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Carte Blanche Mindanao 2-Day Music Festival 2015

Carte Blanche Mindanao 2-Day Music Festival 2015
Music ‘s power brings people together in peaceful revelry and solidarity. The BEAT goes on….

Samal: Tripping with Tridacna

Four species of giant clams were transplanted in the 14-hectare Marine Reserve in Barangay Adecor, Kaputian District of Samal Island, one among the program’s successful sites. The site is a marine protected area recovering from illegal and overfishing practices. The DNSC Marine Reserve Park has now become part of the tourism package of Visit Samal Tours.

Tagum’s Kagikan Exhibit pays tribute to original settlers

Tagum’s Kagikan Exhibit pays tribute to original settlers The Kagikan Exhibit formally opened on February 23, 2015 at the Gaisano Mall of Tagum Atrium, showcasing Tagum City’s three original settlers: the indigenous peoples (lumads), the muslims and the pioneer migrant pilgrims who came from the northern islands of Luzon, Cebu, Bohol, Iloilo and Leyte.   These are the tri-people inhabitants of the city which are being highlighted and acknowledged for the first time since the foundation of Tagum as a political and territorial subdivision in the past seventy years.   The City Information Office spearheads this year’s annual exhibit, and the show’s opening was witnessed by the Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives to the city’s 23 barangays, with members of cultural communities and Muslims dressed colorfully in traditional clothes. Direct descendants of early settlers graced the occasion and expressed gratitude for this touching tribute to their forefathers.   The exhibit showcased traditional wears, utensils, musical instruments and tribal accessories of both ethnic and Muslim communities based on written accounts of early migrants who came to Tagum …

Tagum City TRIO Celebration 2015 Photo Contest

Tagum City TRIO Celebration 2015 Photo Contest (Source : Tagum City Official Website) Downloads: Guidelines Registration Form WHO CAN JOIN •   The contest is open to both amateur and professional photographers. •   Photos must be taken during the competition period from February 23 to March 6, 2015. Participants may use any digital camera. •   All participants must register at the City Information Office, Beach Volleydrome, Rotary Park, Pioneer Avenue, Tagum City on the deadline and submission of the entry. •   For queries, interested participants may contact the City Information Office at (084) 655-9519 or Email @ tagumcityinformation2011@gmail.com. •   Each participant should grant the City Government of Tagum through the City Information Office the Non-Exclusive Rights to publish and reproduce the submitted photographs on all forms of media in the future. RULES OF THE CONTEST • Creative effects done within the camera at the time of exposure e.g. multiple exposures, flash fill, lighting, filtration, etc. are allowed. • Participants are required to submit to the City Information Office located in the Rotary Park, Pioneer Avenue a …

Tagbaobo Community-Based Ecotourism

With the theme of “Marine and Coastal Ecotourism: Oceans of Uncertainties, Waves of Opportunities,” among Tagbaobo’s sightseeing attractions include the Magongawong and Sampao Falls, Cawa-Cawa Rice Field demo, Samal Tribal House at Sitio Libud, and other adventures on horseback riding or habal-habal (motorcycle).