Surigao Norte High wins Bonok-Bonok Festival 2011

All-time favourite Surigao del Norte National High School wows the crowd in this breath-taking performance. They were adjudged champion in the Free Interpretation Category, taking home a cold cash prize of P200,000. They also won two special awards: Best in Streetdancing and Best Choreographer. (PIA-Caraga)
The contingent from Surigao del Norte National High School (SNNHS) walked away triumphant from this year’s Bonok-Bonok Maradjaw Karadjaw Festival after bagging the crown in the Free Interpretation category held Friday, September 9 at the Provincial Sports Complex, this city.

Now on its 23rd year, the festival features two categories - the Free Interpretation (FI) category requiring contingents to use live musical accompaniment and the Bonok-Bonok based using canned music and introducing the festival’s new official soundtrack.

This year, SNNHS contingent outwit other four contingents in the FI category and brought with them P200,000 as their winning prize. The Municipality of Tagana-an was named second place with P150,000 cash prize. The third prize went to the Municipality of Alegria that won a P100,000 cash prize. Special awards for Best in Choreography and Best in Streetdancing with a cash prize of P50,000 and P20,000 respectively, all went to SNNHS. The contingent from the Municipality of Alegria awarded Best in Music with P20,000 cash prize.

Meantime, five contingents from the city schools and barangays joined in the Bonok-Bonok based category to which R.C. Ouano Memorial Elementary School of Brgy. Cagniog outstandingly outdone the other four-contingents and emerge as the over-all winner receiving a cash prize of P100,000. Second prize winner was the contingent from Barangay Rizal in cooperation with B. Vasquez central Elementary School and Rizal National High school receiving a cash prize of P75,000 and the third prize went to Barangay Washington with P50,000 cash prize.

Special awards for Best in Choreography and Best in Streetdancing with a cash prize of P10,000 and P20,000 respectively, all went to R.C. Ouano Elementary School while the contingent from Barangay Rizal awarded Best in Costume with P10,000 cash prize.

The festival was graced by Sen. Ramon "Bong" Revilla, Jr. along with other local officials led by City Mayor Ernesto Matugas and Gov. Sol Matugas. (PIA-Surigao del Norte)

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