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State of The Province Address
Ulat ni Bro 2014: Apat na Taong Pagkalinga at Pagpupugay sa Isabeleño
The State of the Province Address of the Honorable Governor
Faustino G. Dy III
22 July 2014
Ang nakalipas na apat na taon ng pamamahala ng pinagsamang DY-ALBANO ay naghatid sa atin sa natatanging okasyong ito, na isang maningning na kabanata ng
Albano to push for Bambanti FestiValley next year
Euphoric over the unprecedented success of the 2014 Bambanti Festival, Governor Faustino Dy III and Festival Execom Chair Vice Governor Tonypet Albano are proposing the holding of a regional scarecrow festival next year, and they already have a name for it – Bambanti FestiValley.
Coined by Luna Mayor Jimmy Atayde, FestiValley is a play of words which wittingly captures the essence of a single festival for the five provinces of the Cagayan Valley region – Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya and Quirino, a move fast gaining ground among tourism and local officials.
Dark horse Luna gallops its way to a dazzling finish
Looks like the year of the wood horse is actually the banner year of the municipality of Luna!
What started as a let’s-just-have-some-fun participation in the 2014 Bambanti Festival competitions ended up in Luna’s romping away with the over-all championship in the municipal category besting bigger and more affluent LGUs, certainly no small feat for what is considered as one of the smaller towns in the country’s second largest province.
While Mayor Jimmy Atayde attributes the victory to the remarkable work ethic and excellent teamwork among the creative team, the latter insists they certainly could not have done it without the hands-on, multitasking local chief executive who juggled governance and involvement in the creative process,