The contingent from Mati National Comprehensive High School (MNCHS) placed third in the just-concluded Indak-Indak sa Dalan competition in the 34th Kadayawan Festival in Davao City Saturday, August 17.
The Mati dancers fought a good fight in defending their championship title they won in last year’s competition for the Open Category.
Sindac Anib Performing Ensemble of Bislig, Surigao del Sur however proved to be better performers this year as they won Best in Artistic Design and Best in Music special prizes for the same cetegory.
Second place went to Elizalde National High School in Maco, Compostela Valley.
Fourth places was Lupon National Comprehensive High School from Lupon, Davao Oriental. Fifth place was Kablacan Integrated School from Sarangani Province. There were seven contingents in the Open Category.
In the Champion Circle Category, the top plum was won by the Sta Ana Performing Arts Guild. Second placer was Mabini National High School – Special Program in the Arts. Third was Sining Sayon Dawet Cultural Ensemble (DCNHS). Special prizes for Best Music and Best Artistic Design both went to Sta Ana Performing Arts Guild.
For the Davao City School-based Category, championship title went to Catalunan Pequeño National High School.
Second was the Magallanes Elementary School. Third place went to Buhangin District Performing Arts Guild. Fourth placer was Don Juan Dela Cruz Central Elementary School and fifth place was Lapu-Lapu Elementary School.
Best Music went to Catalunan Pequeno National High School while Best Artistic Design was won by Magallanes Elementary School.
A total of P7.6 million cash were given to the winners.