|SidlaKasilak is an offering of dance and lights to Loon's patron saint the Lady of Light.
"SidlaKasilak is a combination of the words sidlak which means to rise, just as the sun rises to break the darkness of night, or to rise from life’s adversities; and kasilak, which means light. Collectively, SidlaKasilak expresses the Loonanons’ resilience amid challenges, hardships and suffering, and their ability to shine with their talents, capability and creativity." (Monreal, 2015)
|The street dancing category limits the dancers to using only candles in their performance.
|This year, the main category was held at the church ruin grounds itself, where the stone remnants of the apse which held a temporary altar became the event's centerpiece.
The performance of the Governor Jacinto Borja National High School earned the judges' nod as they were declared the festival's winners. Here's a clip of their performance: