2002: Key events in capsule
Provincial Information Office / 5 December 2002
If the Department
of Tourism has WOW Philippines, the province has certainly
WOW Sarangani to offer the world that translates the
province’s “Web of Wealth. From the Mountains to the
Larry Asparin said WOW does not only depict the province’s
beauty and bounty as could be seen in its rich flora and
fauna nor take pride in its fascinating tourist
attractions but also its amazingly diverse culture it is
geniality of people, WOW also represents Sarangani’s
attitude being an ecological and child-friendly province.
as among the highlights of Sarangani’s 10th
Foundation Anniversary, WOW Sarangani displayed various
items of antiquity that demonstrated the rich historical
and cultural heritage of the Sarangans.
Like the MunahTo
Fest, WOW also celebrates the dedication of people
responsible behind the province’s fast growth and
activities also include the trade fair, garden show, photo
contest, kite flying, art on the rocks and “naks on wood”
A parade of
colorfully-embellished horses highlighting their multi-use
to indigenous peoples in this province. It also showcased
the ability of Sarangan in artistic craftsmanship.
chairperson of the Provincial Tourism Council said horses
are considered most valuable assets of indigenous people
being used in different activities.
The Fyu Kura, is a
Blaan word which literally means “beautiful horse.”
The riders, mostly tribal leaders and barangay chieftains
dressed in vibrant attires also exhibited their skills in
The municipality of
Malungon was named first; Alabel, second; and Malapatan,
A showcase of
Sarangani’s biodiversity comprising of tarsier, gray
turtle, snake-eagle and other wildlife.
The Fauna exhibit
serves as the “province’s mini zoo” visited by
children and adults in different ages.
Aside from animals,
the exhibit also showcased marine life and other
Danny Sibugan had urged officials here to support more
initiatives like this in the future. “With this, I am
confident we could raise people’s awareness."