Members of the public are invited to join the 31st Sandurot Festival’s opening salvo with the presentation of Paghimamat (Get Together) on September 21, 2019, 4:00 PM at the Rizal Boulevard.
Paghimamat is a one hour program, which tells a story of Dumaguete through dance, music and theater.
Councilor Michael Bandal, Chairman of the Committee on Tourism and City Tourism Officer Jacqueline V. Antonio in a press conference, Monday, presented the schedule of activities of the 31st Anniversary of our very own Sandurot Festival.
Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo and the City Council presided by Vice-Mayor Alan Gel Cordova provided all the necessary support to Sandurot Festival, as way of promoting our rich heritage and paying tribute to the people and institutions who made Dumaguete one of the best places to live in the country today.
Antonio explains that the “creative weaving into the local fabric of colorful threads of different ways, beliefs and lifestyles is a concept we call SANDUROT (to come together).
The week-long festivity slated on September 20-29 has human industry and creativity at its heart. It features Street Dancing, Original Dumaguete Music, Local Films, A Capella Competition, a Farmer’s Market, Budbud Gabi Cooking Contest, Local Food, Terracotta Sculptures, Traditional Children’s Games, Public Lecture-Dance Concerts and Photography Contest, among others.
The City Tourism Office confirms that there will be fifteen contingents of our city’s schools and barangays, which will compete in the upcoming Pasundayag (Street Dance) and Pasigarbo (Showdown) on September 28, 2019.
Everyone is invited!
Mag Sandurot na ‘ta!