Arco, lantern tilt winners bared PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 20 December 2013 11:12

Winners for the Arco de Pascua and Lantern competitions – two yuletide competitions spearheaded by the local government for the Pascua na Zamboanga 2013 – were unveiled Wednesday, December 18.

Held from December 15-17, the Arco de Pascua competition required participating entrie/s to utilize indigenous materials to highlight the Holy Family, in keeping with the Pascua 2013 theme of Build Back Better Un Familia Zamboangueño.

Emerging first place for the Arco competition was Barangay Patalon. Taking up second and third place were Barangays Manicahan and Pasonanca. Patalon received Php 20,000.00 and Php 10,000.00, respectively.

Meanwhile, the Lantern competition resulted in five winning entries: Elmer Alama, 1st place (Php 10,000.00); Arnel Palacio, 2nd place (Php 7,000.00); Analie Quibilan, 3rd place (Php 5,000.00); Jose Sontillanosa, 4th place (Php 3,000.00), and; Ronaldo Quibilan, 5th place (Php 2,000.00).

City Mayor Beng Climaco graced the awarding ceremonies which were held at the Plaza del Pilar right after the Canciones de Zamboanga, an inter-school choir competition. — Jasmine Mohammadsali