Wayboga Festival 2018
Amlan | Negros Oriental
Amlan is considered as a Smoke-Free municipality in Negros Oriental. Promoting a cleaner and smoke-free municipality, Amlan celebrates their annual Wayboga Festival in honor of their hard works in keeping the town free of smoke. This year’s Wayboga Festival 2018 street dancing and showdown will be celebrating the 9th Anniversary of Smoke-Free Amlan.
The DC-Team were always welcomed during the celebration of the Wayboga Festival. But unlike other previews years, the celebration is capsulized in one major day wherein the street dancing and showdown occurred.
Wayboga Festival 2018 – Street Dancing and Showdown
Although not all things wen as planned, the street dancing happened! Being extremely late from the schedule, things had to be rushed once the street dancing started. The street dancing was scheduled for 2:00 pm, however, there were some groups were not yet ready at the time and the panel of judges has not yet been completed.
There were only four group of dancers, each representing a school in Amlan. With only four group of dancers, the celebration may have sounded brittle and small. But do not underestimate the quantity over quality! Despite the heat and the few head counts, all the contingents and dancers were able to give their best. We got to tell you, those costumes aren’t fabric they are body paint. So, imagine the heat striking their colorful painted skin while dancing in the heat.
After the street dancing, all the groups went to the covered court of Amlan to get ready for the showdown. It was getting dark by that time but the lights from the gym enlightened the atmosphere and the empty court.
The Wayboga Festival of Amlan is surely one of the events the DC-Team looks forward to every year. It is a unique celebration that serves a cause in promoting something that is true and dear to the municipality. Abante Amlan!