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Festival of Festivals - 3rd Abaca Festival

The stunning festival queen of Capalonga, Camarines Norte shows a warm smile under the sizzling heat of the Capitol Grounds shortly before the launch of the Festival of Festivals parade.

Mesmerizing shades of yellow matched with intricate ornaments are observed on the costume of the young queen of Burac Festival (Virac).

Amidst the rising temperature and goggling eyes of hundreds of spectators, a dancer of Palong Festival (Camarines Norte) takes a moment to give a charming smile for the camera.

The five contingents rain the streets of Virac with a gorgeous spectacle of colors and spot-on choreography as they approach the arena for the imminent Festival of Festivals Showdown.

Graceful movements are displayed by the Festival Queen of Sarung Banggi (Albay) alongside her equally graceful dancers following from behind.

Dancers of different participating contingents continue their incredible dance routines as they near the contest proper’s battlegrounds; DepEd Sports Complex.

A wild performer of Iriga City’s MAG Dancers makes a resonant battle cry as he is launched into the air by his fellow dancers.

The MAG Dancers prove their prowess in the dance arena with wild, yet flawless dance moves and brilliant synchronization.

The pink dancers of SarungBanggi Festival sway to the lively music, creatively presenting the culture of Sto. Domingo, Albay.

Coron Festival astonish the audience with a vast array of props, colorful spectacle and a fabulous festival queen. The representatives of Tiwi, Albay truly show their dedication the art.

Focusing on their tribal roots and traditional values, Sugbo Festival presents a history-rich performance for the crowd harmonized with their angel-white Festival Queen.

The dancers of Palong Festival painted the arena red with their intensely hued costumes and headdresses as their festival queen stylishly carries their patron, the Black Nazarene.

Contingents from Virac show off an incredibly vibrant presentation of Burac Festival through highly synchronized movements and an aesthetical fusion of various shades of colors.

With grace, confidence and the honor of representing their respective festivals, the festival queens introduce themselves in front of the huge crowd of Catanduanes.

The festival queen of Sarung Banggi is pleasantly shocked to be given the news that she is awarded as the overall champion among all competitors.

Governor Joseph Cua graces the occasion with a brief, yet insightful speech.

Each festival queen take time to pose for a photo together after the awarding has been completed.

After being declared official champions of the Festival of Festivals Showdown, performers and other members of Coron Festival (Tiwi, Albay) rush the stage in glee for a group photo.



3rd Abaca Festival Catanduanes Governor Joseph Cua HappyIsland Joseph Cua SulongCatandungan SulongPilipinas
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