Lawig Festival 2016
The Palompon’s Lawig Festival is an image of the true essence of ” the joy of love”. Last December 2 2016, our town has once again captured the heart of everyone who witnessed the eleven contingents showdown vying for the Annual Lawig Festival 2016.The selection was categorised in three division: Group A) for the Elementary, Group B) for the High School, Group C) for the open Category. The Love for our own culture was fully expressed with “gusto” by the dancers from these different institutions. And in the end, the winners were proclaimed for each following Category:.
Street Dancing Competition:Category A: Palompon South District, Category B: Lomonon National High School & Category C: Palompon Institute of Technology.
Showdown Competition : Category A: Champion- Palompon South District . 1st runner-up: Palompon North District., Category B: Champion- Cantuhaon National High School. 1st runner-up: Lomonon National High School, & Category C: Champion- Palompon Institute of Technology. 1st runner-up: Alfredo Parilla NHS. 2nd runner-up: Taberna NHS.
The Annual Lawig Festival 2016, was also an event where we selected the Lawig Queen for this year. She is chosen from among the candidates representing each of the eleven contingents. And for this year the lucky Lawig Festival Queen is from Palompon South District , Ms.Liera Marie P. Aligway, with her are Ivy T. Tapic of Taberna National High School 1st runner-up and Mystymyles Jude A. Zaragoza of Palompon Institute of Technology 2nd runner-up……CONGRATULATIONS!
The overflowing of joy in this affair , was felt better because of the honorable presence of Congresswoman Lucy Marie Torres Gomez, Ormoc City Mayor Richard Gomez, Former DOE Secretary Icot Petilla, Vice Governor Carlo Loreto Petilla, 4th District Board Members Indoy Arevalo & Mat Torres. These distinguished guests were welcomed by Mayor Ramon C. Oñate , Vice Mayor Myra Georgina Arevalo and the SB Members. Mabuhay Palompon!