PRESS RELEASE: KAGAY-AN FESTIVAL 5th FLOAT PARADE
August 18, 2011
There will be major changes in parade route for the Float Parade this year in consideration of the ongoing construction of Marcos Highway fly-over. The 5th Float Parade is set on August 27 Saturday and supervised by Pueblo de oro Development Corporation for Promote CDO.
Spectators are advised that the parade will still kick off from Rodelsa Circle by 7am passing thru Velez St. But instead to going straight towards Velez-Licoan-Recto junction, the parade will turn from Velez Street to Luna St then go straight to Osmena St. From Osmena, the participants will turn right towards Coca-Cola plant in Claro Recto and proceed to Limketkai Drive main entry point in Lapasan where the end point of the Parade will be held.
There are 69 confirmed participants which will include 15 competing floats, 2 sponsor floats, 22 drum and bugle corps and some civic organization groups, including from the PNP, Philippine Army, Coast Guard among others.
5th Float Parade participants are requested to be at the assembly area as early as 5:30am. The City PNP has assured the organizers that security will be tightened for the participants and spectators.
There will be showbiz personalities who will join the parade, including the winners of Ms. Kagay-an 2011, city officials and a lot more.
Limketkai center will serve as the last judging point for the float parade competition and drum and bugle corp.
Gean T. Cesar, Kagay-an Festival Media Coordinator