MURCIA’S Tinabu-ay Festival was declared champion anew in the 23rd Panaad sa Negros Best of Festival Dance Competition held last night at the Panaad Stadium in Bacolod City.

Murcia became the back-to-back winner after bagging the title for the first time last year.

Named first runner-up was Sagay City’s Sinigayan Festival; second runner-up, Silay City’s Hugyaw Kansilay; third runner-up, La Castellana’s Bailes de Luces; and fourth runner-up, La Carlota City’s Pasalamat Festival. (GYM)