Catandungan Festival 2009 Winners

Winners of this year's Catandungan Festival held at Virac Catanduanes last October 22-24. And included are videos available for now on sharing sites. Post will be updated once related multimedia is available.

Festival of Festivals Showdown: Streetdancing Competition
  • Champion – Paray Festival (Viga) - P 100, 000.00
  • 1st Runner Up – Maparoy Festival (Gigmoto) - P 75, 000.00
  • 2nd Runner Up- Badas Festival (Baras) - P 50, 000.00
Special Awards
  • Best in Moving Choreography - Maparoy Festival (Gigmoto) - P 15,000.00
  • Best in Costume – Paray Festival (Viga) - P 15,000.00
  • People’s Choice Award- Maparoy Festival (Gigmoto) - P 10,000.00
PBM Shirley A. Abundo - Event Chair
Carmel Bonifacio-Garcia - Co-Chair

Agri-Industrial and Technology Fair
  • Pinaka for Abaca ( biggest and tallest) - Winner - Avelino T. Tapel – P 1,000.00
Best in Abaca Stripping
  • 1st Prize – Dante Dominguez - P 1,500.00
  • Second Prize- Alberto Tayamora - P 1,000.00
Conventional Stripping
  • 1st Prize – Socito Ragos - P 1,500.00
  • Second Prize- Alberto Tayamora - P 1,000.00
Best Dressed Booth - LGU Pandan - P 3,000.00
  • Top Seller Booth - LGU Panganiban - P 3,000.00
Herbert DLS. Evangelista - Event Chair
Dir. Ireneo B. Panti Jr. - Co-Chair

Pauragan (Quiz Bee)
  • First Prize - Bato Rural Dev’t. High School - P 5,000.00
  • Second Prize - Catanduanes State Colleges Lab.High School - P 3,000.00
  • Third Prize - Palta National High School - P 1,000.00
  • Consolation Prize - ICASAS - P 500.00
  • Consolation Prize - Viga Rural Dev. High School - P 500.00
VG Alfred M. Aquino - Event Chair
PA Luis L. Surtida - Co-Chair

Isla Karera
  • Champion Team SUUNTO – Julius Ahleem Zape and Ricardo Samayo - P 15,000.00
  • 1st Runner-Up Team SOLOISTA - Christopher Rodriguez and Marx Lin Fernandez -P10,000.00
  • 2nd Runner –Up Team Virac Native Products - Jaymon Guerero and Joedel Brutas - P 5,000.00
SILANG Mountaineering Society - Event Organizer
Bb Catanduanes
  • Bb. Catanduanes - Mae Geraldine Samar - P 25, 000.00
  • Bb. Catandungan Festival - Ma.Fatima Velchez - P 20, 000.00
  • Bb. Catanduanes Tourism - Amylou Buendia - P 15, 000.00
  • First Runner – Up - Mary Antonette Rodriguez - P 10, 000.00
  • Second Runner-Up - Ma. Amabelle Macabia - P 10, 000.00
Special Awards
  • Best in Talent - Adelle Monique Condeno Rima - P 5, 000.00
  • Best in Production Number - Ma. Amabelle Macabia - P 2, 000.00
  • Best in Swimsuit - Gretchen Arcilla - P 2, 000.00
  • Best in Evening Gown - Fatima Velchez - P 3, 000.00
  • Ms. Photogenic - Amylou Buendia - P 2, 000.00
Julieta M. Tasarra - Event Chair
Sonia P. Villaluna - Co-Chair

DLC Competition
  • 1st place - Catanduanes State Colleges - P 15,000.00
  • 2nd place - San Andres Vocational School - P 10,000.00
  • 3rd place - San Miguel Rural Dev’t. HS - P 5,000.00
Consolation Winners @ P 2,000.00
  • Viga Rural Dev’t. High School
  • Catanduanes College
  • Calatagan National High School
Rudy M. Rojas - Event Chair
Leny T. Sarmiento - Co-Chair
Source: Catanduanes Tribune - 07 November 2009

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