TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, June 14 (PIA) – – The provincial government here will mark another milestone in its history as it celebrates the 435th Aggao Nac Cagayan celebration, a festivity that commemorates the founding anniversary of the civil government of the province on June 23-29, 2018.
This year’s celebration will focus on different activities that will promote the various offerings of Cagayan in
terms of its rich culture, heritage, traditions, tourism, agricultural and investment offerings.
Among the expected activities include the ‘Grand Pidal Viaje Northward’, an internationally recognized cycling event, mural design execution contest, dog show, boat racing, art and creative writing, job fair, shoot fest, hospital beautification, zumbapabaruen, coastal clean-up, bloodletting, singing contest and street dance competitions.
Agricultural trade fair which will showcase various products of farmers in the province with export potential is also scheduled to take place at the Leonardo Mamba Gymnasium at the Cagayan Sports Complex.
Cassava farmers will also demonstrate how to prepare a traditional delicacy of the province called “linubian” or mashed cassava mixed with all other ingredients. Linubian is part of the province’s rich history which is usually associated with the traditional courtship.
This year, the Marian Voyage of Peace and Love will bring together 19 venerated Blessed Virgin Mary images to the province from the various churches in the country for Cagayano devotees.
Governor Manuel Mamba said the yearly celebration of the Aggao Nac Cagayan is a venue for all Cagayanos to come together, not only to commemorate another milestone in its history but, to unite towards one vision- the attainment of genuine progress especially among the marginalized and deprived communities in the province.
“It is also a time to offer thanksgiving to the Almighty for the bounty blessings and safety of the Cagayanos throughout the year,” Mamba said. (ALM/OTB/PIA-2Cagayan)
Source: PIA Feed