Preparations are now underway for the Pintados Kasadyaan Festival of Festivals this coming June in time for the celebration of the feast of Señor Sto. Niño in Tacloban City, Leyte.
Palo Mayor Remedios L. Petilla, who is also the chairperson of the Executive Committee of Pintados Kasadyaan Festival of Festivals, presided over the meeting Wednesday at the SMED Center at the provincial capitol in Tacloban City.
Executive committee members and representatives of the Technical Working Group chaired by Antonio G. Cinco Jr., General and Technical Services chaired by Antonio Chan, Documentation, Postering and Streamers Committee chaired by Bob Abellanosa, Invitation and Publicity chaired by Evelia Q. Martin and PIA regional director Erlinda Olivia P. Tiu, among others, attended the meeting.
Each committee presented their assignments, proposals and activities for the approval of the committees.
The soft opening of the Pintados Kasadyaan Festival of Festivals is tentatively scheduled on June 7 where the Leyte idol winners will perform, including the evening activities.
Other activities of the festival include a Hip-hop (Body moves) competition, acoustic band competition, choral competition, agriculture, trade, science and technology and tourism fair 2013, enchanting Palo, adlaw han kabataan, Department of Education (DepEd) ed night, Rap competition, Veronica Amor show, Sto. Niño exhibits, Search for Ms. Pintados 2013, Ginoong leyte, Bituon han Leyte, subirran regatta, triathlon, and the much-awaited Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival of Festivals Grand Parade.
Petilla hopes they will get the nod of the city government of Tacloban so they could hold a street dance parade of the contingents of Pintados Kasadyaan Festivals along the main streets of Tacloban City on June 27.
The Pintados Kasadyaan Festival of Festivals has gained fame not only in the region but in the whole country after it won many times in the Sinulog Festival Contest in Cebu and the Aliwan Festival Contest in Manila. (Consuelo B. Alarcon/LDL/EPT/PIA-8)