DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 August) – Developer Kisan Lu Lands and Development Inc., a developer of residential real estate, won first place in the Big Float category of the Pamulak sa Kadayawan flower raft parade on Sunday.
IPI Pharmaceuticals Inc., Pamulak's champion last year, landed second and Philippines AirAsia, third.
Kisan Lu won the 700,000 pesos, IPI Pharmaceuticals won 500,000 pesos & # 39; s and Air Asia P300,000.
The business process outsourcing company Teleperformance emerged as champion in the Small Float category, Camella Homes became second and SnR, third.
The Davao Horse Club became the champion in the category Alternative float, while Dabawenyo UK Corporation and Man & # 39; s Bestfriend won the second and third place respectively.
The main prize for the Small Float category is 300,000 pesos; 200,000 for second place and 100,000 peso for third place.
In the Alternative category, winners have received P100,000, P50,000 and P30,000.
Head of the tourism office General Tecson said that Pamulak had "almost 50 cars".
She said she was happy with the attendance when she described the floats as "beautiful and original."
The Asuncion Drumbeaters won first place in Pitik Kadayawan (drumbeating competition), followed by Caraga Drumbeaters, Bambad National High School, Davao Eagle Drumbeaters and Matina national Comprehensive High School in fifth place.
The amounts of P200,000 went to the first placer, P150,000 to the second and P100.000 to the third placer. The city also gave P50,000 as a consolation prize to non-winners.
In a statement of "August 2018" and released late on Sunday morning, President Rodrigo Duterte, who was the Mayor of Davao for seven days, said that he was the 33rd The celebration of Kadayawan would support the atmosphere of friendship and maintain the pace of development that Davao City has transformed.
Duterte said that the Kadayanan is an integral part of the identity of the Dabawenyos.
Held to honor the indigenous peoples, the festival has evolved into a demonstration of Davao's remarkable diversity, colorful heritage and impressive progress, he said.
"This opportunity confirms the unique distinction of the city as an oasis of peace, stability and prosperity on the island of Mindanao and the whole country," added Duterte.
The city council has paid special attention to the Moro and Lumad tribes living in the city. There are six Moro tribes – Taosug, Maguindanaon, Iranun, Kagan, Meranaw and Sama – and five Lumad tribes – Klata, Ata, Ubo Manuvo, Matigsalog and Tagabawa – in the city.
Mayor Sara Duterte praised the festival as successful.
"I would like to thank everyone who has worked hard for the success of our celebration, also thanks to those people who came from their homes and accompanied us during our party," she said. (Antonio L. Colina IV / MindaNews)