'Despite the long travel to Natonin, Mountain Province, it is worth to see and there is so much to see on this beautiful town. Water is overflowing even during the drought season. There are virgin forests which maybe are only among the few remaining of its kind in the country."
'At first I did not even know where Natonin was but when I went to the town, I immediately fell in love with the place. My family also loves the town. If I retire and get out of Itogon, Benguet, I will live in Natonin. I also promised to attend the Sas-alliwa festival for the next ten years.' added.
This was the t ...
"Despite the long travel to Natonin, Mountain Province, it is worth to see and visit this beautiful town. Water is overflowing even during drought. They still have, maybe the only remaining virgin forests of its kind in the country."
This was the testimony of Reynaldo Bautista Sr., a Baguio boy educator and businessman, who is an adopted son of Natonin and is given the name 'Hara', which means ray of the sun, during the launching last week of the 4th Sas-saliwa Festival of Natonin which will be staged from May 7 to 15.
"At first I did not even know where Natonin was but when I went to th ...
The municipality of Natonin in Mountain Province will be holding its second "Sas-Alliwa" festival from April 22 to 25.
Natonin mayor Atty. Anna Marie Paz Rafael Banaag, herself promoting the event in a "Kapihan" forum last week, said they are putting up innovations or new activities to spice up this emerging home-grown festival in the eastern town of Mt. Province.
Banaag announced that in support of the Earth Hour, lights will be off for one hour in the whole municipality night of April 22. But there shall be a parade with pine wood light followed by a grand bonfire while people dance wi ...
Street Dancing competition Sas-alliwa Festival 2011.
The 5th Natonin Sas-alliwa (2012).
Towards the end of April I attended a 'Na'to' summit, or more precisely a nangato nga summit. This was off the slopes of Mt Amuyao in Mountain Province. This nato (nangato) event is called the Sas-Alliwa, a festival. This has nothing to do with that organization in the north atlantic, but more to do with the hot weather this recent summer in Mainit. There were heat waves for a couple of weeks in the Philippines last April, and I had heard of this 'Natongnin' (cold) place. For some days I had been feeling hot and bothered, so I decided to visit this town Na ...
In courtesy to Lem Fang,Sas-alliwa Festival Natonin, Mountain Province.