Philippine Daily Inquirer

THIS WEEK’S FESTIVALS

June 3 to 9

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June 5 to 12 Silay City Charter Day

Residents of Silay City in Negros Occidental province, celebrate the city’s 61st charter anniversar­y. Weeklong festivitie­s include a dance festival, a two-day food festival, poetry presentati­on, agro-industrial fair and street dance competitio­n.

June 8 to 9 Abaca Festival

Culminatio­n of the monthlong festival is with a rock music concert in the town of Bagamanoc, in Catanduane­s province. Catanduane­s is known to produce the finest grade of abaca hemp, which is one of its top industries. The festivitie­s, which started on May 25, included an abaca farmers’ day and awarding of “cash-for-work” incentive.

 ?? Compiled by Kathleen de Villa, Inquirer Research Sources: Inquirer Archives, DOT, wwf.panda.org, coraltrian­gleday.org, catanduane­s.gov.ph, psa.gov.ph ??
Compiled by Kathleen de Villa, Inquirer Research Sources: Inquirer Archives, DOT, wwf.panda.org, coraltrian­gleday.org, catanduane­s.gov.ph, psa.gov.ph

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