Isabela marks 2014 "Bambanti Festival"
January 29, 2014 (updated)
Ilagan City, Isabela - One of the highlights of this year's celebration of the Bambanti (scarecrow) Festival is the opening yesterday of the Bambanti Village, and the agri-eco tourism and trade exhibit at the Capitol Compound's Isabela Sports Complex.
Governor Faustino "Bojie" Dy III, and Vice Governor Antonio Albano led the opening of the Bambanti Village that showcases the various products of the 37 municipalities, and three cities, while colorful scarecrows were also added as attraction.
Isabela prepares for 2014 Bambanti festival
BY: MERLITO G. EDALE JR.
ILAGAN CITY, Isabela, January 16 (PIA) - Local government officials and employees together with national government-based agencies in Isabela are busy preparing for this year's Bambanti (scarecrow) festival which is set on January 27-31, 2013.
In an executive meeting conducted on Tuesday led by vice governor Antonio Albano, they already laid out some proposed activities and at the same time created standing committees to ensure the successful festival celebration.
Gov. Bojie Dy III meets Guangxi Gov. Chen Wu and Chinese businessmen
The governor of the Province of Isabela, Hon. Faustino G. Dy III and some major players in the province had a meeting with Guangxi officials and businessmen, led by Guangxi Governor Chen Wu, during the Chinese-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) Promotion Conference held at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel in Makati on July 16, 2013.
The Province of Isabela will be featured as City of Charm in this year’s 10th CAEXPO.