The 2013 37th Sinulog de Kabankalan Festival of Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental announced its grand champion last night for the said festival. Brgy. Binicuil’s Ati Clan was awarded as the Grand Champion for the 2013 Sinulog festival of Kabankalan City.
What’s new about this year’s Sinulog de Kabankalan Festival is that this is the first time that the Festival had its Mardigras a day before the highlight. On Saturday night around 9PM, the Mardigras parade started with the participants’ enjoying their street dancing. Then an official competition was held in the Public Plaza.
Anyway, another good news for this years Sinulog de Kabankalan Festival grand champion is that they were invited to join the 2013 Aliwan Festival, where every winner of each festival all over the country will compete against each other, such as the Dinagyang Festival winner, Masskara Festival, Sinulog of Cebu and Ati-Atihan Festival among others. FYI, the Aliwan Festival’s undefeated winner as of 2012 is the Dinagyang Festival Tribe from Iloilo City.