Chamorro cultural dancers join the float parade of the 2015 CNMI Christmas in the Marianas Festival last Saturday that started at Garapan Fishing Base and ended at Paseo de Marianas. (PHOTOS By JON PEREZ)
The Saipan Awaodori Team performs during the parade.
Saipanda waves to the crowd.
Members of the CNMI delegation to the 2016 Festival of the Pacific to be held from May 22 to June 4 in Guam join the Marianas Festival last Saturday.
Commonwealth Council for Arts and Culture members wave to the crowd.
Northern Marianas International School vice principle Jener Pineda, left, aboard the pickup truck carrying their entry in the float contest.
Reigning Miss Marianas Teen Gianna Camacho, left, and Miss Marianas Jian Joyner.
William S. Reyes Elementary School students with their recycled costumes.
Koblerville Elementary School students and faculty pose for a group photo during a brief pause in the event.
The Kagman High School delegation.
Even dogs that are up for adoption made the short walk from Garapan Fishing Base to Paseo de Marianas.
Jon Perez | Reporter
Jon Perez began his writing career as a sports reporter in the Philippines where he has covered local and international events. He became a news writer when he joined media network ABS-CBN. He joined the weekly DAWN, University of the East’s student newspaper, while in college.
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