Members of the Taotao Taga Dance, Co./Guma Simiyan Manainata/Famaguon Taga-Culture perform a dance honoring the islands’ ancestors and seeking their blessings at the opening of the 63rd Tinian San Jose Fiesta Celebration last Friday night at the Antonio M. Borja Amphitheater.
A volunteer works on the fire of a makeshift pit for the roasted cow that was served to guests during the fiesta celebration.
Friends of San Jose Church officers and members manage the Garden of Eden, which serves drinks at the fiesta ground, with sales to be donated for the rebuilding of the San Jose Church.
Customers line up in one of the food booths at the Antonio M. Borja Amphitheater.
A father and son try one of the games during the fiesta celebration.
A young vendor sells flashing swords and other toys.
Two visitors check handcrafted necklaces and bracelets.
Tinian Mayor Edwin Aldan addresses the crowd at the Antonio M. Borja Amphitheater, as officials from the U.S. Department of Defense listen.
Members of the Taotao Taga Dance, Co./Guma Simiyan Manainata/Famaguon Taga-Culture perform the “bailan pailitu” or stick dance.
First lady Diann Torres, fourth left, reigning Miss Marianas Celine Cabrera, fifth left, join the contestants of the 2019 Miss Marianas crown for a group photo before the candidates are introduced to Tinian residents last Saturday.
Roselyn Monroyo | Reporter
Roselyn Monroyo is the sports reporter of Saipan Tribune. She has been covering sports competitions for more than two decades. She is a basketball fan and learned to write baseball and football stories when she came to Saipan in 2005.
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