Here are the official photos of the Sinulog Festival Queen contestants for this year.
Photos are from Sinulog_Festival‘s Flickr page. Photos of the actual pageant/contest below.
Anyways, big winner is the contestant from San Carlos City’s Pintaflores Festival – she won 5 out of 8 awards including Sinulog Festival Queen 2008.
Here’s the stage two hours before the program.
Thirty minutes before the program. Yey!
Ten minutes to go. Wow!
Yey! Invocation na!
There they are! The 22 lovely contestants.
Dancing the traditional Sinulog Dance
During the awarding ceremonies, we learned that we were surrounded by the dancers from the Pintaflores Festival. So when their lead dancer won, grabe and shagit sa among dapit. Hahahaha.
Contestant from Mandaue reaches Top 3.
Posing ang duha ka extra.
Ka-gwapa sa lead dancers sa Lumad Basakanon. Hehehe.
With Pinaflores guys.
Gwapa sad kaayo and Festival Queen this year.
With Senator Mar Roxas.
And with the man behind Cebu’s rapid growth and success – Mayor Tomas Osmeña!
Wa gyud ko kapapicture da! Ahak! Hehehe.
By the way, before the winners were announced, there was a public showing of the Sinulog Docu Contest 2007 grand prize winner.
In case you missed it! =)
Awesome work by Mr. Jerrold Tarug