City preps-up for Summer Fest 2017 PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 11 March 2017 13:38

It will be another activity-filled summer, as the City Government sets the stage for the Zamboanga Summer Festival 2017 starting next month.

The activities will be highlighted by competitions that will see the participation of many sectors specifically the youth, the main focus of the festivities.

Entries for the different competitions are now being welcome at the Information Division, Office of the City Mayor. The different competitions include Mi Ciudad de Zamboanga photo contest, mural painting contest, Dia de Vicente Alvarez Neo-Ethnic Dance competition, Zamboanga Hiphop dance competition: the illusion challenge and the Festival de las bellas y Flores: Los Elementos.

All interested participants to the different contests can check out the #SummerNaZamboanga and #IloveZamboangaCity for more details.

The Summer Festival is an annual activity organized by the City Government intended to spice up the summer vacation of the locals and visitors as well.

Adding color to the Summer Festival will be the Summer Learn to Play a Sport program, a month-long free training for youths aged 7-15 on 26 sports events. Summer learn to play starts May 1 and interested participants may get in touch with the City Sports Division at the City Coliseum in Tetuan for more details.

On May 18, the City will commemorate the Dia di Gen. Vicente Alvarez, an occasion marking the gallantry of Zamboangueño hero Gen. Vicente Alvarez. Events will include the commemorative mass, floral offering and program.   (Sheila Covarrubias)