12-year old Gary Emmanuel Tanlip won 2nd place for the Underwater Macro Photography Competition held during the first-ever Panglao International Dive Fiesta which happened simultaneously last June 12-15, 2014 in Panglao Island, Bohol. Tanlip won a recognition certificate plus Php 15,000 in cash. The 1st and 3rd prize goes to Bong Mangcao and Andre Montenegro receiving recognition certificates and Php 25,000 and Php 10,000, respectively.
Tanlip was the youngest divers among the 13 participants in this competition.
The Underwater Macro Photography Competition was represented by top macro photographers and together with Panglao‘s Marine Biologist in order to justify the thrust of Panglao International Dive Fiesta 2014 which is inclined to the protection, preservation, and conservation of the marine environment. This could not happen without the mandate of local chief executive Mayor Leonila Montero together with the Sangguniang Bayan headed by Vice Mayor Pedro Fuertes and Darwin Menorias of Panglao Tourism Office. The first Panglao International Dive Fiesta received full support from 1st District Congressman Rene Relampagos and all these spearheaded with the thrust and pilot of Governor Edgar Chatto.
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