Kaamulan Festival 2009 street dancing competition winners

According to, Malaybalay City, emerged as this year’s winner of the much-awaited Kaamulan Festival Ethnic Street Dancing Competition.

The P150,000.00 price was received by the City Mayor in behalf of the City of Malaybalay.

Second place went to the Municipality of San Fernando, Bukidnon while the third prize went to the Municipality of Malitbog, Bukidnon.

The said Bukidnon towns received P100,00 and P50,000 respectively.

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Kaamulan 2009

The Kaamulan street dancing competition started in 1977, Since then, street dancing has become a traditional highlight of Kaamulan Festival. The Street Dancing Competition this year was joined by seven local government units. Together with San Fernando, other contingents include the cities of Malaybalay and Valencia and contingents from the towns of Cabanglasan, Kalilangan, Malitbog and Quezon.

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Kaamulan Street Dancer

This unique “Ethnic Street Dancing Competitions” was considered one of the oldest and authentic festival which was celebrated yearly by seven hill tribes of Bukidnon.

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Festival Float

Street dancers performed in several street presentation points in Fortich street, Malaybalay Bukidnon and after the streetdancing parade, each contingent will perform in the Provincial Capitol Grounds for final ground presentation.

Kaamulan festival street dancing competition winners
Kaamulan 2009 Winners

Equiped with mostly bright red authenic tribal costume, participants are allowed to have at least 70 to 200 performers which includes the drummers. Watch out for Kaamulan Festival 2010

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