Last year’s same search, Ivisan won second place to Panay town, Interior and Local Government Provincial Director Helen Mestidio disclosed.
With an average rating of 97.97 percent, the municipality of Ivisan bested the other 14 towns after Panay was already disqualified in this year’s search for having won first for three consecutive years in 2009, she said.
Dumarao, Cuartero, Panitan, Maayon and Dao towns won the second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth places, respectively.
A cash prize of P150,000 and a trophy for the first place winner and P125,000.00, P100,000.00, P75,000.00, 50,000.00, and P25,000.00 plus trophy will also be given to the second to sixth placers.
A consolation prize of P10,000 cash award will likewise be given to the remaining 10 municipalities.
Mestidio said that DILG Western Visayas Regional Director Evelyn Trompeta and Capiz Governor Victor Tanco will grace the “Pagdayaw sa Capiz 2010.” awarding and recognition ceremony here today, December 14. (PIA/Jemin B. Guillermo)