Mabilog, Treñas to lead sailboat race-A A +A
Thursday, February 14, 2013
ILOILO CITY -- Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog and city lone district Representative Jerry P. Treñas will lead the grand take off and start of the sailboat race on Sunday morning, February 17, along the 23.8 kilometer race course of the Iloilo Strait.
Participated by more than 60 sail boats in category A and B, the Iloilo Paraw Regatta is considered as the biggest and grandest sail boat race in the whole Southeast Asia in terms of participation.
In the Philippines, the 41st Iloilo Paraw Regatta Festival 2013 is celebrated starting the first week of February with main highlights on February 16-17.
The main event will be augmented by side events such as the pinta layag, photo contest, on the spot painting contest, rapid chess tournament, Sinamba sa Regatta mardi gras competition finals, beach volleyball, skimboarding, “pintawo”, deep sea fishing and awarding rites. (LCP)