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  • Rotaractors Interactors Welcome Great Year Through Save The Earth, Plant A Tree Project

    More than 120 Rotaractors and Interactors from Panay Island under Rotary International District (RID) 3850 formally welcomed the new Rotary Year with a project dubbed "Save the Earth, Plant a Tree" Project in Brgy. Igcocolo, Guimbal, July 1, 2017.

    Considered as the "Great Year", the event was joined by all clubs in Panay and planted more or less 130 fruit bearing trees in a hilly land area located at Brgy. Igcocolo.

    This year's Rotary theme "Making a Difference" focuses on preserving and protecting the environment, the reason why the group organized the project that attended by all clubs ...

  • Catanduanes Presents Cock Rock Festival On A Sexy Island

    Catanduanes Presents Cock Rock Festival On A Sexy Island

    Experiencing the Philippines has taken new form in this part of the archipelago as it launched recently its first Cock Rock Festival, a two-day event that drums up tourism in the province.

    The celebration in the first weekend of June was action-packed with events like skimboarding by the beautiful black sand beaches and skateboarding competitions down the winding highways of the town.

    A climb up the mountain was also enjoyed by campers what with the rolling hills of Palestina and the breathtaking view of the bay from above.

    For adventurers, exploring the islands completed their experi ...

  • Tribu Virac Leads 2017 Abaca Festival Winners

    Tribu Virac Leads 2017 Abaca Festival Winners

    The contingent from the capital town, calling themselves as 'Tribu Virac', reigned supreme in this year's Creative Dance Competition held at Virac Plaza Covered Courts last May 26 as the 2017 Abaca Festival came to a successful conclusion.

    In its newer version of the Burak Festival, now known as Milflores Festival, Virac bested five other contingents by securing the highest score from four of the five judges. It also clinched two of the three special awards, winning Best in Moving Choreography and Best in Costume.

    In the Battle of Festival Queens, 19-year old Yvonne Fe S. Besoña, 19, of ...

  • Calls For Unity Echo During The Abaca Festival

    Calls For Unity Echo During The Abaca Festival

    The province's leadership as well as officials of national agencies echoed the same call for unity in the effort to boost the agricultural sector through the Abaca Festival and at the same time enhance its tourism industry

    With the overwhelming support of Catandunganons making this year's edition grander that its maiden version, the 2nd Abaca Festival with the theme "Tibay nin Abaca, Maogma na Isla" commenced with a thanksgiving mass at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral officiated by Bishop Manolo delos Santos which was attended by government officials, heads of offices, employees and oth ...

  • Abaca Festival Launches Catanduanes New Happy Island Tag

    Abaca Festival Launches Catanduanes New Happy Island Tag

    Now on its second year of staging, the Abaca Festival in Catanduanes continues to help promote the abaca industry for which it has been known for while showcasing the province as a prime tourist destination with a new tagline as a "Happy Island".

    Carmel Bonifacio Garcia, Catanduanes tourism officer, said the new branding as a "Happy Island" for the tourism promotion activities of the province was officially launched during the festival opening ceremonies Monday and that it would last until Friday.

    Matet G. Reyes, a Catandunganon, had posted in her Facebook page that Catanduanes not only ...

  • Parada At Pageant Ng Kalalakihan Tampok Sa Abaca Festival 2017

    Parada At Pageant Ng Kalalakihan Tampok Sa Abaca Festival 2017

    Tampok ang engrandeng parada at pageant ng kalalakihan sa idinaos na 2017 Abaca Festival sa Catanduanes.

    Ito ang opisyal na pista ng probinsiya na layong isulong ang industriya ng abaca ng Catanduanes para mas makilala sa ibang lugar.

    Ayon kay Catanduanes Provincial Tourism Officer Carmel Bonifacio Garcia, ito pa lang ang ikalawang taon ng Abaca Festival pero patok na agad ito sa mga turista.

    "We can claim na kami ang abaca capital of the world," ani Garcia. "Pilipinas ang nagsu-supply ng 86% (abaca products) sa world market and almost half of that, dito galing sa Catanduanes."
    Ipina ...