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EVENTS AND FESTIVALS
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Held every May 19-24, the Panagyaman Festival is the Anniversary of the establishment of the civil government of Nueva Vizcaya. Activities include street parades,street dancing, cultural shows, float parades and contest, sports events by municipality, agro-industrial fairs, others. It is celebrated with parades, beauty pageant, trade shows, and agro-industrial fair, among others.
It was a colorful convergence of indigenous cultures as Nueva Vizcaya celebrated the Grand Ammungan Festival.
One of the most colorful and culturally diverse yet unheralded provinces in the country is Nueva Vizcaya.
Embraced by the mighty mountain ranges of the Cordillera, Caraballo, and Sierra Madre, the province is home to 18 indigenous peoples groups which have made it their home for centuries now. – Read More: http://www.choosephilippines.com/do/festivals/1407/Nueva-Vizcaya-2014/
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Each year, farmers in Kasibu town celebrate the Citrus Festival as thanksgiving offering for the bountiful blessings of the town.
During the festivity, the Ifugaos perform the “Culpi,” a way of thanksgiving to Kabunian or Supreme Being where a number of pigs and chickens are offered.
Ifugaos, garbed in their native G-strings, bang their gongs as they parade around the village. Thousands of oranges are also displayed in booths while some are given for free to visitors. Read More: http://balita.ph/2011/02/28/the-oranges-of-nueva-vizcaya-feature/
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The festival aims to conserve, preserve and protect the almost-forgotten Kalanguya cultural heritage, especially to the younger generation, amidst modernization and high technology. Slowly, the Kalanguyas are being recognized as a component of society’s progress and a feeling of brotherhood now exists between the two peoples. The festival also brought enormous progress and development in the town and its people’s lives.
In Diadi, developed by the Province of Nueva Vizcaya is situated within the 24.000 hectares portion of the Lower Magat Forest Reserve which provides watershed protection support to Magat Dam. However, by virtue of a MOA signed between the DENR and the provincial government on February 25, 1998 and amend. on January 24.2005, it was transformed into a co-management project. a model in the country. Inside the park are native/kubo-type huts. Isinay-inspired huts, a lagoon with fish cages, coconut plantations, campsite, …thuMng pool, dormitories, a log cabin. wishing well. 5km eco-trail farm animal and zoo park and a butterfly garden. A perfect getaway for nature lover and outdoor enthusiasts. – See more at: http://www.govisitphilippines.com/blog.php?blog=78#sthash.dbScimvq.dpuf
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