THE 2009 Sinulog grand parade became a first-time participantâ€™s triumph and another contingentâ€™s chance to regain what it lost.
Tangub City, Misamis Occidentalâ€™s Sinanduloy Cultural Troupe promised to bounce back after failing to capture its fourth straight Sinulog-based crown last year.
Yesterday, it did not only take the grand prize in the category, it also copped its fourth consecutive street dancing competitionâ€™s top prize for a total reward of P1 million.
It bested 14 other contingents, including last yearâ€™s grand prize winner Siloy sa Alcoy, which settled for fourth place honors this year.
Sinanduloyâ€™s performance started with bancas â€œexitingâ€ from under the arch of a stone bridge, followed by a market day scene with makeshift structures with thatched roofs serving as fish vendorsâ€™ stalls. (more)