1st Catandungan Summer Bazaar Kicks Off for its 2-Week Show - CT

The first ever Catandungan trade fair on a summer season is set to open on 29 March 2010, thru a simple ceremony at the JMA Memorial Park. Dubbed as “Catandungan Summer Festival”, it will feature the different local products in the province such as caragumoy crafts, rattan crafts, furniture, abaca twine products, handmade paper by-products and samhod. Also, the bazaar will offer an array of food delicacies like pili treats, latik, polvoron, rice coffee, sugarcane juice, instant salabat, bukayo, ampaw, banana chips, sampaloc candy and many more. There will be about 30 local producers from around the province who will participate as exhibitors in this event.

To herald the event and at the same time kickstart the opening of the trade fair, a motorcade around the poblacion will be held on March 29 at 1:00 PM, followed by a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2:00PM. After these ceremonies, the exhibit will now be open to the public for viewing and selling.

The Catandungan Summer Bazaar will be staged from 29 March to 11 April, 8:00AM to 8:00PM daily. The fair however will be temporarily closed on April 2 in deference to the recollection of Good Friday.

This being spearheaded by the Department of Trade and Industry, in close partnership with the Catanduanes Producers Association Inc. (CPAI) and the Provincial Government of Catanduanes.

Source: Catanduanes Tribune - 03 April 2010

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