Talakudong Festival 2011 in Tacurong City a success!

Tacurong City's major streets and the show grounds at the city hall compound were all filled earlier with Tacurongnons and visitors coming from different places in the country for the culmination of the Talakudong Festival 2011  and the 11th foundation anniversary of the city.

Five teams of street dancers coming from different schools and districts within Tacurong City entertained the crowds with their re-enactment of the story on how the city got its name through rhythmic and exotic exhibition of colorful headgears that is indigenously made out of local materials.

Below is the result of the street dancing and field demonstration competition:

1st Place (P130,000.00) - Tribu Kudong (North District and VF GriƱo Memorial NHS)
2nd Place (P100,000.00) - Tribu Manubiao (Central Tacurong District)
3rd Place (P85,000.00) - Tribu Salakot (Tacurong National High School)
4th Place (10,000.00) - Tribu Kadsayap (East-West Tacurong District and San Emmanuel NHS)
5th Place (10,000.00) -Tribu Katubuhan (South Tacurong District, Apolinarion Bernardo MNHS and Rajah Muda NHS)

Best in Street Dancing - Tribu Manubiao
Best in Street Showdown - Tribu Salakot
Best in Field Demo/ Headgear Exhibition- Tribu Kudong

Among the guests were Kalamansig Mayor Rolando Garcia and Vice-Mayor Joaquin Concha, Koronadal City Mayor Peter Miguel and Valenzuela City Mayor Erwin Gatchalian while Mayor Inday Sara Duterte of  Davao City was the guest speaker, they all received a warm welcome from the people of Tacurong City and the whole LGU headed by City Mayor Hon. Lina Montilla.


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  1. Thank you for celebrating with us Socsksargen bloggers. we hope you enjoy your stay here in the City of Goodwill.. Mabuhay ang Tacurong at ang Socsksargen!


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