It was a parade of colors and smiles as Boholanos celebrated the Sandugo Festival, the annual grand fiesta to commemorate the blood contract between local chieftain Rajah Si Katuna and Spanish explorer Miguel Lopez de Legazpi.
On July 27, tourists and thousands of Boholanos flocked to the streets of Plaza Rizal to Carlos P. Garcia Complex inTagbilaran City to experience Bangga sa Kuradang and Subli sa Sandugo, the Sandugo street dance and the reanactment of the blood compact.
There were 7 contingents which joined this year’s contest.
The Catigbian National High School of Catigbian town was declared champion in this year’s Sandugo street dancing and performance arts competition on Saturday.
The school took home a trophy and P300,000. It also won best in dramatization production, best in design, best in music and best in performer in lead role (male).
The Baclayon National High School and Lumad Tubignon of Tubigon were adjudged first runner- up and second runner- up, respectively.
Baclayon received P250,000, while Tubigon was awarded P200,000.
Sandugo Kuradang Streetdancing 2019 Results
1st – Catigbian National High School
2nd – Baclayon National High School
3rd – Lumad Tubignon
Best in dramatization production – Catigbian National High School
Most Lively Group – Lumad Tubignon
Best in Costume Group – St. Anthony Academy of Carmen
Best Kuradang King and Queen – St. Anthony Academy of Carmen
Best in Design – Catigbian National High School
Best in Music – Catigbian National High School
Best performer in lead role (male) – Catigbian National High School
Best performer in lead role (female) – St. Anthony Academy of Carmen
Best in streetdancing – St. Anthony Academy of Carmen