ACTING Mayor Rommel Agan announced that preparations are underway for activities highlighting the celebrations of the “Dia de Zamboanga.”
Agan said the city government unveiled the headline events commemorating the 83rd Dia de la Ciudad de Zamboanga, an annual observance that celebrates the city’s charter anniversary marked by the installation of the first set of appointed city officials led by Mayor Nicasio Valderosa on February 26, 1937.
Among the events prepared for the celebration are Zamboanga Hiphop Competition 2020 Elimination Round (February 9), Dia de Senador Roseller Lim (February 9), #ZamboLoveFest 2020 (February 10-14), Zamboanga Film Festival 2020 (February 16-20), Inter-school Drum & Lyre Competition 2020 (February 21), Zamboanga Film Festival 2020 Awards Night (February 22), Zamboanga Hiphop Dance and Open Cheerdance Competition 2020 (February 24), and Zamboanga Music RunVolution 4.0 (February 25).
Agan said capping off the celebrations will be 83rd Dia de la Ciudad de Zamboanga main program on February 26, at 4 p.m. at the sports complex, which will be preceded by Grand Civic-Military Parade 2020 at 3 p.m.
Also headlining the main program are the Local Achiever’s Awards and Zamboanga and the Field Demo Competition 2020. (SunStar Zamboanga)