Here are the best shots under the FESTIVAL SIDELIGHTS Category. The photo above by James Michael Montano vividly captured the festive mood of the city.
Dondon Pagunsan’s patience paid off with this winning angle of a shot!
I call this the great divide. Dong Pading’s shot shows two faces of that afternoon’s event. As the contingents near the stage prepare for a nerve-wracking performance, the contingents behind them enjoy a brief respite from the competition.
Young entrepreneur Sherwin Dy delivers a political statement with this shot. Whatever it is, go ask Sherwin.
This was a unanimous choice of all the judges. Dong Pading duplicated his winning entry during the Tuna Festival.