Camiguin’s best products, handicrafts ready for the taking in Ugmad

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MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, October 24 (PIA) – Camiguin kick-off this year’s grand celebration of the 37th Lanzones Festival on 23 October with the Agro-Industrial Technology Trade and Tourism Fair dubbed “Ugmad”(to till) as one of  its core events.

Ugmad showcases the island’s best agricultural, industries and tourism services at the PPR Tourism and Sports Complex, an annual event organized by the Provincial Government in partnership with Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), local and national government agencies, academe and the private sector.

The trade fair is complemented with daily activities, which included the various presentations that highlight tourism, food, local skills and culture of the province through field demonstrations, technical sessions, indigenous games and dances.

DTI said, the activity serves as a venue to promote our micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) especially those with competitive advantage.

Camiguin’s Lanzones Festival is an 8-day long ground festival that features  tableau of local culture, street dancing, grand parade, street parties and carnival rides as a thanksgiving for the bounty of lanzones in the province. (Zita Maestrado-Abellare, DTI-Camiguin/ PIA-Camiguin i-Net)

 

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