NABUNTURAN, Compostela Valley—A kickstart of events were announced for the opening of the upcoming 12th Bulawan Festival, to be held on March 3, 2019 at the provincial capitol. These events are among the highlights for the annual celebration as the province celebrates its endowment as the “province of gold.”
The opening day will start with a Prosperity run with an expected 10,000 registrants to be followed by an opening program. Governor Jayvee Tyron L. Uy and other guests and officials will also formally open the weeklong displays such as: the Bulawanong Tabuan (Mindanao Trade Shows and Exhibits), Tribal Village, Jewelry Fair, De Oro Tsibugan, Sugbahan sa Bulawan, and the “Yes to Davao de Oro” Exhibit as a campaign for the province’s exciting re-naming.
On the same day, the “Kasikas sa Kapitolyo”, also known as the Drum and Bugle Corps or Marching Band competition will be held to be participated by the public and private high schools within the province.
Another event is the LGU Night: Las Fiestas de Oro, where Municipal Local Government Units will be able to showcase their talents through a theatrical play as they portray the socio-cultural bounties of the respective municipality through songs, chants and dances. With the jam-packed schedules for the week-long occasion, the opening for the festival would surely be not one to miss.
This year’s festivity highlights the private-public partnership with big and reputable companies as well as officials supporting the event: Co-presenters Governor Jayvee Tyron L. Uy, Senior Board Member Arturo T. Uy, Congressman Maricar S. Zamora and Vice-Governor Manuel Zamora, Congressman Ruwel Peter S. Gonzaga, Apex Mining Company Inc., Torre Lorenzo Development Corp, MARINO Party List, HUGPONG NG PAGBABAGO, and Beautederm. For Diamond Sponsorship, we also have Krishaels. And for Gold Sponsorship, we have SUMIFRU Philippines, Phoenix Fuels Inc., and HEXAT Mining Co., Inc. (Sean Seismundo, IDS Comval)