Tuesday , June 19, 2018

Sardine firm wins Parade of Lights competition

THIRTEEN floats showcasing Zamboanga City’s iconic landmarks and colorful history lighted up the streets during the Parade of Lights on Tuesday night, October 10.

The Parade of Lights, a float competition held on the 10th day of the Zamboanga Hermosa Festival, started at Mayor Vitaliano Agan Avenue and culminated at the City Hall grounds downtown.

Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco-Salazar, together with guest Taguig Representative Pia Cayetano, aboard bikes joined the Parade of Lights that was held simultaneously with the Concierto na Ayuntamiento featuring the award-winning Cantamos Chorale of the Zamboanga City State Polytechnic College (ZCSPC).

Ligo Sardines Company's entry won the float competition, bagging the P100,000 prize. Salum Elementary School-San Roque got the 2nd place (P80,000 prize); followed by Zamboanga State College of Marine Sciences and Technology (P70,000 prize); Mega Fishing Corporation (P60,000 prize); and Solane LPG Petron (P50,000 prize).

Other participants include the village of Calarian; Ritemed; Dulian-Upper Bungiao village; Dynafarm; MLhuiller; Mega Fishing Corporation; Benlife Insurance Company Inc.; and Cignal.