Hubon Mangunguma rules Dinagyang’s Fiesta Pilipinas

Hubon Mangunguma from San Lorenzo, Guimaras. Photo from G EP L Iloilo’s Facebook account

Hubon Mangunguma emerged victorious in this year’s Kasadyahan Cultural Competition or Fiesta Pilipinas of the 50th Dinagyang Festival.

The tribe from San Lorenzo in the island-province of Guimaras defeated nine other tribes.

Hubon Mangunguma also won the Best in Choreography and Best in Performance awards.

Its choreographer, Romel Flogen, garnered the Best Choreographer award.

The 2017 Kasadyahan champion, Hubon Binagtong from Nueva Valencia, Guimaras, was declared 4th runner-up this year.

Tribu Kaing from Leon, Iloilo was 3rd runner-up. It also took home the Best in Costume award.

Tribu Pantat from Zarraga, Iloilo finished 2nd runner-up and Tribu Salakayan from Miagao, Iloilo was 1st runner-up.

The Best in Music award went to Tribu Tultugan from Maasin, Iloilo.

Other competing tribes were Pintaflores from San Carlos, Negros Occidental; Guban Haw-as from Dumangas, Iloilo; Tribu Tinabu-ay from Murcia, Negros Occidental; and Tribu Banigan from Libertad, Antique.IMT