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Sinait Garlic Festival
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The Garlic Festival is held in Sinait, Ilocos Sur known as the Garlic Center of the North. It is held during the 1st to 3rd of May. This festival aims to showcase the talent, ingenuity and hard work of the Ilocano farmers. Aside from that, it also aims to encourage the farmers to mass high quality garlic using modern technology.
It is a unique festival whose primary objective is to give recognition to garlic farmers. Also, it aims to form and educate visitors and local residents on the importance of the garlic industry to the Philippine economy. – http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php/Bawang_Festival
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Farmers from the northern side of the Philippines particularly in Sinait, Ilocos Sur major mass produce was garlic, yes garlic tons of tons of garlic.
Bawang is the Filipino word for garlic of which the town of Sinait known as the Garlic Center of the Philippines. Competitions and exhibits include pinaka-Garlic bulb (e.g. biggest garlic), longest and most creative twined garlic bulbs, and the Search for the Garlic Festival Queen.
The Festival draws thousands of local and foreign tourist flock to Sinait, Ilocos Sur to watch the much-awaited Sinait Garlic Festival during the 1st to 3rd of May that showcase the talent, ingenuity and hard work trait of Ilocano Farmers in various competition form. – nboi.blogspot.com
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An annual festival to promote the major product of the town garlic or “bawang”. Festivity includes: street dancing competition in garlic inspired costumes, selection of Miss Garlic Festival, biggest garlic contestand longest most creative twined garlic. – http://www.visitmyphilippines.com/index.php?title=BAWANGFESTIVAL%3Cbr%3ESinait,IlocosSur&func=all&pid=5665
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