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21 LGUs to Join Best of Festivals Dance Competition

21 LGUs to Join Best of Festivals Dance Competition

La Castellana’s Bailes de Luces during last year’s champs during the festival dance competition.

Twenty one local government units are set to join the Best of Festivals Dance Competition scheduled on March 31, 2014 as part of the Panaad sa Negros Festival 2014 Opening Ceremonies.

The contest aims to develop and enhance awareness and interests on different festival dances in Negros Occidental.

The competition is open to all towns and cities of the province.

Criteria for judging includes choreography 30%, performance 30%, theme/concept 20%, costume 10%, music 5% and hand props 5%.

The champion will receive P50,000, P40,000 for the first runner-up, P30,000 for second runner-up, P20,000 and P10,000 for the third and fourth runners-up.

Bacolod City’s Masskara Festival dancers will perform during the event as guest performers.

The festival dance competition is one of the most participated events and a crowd-drawer in the celebration of the Panaad sa Negros Festival

The participating LGUs include Pulupandan, Cauayan, Hinobaan, Silay, La Carlota, Sagay, Valladolid, San Carlos, Kabankalan, Candoni, San Enrique, Cadiz, Victorias, Moises Padilla, Ilog, Manapla, Sipalay, Murcia, Bago and Escalante.

Festival Dance Chairman, Rudy Reveche also said that Bailes de Luces of La Castellana will be joining the competition this year, after bagging the first place trophy last year. /Capitol News

Guv Meets with Northern Cities and Towns about PRDP Projects

Guv Meets with Northern Cities and Towns about PRDP Projects

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. enjoins LGU representatives from the cities of Silay, Sagay, Cadiz and the towns of EB Magalona and Toboso to assist in the preparation of documents for the proposed sites of farm-to-market-road under the Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP) which will be funded by the World Bank.* /Capitol photo

Calatrava Showcases Recycled Bags for Panaad Festival

Calatrava Showcases Recycled Colorful Bags for Panaad Festival

These colorful bags made of recyclable materials from the Municipality of Calatrava will be showcased during the Panaad sa Negros Festival on March 31-April 6, 2014. /Capitol photo