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Bulacan's best street dancers to compete in Indakan sa Kalye 2014
Friday, 12 September 2014
CITY OF MALOLOS – Featuring the vibrant local festivals in Bulacan, 10 groups from different cities and towns from the province will compete in the Best of the Best Street Dancers Competition dubbed as “Indakan sa Kalye” on September 13, 2014, one o’clock in the afternoon in this city.

Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado said that hundreds of street dancers will join the contest to represent local festivities such as Fertility Festival in Obando, Carabao Festival in Pulilan, Halamang Dilaw in Marilao, Halamanan sa Guiguinto among others to promote the tradition, colorful culture, tourism and products of the province.

“This is not just a dance competition but this is our way of promoting our local festivities in our province to invite and attract local and foreign tourists and for them to enjoy and witness the diverse culture and tradition of Bulacan through the art of dancing,” Alvarado said.

As one of the highlights in the weeklong celebration of Singkaban Festival, the said street dance will start at the Basilica Minore de Immaculada Concepcion and will end in front of the Bulacan Provincial Capitol while the showdown of the groups will take place at the Bulacan Capitol Gymnasium at 3:00 pm.

Provincial Youth, Sports, Employment, Arts, Culture and Tourism Officer Elizabeth Alonzo added that winners will receive trophies and cash prizes amounting to P100,000 for the first place, P75,000 and P50,000 for the second and third places and two consolation prizes amounting to P10,000 each.

There are also special awards to be given such as the Best in Street Dancing and Best in Costume wherein aside from trophies, the special awardees will also take home P5,000 for each award.

Meanwhile, Senator Pia Cayetano is expected to grace the event as the guest of honor. ###

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