9.12.2010

PIA News Service - Monday, September 13, 2010

A second straight win for SNNHS in Bonok-bonok Maradjao Karadjao Festival

By: Robert E. Roperos

Defending champion Surigao del Norte National High School (SNNHS) once again proved its supremacy as they shown their artistic moves and colorful rendition of the 22nd Bonok-bonok Festival as they won for two straight years in a breath-taking performance held at Surigao del Norte Provincial Sports Center recently in time with Surigao City’s fiesta celebration in honor of Patron Saint – San Nicolas de Tolentino.


Surigao del Norte National High School (SNNHS) in their breath-taking performance during the 22nd Bonok-bonok Festival held in time with Surigao City's fiesta celebration in honor of Señor San Nicolas de Tolentino. SNNHS also won the Best in Street dancing and Best in Choreography awards. (PIA-Caraga)


Aside from winning the title and receiving the cash prize of P100,000, the contingent also won the Best in Street dancing and Best in Choreography awards, receiving P20,000 each.

Second Prize winner is the contingent from the Municipality of Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte. They received P75,000. Meanwhile, the Cagasan Memorial Elem. School in Brgy. Cagniog, Surigao City grabbed the third place position winning P50,000. They also won P20,000 for the contingent with the Best in Musicality.

Bonok-bonok is the Surigaonon’s way of thanksgiving for the bountiful blessings. This event is marked by mardi gras-like celebrations. (PIA-Caraga)