systems go for Saranganiís 10th foundation
Information Office, 15 November 2002
-- All systems go for the festive celebration of Saranganiís
10th Foundation Anniversary, said Provincial Tourism
chairperson Eleanor Saguiguit.
Saguiguit said the
different committees have been given enough time to comply
with the deadlines and have now submitted their plan of
activities for the anniversary celebration which will
start on November 23 to 28.
Escobar, in a management committee meeting yesterday,
urged all committee members to actively get involved and
contribute their share to make the anniversary celebration
memorable for all.
ďLet us all work
together so we could proudly showcase in this anniversary
a unique Sarangan craftsmanship,Ē he said.
Shooting Competition (the first Governorís Cup) on the
23rd is expected to set the festive mood of the
celebration together with the Governorís Ball and Barn
Dance in the evening.
On the 24th the
pulse raising Mountain Bike Challenge will try the racing
prowess of bicycle fanatics as well as the fisherfolks for
the Lumbanka competitions. Other activities such as the
Marc Velasco Concert, the Ethno Jam by Joey Ayala, the
Aquaculture Expo, among others, have also been lined up to
add spice to the week-long celebration.
all activities are worth watching for but added, however,
the First MunahTo Festival and the launching of WOW
Sarangani on November 25, the Lechon Fest and the Fyu Kura
(parade of dressed horses) on the 28th would serve as the
key attractions of the event.
Invited guest of
honor Her Excellency President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has
yet to confirm her presence during the culmination on the
28th, said Provincial Administrator Perla Maglinte.
The Council also
announced other invited renowned personalities which
include Senator Noli de Castro, Defense Secretary Angelo
Reyes, Tourism Secretary Richard Gordon, Trade and
Industry Secretary Mar Roxas, Agriculture Secretary
Leonardo Montemayor, Presidential Assistant for Mindanao
Jesus Dureza, Sarangani Lone District Rep. Erwin
Chiongbian and wife Nancy, Congressman Miguel Zubiri,
former Gov. Priscilla Chiongbian, Mrs. Gina de Venecia,
singer Marc Velasco and actor Eddie Garcia. (PIO-