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Cadiz City Captures Top Grosser Award

Cadiz City Captures Top Grosser Award

Cadiz City’s well-known dried fish sells like hotcakes during the Panaad sa Negros Festival 2013 celebration. /Capitol Photo

Cadiz City captured the Top Grosser Award and received P50,000 cash during the weeklong celebration of the Panaad sa Negros Festival, with a total gross sales amounting to P881,124.

The LGU Pavilions featured their respective products that their towns and cities are known for; consolidated results included sales from specialty food, gifts, toys, hard wares, furniture and agri-based products.

The participating LGUs showcased local products as part of the Trade Fair and Exhibits on April 8-14 at the Panaad Stadium spearheaded by the Technology and Livelihood Development Center (TLDC).

Other local government units who made it to the top four and received P20,000 cash each were San Carlos City with gross sales amounting to P488,520, followed by the Municipality of Calatrava with P346,424 and Municipality of Moises Padilla with P124,620.

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr., congratulated the winners and added that the showcase of Negrense products at Panaad is one the unique features of the festival because it serves as an engine for small business entrepreneurs and home-based industries to display their best products to the global market. /*CAPITOLNEWS

Lin-ay sang Negros 2013 Winners

Lin-ay sang Negros 2013 Winners

Board Member Melvin Ibañez (right), Judge Andrew Wolff (left) and Lin-ay sang Negros 2012 first runner-up Jemimah Taladico crown Lin-ay sang Negros 2013 Samyah Al-dossary.

Lin-ay sang Negros 2013 Winners

(l-r) 1st Runner-up Recelle Nuyad of Sagay City, Lin-ay sang Negros 2013 Samyah Al-dossary of Bacolod City and 2nd Runner-up Riah Angelica De Ocampo of Silay City during the 19th staging of the Lin-ay sang Negros Pageant at the Panaad Stadium.

Lin-ay sang Negros 2013 Winners

Lin-ay sang Negros 2013 candidates with the newly-crowned Lin-ay sang Negros Samyah Al-dossary of Bacolod City, 1st runner-up Recelle Nuyad of Sagay and 2nd runner-up Riah Angelica De Ocampo of Silay City.

Talisay, Sagay Top Panaad Folk Dance Competition

Talisay, Sagay Top Panaad Folk Dance CompetitionTalisay, Sagay Top Panaad Folk Dance Competition

(Left photo) Sagay City’s “Sinakiki” bagged the trophy in the Maria Clara Category while Talisay City’s “Oasioas” (right photo) tops the Rural Category during the 20th Panaad sa Negros Festival Folkdance Competition. */CAPITOL PHOTO

The City of Talisay was hailed champion in the Rural Category with their performance of “Oasioas” and the City of Sagay bagged the first place in the Maria Clara Category for their winning piece “Sinakiki” during the 20th Panaad sa Negros Festival Folk Dance Competition at the Panaad Stadium, yesterday.

The municipalities of Pontevedra and San Enrique with their respective rural folk dances “Kumakaret” and “Sakuting” placed 2nd and 3rd, while Murcia’s Karatong, Cauayan’s Pateado, Manapla’s Bao, Kabankalan City’s Pandanggo na Tapis and La Castellana’s Abaruray received consolation prizes.

Murcia was awarded “Best in Costume” while the “Best Staging” award went to Talisay City.

Talisay City’s Dr. Randyll Villones and Reynaldo Jotea were the best trainers for the Rural Folk Dance Category.

In the Maria Clara Category, Cadiz City’s “Abaruray” was awarded 2nd and “Best Staging”; Himamaylan City’s “Habanera Botoleña” bagged the 3rd place and “Best in Costume” awards, while the “Best Trainer” is Sagay City’s Rema Aguirre.

Consolation prizes were given to Silay City’s “Valse Ybanag”, Binalbagan’s “Likod Likod”, Bago City’s “Jota Gumaqueña”, La Carlota City’s “Jotabal” and Calatrava’s “Malagueña”.

The first place winner in the Maria Clara Category received P25,000 cash prize, the 2nd and 3rd placers received P20,000 and P15,000, while the consolation prize is pegged at P3,000.

For the Rural Category, the first placer received P20,000, the second and third placers got P15,000 and P10,000, while P3,000 were given to consolation winners.

The judges of the said competition are Dr. Priscilla Miñas, Mr. Lordinio Vergara, Ms. Mary Ann Lopez, Mr. Edwin Masangcay and Ms. Mila Janson. */CAPITOL NEWS