Ronuel D. Salvio of Bacolod City and Michaella L. Advincula of Bago City were declared Regional Winners of the nationwide kiddie talent search - SM Little Stars. Both will compete in the SM Little Stars Grand Finals on August 22, 2010 at the Music Hall of SM Mall of Asia. 

Salvio, 7 years old, is a pupil of the University of St. La Salle Integrated School. He is the son  of Ramon and Mia Salvio of Victorina Subd., Bacolod City. He likes singing, dancing, painting, acting, and swimming. He want to be an inventor someday. He joined the SM Little Stars contest to share his God-given talent.

Advincula, 7 years of age, goes to Ma-ao Sugar Central Elementary School. She is the daughter of Matthew and Regina L. Advincula of Don George Araneta, Bago City. She enjoys storytelling, acting and dancing. She wants to become an actress. To meet new friends and boost self confidence are her reasons for joining the contest.

The regional winners each received P15,000 worth of cash and shopping money (50% cash and 50% shopping money), certificate which entitls them to a half-day experience in SM Bowling, half-day experience in SM Ice Skating, Toy Kingdom Gift Certificate worth P2,000 and SM Storyland Gift Certificate worth P750.

Non winners were each given a consolation prize of P5,000 worth of cash and money (50% cash and 50% shopping money) and Toy Kingdom Certificate worth P500 will be given to non-winning participants. 

 SM Little Stars Regional Winners 2009 
Gabby Ramos and Joaquim Gabayeron
Meanwhile, the SM Little Stars grand winner will get P200,000 worth of cash and shopping money (50% cash and 50% shopping money, five (5) days and four (4) nights trip to China for two with round trip tickets, itinerary, free hotel accommodation inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner, birthday party package from Nido Fortified Science Discovery Center worth P20,000, SM Bowling Scholarship or 10 sessions in Bowling Formal Lessons worth P10, 450, SM Ice Skating one day unlimited play, Toy Kingdom Gift Certificate worth P12,000, Center for Pop Children's Scholarship Grant of preliminary singing lessons, and SM Storyland Gift Certificate worth P10,000.