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Buglasan Festival groundwork readied

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Preparations are underway for this year’s colorful Buglasan Festival with more than 50 events calendared for a two-week celebration in October.

Negros Oriental Tourism Council (NOTC) Chair Nick Elman briefed Provincial Governor Agustin Perdices and tourism coordinators from different local government units (LGUs) in separate occasions the details of the activities and competition in the upcoming event.{{more}}

The organizers are busy preparing for the biggest event, Buglasan Festival 2010, one of the Philippines most colorful festivals which will commence on October 15 with daily activities and programs until October 24.

Festival of festivals showdown, street dance, and king and queen on October 22 Friday serve as the festival highlights. Local government units’ (LGUs) booths at Sidlakan Negros Village will be set-up as a part of the venue celebration along with the corporate booths and with an array of mini restaurants for food.

The Buglasan festivals bring together the best contingents of the province’s more than 20 established festivals for a unified celebration and present its distinctive indigenous elements and legendary stories.

Showdown and street dancing represents the local fiestas in the municipalities and affords an opportunity for the public to witness the colorful activities in one place at one time which will be routed along Dumaguete’s main thoroughfares and presentation per contingent at the Lamberto Macial Sports and Cultural Center.

This year’s Buglasan Festival annual celebration banners the theme, “Sustaining Economic Growth Through Value-driven Culture of Tourism” which the organizer is working doubly hard to make Negros Oriental competitive in doing business and sustain the confidence of the business community. (PIA/JCT)




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