Kabankalan City in Negros Occidental marked its 46th Sinulog Festival with Mayor Pedro Zayco leading the thanksgiving celebration in honor of the city’s patron saint Sto. Niño Sunday, January 16.
The event was attended by Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson who said it is inspiring to see the resiliency of the Kabankalanons because of their faith.
Kabankalan City was badly hit by Typhoon “Odette” in December.
During the luncheon at the City Hall, a compilation of videos and pictures during the onslaught of typhoon “Odette” was presented by Bea Zayco Lacson.
The winning entries of Kabankalan Estudio De Baile Group who joined the international competition in Malaysia was also presented.
Also present were former Mayor Isidro Zayco, Vice Mayor Raul Rivera ,Board Member Jeffrey Tubola, NCIP Commissioner Jeorge Largado and SP members Rey Cordero,Roger Regalia, Celestino Dumaguete, Jerzy Guanzon, Joestarr Bandojo, and Jeanna Cordova Genizera.*