Naga City kicks off Kamundagan Festival on a high note

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Naga City Mayor John Bongat said that the Opening Salvo of this year’s Kamundagan Festival was a successful one.

Mayor Bongat hailed his wife Farah Bongat, the overall chairperson for the said festival, for leading another fun and colorful event.

“IT WAS A SUCCESSFUL and COLORFUL OPENING SALVO of this year’s Kamundagan Festival last night, with the grand parade and the lighting of the plazas,” said Mayor Bongat.

“Congrats to Kamundagan overall chairperson Farah Bongat, and to all those who helped make the annual opening event a success,” he added.

Mayor Bongat also thanked all the barangays who participated in the Opening Salvo.

“Thank you to all participating barangays and city hall offices, and congratulations to all the winners and non-winners as well! Thanks, too, to Coun. Elmer S. Baldemoro, Chairman of Kirikiti parade! Merry Christmas to one and all,” he said.

This year’s Kamundagan Festival 2018 KiriKiti Street and Exhibition Dance Competition crown was bagged by Barangay Bagumbayan Sur.

Other winners were:

1st Runner Up: Barangay Sta. Cruz
2nd Runner Up: Barangay Bagumbayan Norte
3rd Runner Up: Barangay Sabang
4th Runner Up: Barangay Triangulo
5th Runner Up: Barangay Igualdad
6th Runner Up: Barangay Penafrancia
7th Runner Up: Barangay Carolina
8th Runner Up: Barangay Pacol
9th Runner Up: Barangay San Isidro
10th Runner Up: Barangay Concepcion Grande

For special awards, the winners were:

Best in Costume: Barangay Bagumbayan Sur
Best in Street Dance: Barangay Bagumbayan Sur
Best in Exhibition Dance: Barangay Bagumbayan Sur