Ready, get set, sagwan! John Rey Tiangco commences fishermen’s race in Navotas
Navotas City is probably known for its fishing industry, this is why Mayor John Rey Tiangco takes pride in launching the ‘Bangkang de Sagwan’ race as the city celebrates its 111th Foundation Anniversary.
On their official Facebook account, snippets of the preparation, contest proper and awarding ceremony.
Even before the sun rose, the fisherfolk of the city are up preparing their boats for the race.
“ATM: On-going preparations para sa Karera ng mga Bangkang de Sagwan, Net Mending Contest at Awarding ng Top Ten Fisherfolk sa Navotas Centennial Park.”
Mayor Rex himself sailed the seas with the bangkeros as the race commenced.