‘Bellas y Flores’ fest set Friday PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 21 May 2015 09:49

A bevy of colorful gowns and arcos will be converging in streets leading to the Zamboanga City Hall for the celebrated 13th Festival de lasBellas y Flores on Friday, May 22.

The annual design competition will showcase the works of seven top and emerging Zamboangueño designers who will be competing head-to-head for the top spots in the Gown design competition and the Arco design competition.

The festival will officially kick off Friday at 4 PM with a parade beginning from the City Fire Station and ending at City Hall grounds for the program proper.

Winning gown and arco entries will be receiving cash prizes and plaques of recognition. Also to be recognized are the models who will be competing for the Prettiest Señorita title.

The Festival de lasBellas y Flores is an activity that seeks to preserve the cultural heritage of Zamboanga City while showcasing Zamboangueño creativity and craftsmanship.

The Bellas y Flores activity will be one of the three final highlights of the 2015 Summer Festival activities initiated by the City Government. The summer festival will be concluding with the much-awaited DanzaVerano on May 23 and the Peace and Freedom Run-Zamboanga on May 24. — Jasmine Mohammadsali