Isabela fiesta April 19-22
Isabela Mayor Enrique Montilla III said that all is set for the town fiesta celebration slated April 19-22, a press release said.
Montilla said that he met with department heads, Department of Education, the barangay captains including the scholars, who are all expected to participate in the fiesta celebration.
He said Day 1 on April 19 will be a day for the DepEd. It will be kicked off with a mass at 8:30 a.m., followed by the opening of the agro fair, and a mass wedding. A motorcade in the afternoon will be spearheaded by the DepEd, to be participated in by about 30 vehicles, including those acquired by the town for its disaster-preparedness program, and participants of the drumbeating contest.
The day will be capped off with the DepEd Night that will feature an acrobatic show at the Civic Cultural Center.
April 20 is Barangay and Scholars' Day. It will feature the agri-booth contest that will be participated in by 30 barangays of the town, clustered into 15 groups. An awarding and recognition of outstanding scholars will also be held in the morning and parlor games in the afternoon.
Highlight of the day is the search for the Lin-ay sang Isabela, with 15 contestants representing the 15 clusters, to be held at the Socio Cultural Center in the evening.
April 21 will be the LGU Day, which will be highlighted with the grand parade and participated in by 30 floats representing both the government and private sectors in the locality. It will be followed by a fancy ball for the children and coronation of the Fancy Ball Queen, at the Socio Cultural Center at about 6 p.m.
To culminate the LGU Day is a program where personnel from the different departments will be formed into clusters and will choose a country, wear its costume, and render a number in the program themed “Isabela goes international”, at the covered court at 9 p.m.
April 22 is the finale day, with the coronation of the fiesta queen in the evening at the socio-cultural center. There will also be a live band performing nightly to entertain the crowd, the press release added.*
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