Motocross, concert, eco-trek highlight Lang-ay Fest-A A +A
By Gina Dizon
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
THREE activities will highlight the 46th Mountain Province Foundation Day and 9th Lang-ay Festival from April 1 to 8 here at the capital town.
A motor bike ride dubbed Motocross Mountain Province will be participated by all interested motorbike riders. The motocross collects P200 per bike rider. There are two routes for the motocross: Bontoc-Sagada-Besao via Nakawang-Tadian-Bauko-Sabangan-Bontoc route; and the Paracelis-Natonin-Barlig-Bontoc route.
Motor bike riders shall wait for Sadanga riders in Bontoc before proceeding to Sagada in the morning of April 1.
Tourist spots shall be highlighted namely: the majestic mountain views along the Sadanga-Bontoc road, Kadchog rice terraces in Bontoc, Kiltepan rice terraces in Sagada, Mogao peak in Besao seen along Nakawang eco-trail, Clitoris mountain in Tadian, view of Bauko’s vegetable patches atop Mt Data Hotel, and the Panoramic view of the Centennial Forest in Sabangan.
The Paracelis route shall feature views of corn fields seen along the Paracelis-Natonin Road, views of abaka hemp along the Natonin-Barlig road, and views of Barlig’s mossy forests along the Barlig-Bontoc road.
A concert for a cause shall also be done in April 6 featuring noted musician and song composer Bryan Aliping and other local band talents and individual performers. The concert highlights environmental, indigenous culture and social justice songs.
Proceeds of the concert will go to identified dialysis patients from Mountain Province.
A trek for a cause at Mt. Kalawitan, Sabangan coordinated by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources office is scheduled from April 8 to 9.
Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on March 20, 2013.