CAMIGUIN Island — With the theme, “Kinaiyahan Atong Ampingan Kalam-boan Alang sa Tanan,” the provincial government here invites everyone to witness the Lanzones Festival 2017 activities slated on Oct. 22-31.
Prior to the week-long celebration, a simultaneous Lanzones tree planting and opening of Lanzones Park was held on Sept. 22. The Camiguin Police Provincial Office will also hold the “Sikad-Sikad Ta Bai” Fun Bike on Oct. 21 at Cong. PPR Tourism and Sports Complex.
On Oct. 22, a fun run, triathlon, Zumba and Belly dance, thanksgiving mass and soft opening of agro-tourism and industrial fair (Ugmad 2017) will kick off the festivity. In the afternoon, Ag Sadya Kiraw Festival grand parade (umbrella with inspired Lanzones design) will be held at Mambajao Central School to Cong. PPR Tourism and Sports Complex.
The Food Safari: One Barangay One Product Exhibit and Competition at Ugmad Site will be conducted on Oct. 23. Inter-municipality high school basketball tournament and Buahanan sa Ugmad will also highlight the day’s festivity.
On Oct. 24, Kalanrakas sa Kabataan at Catarman Municipal Ground, Food Safari: Inter-Resort and Restaurant Hamonada/Humba with Native Competition, Pasigarbo sa Guinsiliban and Fatima College of Camiguin Show will be held.
Food Safari: Lanzones Products Exhibit and Competition, Pasigarbo sa Catarman, Kalanrakas sa Kabataan- Mambajao, Department of Education Day- Folk Dance Competition, Battle of the Band and Ugmad sa Kalikasan, and Mutya sa Buahanan 2017: Talent and Corporate Awards Night will highlight the celebration on Octo. 25.
Job Fair and Docufest, Food Safari: Dairy Products Exhibit and Competition, Pasigarbo sa Mahinog, and Datu Daw Bai Ta Buwahanan and Diwata and Tayamtam Showdown will comprise the festivity on Oct. 26.
On Oct. 27, the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office and Department of Social Welfare and Development Info Caravan, Job Fair and Docufest, Pasigarbo sa Mambajao, Gov. PPR Memorial Cup Team Tennis Tournament, and Miss Camiguin Tourism 2017 will be held.
Meanwhile, Lanzones Eating Contest and Trivia, Street Dancing Competition, Pasigarbo sa Isla, Inter-Agency Camiguin Lanzones Ground Presentation 2017, and Mr. Iron Man 2017 Body Building Competition will be held on Oct. 28.
On Oct. 29, the provincial government will hold the Gov. PPR Memorial Cup Team Tennis Tournament Championship, Palarong Pinoy Game/Unacho, Kalanrakas sa Kabataan- provincial level and live concert.
Other exciting games such as the Monster Bash, Horror Trip, Zombie Run and Monster Kitchen will be held at Mambajao Parola on Oct. 30-31. (pia x)