Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Ragrag-o Festival

On its second year, Ragrag-o Festival was held at the Capitol in celebration of the 192nd foundation anniversary of the province of Ilocos Norte. Ragrag-o is an Ilocano term that refers to merrymaking.

The various municipalities of the province were all invited to showcase their festival dances and compete with each other. The tribal groups from Adams, Carasi, Dumalneg and Nueva Era showcased their festival dances.

It’s a breakthrough for Vintar town to gain the first prize showcasing its Siwawer Festival. San Nicolas town placed second featuring their Damili Festival and the 3rd place went up to Batac with its Empanada Festival.

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