Visiting continent, Zamboanga Sibugay is this year’swinner of the “plowtawo” dancecompetition of the Kagay-an Festival in Cagayan de Oro City. For the firsttime, the City Government of cagayan de oro and Promote CDO Foundation, openedthe said competition to non-CDO contingents to add more cultural relevance tothe event.

This is the first time that the “plowtawo” dancetechnique is being incorporated in what used to be the kagay-an FestivalStreetdancing- as proposed by Mr. Jun Pilapil of the NCCA. Hobart Savior and Prof. Glenn Reyessupervised the holding of the event held at Pelaez Sports center.

Zamboanga Sibuway went home with P250,000 cashprize and a trophy. 2nd place went to CDO Contingent Barangay Gusawho received P200,000 cash prize and 3rd place went to anotheroutside contingent- St. Peter’s College of Balingasag, Misamis Oriental whoalso received a cash prize of P150,000. To date, this is the biggest prizemoney that has ever been given to a streetdancing competition in the City.

Other participants this year included Gingoog City,barangay bugo and Lapasan of the city, Misamis Oriental Institute of Scienceand technology, and Municipality of Initao,misamis oriental.

GEAN T. CESAR
Kagay-an festival media coordinator
Promote cdo foundation inc.

Author: Mike A.