Sunday, February 22, 2009
1st Calagan Festival
Caraga Celebrates 1st Calagan Festival
Headed by the Department of Tourism, the people of Caraga was amazed to see different Festivals in the provinces as it celebrates the 1st Calagan Festival on February 18-23.
This is to commemorate the creation of Caraga Region when President Fidel V. Ramos signed into law Republic Act 7901 on February 23 1995.
Wow Araw ng Caraga 2009 has ots highlight the showdown of 9 festivals namely: Naliyagan Festival of the province of Agusan del Sur, Cagwait Festival in Cagwait, Surigao del Sur, Bugkosan Festival in Dinagat Island Province, Kahimunan Festival in Butuan City, Dagkot Festival in Cabadbatan City, Bonok-Bonok Maradyaw Karadyaw Festival in Surigao City, Sumarajao Festival in Jabonga, Agusan del Norte, Cayabang orTikyabang Festival in General Luna, Surigao del Norte, and the Kalawasan Festival in Bislig, surigao del Sur.