Zamboanga Sibugay Folkloric Street Dance winning Performance

Watch Zamboanga Sibugay perform during the Kagay-an Festival 2011 Folkloric Street Dance competition at the Pelaez Sports Center Cagayan de Oro City.

All the contingents showed off the Human Float or “Plowtawo” that constitutes 50 percent of the overall grade and the “Showdance” that constitutes the other 50 percent.

Please do not be confused, as the display shows Tribu Bugohanon during the earlier part of the performance. I just recorded this via ABS-CBN’s live coverage so this is the best I can present you with so you can as witness their winning performance at least. Enjoy!

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Kagay-an Festival 2011 : Folkloric Street Dance Competition

One of the usual highlights of every Kagay-an Festival is the Folkloric Street Dance Competition which was done last August 26, 2011. The event was well participated this time compared to last year. This is also the first time that the competition was opened to other places outside Cagayan de Oro. Zamboanga Sibugay, Gingoog City and Initao Misamis Oriental took part of the said competition to make it more exciting and colorful.

 The participants were as follows: Gingoog City, Lapasan National High School, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay, Tribu Bugohanon, St. Peters College Balingasag, Misamis Oriental Institute of Science and Technology (MOIST) Balingasag, Initao Tribu Dumuduong and Tribu Hyundai Gusa

Zamboanga Sibugay Contengents – Click image to enlarge

Every group consisted of 50-80 members. Popular theme of the performances were Giving thanks and honoring the “Birhen sa Kota” and “Coconut Legend”. Among the 8 contenders, delegates from Zamboanga Sibugay emerged as the Grand Winner bringing back home 250,000 and a trophy. 2nd Prize went to Barangay Hyundai Gusa with 200,000 plus trophy. Balingasag’s St. Peters College got the 3rd place bringing home 150,000 and a trophy and another 5,000 as Best in Music awarded by LBC. The rest of the participants got

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Kagay-an Festival 2011: Float Competition Winner

A quick glimpse of the winning Float for this year’s Float competition. This is the second win of Synnex Concentrix. As the largest call center in Cagayan de Oro to date, Concentrix is inspired to show something that will encourage investors to put their money in the City while showing as well its culture and 2 of the trademarks CDO is known for, the Ostrich and the Pineapple. One catching part of the float is the tagline that says “Invest, Enjoy and Stay in CDO” . Concentrix received 150,000 plus trophy as the grand prize winner.

The participating floats were judged based on the following:
CREATIVITY / ARTISTRY————————————————- 35%
– Animation / presence of live characters on the float.
– Relevance to competition theme
– Propriety of costumes
ORIGINALITY OF DESIGN—————————————————30%
– Concept
– Uniqueness
– Craftsmanship
OVER-ALL IMPACT———————————————————25%
– Attractiveness
– Vibrancy of Colors
– Harmony of colors


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