Hermosa fest orientation set Wednesday Print
Monday, 16 July 2018 16:44

A general orientation for all Hermosa-related activities and competitions will be held at 1p.m. on July 18 at Centro Latino.

To be spearheaded by the Special Events Team of the City Mayor’s Office, the general orientation aims to inform all interested participants of the guidelines as well as the rules and regulations of all events slated for the month-long Hermosa Festival in October.

The city government has released a calendar of activities of the Zamboanga Hermosa Festival which is set to kick off on September 22 with the Inter-Barangay Fiesta Arco Competition among the participating barangays. The Zambassadors Mall Tour ft. Original Chavacano Video Music Festival Grand Launching will follow on Sept. 29.

Other activities include the festival staples Smoke-Out Zamboanga-Grilled Food Fiesta and Zamboanga Grand Midnight Sale will run from Sept. 29 to Oct. 14 on R.T. Lim Boulevard.

The Zamboanga Art Exhibit 2018 is scheduled on Sept. 30-Oct. 14, while Cosechas de Zamboanga 2018 will be held at Palza Pershing from Oct. 1-15.

Among the crowd-drawer events of the annual festivity are the Zamboanga Dancesport Competition on Oct. 8 at the City Coliseum; Mascota de Zamboanga Competition 2018 on Oct. 9 at Palacio del Sur; and on Oct. 10, the Regatta de Zamboanga on R.T. Lim Boulevard, Wow Sardinas Grand Boodle Fight also on the boulevard, and the Parade or Lights (Float Competition).

The street party dubbed “Danza La Vida” is scheduled Oct. 13. (Jasmine Mohammadsali)