Carcar, Consolacion win Sinulog Grand Parade 2019

CEBU. The Carcar City Division, a Sinulog-based contingent. (Arni Aclao)

CEBU (Updated) -- The contingents from Carcar City and Consolacion in Cebu won the grand prizes in the Sinulog Grand Parade 2019 held Sunday, January 20.

Carcar City Division was named champion in the Sinulog-based category, while Tribu Malipayon of Consolacion won the first prize in the Free Interpretation category.

Carcar aso won the Best in Costume and Best in Street Dancing awards.

Tribu Malipayon, on the other hand, bagged Best in Ritual Showdown and Best in Costume in the Free Interpretation category.

Here's the complete list of winners:

Free Interpretation Category

Best in Ritual Showdown:

1st - Tribu Malipayon (Consolacion)

2nd - Tribu Kandaya (Daanbantayan)

3rd - Buyawanong Placer (Placer, Surigao del Norte)

Best in Costume: Tribu Malipayon (Consolacion)

Sinulog-based Category

Best in Ritual Showdown:

1st - Carcar City Division (Carcar City)

2nd - Sining Sto. Niño Folkloric City of Bogo (Bogo City)

3rd - Talisay City Central School (Talisay City)

Best in Costume: Carcar City Division

Best in Street Dancing:

1st - Carcar City Division (Carcar City)

2nd - Kalivungan Festivak (North Cotabato)

3rd - Lumad Basakanon (Basak, Cebu City)

A total of 28 contingents from different areas in Cebu, as well as from outside the province joined Sunday's grand parade. The out-of-town contingents who competed Sunday were the Province of North Cotabato; Murcia, Negros Occidental; Placer, Surigao del Norte; and Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte.

The Sinulog Grand Parade started around 9 a.m. right after the Mass held at the Cebu City Sports Complex. Thousands of people trooped to the streets and the Cebu City Sports Complex to witness the event.

Celebrities, such as "Ang Probinsyano" stars Coco Martin, Yassi Pressman, and John Prats, as well as Bea Alonzo, Yen Santos, Benjie Paras, Maine Mendoza, Allan K, Troy Montero, Dominic Roque, and Tom Rodriguez, among others, also graced the parade.

Below is a replay of SunStar's live streaming.

(LMY/SunStar Philippines)


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