The Strawbery Festival is located in La Trinidad, Benguet. It is held annually from the 3rd week of March to the 1st week of April, showcasing La Trinidad's strawberries and strawberry products. The town celebrates a long feast with parades, trade fairs, sports leagues, contests and many other fun activities.
Strawberry Festival News
Benguet's capital town is gearing up for the annual La Trinidad Strawberry Festival and planning to showcase another giant cake as the centerpiece.
Mayor Romeo Salda disclosed that members of the Strawberry Festival executive council have proposed the creation of another strawberry short cake but will still have to get the nod of the town's bakers association and the strawberry farmers, who will be asked to contribute fresh strawberries.
Strawberry Festival secretariat and Municipal Tourism Officer Valred Olsim said there is still no specific size being eyed for the giant cake.
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With the theme "La Trinidad's Strawberries Forever", the community-centered celebration of the 37th Strawberry Festival officially opened at the municipal grounds.
Mayor Romeo Salda on March 9 lauded the farmers for the abundant harvest of strawberry amid construction boom in the area.
Governor Crescencio Pacalso urged the municipality to take the challenge and preserve the identity of the strawberries in the fields of La Trinidad.
"It can be forever if we take care of it. Challenge kenya tayo ditoy (This is a challenge to us). Let us not allow the others to beat us. Masapol datayo ti ...
Some twenty seven activities were lined up by the municipal government for the upcoming 37th Strawberry festival from March 9-27, 2018.
Mayor Romeo Salda said that the agreed theme for this years celebration is "La Trinidad Strawberries Forever" which is to underscore that the famous strawberries will be in the municipality to stay.
The festival will fire off on March 9, 2018 with an ecumenical mass followed by an opening program, ribbon cutting and opening of the strawberry lane and agro-industrial fair and Battle of the Bands.
The famous Duting tan Dukto and fun run, jobs fair and p ...
The walls of La Trinidad in Benguet will once again be filled with painted murals.
The mural painting contest has long been part of the Strawberry Festival.
It is designed to increase the students? awareness of the importance of agro-eco tourism, sportsmanship, unity and friendship.
Paintings have been inked along the stretch of Kilometer 5 to 6, as the Mural Painting Committee have already started receiving entries from all high school, college students and out of school youths who must adhere to designs that incorporate this year's theme: "La Trinidad's Strawberries Forever."
The 37th edition of the Strawberry Festival in this capital town formally opened on Friday.
In his speech during the opening program, Mayor Romeo Salda vowed to sustain the local governments support to strawberry farmers by strictly implementing the towns land use policy to ensure that the industry will be sustained in line with this years theme "La Trinidad Strawberries Forever."
Salda expressed his gratitude to the local farmers for contributing to the towns economy and their continuous support to the festival.
He however lamented the conversion of some areas of strawberry farm to r ...
The strawberry capital of the country is aiming for community-centered activities for the 37th Strawberry Festival in La Trinidad, Benguet.
The two-week celebration was launched on February 26 with the theme "La Trinidad's Strawberries Forever." Several activities have been lined up from March 9 to 27.
Municipal Tourism Officer Valred Olsim said since the festival started in 1981, the celebration was only formally institutionalized in 2011 with local officials approving a P4.2-million budget for this years festivity.
Prior to the institutionalization of the festival, the town has alre ...