Deleon Guerrero wins Mini Christmas Village Contest
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Lucy Deleon Guerrero and her family topped the Mini Christmas Village Contest awarded at Saturday’s final night of Christmas in the Marianas at Garapan Fishing Base, Saipan.
Deleon Guerrero walked away with a $2,000 cash prize. In second place were Gina Nabetinan ($1,500) and in third place was Sharma Iginoef Laniyo ($1,000).
Winning for best decorated booth and receiving $500 was Kinpachi Restaurant. In second place was Chagi Norf Kitchen ($300) and in third place was Island Grindz ($200).
Christmas in the Marianas is an annual signature event of the Marianas Visitors Authority held during the Christmas and New Year holiday travel period. The event features live entertainment, food and drinks, a Christmas parade, illuminated sculptures, and more.
“On behalf of the MVA and our co-organizers PDM Promoters and Pacific Development Inc., I would like to extend a warm si yu’us ma’ase, olomwaay, and thank you to all our sponsors and supporters and the public helping us bring back Christmas in the Marianas this year, with great success,” said MVA acting managing director Judy C. Torres. “Our warm community spirit is one of the qualities that makes rhe Marianas a great place to live and visit. As we continue to work to revive the tourism economy, we invite everyone to share this spirit with our returning visitors in the year ahead.”
Event sponsors were Hawaiian Rock Products and Dave Electronics. Supporters included Bureau of Coastal & Environmental Quality, Commonwealth Utilities Corp., Division of Environmental Quality, Department of Fire & Emergency Medical Services, Department of Lands and Natural Resources, Department of Public Lands, Department of Public Safety, Division of Parks & Recreation, Saipan Zoning Office, Chamolinian Cultural Village Inc., RNV, and M&C LLC
For more Marianas events, visit the Marianas Calendar at www.mymarianas.com. (MVA)