The Success of Dinagat Festival 2009

August 10, 2009

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Thousands of people and spectators are witnessing the grandest festival of Cordova. The Municipality of Cordova gain about 2.1 Million budget for this big fiesta event. This is the most expensive festival according to Cordova Mayor Adelino Sitoy. But despite of financial things, it was a big of success of Cordovahanons. Each schools contingents representative will receive P50,000 from the Municipality town and P30,000 for the spent of props,customes etc.

The festival was crowded with political icons such as former President Joseph “Erap” Estrada, Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, former Senator Ernesto Maceda, Makati City Mayor Jejomar Binay, Senator Loren Legarda, Ilocos Norte Rep. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Anad Party-list Rep. Pastor Alcover Jr and actor Rez Cortes.

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From 14 contingents of Dinagat Festival, only top three who bagged the grand prize while other school contingents receive consolation prizes from municipality. Each contingent are showcasing the abundant of the marine life and cultures of Cordova Cebu with the theme of “Revisiting our Heritage, Invigorating and Fortifying our Future.”

Cogon Elementary School got the 1st prize of P40,000 and a plaque, 2nd from Buagsong Elementary School with P30,000 and 3rd from Gabi Elementary School with P20,000.

The Winner will be representative of Pasigarbo Sa Sugbo 2009 this coming August 15 at Cebu International Convention Center in Mandaue Cebu City.

See yah in 11th Dinagat Festival..


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