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
Best in Costume: Crew El
Best in Choreography: Highstreet
Best in Prestige: Crew El
Best in Performance: Crew El
1st Place: Femme Manila
2nd Place: Batang Mama
3rd Palce: AMK Rock Nation
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.