Pahugyaw: Online Wannabe Competition

Activity Description

This activity is an inter-district virtual singer impersonation contest patterned after the popular reality television show “Your Face Sounds Familiar”. Each district will submit an impersonation music video of the artist/s chosen from the list provided by the organizers. Pahugyaw is a Cebuano term which means to make fun, roar in laughter and excitement.


1. To find new and dynamic ways of gathering funds to be donated directly to the Rotary End Polio Campaign

2. To embody Rotaract motto of Fellowship Through Service despite the pandemic

3. To foster stronger connection and unity among the ten districts of the Philippines

4. To showcase the diverse cultures and talents of the different districts in the Philippines through fun and merrymaking

Activity Timeline

Cut-off for Selection of Artist/s to Impersonate: September 9, 2020 (Wednesday)

Deadline of Submission of Videos: September 18, 2020

Premiere and Awards Night: September 26, 2020 (Saturday), 8 pm

Entry Submission

Email the music video to

Entry Fee: Php 1,000 worth of raffle tickets per district

Sponsorship: This activity is open for co-hosting fee of Php 1,000


  1. Champion - Php 5,000 Cash

  2. 1st Runner Up - Php 3,000 Cash

  3. 2nd Runner Up - Php 2,000 Cash

  4. Consolation Prizes - Php 500

All the winners will receive certificates of recognition. Cash prizes of winners will be sent via GCash while certificates will be sent through email.

Guidelines and Mechanics

  1. Each district must be represented by a team of 3-10 performer Rotaractors including the propsmen and back-up dancers.

  2. Each district must choose a local or foreign singer or group of singers to be impersonated in their performance from the list provided by the organizers. Selection of artist/s will be on a first come, first serve basis. Districts will be informed once their selected artist/s was already selected so they could choose another one.

  3. The district must choose a music video from the chosen artist/s from which their impersonation will be based from.

  4. The district must submit as entry to this competition their impersonation music video. The video must not exceed 7 minutes and must include the following:

  5. A clip from the original music video which must not exceed 1 minute

  6. Their impersonation music video which includes the entrance, performance and exit

  7. It is upon the discretion of the district as to how they are going to shoot their video.

  8. Minimum health protocols and social distancing must be observed during the video shoot.

  9. Use of props will be allowed except those that may cause destruction or injury during the video shoot.

  10. Vulgar and obscene scenes are strictly prohibited.

  11. Video to be submitted must come in mp4 format, landscape with 4k, 1080p to 720 p resolution.

  12. Upon submission of an entry, the district grants the organizers the full permission to use the entry in publicity materials.

  13. The districts are entrusted to embody the Four Way Test in submitting an entry and participating in the competition.

Choices for Artists to Impersonate


  1. Justin Bieber

  2. Charlie Puth

  3. Bruno Mars

  4. Micheal Jackson

  5. Sam Smith

  6. Abra

  7. Michael Pangilinan

  8. Gloc 9

  9. Gary Valenciano

  10. Vice Ganda


  1. Lady Gaga

  2. Britney Spears

  3. Nicki Manaj

  4. Sarah Geronimo

  5. Beyonce

  6. Girl Trends

  7. Jennifer Lopez

  8. Ariana Grande

  9. Black Pink

  10. Sia

Criteria for Judging

Ability to Imitate the Artist (Poise and Timing) - 35%

Ability to Entertain (Style and Interpretation) - 25%

Creativity - 15%

Costume and Props - 15%

Overall Impact - 10%

TOTAL - 100%

The decision of the judges is final and irrevocable.


The residual net income after the activity’s expenses will be donated to:

  • Pilipinas Rotaract MDIO - 5%

  • The Rotary Foundation End Polio Fund - 95%


For inquiries, please contact Janne Claudian C. Salvaña, Project Chairperson at 0917 773 7101.


  • Rotaract Club of Iligan South

  • Rotaract Clubs of Rotary International District 3870

  • Pilipinas Rotaract MDIO

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