isang linggong piyesta! NegOcc town celeb to feature dances, sports


Sports, dancing and other activities will highlight the weeklong fiesta of Isabela town in Negros Occidental this April.

Isabela Mayor Joselito Malabor said all systems are go for the second Ati-Bukidnon Tumandok Festival on April 21 to 27.

Malabor said this year’s fiesta will include sports events like the Super League Table Tennis national tournament as well as basketball and volleyball games.

He added a street dancing arena competition will highlight the indigenous people’s tribal dance and practices. Six high schools will join the competition.

Also, he said the fiesta will give recognition to the indigenous communities, as 30 percent of the town’s residents are members of indigenous people’s groups.

Before the fiesta, Malabor said medical missions are scheduled in 30 barangays on Feb. 24, March 17 and April 9.