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Kalivungan Festival in North Cotabato cancelled

KIDAPAWAN CITY - North Cotabato Gov. Nancy Catamco today annoounced the cancellation of the annual Kalivungan Festival slated every September due to COVID-19 pandemic.

 

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Cartoon characters in SoCot Christmas festival wow public

KORONADAL CITY - Cartoons are not just for kids anymore.

The South Cotabato Provincial government understands that all too well by showcasing animated cartoon characters in this year’s “Thematic Lights Competition.”

Iconic cartoon characters like SpongeBob, Mickey Mouse, Alice in Wonderland, Hello Kitty, and Tinker Bell went to the Christmas village at the provincial capitol.

This coincides with an “Animated Christmas” theme of the province’s December Fest 2019 that kicked off with a variety show at the provincial capitol compound here on Monday.

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The light is on for Soccsksargen's tallest Christmas tree

"That Christmas tree is not ordinary, not because it's taller than the city hall, it symbolizes many things, it symbolizes our towering dreams and aspirations," Koranadal City Mayor Eliordo Ogena on the lighting of the 120-feet tall Christmas tree adorned with 2,500 lanterns made by city's tribal people.

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Tampakan lights tallest X'mas tree using recyclable materials

KORONADAL CITY - The local govenrment of Tampakan, South Cotabato has put up the province's and probably the region's tallest Christmas tree made of plastic recyclable materials.

The 100-feet Christmas tree was lighted up Tuesday night.

 

 

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Kidapawan dancers rule Australia dance tilt

KIDAPAWAN CITY  — A group of local dancers from this city was adjudged over all champion during the World Supremacy Battle Ground dance competition, winning gold medals in the tilt held in Sydney, Australia on Sunday.

These young dancers composed mostly of high school students and some professionals flew to Australia to represent, not only Kidapawan City, but also bringing with them the Philippine flag as it was the only group from the country that qualified in the world competition.

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Lamitan City’s Tulip garden opened

BASILAN ---- The local government of Lamitan City in the province opened to public this week its "Tulip Garden," a showcase of artificial tulips fashioned from recycled materials.

The setting up of the Tulip Garden is meant to highlight the cooperation of the local communities in Lamitan City in furthering a domestic waste management program complementing the environment-protection thrusts of the office of Gov. Jim Salliman.

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BARMM declared champions in the Philippine Travel Mart 2019

PASAY CITY – The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) bagged the two major awards in the recently concluded 30th Philippine Travel Mart on Sunday, September 1, at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.

The BARMM was awarded as champions for both the Best Booth Competition (Provincial Category) and the Patimpalak ng Kasuotang Pilipino.

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BARMM showcases culture, heritage, tourist destinations in PH travel mart

COTABATO CITY (Aug. 31) – The Bangsamoro government is making its presence felt in the tourism industry as it participated in the 30th Philippine Travel Mart at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City from August 30 to September 1.

The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) is among the country’s vibrant tourist destinations with its rich culture, heritage, colorful tradition, rich marine resources, among others.

These are showcased in the Bangsamoro Pavilion of the Travel Mart venue.

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Hundreds enjoy fruits “eat all you can” event in Kidapawan

KIDAPAWAN CITY – Foreign and local tourists feasted this morning more than 4,000 kilos of assorted fruits as the city commenced its fruit Timpupo (Harvest) Festival and founding anniversary.

Hundreds of “fruit lovers” who earlier secured a ticket worth P50 that gave them access to the fruit galore site took turns in eating mangosteen, durian, lanzones, and rambutan, among other fruits.

The venue was at the city plaza grounds.

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Eat fruits all you can, nagsimula na sa Kidapawan

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Magbubukas na ang apat na araw na “fruits eat all you can” na siyang highlight na aktibidad sa Timpupo Festival 2019 sa Kidapawan City.

Nakahanda na rin ang mga prutas na gagamitin sa aktibidad mula sa Kidapawan City fruit growers.

Ngayong araw din gagawin ang SOMAYA-POKIYA na isang “Tribal Ritual of Thanksgiving” Enshrinement of Kidapawan Hero sa City Plaza habang alas 9:00 naman ng umaga ang Farm Family day congress sa City Gymnasium.

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