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The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental through the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA) and Provincial Veterinary Office (PVO) will give tribute to Negrense farmers and fisherfolks in an activity dubbed as “Pasidungog sa Panguma, Pangisda, kag Pangkasapatan 2012” on Saturday, April 14, as part of the weeklong Panaad sa Negros Festival celebration.
The opening program will be held at the Convention Hall of Pavillon Hotel in Bacolod City. Gov. Alfredo .Marañon, Jr., is expected to deliver his inspirational message to more than 2,500 participants from 32 towns and cities.
The program will be followed by turnover of projects and Negros First Universal Crop Insurance Program (NFUCIP) claims as well as congress proper.
The awarding ceremonies will be held at 6 p.m. of the same day at the Panaad Park and Stadium where the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist will also present awards to the parents of the Pagkaon Scholar Graduates with Honors, 2012 Outstanding Homemaker, Outstanding Negrenses in Fishery and Crops, Outstanding Agriculture Extension worker, and Outstanding Performers on Food Staple Sufficiency Program (LGU Category).
The PVO will also award the Outstanding Technician in Artificial Insemination, Outstanding Livestock and Poultry Organizations, Outstanding Livestock and Poultry Breeders, Outstanding Poultry Producers, and Outstanding Integrated Livestock Farmer. /Capitol News
The City of Himamaylan was adjudged champion in the Rural Category after performing the “ Lapay Bantigue” and the City of Cadiz with its winning dance piece “Escopiton Malandog“ bagged the championship award in the Ma. Clara Category during the Panaad sa Negros Festival 2012 Folk Dance Competition held last night at the Panaad Stadium.
Other winners in the Rural Category were of the Municipality of Pontevedra, second place; City of Bacolod, third place; while in the Ma. Clara Category, the Municipality of Binalbagan placed second; and the City of Silay, 3rd place.
The competition is aimed at developing and enhancing awareness and interest of Negrense on Philippine Folk Dances particularly the Visayan Folk Dances. It is likewise aimed at rekindling Filipinos’ nationalistic sentiments as well as developing appreciation on the country’s unique culture.
The judges were Dolores Suzara, Antonio Li, Dr. Erly Martir, Mila Janson and Edwin Masangcay.
Ma. Lina P. Sanogal, Panaad sa Negros Festival 2012 Executive Director and Action Officer, presented the awards to the winners.
The champion in the Rural Category received P20,000, second placer received P15,000 and third place winner got P10,000 while first prize winner in the Ma. Clara Category received P25,000, second place winner got P20,000 and third place winner bagged P15,000.
Himamaylan City bagged the Best in Costume and Best in Staging (Rural Category) as well as the city of Cadiz (Ma. Clara Category).
Adjudged as Best Trainers were Alberto Roy David of Himamaylan City (Rural Category) and Dr. Randyll Villones of Cadiz City (Ma. Clara Category).
The Coordinating Committee for this year’s Folk Dance Competition is the Provincial Planning and Development Office. /Capitol News