Looking Back Then Beyond | Part 1

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Kumbira and CDO Fiesta

 

After the Kumbira held at Limketkai Atrium last August 12-14, 2015, came the Feast of St. Augustine set on the 28th of August.The celebration revolved around  the Feast of St. Augustine, but more than that, the festival also showcases the city’s rich cultural heritage and the ‘Golden Friendship’ it is known for as it progresses into a more booming economy.

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Lanzones Festival

It is a  celebration of bountiful harvest
Then there is the upcoming LANZONES FESTIVAL Camiguin Island: that goergeous Island of your imagination. It’s on the 3rd week of October.
The Lanzones fruit is a major source of the Camiguin Islands’ livelihood and it is for the annual harvest that they celebrate this thanksgiving day. Houses, carriages, street poles and even people are decorated with lanzones and lanzones leaves. Townsfolk dance in joy abandon in commemoration of the legend that a beautiful, unknown maiden took from the its former bitter flavor to leave only its luscious, sweet taste. Camiguin, which came from the word Kamagong, the name of a tree in the ebony family, is a pear-shaped volcanic island lying in the Bohol Sea some 54 kilometers southeast of Chocolate Hills and 10 kilometers north of Misamis Oriental.
Well, I’m just giving you insight on how beautiful it is to live in the place where we were born and raised – Mindanao.
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