Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival of Festivals 2008
22nd Pintados Festival & 13th Kasadyaan Festivals of Festivals
Event Advisory – June 27, 2008 – 10:00AM
The Leyte Provincial Tourism Culture and the Arts Council, Inc. together with the Pintados Foundation has been spearheading the PINTADOS-KASADYAAN FESTIVAL OF FESTIVALS to celebrate the Feast of Sr. Sto Nino, Patron of the City of Tacloban and Leyte, It will be the 22nd Pintados and the 13th Kasadyaan joint celebrations. The Pintados Festival showcases the ancient practice of body painting while the Leyte Kasadyaan Festival of Festivals showcase the unique culture and colourful history of the province of Leyte. Since 2006, the competition has been an “open category” and festivals of the other province and cities took part in this momentous celebration.
On June 27, 2008 at 10:00 o’clock in the morning, the Parade will start at the usual parade route and the ritual presentation will follow at 1:00 o’clock in the afternoon at the Leyte Sports Development Center.
Participating contingents are Sinulog Festival of Isabel Leyte, Indang Festival of Hindang Leyte, Tabon Festival of Tabontabon Leyte, Alikaraw Festival of Hilongos Leyte, Bato-Balani Festival of Bato Leyte, Lantawan Festival of Capoocan Leyte, Buling-Buling Festival of Tabango Leyte, Kaplag Festival of Mahaplag Leyte, Pasaka Festival of Tanauan Leyte, Viajederos Festival of La Paz Leyte, Binaybayon Festival of Baybay Leyte, Sanggutan Festival of Barugo Leyte, Karukatik Festival of Babatngon Leyte, Lingganay Festival of Dulag Leyte, Pamilipig Festival of Sta Fe Leyte, Buyogan Festival of Abuyog Leyte,
Guest contingents are Sinugduan Festival of Southern Leyte and Higantes of Angono Rizal.
Prizes for the Grand Champion is P500,000.00
1st Runner up P300,000.00
2nd Runner up P250,000.00
3rd Runner up P200,000.00
4th Runner up P100,000.00
5th Runner up P50,000.00
Best Performance in Dance Parade P100,000.00
Best in Festival Music P50,000.00
The Pintados Kasadyaan Festival of Festivals 2008 will culminate with a Grand Fireworks display and concert by Bamboo at the Leyte Sports Development Center. Simultaneously, at the RTR Festival Park, their is a Globe Night and Pintados Night with the Stars with Ms. Pauleen Luna, Peanut, and Ace and Mr. Tyrone Perez.