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Lumad skills showcased in Kuyamis Festival

FESTIVITIES for the 7th Kuyamis Festival of Misamis Oriental continues, as the third day opened with the Kuyamis Job Fair and other festival-related competitions.

The Indigenous Peoples in different parts of Misamis Oriental showed off their skills in basket weaving, flower-making and starting fire during the Indigenous People's Skills Competition on Wednesday, January 8.

Winners for each categories received cash prizes worth P2,000, P1,000 and P800 for the first, second, and third placers, respectively, and consolation prize of P500.

On the same day, jobseekers joined the Kuyamis Job Fair at the Capitol grounds as thousands of job vacancies were available.

Local companies and overseas agencies opened their doors for employment.

Among them were SM Savemore-Sanford Marketing, New Leaf Bakeshop, Weld Powertools Industrial, Fast Autoworld Phils. Corporation CDO (Mitsubishi), ARC Refreshments/RC Cola Tagoloan, Desmark Corporation, Pro-Digies Incorporated, Land Asia Realty and Development Corp., Robinsons Supermarket Corporation, and others.

In the afternoon was one of the festival highlights, the Kuyamis Street Dance Competition participated by 15 contingents.

The Kuyamis Booth Display, Sports Fest, Farmers' Market and Kuyamis Bazaar and Cafe is still ongoing until January 11.


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