We are sending our congratulations to the new Reyna ng Aliwan, Cynthia Thomalla representing #SinulogFestival! Viva, Santo Niño! Viva Pit Senyor!
Congratulations also to the special awardees at last night's Reyna ng Aliwan pageant: Darlene Joy Tabuga of Pintados de Passi (Miss Friendship); Andrea Fe Gomez of Panagbenga (Miss Unique Smile); Cynthia Thomalla of Sinulog (Most Photogenic, Best in Swimsuit, and Best in Evening Gown).
Thank you to last year's festival queen Stephanie Joy G. Abellanida the first and second runners-up Alexandra Faith Garcia and Jaymee Palermo Pagulayan for being there at various events the past year.
Still the champion! Congratulations to Catbalogan for being the 2016 street dance competition champion!
Meanwhile, Sinulog of Cebu bagged the float champion this year! Congratulations, Sinulog!
Congratulations to the 2016 Aliwan Fiesta Winners:
Streetdance Champion -
- Tribu Katbalaugan for the Manaragat Festival (Catbalogan)
- Tribu Salognon for Dinagyang (Iloilo)
- Dr Bernabe dela Fuente Sr Natl High School for the Meguyaya festival (Upi, Maguindanao)
- Datu Piang Performing Arts Guild for the Sagayan festival (Datu Piang, Maguindanao)
5th place - Hambujan Dancers of Dolores, Quezon for the Niyogyugan festival of Quezon Province
Best Costume - Tribu Katbalaugan
Best Music - Tribu Katbalaugan
Best Folkloric Performance - Pinsao National High School for the Panagbenga of Baguio
Float Champion - Sinulog (Cebu)
2nd place - Damak (Cotabato City)
3rd place - Sagayan (Datu Piang, Maguindanao)
Reyna ng Aliwan - Cynthia Thomalla (Sinulog of Cebu)
1st Runner-Up - Andrea Fe Gomez (Panagbenga of Baguio)
2nd Runner-up - Airish Yamamoto (Anilag of Laguna)
2nd Runner-up - Darlene Joy Tabuga (Pintados de Passi)
2nd Runner-Up - Lou Piczon (Manaragat of Catbalogan)
Best in Festival Costume - Cynthia Thomalla
Best in Evening GOwn - Cynthia Thomalla
Best in Swimsuit - Cynthia Thomalla
Most Photogenic - Cynthia Thomalla
Miss Unique Smile - Andrea Fe Gomez
Miss Friendship - Darlene Joy Tabuga
Photos by Partner Photographer Edmund Chua of Fab Manila