Batac City News
With the theme "Sustainable Agriculture Development in Batac, A Strategic Approach in Achieving Inclusive Growth", the city government here led the celebration of the 8th Farmers' Festival.
Attended by local residents, and foreign, domestic and local tourists, the celebration lasted from May 1 to 7.
A thanksgiving mass at the Immaculate Conception Parish church kicked off the festivities. The thanksgiving mass was held for the agricultural bounty given to residents here.
The formal opening of the celebration was held May 1 at the Imelda Cultural Center with outgoing Batac Mayor Jeffre ...
This year's farmers' festival in Batac, Ilocos Norte, Philippines featured the 2014 Cybervillage Olympics, an IT-focused event organized by the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) and the City Agriculture Office with support from the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).
Farmer-partners from four barangays in Batac participated in activities such as jingle writing and singing contests, a message relay race, a computer dismantling competition and one on downloading a Rice Crop Manager recommendation, and a quiz bee.
These barangays included Rayuray, Quiling Sur, Baay, an ...
The month of May is the time of festival celebrations in the Philippines. Most towns and even the barangays of the country celebrate its own fiesta. In Ilocos region alone, most festivals coincide with each other.
The City of Batac recently held its Farmer's Festival to celebrate the contribution of the farmers to the community. We know for a fact that the main occupation in the region is farming. There were many livelihoods that a farmer is engaged into such as planting rice, garlic, corn, tobacco and others. The other one is raising different types of animals from the carabao that they us ...
One reason why it is more fun in the Philippines is the festival-oriented culture of the Filipinos. We love festivals a lot and no wonder why everyday, there is a festival happening around the country. In the City of Batac in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, they opened the highly festival-saturated month of May with the Farmers Festival.
Farmers Festival is a week-long celebration of Batac City's commitment to support the farmers of the city. Having an ample area with fertile fields suitable for farming, Batac City continues to be a producer of rice, corn, vegetables and other cr ...
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In the Province of Ilocos Norte, the City of Batac celebrated the most awaited Farmers Festival in honor of Saint Isidore the patron saint of farmers. This is a week-long celebration to acknowledge, laud and support the farmers of the city. Mostly, the occupants of the town are primeval farmers. No wonder Ilocanos are known for being hardworking, you can never be a farmer without that kind of trait. Farming is obviously a hard work.
During the parade, I kept smiling and admiring while taking these photos. See that very comfy attire of a farmer? You don't need branded and expensive clothe ...