CITY OF MALOLOS – The best of Bulacan’s local products, tourist destinations and arts and culture will adorn the floats of the towns and cities that will participate in the “Parada ng Karosa” on September 8, 2017, which will start at 8 am from Barasoain Church and ends at the Provincial Government of Bulacan.
Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado said the activity aims to highlight the best of Bulacan has to offer by encouraging the participation of local government units through designing their floats depicting such.
This year’s float competition according to Dr. Eliseo Dela Cruz, head of the Provincial History, Arts, Culture and Tourism Office, is open to all municipal governments thus non-government organizations who are interested are also welcome to join as guest participants.
Dela Cruz said the floats will be judged according to craftsmanship – 50%, theme – 25% and over-all impact – 25% for a total of 100%.
In order to join the competition, the participating LGUs should enter a float that showcases their products, tourist destinations and arts and culture; should there be candidate(s) of Hari at Reyna ng Singkaban from the participating LGU, said candidate(s) should ride the float and join the parade; the maximum height of the float is 12 ft., width is 8 ft. and length is 20 ft.
Winners will take home trophies plus cash incentives amounting to P100,000 for the first place, P70,000 for the second place and P30,000 for the third place.
For more information, please contact Jose Patrick Serapio of PHACTO through cell phone number 0917-8155692 or telephone no. 044-305-2023.