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Saturday, 02 April 2016 13:38

By JASMINE MOHAMMADSALI

The 2016 Summer Festival officially kicked off Friday, April 1, marking the start of the fun and family-friendly activities for summer in Zamboanga City.

The Summer Festival took off with a blast with the opening salvo at City Hall yesterday, opening the summer months with live band and entertainment numbers from different performance groups in the City.

The annual festival celebration will feature a variety of summer activities geared towards wholesome and fun entertainment for Zamboangueños of all ages, including the Zamboanga Hip Hop Dance competition on April 8 at the City Coliseum, and the Savores 2016! Flavors of the Philippines on April 16.

The summer festival will also introduce a new competition for art enthusiasts in the form of the first-ever Chalk Art competition on April 24 at Jardin Maria Clara Lobregat in Pasonanca.

Other activities also include the Dia de Ma’am Caling and the Chavacano Pop Music Night on April 26, the Dia de Vicente Alvarez and the Neo-Ethnic Dance competition on May 18, and the much-anticipated Bellas y Flores Festival and the charity Zumba concert dubbed Loose Yourself to Dance on May 21.

Capping the festival will be the highly-charged annual summer dance party, the Danza Verano on May 28.

Interested participants to all summer competitions may visit the Public Information Office at City Hall for the completion and submission of registration forms. — Jasmine Mohammadsali