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|Birth name||Mariangela Soleil Frias Trinidad|
|Born||January 21, 1986|
|Origin||Cebu City, Philippines|
|Genres||OPM, R&B, Pinoy rock|
|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.
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
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:
- 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.
Albums / Collaborations
|Sana Maulit Muli OST
|1. Time After Time|
|Pinoy Dream Academy Originals Vol. 4
|Pinoy Dream Academy Originals Vol. 2
|1. Behind Those Eyes (with Chai Fonacier)|
Singles / Theme Songs:
- Umiinit, Umaapoy, Lumiliyab - Dragonna OST
|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.
- Panky Trinidad To Represent Philippines in World Championship of Performing Arts retrieved via pep.ph 02-03-2009
- 2008 WCOPA Medalists retrieved via worldchampionships.tv 02-03-2009
- 2008 WCOPA - OVERALL CATEGORY WINNERS retrieved via worldchampionships.tv 02-03-2009
- Panky Trinidad is excited about performing in Europe this year retrieved via ABS-CBN.com 02-21-2009