On the 14th day of the ongoing Ilocos Sur Kannawidan Festival 2023, a showdown of grace and an expression of artistry and emotions wrapped up the stage during the Dance Craze Final Round at the Qurino Stadium, Bantay.

Twelve finalists on the Inter-Ilocos Sur Category and another 12 finalists on the Open Category competed wherein they showcased their outstanding performances and jaw-dropping moves in dancing that brought celebrity guest Rochelle Pangilinan and the rest of the judges to their feet with ecstatic rounds of applause.

Listed below were the winners:

Inter Ilocos Sur Category

1st Place: High Street

2nd Place: Crew El

3rd Palce: Yogi Mafia

Special awards:

Best in Costume: Crew El

Best in Choreography: Highstreet

Best in Prestige: Crew El

Best in Performance: Crew El

Open Category

1st Place: Femme Manila

2nd Place: Batang Mama

3rd Palce: AMK Rock Nation

Special Awards:

Best in Costume: Fuego Eterno

Best in Choreography: Femme Manila

Best in Prestige: AMK Rock Nation

Best in Performance: Mi Familia

Following the competition, UAAP Cheerdance Champion-National University Pep Squad made the crowd groove with their stunts, pyramids, tosses and synchronized cheerleading and aerobics performance.

Governor Jerry Singson said that this year’s Kannawidan was centered on bringing out the best in every Ilocanos that each event is a platform where you can show your talents, skills and interests.