Tuesday, March 31, 2015

ALOHA! | CNorte lady cops, NUP hailed Hawaiian dance champs

Photo via PSSupt. Harris Fama

LEGAZPI CITY—The contingent from Camarines Norte Police Provincial Office (CNPPO), which was composed of policewomen and non-uniformed personnel, was named champion during the Hawaiian Dance Competition held at Police Regional Office 5 (PRO5) here. The activity was part of the culminating activity of 2015 National Women’s Month Celebration.

Eleven (11) contingents from different parts of the Bicol Police force competed in the dance showdown. 

Named first-runner up was the contingent from Albay PPO, while the second runner-up award was given to Camarines Sur PPO. 

PO1 Crean Abordo of Camarines Norte Provincial Public Safety Company (CN-PPSC) was also chosen as one of the faces of the night.

PO1 Crean Abordo, Camarines Norte Provincial Public Safety Company
Photo via Cam Norte Police Office

OIC Provincial Director Fama, proud  

Meanwhile, Police Senior Supt. Harris Fama, who was still exhilarated over his team's win, congratulated the members of the Camarines Norte contingent.

"The members of my team dedicated so much passion and energy in preparing for the event. They really deserved to win," the beaming Camarines Norte Provincial Director told BICOL STANDARD.

"I was really cheering so hard during their performance because they really put their heart on it," Fama added.

PSSupt. Fama, an advocate of women's rights and empowerment, was among those present during the culminating activity of the Women's Month Celebration.


The participating units include Police Regional Office 5 (PRO5), Regional Special Training Unit 5 (RSTU5), Regional Training Center 5 (RTC5), Non-Uniformed Personnel (NUP) of PRO5, and the Police Offices of Naga City, Albay, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Catanduanes, Masbate, and Sorsogon.

The board of judges was composed of Mrs. Marliza Clidoro Deona, wife of PRO 5 Regional Director; Mrs. Aida Alcazar Naz, Officer-in-Charge of Philippine Information Agency-Legazpi City; Dr. Ma. Gianeli Q. Besaña,  NAPOLCOM Provincial Office Albay Administrative Officer; and Ms. Jane Nuyda, owner of Teatro de Artes.

The criteria for judging included synchronization, creativity, choreography and formation, overall performance, costume, and presentation. 

This year’s celebration aims to pay tribute to all women leaders who passionately lead and continue to advance women’s advocacies. It also seeks to highlight the key roles and accomplishments of women in leadership, power, and decision-making. This is to influence and break the conservative mindset and belief that politics and leadership are not for women.

"Juana, Desisyon Mo ay Mahalaga sa Kinabukasan ng Bawat Isa, Ikaw Na!” is the theme of 2015 National Women’s Month Celebration.—With report from SPO2 Buñag, RR and BICOLSTANDARD.COM

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