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Bulakenyo street dancers wow the crowd during Indakan sa Kalye
Monday, 16 September 2013
CITY OF MALOLOS-About 1, 000 Bulakenyo street dancers showed off their best dance moves as they competed in “Indakan sa Kalye” Best of the Best Street Dancers Competition last Saturday, September 14 in this city.

Featuring different festivals in Bulacan, the said contest aimed to promote the rich and colorful culture, tradition, tourism and products of the province.

Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado said 24 groups participated and represented their towns’ and cities’ local festivities such as Halamanan sa Guiguinto, Halamang Dilaw in Marilao, Fertility Festival in Obando and Carabao Festival in Pulilan among others.

Guiguinto National Vocational High School bagged the first place after showcasing dance routines that depict Guiguinto’s Halamanan Festival; Desposorio Festival of Hiyas ng Hagonoy Folkloric Group of Hagonoy got the second place; while Kolehiyo ng Guiguinto was awarded the third place.

The winners took home trophies and cash prizes amounting to P75,000 for the first place, P50,000 for the second place and P30,000 for the third place.

Meanwhile, Bulacan Agricultural State College of San Ildefonso’s Gulay Festival and Virginia Ramirez Cruz High School of Pandi’s Barong at Saya Festival were awarded the honorable mention and each received P10, 000 and a trophy.

For the special awards, Hiyas ng Hagonoy Folkloric Group got the Best in Street Dance award while Virginia Ramirez Cruz High School bagged the Best in Costume award. The two groups took home P5, 000 each and a trophy.

Provincial Youth, Sports, Employment, Arts, Culture and Tourism Officer Elizabeth Alonzo said the street dance started at the Basilica Minore de Immaculada Concepcion and ended in front of the Bulacan Provincial Capitol while the showdown of the groups took place at the Bulacan Capitol Gymnasium.###

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