The Bantayog Festival 2014 is scheduled on April 14 – 22, 2014. This coincides with the 94th Foundation Anniversary of Camarines Norte.   This year’s theme for the festival – “ Bawat Camnorteño: Instrumento sa Pagbangon at Pagbabago.”

Bantayog Festival is the grandest festival celebrated by the whole Province of Camarines Norte.  This years’ festival is made possible with the combined efforts of the Provincial Government of Camarines Norte thru the Provincial Tourism Office in cooperation with the Department of Tourism.

Schedule of Activities:

April 14

–              Thanksgiving Mass

–              Flag Raising Ceremony

–              Wreath Laying

–              Tribute to the Local Heroes

April 15

–              Inauguration of Agri-Pinoy Trading Center

–               Civic-Military Parade

–               Variety Show

–                Fireworks Display

April 16                –              Visual Arts Display Opening

April 19                –              CamNorte Ultra Marathon Challenge

April 19-20

–              Surfing Clinic

–              Kayak Surfing Clinic

April 19-22          –              Football Clinic

April 20

–              Bantayog Fun Run

–              Grand Festival Parade & Street Dancing Competition

–              Bikini Open

April 21                 –              Bb. Camarines Norte

April 21-22           –              Job’s Fair

April 22

–              Parada ng Kabataan

–              DLC Competition

–              Governor’s Night

–               Closing Ceremonies

It is expected that flock of tourist will be coming over to the province not only to witness the said event but also to experience this years’ Holy Week Observance.  For our local producers and processors, this is a perfect venue for promoting the products of Camarines Norte from the delectable processed food products, processed fish, pineapple-based products (including Piña cloth), jewelries, native bags and other products from the growing industry of Camarines Norte.

By: Eliza Llovit

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