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Balanga City all set for Ibong Dayo festival

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  • Perla E.
  • 11 years ago

 The day starts at 7:00 in the morning with a long parade from the Plaza Mayor de Balanga to the park.

From two to three bird mascots will lead every group of participants with respective drum & lyre corps from  public and private elementary schools in the city.

After the program, the “One Barangay, One Product (OBOP) Fair will be opened. The nationally-awarded tuyo or dried fish will be one of the products to be featured in the fair.

Representatives from the Wild Birds Club of the Philippines will lecture students, Grade school to college, on the kinds of birds both migratory and local present in Balanga and how to protect them.

Various activities were lined up for the kids, among them bird origami, bird face-painting, bird coloring and draw-a-bird.

There will be bird painting exhibit, bird kite-flying, take a peek, have a shot; bird watching and pick a trash, save the environment.

Mangrove planting will conclude the day’s activity.

Gov. Albert Garcia and father, Rep. Enrique Garcia and Region 3 director Ronaldo Tiotuico of the Department of Tourism, will grace the occasion.

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