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Celebration of Chamorro chiefs set for this weekend

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by Krystal Paco

Guam - It'll be a weekend of song and dance at Silebrasion I Man Matuas, a celebration of the Chamorro chiefs. Pa'a Taotao Tano' enterprise manager Victor Lujan invites the island to the signature event which will feature Chamorro dance groups from Guam, the CNMI, and Japan.

"It's a must see for all ages whether you're Chamorro or not if you've never seen a Chamorro presentation whether it be contemporary or Spanish, particularly ancient, please come out  it's our annual signature event and it showcases all our local groups who work tirelessly to promote preserve and perpetuate Chamorro culture," he said.

Over 600 are set to compete for awards such as "Best in Ancient," "Best in Spanish," and "Best Contemporary."

The event is slated for Saturday and Sunday at the University of Guam from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5 to 11 years old.

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