Regatta de Zamboanga exhibits colorful vintas

Photo: ABS-CBN News

Over 200 vintas raced against each other in this year’s Regatta de Zamboanga, which happened at RT Lim Boulevard today, October 6- Sunday.

Regatta de Zamboanga is one of the highlights of the annual Zamboanga Hermosa Festival.

Some of the participants of the even are the Badjao and Sama fishermen who are the from barangays Sinunuc, Maasin, Labuan, Mariki, and Sta. Cruz.

The winners of the race will receive the following: P15000 for the champion, P12000 for first runner-up, and other runners-up with P12,000, P10,000, P7,000, and P5,000 respectively.

In honor of Nuestra Senyora La Virgen del Pilar, Zamboanga Hermosa Festival is celebrated all throughout the month of October.