It was a fun day at SM City Lipa last December 22 in their Longest Puto Bumbong Challenge. The following are the results of the said event. Photos taken by Ross Cortez, a shopper from San Pablo, Laguna.
Champion: Taktakan sa Cathedral (won P15,000)
Team members: Noimie Mendoza, Daisy Sahum, and Richard Melo
Length of puto bumbong made: 69.58 ft.
**They are from Antipolo del Sur, Lipa City whose stall is located at Cathedral de San Sebastian. The winners have been puto bumbong makers/vendors for 15 years now.
First Runner up: Masongsong Family (won P7,000)
Team members: Florante, Mhery Ann, and Adrian Masongsong
Length of puto bumbong made: 33.37 ft.
**They are from Sta. Clara, Batangas City.
Second Runner up: Rivera Family (won P3000)
Team members: Garre James A. Rivera, Manilyn Rivera, and Ronald Mendoza
Length of puto bumbong made: 32.25 ft.
**They are from Tambo, Lipa City and have been puto bumbong makers/vendor for 10 years now.
Special Award (won P3000)
Most Delectable Puto Bumbong: Basilica Group
Team members: Juliet Bagon, Trinidad Espijo, and Valentin Bagon from Brgy. Cuta Batangas City
Congratulations to all the winners and thank you for sharing your delicious puto bumbong and for making this event a success.