Caraga Region: Sweet 16 on 2011
By Nora CL Molde
Butuan City (30 November) -- WOW Caraga: Calagan Festival 6th Anniversary celebration will once again take center stage on February 22-26, 2011 in Bislig City, Surigao del Sur.
In a written statement, Department of Tourism (DOT) Caraga Regional Director Leticia dC Tan said, the region?s big event will be highlighted by Calagan Festival that will showcase the region?s major festivities. It aims to capture one event that will establish the distinct cultural identity of Caraga as a region blessed with rich cultural heritage.
WOW Caraga will also bring together other activities that will add color to the 16th anniversary celebration of the region?s creation such as the Caraga Regional Tourism Council general assembly, trade fair and the different regional line agencies? exhibits, BAHARA culinary show and live competition, garden show, singing star quest and more.
Caraga region was created by virtue of Republic Act No. 7901, ?An act creating Region XIII to be known as the Caraga Administrative Region, and for other purposes?, signed by then President Fidel V. Ramos on February 23, 1995. (PIA-Caraga) [top]