After the dancing beats, smiles and colorful costumes, Liceo de Cagayan University represented by the Liceo Folkloric Dance Troupe and Next Moves Dance Company was named Grand Champion in last Saturday’s Higalaay Carnival Parade bagging the P125,000 top prize. The parade was one of the most awaited core events in Cagayan de Oro City’s Higalaay Festival for this year.
Barangay Gusa finished 1st runner-up and took home P85,000 cash prize. 2nd runner-up was Montessorri de Oro (P65,000) and 3rd runner-up was Dance Sports (P30,000).
Meanwhile, Joge Ann Nadela of Barangay Gusa (shown below) was named Carnival Queen 2016 and won P10,000.
1st runner-up was from Montessori de Oro (P6,000)and 2nd runner-up from Liceo de Cagayan University (P4,000). The contingent from Montessori de Oro was named Most Disciplined while Liceo de Cagayan University took home the Best in Costume award.
Browse over more photos below by Rhoel Chaves Condeza, Kim Zaldivar and GioJoe Amoguis…