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PHILIPPINES TRAVEL NEWS AND FEATURES

13 November 2003
CARAGA Region all set for "Madyaw Karajao" in Intramuros Best of the Best


All is set for CARAGA's participation in the Department of Tourism's (DOT) 'Best of the Regions' showcase in Intramuros, Manila on November 21 to December 4, 003.

siargao surfing destination Philippines surfing capitalDubbed "Madyaw Karadjao" - mixture of Agusan and Surigao dialect "maayo - kaayo" meaning best of the best, the 15-day event will showcase the regions waters from water falls, rivers, lakes, marsh land and beaches which are considered its best tourism attractions as well as business opportunities of the region's four provinces of Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur, and the cities of Butuan, Bislig and Surigao.

The grand opening of the event will be held in the afternoon of Nov. 21 with a grand parade of festivals which will feature the Balanghai Festival of Butuan City, Karawasan Festival and Kaliguan Festival of Bislig City, the Bonok Bonok Festival of Surigao City among others. Other highlights of the event are various performances from the region's local talents like the BIGESS, Hingas Surigaonon, Karawasan Dancers, Lawig Balanghai Musical Group, Bonok Bonok Cultural Group, Sajaw Surigao Cultural Group, Yanta-Aw Dance Troupe, and the Sining Theresian Ensemble.

According to DOT Region 13 acting director Dorothy Jean B. Pabayo, the 15-day event will showcase the region's best in terms of art, music, dances, tourism destinations, food and handicrafts. It will also feature the regions famous sports and eco-tourism destination like Siargao Island, the world surfing destination, the Lake Mainit, the Tinuy-an falls of Bislig City and the Agusan Marsh.

There will be a series of trade fairs and exhibits which will feature product demos like Butuan City's candle making; Bislig City's agsam, abaca and mat weaving; cooking demo of Surigao delicious like the sayongsong, suman nilambiran and kinilaw.

Pabayo said the event in Intramuros is organized with the noble dream of bringing Caraganon and other people together in an exciting celebration of their region's fiesta as well as to prove that the people of eastern Mindanao can compete with the best in the world. "This momentous event speaks well of the people of Caraga's arts and crafts as well as prospects for trade and investment," she added.

Tourism Secretary Richard Gordon said, the event forms part of the 365-day calendar of special events lined up by DOT for the 'WOW Philippines! More Than the Usual' campaign in celebration of "Visit Philippines 2003".

Gordon added that since Intramuros became Metro Manila's hottest entertainment and cultural venue during the 3rd quarter of 2003, hundred of thousands of Filipinos and foreigners have visited Intramuros. Business receipts for the first nine months of the project's operation have amounted to several millions of pesos, which is a big help in terms of jobs and livelihood for provincial entrepreneurs and Intramuros residents.



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