The Chubu preliminary round of Hakuba Praise Contest was held at Nagoya on May 3.
Three teams appeared on the stage in the elementary students category, in the first place was “Homeuta” by Yokkaichi Zion who won the championship in the Hakuba contest, second place was “Prayer” by Yokkaichi Zion.
Four teams appeared in the youth category, in the first place was “Believe” by Yokkaichi Zion, and second place was “Oil of Joy” by Yokkaichi Zion.
After all runners-up are chosen, our judges will select some groups for the final round contest in Hakuba in the elementary students category and youth.
22 teams appeared on the stage in the adult category that in the first place was “Sign and Wonders” by Yokkaichi Zion.
“Signs and Wonders” will advance to the final round of the contest in Hakuba. Second place was “Grace” by Yokkaichi Zion. “Grace” is one of runners-up.
After the contest finish, our judges will choose some groups in the entire country’s runners-up based on the recorded tapes for the final contest in Hakuba.