All fifteen contingents that joined the recently concluded Sandurot festival received a total of P 4 million in cash prizes and subsidies.
Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo led the awarding ceremony in front of thousands of performers and spectators including foreign tourists at the Quezon Park on September 22 at the conclusion of the biggest Sandurot Festival to date.
In the school category, Junob National High School captured the most number of awards 1 st Place Best in Street Dance (P150,000); 1 st Place Best in Showdown (P150,000); Best Costume (P20,000) and Most Disciplined Contingent (P5,000).
Asian College won 2 nd Place for both Best in Street Dance and Best in Showdown at P100,000 each; Dumaguete City High School placed 3 rd with P75,000; St. Louis School Don Bosco, 3 rd Place with P75,000; finally Piapi High School won the Most Innovative Music with P 20, 000. The non-winning schools get consolation prizes from P50,000-P75,000.
Among the barangays, Poblacion (Tinago) was 1 st Place in Showdown with P 150,000; Cadawinonan won 2 nd Place with P100,000 and Poblacion 8 placed 3 rd with P75,000. The non-wining barangays will receive consolation prizes of P 50,000.
Each of the participating contingents were given P 140,000 as subsidy to defray the cost of their production. Barangays: Candau-ay, Cadawinonan, Poblacion 8, Poblacion 1 (Tinago), Looc, Junob and Pulantubig. Schools: Asian College, Negros Oriental High School, Dumaguete City High School, Taclobo High School, Metro Dumaguete College, Junob High School, Piapi High School and Saint Louis School Don Bosco.
Mayor Remollo acknowledges all the 15 participating contingents for generously showing their talents and passion to give their best for pride and honor of their barangays, schools and the entire community.