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BOAT RACE. Participants from all over SOCSKSARGEN area race with their motorized boats during the bancarera on Saturday, April 22, as among the highlight activities of the 7th Mahin Festival in Glan, Sarangani province. Bancarera turns out to be a yearly anticipated activity with its growing number of enthusiasts joining. It also staged a race for non-motorized boats. (Jake Narte/ SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

Boat race

BIRTHING CENTER. Dr. Arvin Alejandro (3rd from right), provincial health officer of Sarangani province, together with Robinson Tao (center), barangay captain of Baliton, Glan and Dr. Gliceria Corsame (2nd from left), municipal health officer of Glan cut the ceremonial ribbon to officially open a birthing home worth P1.7 million funded by the Department of Health (DOH) and the provincial government. The ceremony was held during the Buntis Day and Dedication of Baliton Birthing Home last March 17 witnessed by Sharon Rose Dacera (extreme right) of Kiwanis International, Col. Alano Abdulhalim (2nd from right), commander of Eastern Mindanao Naval Reserve Force, and Razel Bustria (extreme left) of provincial health office. (Jake Narte/SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

Birthing Center

NATIONAL ARTIST. Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan (GAMABA) national artist on mat weaving Bae Estelita Tumandan Bantilan is from Sitio Upper Lasang. From the Office of the President, Proclamation No. 126 on January 6, 2017 upon the recommendation of the NCCA pursuant to RA 7355 which provides for the recognition of National Living Treasures, President Rodrigo Duterte declared Bantilan, 75, as Manlilikha Ng Bayan for 2016. Bantilan was the first declared national artist on mat weaving in Sarangani. (Ener T. Toguin for SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

National Artist


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