Hermosa fest calendar out Print
Friday, 20 July 2018 16:30

The line-up of activities for the much-anticipated Zamboanga Hermosa Festival in October is out.

The calendar, posted at the Zamboanga Hermosa Festival Facebook page, will include various activities and competitions open to residents, barangays, and organizations in Zamboanga City.

The activities will all lead up to the festival main program on October 11, and the feast day celebration for the Lady of the Pillar on October 12 at the Fort Pilar Shrine.

The festival’s first competition will be the Inter-Barangay Fiesta Arco Competition and will kick off on September 22. The Zambassadors Mall Tour ft. Original Chavacano Video Music Festival Grand Launching will follow on Sept. 29.

Festival favorites Smoke Out Zamboanga and the Zamboanga Grand Midnight Sale will be making an appearance from September 29 to October 14 along the RT Lim Boulevard stretch. For art enthusiasts, the Zamboanga Art Exhibit 2018 will be held from September 30 to October 14.

Meanwhile, the Cosechas de Zamboanga, an activity featuring the city’s bountiful harvests in agriculture, will open its doors to the public from October 1 to 15 at the Plaza Pershing.

The awaited Festival Opening Salvo will take place on October 1 at the City Coliseum, and will feature the Inter-barangay Bandoreal competition and the Pink Parade.

Residents and visitors to the city alike can also expect the crowd-pleasers Dancesport Competition and the Original Chavacano Video Music Festival on October 8, the Mascota de Zamboanga Competition on October 9, and the colorful Regatta de Zamboanga on October 10.

Also in the line-up are the Wow Sardinas Boodle Fight and Parade of Lights on October 10, the Zamboanga Hermosa Streetdance and the Fiesta Main Program on October 11, and the Danza La Vida 2018 on October 13.  (Jasmine Mohammadsali/PR)