Panky Trinidad

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Panky Trinidad
Birth name Mariangela Soleil Frias Trinidad
Born (1986-01-21) January 21, 1986 (age 31)
Origin Cebu City, Philippines
Genres OPM, R&B, Pinoy rock
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals, Guitar
Years active 2006 - present

Mariangela Soleil Frias Trinidad (born January 21, 1986), also known as Panky Trinidad, is a Filipina singer. She was one of the scholars of the first season of Pinoy Dream Academy in 2006. In 2008, she was chosen to be one of the representatives to the World Championship of the Performing Arts.[1]

Early life[edit]

Panky Trinidad was born on January 21, 1986 in Cebu City. She also has two siblings left in Cebu. She was a BS Business Administration student and a call center agent prior to joining Pinoy Dream Academy. She was also a band vocalist for two bands.

She was forced by her friends and family to join Pinoy Dream Academy. She loves to sing but never see herself in joining reality search. Panky looks tough but she is actually soft-hearted and very emotional.

World Championship of Performing Arts[edit]

In 2008, Panky was chosen as one of the representatives of the Philippine Team for the World Championship of Performing Arts, where she competed for the senior division. Her awards are as follows:[2]

  • GOLD - Female Vocal R&b/soul/Jazz - 18-24
  • GOLD - Female Vocal Rock - 18-24
  • SILVER - Female Vocal Broadway - 18-24
  • BRONZE - Female Vocal Pop - 18-24

and she was cited as the Champion of the World for the Vocal R&B/Soul/Jazz - 16-24 Category.[3]


Albums / Collaborations

Album Single(s)/Song(s)
Sana Maulit Muli OST
(ASAP Music)
1. Time After Time
Pinoy Dream Academy Originals Vol. 4
(Dream Music)
1. Karamay
Pinoy Dream Academy Originals Vol. 2
(Dream Music)
1. Behind Those Eyes (with Chai Fonacier)

Singles / Theme Songs:

  • Umiinit, Umaapoy, Lumiliyab - Dragonna OST


Year Title Role Network
2006 Pinoy Dream Academy Herself/Scholar ABS-CBN
2007 Breakfast Guest co-host Studio 23
2007 ASAP 07 Performer, "Dream Request Live" ABS-CBN
2013 Party Pilipinas Guest Performer GMA Network


She is now being managed by KB Entertainment, and she looks forward in doing more TV guestings.

Panky Trinidad announced last February 2009 that she will be part of a new band, Version 4.0, as well as plans to perform around Europe in 2009.[4]


  1. ^ Panky Trinidad To Represent Philippines in World Championship of Performing Arts retrieved via 02-03-2009
  2. ^ 2008 WCOPA Medalists retrieved via 02-03-2009
  3. ^ 2008 WCOPA - OVERALL CATEGORY WINNERS retrieved via 02-03-2009
  4. ^ Panky Trinidad is excited about performing in Europe this year retrieved via 02-21-2009