Ifugao gears up for 2018 “Gotad”
LAGAWE, Ifugao - The provincial government is taking early preparations for the 52nd founding anniversary of the province dubbed as 2018 “Gotad ad Ifugao“in June.
“Gotad ad Ifugao” is a celebration primarily for Ifugao’s gaining its independence as a province and of showcasing the culture, customs, traditions and practices of Ifugaos as an indigenous people.
Governor Pedro Mayam-o issued Executive Order No. 11 assigning individuals to lead the various activities of said annual event.
Event coordinators and chairpersons will prepare activity proposals with budgetary requirements of their assigned activity, prepare and finalize event guidelines and criteria for judging, and submit post activity report.
The 2018 Gotad ad Ifugao will feature 25 regular and contested events including ethnic skills and sports competition to be participated by the 11 municipalities of the province.