bermudez Cardinal

Lirah Bermudez has the heart of a champion. She hurdled successfully the first and second elimination nights with her amazing performances.

Lirah has taken consistently the center stage during the live gala performance on Sunday nights.

So far, Lirah has remained on top of the weekly Facebook polls. The FB fan pages that some fans built for her are filled with posts and comments from the growing fans of Lirah.

LET US VOTE AGAIN FOR POP SWEETHEART LIRAH

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CLICK the photo to vote for POP SWEETHEART LIRAH!

Pop Sweetheart Lira is a Compassionate Protégé

Watching Lirah on Inside Protégé, interacting and relating with co-Protégé contestants, one could readily conclude that Lirah is not only out to win top places in the Protégé.

Lirah Bermudez is championing friendship inside Protégé. Her caring heart towards other Protégé aspirants shows the good inner character of Lirah.

Take time to watch the video of Lirah playing the piano and singing the song she wrote for Nomer. Wow…I’m amazed by what Lirah can do. Knowing how to play the guitar and piano at a young age despite the odds, Lirah has got the talent!

Have fun listening to Lirah giving advice to Nomer through a song… “…bata intindihin ang pag-aaral mo…huwag magpadala sa puso mo.”

Certainly, Lirah Bermudez has enthralled her admirers not only through her singing and playing instruments but also for her being compassionate. She makes effort to take care of a younger Protégé, helping him take his vitamins and prepare him to take a bath.

Last week, inside the Protégé quarters, amidst the conflicts that arose among the other Protégé aspirants, Lirah stayed cool. She’s everybody’s friend.

Lirah is very kind. Thus, Lirah’s behavior inside the Protégé quarters is also natural of her. She was seen in two occasions comforting co-Protégé who’s crying.

Many adored Pop Sweetheart Lirah for her being compassionate. With Lira showing grace under pressure, sharing friendliness and humility, she is showing what it means to have the heart of a champion.

The people’s support is overwhelming. She has already gained so many fans nationwide and all over the world.

See what the followers of Lirah Bermudez are doing to inspire her to always give the best performance.

Central Philippine University Blog

Central Philippine University BlogFor those who have not known yet, Lirah has Centralian roots…please click this link now==>KNOW LIRAH BERMUDEZ’S CENTRALIAN ROOTS.

See the video of Lirah’s 2nd elimination night performance. She performed “Don’t Speak”, the song that Claire de la Fuente picked for Lirah.

In this Halloween and All Saints’ Day seasons, let us keep on supporting Lirah Bermudez, she has the heart of a Protege champion.

Lirah Bermudez – Protege’s Pop Sweetheart reaps votes and praises in 1st Elimination Night

By Lynna Joy Bermudez Cardinal

Lirah Bermudez gave a very splendid rendition of “Price Tag” that generated high number of votes during the Protege First Elimination Night on October 23.

Lirah’s text votes pushed her to the top moments after her excellent performance. Entertainment guru, Joey de Leon, one of Protege’s three talented and popular judges, commented that Lirah is a sure upcoming star whether or not she wins Protege.

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Commenting on Lirah’s performance, Joey de Leon remarked, “Mina-mani mani mani mo lang Lirah…” alluding to Price Tag’s lyrics “..money, money, money…” but he probably meant “peanuts”, a slang for “having little or no importance; insignificant”.

Colloquially, especially in the Ilonggo region where Lirah hails, Joey de Leon’s comment means Lirah did an easy, relaxed, and enjoyable performance.

The result made Lirah Bermudez move to the next round together with the remaining eight protégés.

Janno Gibbs did well in mentoring Lirah. Let us continue to support Lirah Bermudez and her mentor’s efforts.

Vote Lirah in the current Facebook poll. Click this “Sa 9 Proteges na natitira, sinu-sino ang gusto niyong umusad sa susunod na bakbakan?” and CLICK “POP SWEETHEART LIRAH

Watch Lirah Bermudez perform “Price Tag” by CLICKING ON THE PHOTO BELOW.

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Lirah's stunning performance on October 23, proves that she is good at singing and performing with or without strumming her guitar.

Again, vote Lirah in the current Facebook poll. Click this “Sa 9 Proteges na natitira, sinu-sino ang gusto niyong umusad sa susunod na bakbakan?” and CLICK “POP SWEETHEART LIRAH

Thank you very much for voting LIRAH BERMUDEZ!

Know why Lirah is close to the Centralian’s heart by clicking this…LIRAH BERMUDEZ’S CENTRALIAN ROOTS.

Lirah Bermudez – Protege's Pop Sweetheart reaps votes and praises in 1st Elimination Night

By Lynna Joy Bermudez Cardinal

Lirah Bermudez gave a very splendid rendition of “Price Tag” that generated high number of votes during the Protege First Elimination Night on October 23.

Lirah’s text votes pushed her to the top moments after her excellent performance. Entertainment guru, Joey de Leon, one of Protege’s three talented and popular judges, commented that Lirah is a sure upcoming star whether or not she wins Protege.

Central Philippine University Blog

Commenting on Lirah’s performance, Joey de Leon remarked, “Mina-mani mani mani mo lang Lirah…” alluding to Price Tag’s lyrics “..money, money, money…” but he probably meant “peanuts”, a slang for “having little or no importance; insignificant”.

Colloquially, especially in the Ilonggo region where Lirah hails, Joey de Leon’s comment means Lirah did an easy, relaxed, and enjoyable performance.

The result made Lirah Bermudez move to the next round together with the remaining eight protégés.

Janno Gibbs did well in mentoring Lirah. Let us continue to support Lirah Bermudez and her mentor’s efforts.

Vote Lirah in the current Facebook poll. Click this “Sa 9 Proteges na natitira, sinu-sino ang gusto niyong umusad sa susunod na bakbakan?” and CLICK “POP SWEETHEART LIRAH

Watch Lirah Bermudez perform “Price Tag” by CLICKING ON THE PHOTO BELOW.

Central Philippine University Blog

Lirah's stunning performance on October 23, proves that she is good at singing and performing with or without strumming her guitar.

Again, vote Lirah in the current Facebook poll. Click this “Sa 9 Proteges na natitira, sinu-sino ang gusto niyong umusad sa susunod na bakbakan?” and CLICK “POP SWEETHEART LIRAH

Thank you very much for voting LIRAH BERMUDEZ!

Know why Lirah is close to the Centralian’s heart by clicking this…LIRAH BERMUDEZ’S CENTRALIAN ROOTS.

Vote Pop Sweetheart LIRAH – Lirah Bermudez Shines in 1st Protege Live Gala Night

By Lynna Joy Bermudez Cardinal

LIRAH BERMUDEZ performed greatly in the FIRST PROTEGE LIVE GALA NIGHT on Sunday, October 16 at the SM Mall of Asia Centerstage. It was broadcast live via GMA 7 right after Kap’s Amazing Stories.

Among the Protege contestants, Lirah is the only protege who sings while playing an instrument, her guitar. She also can play the piano.

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LIRAH LINN PAZ ENDRIGA BERMUDEZ of Panay, Capiz, is Mr. Janno Gibbs’ greatest contestant for GMA’s singing competition, named “PROTÉGÉ: THE BATTLE FOR THE BIG BREAK”.

At a young age, Lirah showed singing prowess and guitar playing skills. Through Protégé, she hopes to realize her greatest wish, to become a singing star at 13 years old.

This is a nationwide singing competition involving 10 mentors and the chosen 10 protégés that judges picked.

Judges chose Lirah Bermudez as the final protégée from Iloilo, besting two other Ilonggo region finalists. Now, she is competing with nine other protégé from different provinces or regions of the Philippines.

Her foremost desire why she joined the contest was to help her sick brother. Unfortunately, her brother died of brain tumor a month ago.

Despite the tragedy, Lirah Bermudez decided to continue competing as a tribute to her dear little brother.

Also, she sees the Protégé competition as venue to unfold and make known her singing potential. Lirah acknowledges that her singing prowess is a gift from God.

Bringing pride to Iloilo and Capiz, her hometown, Lirah is also raising the banner for Central Philippine University.

She came from a family of Centralians. Her mother, Del-rah May Endriga is a Centralian, an Alma Mater Awardee.

Her Centralian grandparents are Hector Bermudez (BSA), Evelyn Bermudez-Plappert (BSN), Eleanor Bermudez-Gange (BSN), Rolando Gange (BSME), Linnie Rose Alerta-Palabrica (BSE), Luz Perez-Alerta (BSN).

Her Endriga kin are also Centralians, grandparents: Deborah P. Endriga (BSC), Manuel E. Endriga (BSC), Teodoro E. Endriga (BSC), Andrea Endriga-Untal (BSEd); uncles: Demosthenes P. Endriga (BSHRM); cousin: Deana Rose G. Endriga (HS Student).

She is a proud niece to several Centralian uncles and aunts, namely: Darrell Palabrica (BSME), Lynna Joy Bermudez-Cardinal (BSCE), Joel Cardinal (BSEE), Lilybell Bermudez-Llavore (HS95), Donna Belle Palabrica (BSN), Leonilo Palabrica (BSA), Carmina Bactung-Palabrica (BSE), Dominique Endriga (BSE), Lobelyn Joan Bermudez (AB Psychology).

Her two cousins who studied at CPU are Stephanie Dawn Palabrica (BSN) and Jester Cardinal (BS IT student).

As Centralians, let us unite to help Lirah Bermudez meet her goal.

We can help Lirah by “liking” her Facebook page. Please click LIRAH BERMUDEZ and click the “LIKE” button.

Watch Lirah Bermudez sing with her mentor, Janno Gibbs.

Know more of Lirah Bermudez’s singing prowess through this video…