Monday, June 16, 2008

Tabuk City sets 1st founding anniversary activities

Tabuk City (14 June) -- Getting ready to celebrate the Tabuk City's 1st Founding Anniversary celebration, the City Government laid down a four-day affair from June 23 to June 26, 2008.

With the theme "Abante Tabuk, the City of Life", the event will highlight the promotion of the city's potentials in tourism and agriculture.

As a start, jobs seekers will have the opportunity to look for employment both here and abroad with the conduct of jobs fair and skills demo from day one to day four where spectators will have a glimpse of actual demonstration of various skills in Barista, Bartending, Massage and Beauty Care, Information Technology, Rice Wine Making, Electronics Application, Cookery and Flower Arrangement several others.

This will be followed by a dog show competition to be participated by entries from the City and nearby provinces. And in the evening will be highlighted with the Search for the Mutya ng Tabuk and Mr. Matagoan 2008.

The second day will feature the Agro-Industrial Day to start early at 6 AM with the Longest Hybrid Rice Linudag Show where participants will be cooking rice in bamboo along the seven kilometer stretch from Barangay Bulanao to Dagupan.

At 7 AM a civic parade will follow before the program at 10AM which Secretary Arthur C. Yap of the Department of Agriculture (DA) will be gracing as the Guest Speaker. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will likewise be formally opening the Agro-Industrial Trade Fair with a Ribbon Cutting to be spearheaded by the Secretary.

The afternoon of the second day will feature a concert and the Matagoan Games composed of coffee drinking contest, unoy rice pounding, palay relay, catching pig, horse racing, carabao race, Most Macho Carabao and several indigenous games.

The Cultural Day on June 25 will start with the Matagoan Run, Cultural Street Dancing, Cultural Competition, Gabi ng Parangal, Variety Show and Concert. The day will be graced by Director Purificacion Molintas of the Department of Tourism-CAR and National Commission on Culture and Arts (NCCA) Commissioner Domingo Bakilan.

The third day will give focus on promoting the tourism industry of the city with the conduct of a White Water Rafting Adventure to be participated by high school students in the city, Trekking from the foot of Talama to the Globe Tower and City Tour visiting the Talama View Deck, Helen's Farm, Ryan's Farm and the Tabuk Agro-Food Center. (ggd/PIA-Kalinga)

1 comment:

Olyn Moody said...

Abante Tabuk!!!

go for the guiness!!