Presidential Communications Operations Office



  PIA Bldg, Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  Friday, 18 October 2019 News Before 1 Feb 2012. Click for Latest
Web PIA  
 
home
 
about
 
fotos
 
info
 
links
 
ncrr01carr02r03calmimr05r06r07r08r09r10r11r12r13
 << October 2019 >> 
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
Special News Editions:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Ilocano.Waray.Hiligaynon
Pangasinan.Other
PIA Specials:
NEW! Cabinet Officials
Jobs.Slides.Specials.Ads. Events.ASEAN.Multimedia
Visitors since 15 Feb 2011:
PIA News Archive:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Waray.Hiligaynon.Ilocano
Pangasinan.All
PIA Archive News Reader

PIA Press Release
2007/09/26

Ms. Kagay-an Tourism leaves for 'Tapok' in Las Vegas

Cagayan de Oro City (26 September) -- REIGNING Miss Kagay-an Tourism 2007 Diana Bagunoc of Barangay Consolacion, Cagayan de Oro City, left yesterday for the United States to perform her role as the city's ambassadress of goodwill.

Bagunoc left for Las Vegas, together with Department of Tourism-10 Regional Director Catalino E. Chan III to attend the "Tapok," an annual gathering of Cagayanons and Misamisnons who are now permanently based in the United States.

As she left for the Tapok event, Bagunoc vowed to promote Cagayan de Oro as the best tourism and investment destination, not only to fellow Cagayanons, but also to other guests who will attend the reunion.

Bagunoc also carried with her some tourism promotion materials about Cagayan de Oro, which she will distribute to fellow Cagayanons abroad, including a video message of City Mayor Constantino G. Jaraula for the Cagayanons and Misamisnons abroad.

The 11th Tapok in Las Vegas, Nevada will be held starting tomorrow, September 27 to 30, at the Tuscany Suites and Casino.

The activities for the Tapok include "The First Encounter," which happens Thursday, Sept. 27, to include registration and business exhibits by Cagayanon entrepreneurs.

Roy Gaane, president of Kagay-anon International, disclosed that the opening day is the most exciting part as this will be the encounter of friends from the different cities, states and countries who have not seen each other for long.

On Sept. 28, there will be a grand Tapok Fellowship were the "tapokeros" are asked to come in their outfits of the 1950's to the 1980's in consonance with this year's Tapok theme, "Blast To The Past."

At 10:00 a.m. on Friday, the various Kagay-anon chapters and groups will be re-introduced and with their banners, they will parade around the hall. A presentation of various entertainment numbers from Cagayanons abroad will follow, after which lunch will be served as well as the bidding for the hosting of the next Tapok.

On Saturday, Sept.29, the Tapok activities include business presentations for those who are interested about premiere investment opportunities in Cagayan de Oro and a Gala Night at the Main Ballroom of the Tuscany Suites.

The Tapok 2007 ends on Sunday, Sept. 30 with a mass and breakfast. (Cagayan de Oro City IO/PIA-MisOrOccCam i-Net) [top]

|«  prev  next  »|
DAILY NEWS LIST:
»Let's help push a bustling economy in Mindanao - Rep. Garcia
»Business sector supports gov't programs to pump-prime economy
»Davao Sur town, a city soon
»P2 billion needed to finish Talaingod-Bukidnon road
»Search for next Deans of UP Mindanao colleges begins
»Coming up soon: All-Filipino rice beverage
»Intensity 2 earthquake shakes Leyte
»Strong earthquake triggers tsunami, Philvolcs says
»Commentary: Penalties for erring high officials show Palace seriousness in fight vs graft
»24 hours of rain trigger landslides - Pag-asa
|«  prev  next  »|

Philippine Official Gazette | Office of the President | Presidential Communications Operations Office
For comments and feedback, please email PIA Newsdesk
Copyright © 2005 Philippine Information Agency
PIA Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines