(CLOCKWISE) Board Member Fred V. Alili; Congressman Rodito T. Albano III, 1st district, Isabela; Echague Mayor Francis Faustino A. Dy; Governor Faustino “Bojie” G. Dy III, Cauayan Mayor Bernard Faustino Dy, Board Member Rolly Tugade, Festival Director-General, Councilor Cynthia Uy-Balayan, Councilor Caesar “Jaycee” S. Dy, and Councilor Garry Galutera.

Cauayan City, Isabela was recently adjudged as the overall winner of this year’s vibrant BAMBANTI FESTIVAL 2018, concluded with the top billing theme: “ISABELA KONG MAHAL” (Isabela, My Beloved Land). The city was awarded with a trophy and Php 1.5M worth of government projects.

Cauayan City has bagged multiple awards from the scarecrow week-long fare, bringing home the Best Choral Group and Best Festival Queen trophies. The city also ranked second in Festival King and Queen Costume categories, while third in the Giant Bambanti Installation, Agri-Ecotourism Booth, Streetdance Contigent, and Dance Showdown categories.

Municipality of Alicia was also awarded second place in the overall ranking, while the Municipalities of San Agustin, Echague, and Jones were awarded third, fourth and fifth place respectively.

The festival is organized by the Provincial Government of Isabela.

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