Panagdadapun Pageant: Quirino’s Convergence of Cultures

Will probably be a grand convergence of cultures because the Province of Quirino marks one other milestone with the celebration of its 52nd founding anniversary and Panagdadapun Pageant, which can showcase its wealthy historical past and cultural heritage.

Panagdadapun Festival
Panagdadapun Pageant

With the theme “Upholding Resilience, Innovation, and Excellence,” celebrations opened on Sept. 2 with an array of occasions, equivalent to an indigenous arts and crafts exhibit, job truthful, magnificence pageant, sports activities actions, concert events that includes the most popular bands, and socio-civic occasions.

A crowd-drawer is the Tourism and Funding Truthful, which showcases the tourism, meals, native crafts, and agricultural merchandise of the totally different municipalities by means of pavilion shows across the Provincial Capitol Complicated in Cabarroguis city.

Aglipay Caves in Quirino
Aglipay Caves in Quirino

Actually that means “gathering” within the Ilocano language, the competition’s spotlight is Sept. 10 with the grand parade, basis anniversary program, and the road dancing present. To be featured are the municipal festivals of Penenkakasisit of Nagtipunan, Pagay-Pagay of Saguday, Panagsasalog of Maddela, Ginnamuluan of Cabarroguis, Pammadayaw of Diffun, and Panagsalukag of Aglipay, which depict the indigenous and native small-town lifestyle.

Quirino governor Dakila Carlo Cua mentioned that the celebration will underscore the financial, political, and governance positive aspects the province has achieved since its creation and separation on Sept. 10, 1971, from Nueva Vizcaya.

Quirino Provincial Capitol Building
Quirino Provincial Capitol Constructing

He famous that the competition is a method to highlight the province’s potential as an rising eco-tourism and agricultural powerhouse within the Cagayan Valley area.

This 12 months’s celebration is the second post-pandemic staging of the annual fest, with the complete resumption final 12 months of the Panagdadapun and the launch of its “Basket of Happiness” tourism branding, which helped Quirino regain momentum.

Quirino Provincial Library and Museum
Quirino Provincial Library and Museum
Saguday fossilized flower products
Saguday fossilized flower merchandise

Past the competition, friends can marvel and expertise the pure appeal and thrilling journey of its ecotourism sights, such because the Aglipay Caves and Campsite in Aglipay, Ganano Falls in Diffun, Siitan Nature Park, Landingan Viewpoint and Diamond Collapse Nagtipunan, and Governor Rapids on the Cagayan River in Maddela.

Furthermore, trekkers can chase waterfalls, fairly actually, that are tucked inside the plush forests of the varied cities.

The province can also be gaining reputation as a mecca for motocross for its annual Quirino Motorismo, the nation’s largest bike sports activities competition, which options an endurance trip round northern Luzon.

For a glimpse of Quirino’s cultural heritage, friends can go to the Provincial Museum in Cabarroguis, the repository of the Dumagat, Ifugao, Isinay, Bugkalot, and Gaddang indigenous peoples, and Ilocano lifestyle.

Ganano Falls in Diffun
Ganano Falls in Diffun
Governor's Rapids in Maddela
Governor’s Rapids in Maddela

The sprawling 110-hectare capitol advanced additionally boasts of the spring water-fed Quirino Watersports Complicated, north Luzon’s solely full-course world-class and tournament-grade wakepark, an Orchidarium, Tree for Legacy Park, Bamboo Eco-Park, plant nurseries, and the tree-lined lake for a boating nirvana.

For extra info on the competition and tourism actions, comply with Quirino Province on Fb.

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