Mambajao, Camiguin, October 27(PIA) – Camiguin pops the Lanzones Festival observance to new levels year after year, bringing out livelier and more colorful performances to entertain locals and tourists alike.
Performers for the biggest events like the traditional dancing competitions at various categories gear up with new surprises in beats, steps, costumes or props.
The competition is pretty tight for all the groups–supported by the different local and national offices, establishments, private groups and sponsors.
This year, Mahinog LGU took the No. 1 spot for the street dancing competition, followed by Yumbing National High School (YNHS) and Mambajao National High School (MNHS).
YNHS, meanwhile, grab the first win in the tableau/ground competition, Mambajao National High School (MNHS) move into the second spot, and Fatima College of Camiguin (FCC) on 3rd.
Other interesting events include the Music and Kabog (Bats) showdown, Kalanrakas sa Kabataan (Charivari-Street Dancing), Festival King, Queen, and Diwata (fairies) showdown.
All these seeks to promote not only tourism, but also cooperation among the locals here, while they continue to hold the rich tradition of thanksgiving for the sweet bounty of the luscious lanzones fruit, named to be the sweetest around the country. (JCV/PIA 10)