Summer Fest reels off Print
Wednesday, 03 May 2017 16:50

Summer celebrations in the City remain in full swing as the second half of the Summer na Zamboanga 2017 kicks off this May.

Jumpstarting the May lineup is the learn to Play a Sports program, a month-long sports camp which forms part of the City’s sports and youth development program. More than 2000 youths ages 8-15 have signed up to learn their chosen disciplines for free.

Residents can also look forward to upcoming events which include the Zamboanga Hip Hop Dance Competition: The Illusion Challenge set on May 13, and the Neo-Ethnic Dance Competition on May 18, and the Dia de Gen. Vicente Alvarez, which will be commemorated with a mass and a program, on May 18.

Meanwhile, the Fiesta na Isla Sta. Cruz, a fun-filled weekend activity at the famed pink-sand beaches of Sta. Cruz, will run until May 13, Saturday.

The much-anticipated Festival de las Bellas y Flores is expected to showcase a grand and colorful array of mascota designs on May 20. This year’s Bellas y Flores will integrate the theme “Elements” within their designs.

The street and dance party Danza Verano will be the final activity for the Summer Festival 2017, to be held at amy 27 at the Boy Scout Camp in Pasonanca. (Jasmine Mohammadsali)