The event highlight is the National Bankathon Race where 100 “bankas” participate in the most prestigious Bankathon in the country. Bankathon will have two divisions - the Stock and Formula Division.
Manila Ocean Park and Hotel H2o are proud to be the official venue partners for this year's festival. The main race will be held beside the park's South Bay area while other activities are located inside Manila Ocean Park and Hotel H2o. On March 24, event starts at 6:30 AM with opening ceremony, dragon boat eliminations, bankathon qualifying heats and fun games. On March 25, activities lined up include the finals for dragon boat and bankathon competition, awarding ceremony and mini concert. Water sports fans can come and witness this unforgettable event.
The official contract signing for this festive collaboration between MBC, Manila Ocean Park and Hotel H2o took place last March 2, Friday at Manila Ocean Park's Liquid Pool and Lounge. Top executives of MBC present in the occasion were Rupert Nicdao Jr. (President), Irving Lisondra (VP for Marketing), Ellen Fulido (VP for HR), Val Victa (AVP for Marketing and Promo) while Manila Ocean Park's management consisted of Van Kam Weng (General Manager), Lily Adrid (GM for Hotel H2o), Antonette Gonzales (Senior Marketing Manager) and Antonette Mitschiener (Sales & Marketing Manager for Hotel H2o).