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No CNMI Got Talent competition this year

BRIDGE Capital has canceled this year’s CNMI Got Talent competition, but will host a night of performances featuring previous year’s winners.

“There will still be a CNMI Got Talent show,” Bridge Capital Chief operating officer Tucker Baldwin said, adding that 11 past winners will perform at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Garapan Fishing Base.

The next CNMI Got Talent will be held in Dec. 2019.

 “We decided that this year we will do performances only because of Typhoon Yutu,” Baldwin said.

Bridge Capital’s 8th annual CNMI Got Talent was supposed to take place on Dec. 14, 2018 at Saipan World Resort. But the hotel canceled all its events scheduled for the rest of the year as it repairs the damage it sustained from Typhoon Yutu.

“We can’t actually do it [competition] because the hotel has been damaged,” Baldwin said. “Nevertheless, we want to have a show, and we are inviting the community to come and watch it.”

The performers will include 2017 CNMI Got Talent winner Neil Fama, first runner-up Karen Lagunay and second runner-up Lawrence Tubera.

Other CNMI Got Talent participants will also perform: Bernice Sabino, Donato Santiago, Gio Sagana, Demalynn Pagarao, the Saipan Music and Dance Studio group, The Band Nearby, Rhythm N’ Harmony and Scene X.