Tribu Katiklan of Brgy. Binicuil again bested the 14 other tribes during the grand tribal competition on the 35th Sinulog Festival of Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental Sunday.
In second place was Tribu Tapi-anon of Brgy. Tapi, third place winner was Tribo Balangaw of Brgy. 3, and the fourth place was bagged by Tribu Nueves of Brgy. 9.
Tribu Katiklan also bagged the Best in Costume and Best in Street Dancing awards. Tribu Tapi-anon was awarded Best in Choreography while Tribu Nueves won as the Most Disciplined Tribe.
Meanwhile, Joahnna Carla Saad, sponsored by Brgy. Hilamonan, was crowned Hara Sang Negros 2011.
Named first and second princesses were Izume Niwa sponsored by Brgy. Locotan and Doanne Stepahine Perraren sponsored by Brgy. Inapoy, respectively.
Fifteen candidates vied for the title but it was the answer to the question “The Sinulog is a festival filled with merrymakings. What is in the festival that makes you feel good?” gave her the crown.
Saad answered, “It always makes me feel good and happy to see people full of laughter and enjoyment during this festival.”*LTG