In conjunction with the celebration of International Men’s Day, the university’s Gender and Development Resource Center (GADRC) held an Interpretative Dance Contest from 16 September to 27 October 2022.

The said competition was conducted to empower more men in the Province of Cavite to actively campaign for the eradication of Violence Against Women (VAW), improve gender relations, and promote gender equality using social media as an advocacy platform.

Six (6) entries were received by the GADRC which were posted on its official Facebook page from October 27 to November 3, 2022, and were assessed based on concept and interpretation (35%), choreography and execution (30%), costume (10%), stage presence (20%), and public impact (highest number of likes and shares in Facebook) (5%).

The set of judges was composed of Prof. Adora Joy T. Plete, Director for Public Affairs and Communications, Dr. Almira G. Magcawas, Director for Extension Services, and Dr. Teddy F. Tepora, Manager of Innovations and Technology Support Office (ITSO).

Axcel John B. Yumul, Orlando G. Hisoler Jr., Marlon Nueva, Ryan Joy B. Sabellona, Troy Tapawan A., John Christopher Calderon, Angelo Cullantes (Saliw) from Trece Martires City Campus received the third-place award; Ahrn Aurellano, Jhon Louen Bartiana, John Allen D. B. Marbella, and Carl Vincent S. Vingno (Student Artiste Society) from Main Campus placed second; and Patrick Jayson V.C. Olaes and Joey Jr. P. Ballat, Thomas Isaiah Tee, Lance Adolven Ander, Kenji Baldedomar, and Renz Sato Amaro (Queki) from Cavite City Campus got the first place. (MCPSioco)

The participants of the Interpretative Dance Contest


The winners of the Interpretative Dance Contest



Trece Martires City Campus- Third Place


Main Campus-Second Place



Cavite City Campus-First Place