Hermosa 2015 peaks with Festival main program PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 10 October 2015 11:49

By JASMINE MOHAMMADSALI

Fiesta spirit is now at fever-pitch as hundreds of Zamboangueños will make their way to Paseo del Mar to join the Fiesta Main Program today, October 10, at Paseo del Mar.

The Main Program will kick off with the awaited Streetdance Competition at 1 PM, with participating groups marching to musical beats from Canelar to Paseo del Mar. This will be followed by the opening program at Paseo del Mar to be led by City Mayor Beng Climaco along with Vice Mayor Cesar Iturralde, local government officials as well as representatives and contingents from the different sectors of the City.

A highlight of the Fiesta Main program will be the announcement of the Streetdance competition winners and the awarding ceremonies of outstanding individuals who have brought honor and recognition to the City through their deeds of courage, excellence, and integrity.

The Main Program culminates the week-long opening activity of the Zamboanga Hermosa Festival 2015 which showcased festivities and extravaganzas in celebration of the feast of the Lady of the Pilar. This year’s Festival theme is “Junto y Unido: Celebracion de Harmonia y Buen Amistad”.

Upcoming Hermosa Festival activities this week include: the Danza La Vida Street Party! “The Metamorphosis”, October 10 at 8 PM, Pasonanca; the Regatta de Zamboanga, October 11 at 8 AM, RT Lim Boulevard, Open Cheerleading Competition, October 11 at 1 PM, Don Pablo Lorenzo Memorial High School Gym, Mascota de Zamboanga and Balikbayan Night, October 11 at 7 PM, Centro Latino; the Grand Procession, October 12 at 3 PM, from Metropolitan Cathedral to Fort Pilar Shrine, and Sardines Festival, October 13.  — Jasmine Mohammadsali