By Minerva Newman
CEBU CITY – The GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation’s (GMCAC) hosted for the fourth year the “Sinulog sa Airport” on January 17 to formally welcome the locals, tourists, and balikbayans who are visiting Cebu for the Sinulog Festival.
This year, GMCAC gathered seven delegations from different schools and universities in Cebu to compete in Sinulog sa Airport’s Ritwal Dance Contest.
The seven delegations are from Carcar Central National High School, Gun-ob National High School, Senior High, Indiana Aerospace University, Nemesian Dance Theater, Tingo National High, Philippine State College of Aeronautics (PHILSCA), Sta. Rosa National High School, Senior High Dance Troupe, and the University of the Visayas Cheer Dance Team.
The schedule of January 17’s activity will be as follows:
1:30 pm – Sinulog sa Airport Grand Parade (Parade Route: Terminal 1 Departures – Terminal 2 Arrivals Terminal 1 Airport Village)
3:00 pm – Sinulog sa Airport Ritwal Dance Presentation
4:00 pm – Festival Queen presentation
5:00 pm – Announcement of winners
The winners of the Ritwal Dance Contest will receive P100,000 (grand w innder), P75,000 (first runner-up), and P50,000 (second runner-up). Special prizes will also be given to winners of the Festival Queen and Best Street Dance presentation.
Aside from the Sinulog sa Airport Ritwal Dance Contest, GMCAC will also be giving Sinulog kits to arriving passengers, tourists, and balikbayans starting Thursday.
The kits contain a Sinulog shirt, bottle of water, biscuits, a whistle, and the official Sinulog 2020 guide from the Cebu City Sinulog Governing Board and the Sinulog Foundation, Inc.