Mister and Miss Biñan winners crowned

Clayton Kyle Belan of Barangay San. Antonio and Allyza Fleur Magistrado of Barangay San Francisco were crowned Mister and Miss Biñan respectively during the coronation night held at the Biñan City Hall on May 21.

The 1st runners-up were Armando Reyes of Barangay Timbao and Gracieday Bonagua of Barangay Dela Paz. The 2nd runners-up were Yuan Carlos Raflores of Barangay Platero and Noon Elzeiber of Barangay Loma.

The Mister and Miss Biñan Pageant is just one of the many activities that was organized to celebrate Biñan’s 12th Puto Latik Festival. The Puto Latik Festival commemorates the Puto Biñan, which is Biñan’s rice cake delicacy, and the Maglalatik traditional dance that originated from Biñan.

The Festival is celebrated every year from May 15 to May 23 because of the Maglalatik’s historical significance to the celebration of San Isidro Labrador’s feast day, the city’s patron saint.

On the last day of the nine-day festival on May 23, there will be a thanksgiving mass in honor of San Isidro Labrador and the City Government of Biñan Employees Day. This will be followed by the “Puto Biñan 2.0:The Puto Biñan Cook-off Challenge. Closing the nine-day festivities is the Biñan Grand Santa Cruzan.