If you’re going to check one of the characteristics of a leader, one is definitely and undoubtedly with a charm. Aside from being smart, capable and always has a ready smile. Glenda Veloria Hufano who was also one of the cultural performer during the recent 48th Asia Pacific Convention in Port Dickson, Malaysia was congratulated by Kiwanians from all over Asia and the USA, praising her for the exceptional cultural dance performance showcasing 4 different local dance in the Philippines.
The dance presentation from Philippine Luzon District, was based on the following concept:
Banga: is a earthen pot made of clay that can be round or spherical jar used for fetching water.
Salisid: A courtship dance that symbolizes a rooster trying to attract of the attention of a hen.
Ragragsakan dance: is an adaption of a tradition in which Kalinga women gather and prepare for a peace pact.
Sinulog” means “graceful dance”, Sinulog is held in celebration of one of the country's most famous historic relics: the Santo Niño de Cebú.
Donned a dark blue gown with a crown, Glenda as a leader showed her other side as one of the females who tirelessly rehearsed multiple times at The Manila Hotel to perfect the dance number and won against New Zealand, Malaysia, Taiwan, Japan, India and Nepal.
Glenda was also presented together with the upcoming governors in Asia Pacific as part of the Board of Trustees for 2023-2024 event. Some of the performers this year includes Engr. Grace Bondad Nicolas, Daisy Anzures, Dolly Mapili, Venessa Noda and Ezelle Theresa Alvarez Gascon who are all under her division.
The Asia Pacific Convention under Kiwanis International is a yearly celebration by the members from different parts of the globe with the objective to improve the welfare of the indigent children and statistically provides more than 150,000 service projects annually globally. Glenda is the upcoming Governor that will lead over 5000 members nationwide which comprises 27 divisions.