Friday, May 17, 2013

Festival of the Winds, kicks off today

The island of Boracay is once again celebrating the Festival of the Winds spearheaded by the Philippine National Red Cross Boracay-Malay Chapter.

On this occasion, the lifeguards are going to showcase their skills during the Life Guard Competition which will be held at the front beach at a certain resort in station 2.

According to Janna Marasigan of PNRC-Boracay, the said competition is the highlights of the Festival of the Winds.

The opening ceremony was conducted at 8:00am early this morning and was attended by PNRC Secretary General Gwendolyn Pang who is supportive of the activity.

Marasigan added that the participant does not only include PNRC-Boracay, but as well as the delegates from around the country such as Cavite, Davao, Cebu, and  Zambales among others.

Aside from the life guard competition, a paraw regatta contest will also be conducted today, where there are 8 to 10 expected participants.

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