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Sinulog 2010 Grand Mardi Gras in Cebu

>> Monday, January 18, 2010




Sinulog 2010 Grand Mardi Gras in Cebu
     “Environment and Culture” was the theme of the Sinulog 2010 in Cebu. Despite the wet, chilly weather the Sinulog fever went on with its, “One Beat, One Dance, One Vision”. A total of 133 contingents – floats, dance troupes and “hegantes” covered a carousel route to the Cebu City Sports Center for the festival’s 30th anniversary.
     Tribu Sinanduloy of Tangub City, Misamis Occidental, the defending champion for the Sinulog-based Category grabbed again the first prize but this time both in the Sinulog-based category and Street dancing competition while the Grand parade’s free interpretation category was awarded to Tribu Himag-ulaw of Placer, Masbate.
     The Sinulog Grand Mardi Gras was participated by famous politicians. Among them were Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr., Actor Philip Salvador, Senator and Nationalista Party Presidential Candidate Manuel Villar, Senator Loren Legarda - Vice Presidential Candidate, Adel Tamano, Bongbong Marcos, Satur Ocampo, Susan Butch Ople, Gwen Pimentel, Former Congressman Gilbert Remulla of Batangas, Nerie Acosta of Bukidnon, Cerge Remonde of Cebu City, Mayor Tomas Osmeña, and Raul del Mar.
      Well known television and movie stars also appeared in the Sinulog grand route. Stars from TV Networks GMA – 7 and ABS CBN rode on their respective floats drawing screams from the crowd. Heart Evangelista, Richard Guttierez and Patrick Garcia boarded on GMA 7 float. Noontime show host and actress Valerie Concepcion rode on board the Cebuana Lluillier float with basketball star Dondon Hontiveros.
     The M Lluillier float was boarded by the ABS-CBN stars Matt Evans and Melissa Ricks who threw basketball hats and T-shirts to the crowd causing commotion. ABS-CBN Actor Derek Ramsey boarded the Bello Medical Clinic Float. A vast variety of radio personalities also joined the parade cordon.
     Pit Senyor! “Sadsad” sa Sinulog 2010. 

2 comments:

FaYe January 18, 2010 at 9:47 AM  

so it was really grand.
how about the pakals? pakal gyud kaayo

Mary Ann January 19, 2010 at 7:48 AM  

To Faye,

Yes, grand sinulog with grand pakals! Hehehe.

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