Sinulog Festival Queen 2016 – Runway Competition

Every year, a day before the actual ritual and performance competitions at the Cebu City Sports Center, contingent lead dancers battle it out on the runway at the Sinulog Festival Queen Runway and Festival Costume competitions. Usually held at the Northwing of SM City Cebu, this ‘pre-pageant’ showcases the best and most talented Festival Queens.

Check out these photos (of each contestant) that I took during the actual event at SM City Cebu.





TRIBU PANGLAOANON (PANGLAO ISLAND)
Cecile Mae Grupp


TANGUB CITY (SINANDULOY)
Einee Shaine Erquita


MUNICIPALITY OF ASTURIAS
Hyra Betito


APAS NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
Zorena Oral


CARCAR CITY
Marianne Hernandez


PLACER, MASBATE
Cynthia Thomalia


DON SERGIO OSMEÑA SR. MEMORIAL NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
Ceydney Basalo


LANAO DEL NORTE
Diana Therese Mejorada


TRIBU KATBALAUGAN (CATBALOGAN CITY)
Reignna Mondoy


MUNICIPALITY OF TUBURAN
Jesmarie Shayne Maxilom


PASIL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Hannah Kyle Castro



Here are some of my personal picks:

Pasil’s Festival Queen is a real beauty.

And don’t forget the gorgeous puso (hanging rice) dress. Marvelous!

Carcar City’s festival queen is also really beautiful. Plus her costume is a total standout!

Balamban’s festival queen is charming and very bubbly.


Here are this year’s winners of the Runway competition:

Ms SM Festival Queen

Cynthia Thomalia
Placer, Masbate

Best in Runway – 2nd Runner Up

Hyra Betito
Asturias

Best in Runway – 1st Runner Up

Ceydney Basalo
Don Sergio Osmeña Sr. Memorial National High School

Best in Runway – Champion

Marianne Hernandez
Carcar City

What do you think of this year’s winners? Let us know in the comments below.