Cordova to hold 17th Dinagat Festival

THE municipality of Cordova, Cebu headed by Mayor Mary Therese “Teche” Sitoy-Cho will be holding the 17th Dinagat Festival celebration to highlight its town fiesta in honor of its patron saint, San Roque.

The Cordova Public College is the overall in-charge of the Dinagat Festival this year.

With the theme: “Ang walay kinutubang kalooy sa Diyos, Maglig-on sa pamilya dinha sa Eyukaristiya,” Cordovanhons and visitors can expect more colorful and festive presentations from contingents from the town’s different schools and barangays.

The festival will showcase the fishing culture of Cordovanhons as depicted in the dance imitating the movements of the fisherfolks.

The contingents will compete in the street dancing and interpretative dance competitions.

The Cordova Dinagat Festival received the Department of Tourism’s recommendation as a recognized cultural presentation which is now included in the calendar of Philippine Festivals and events.

The theme of the festival focused on the decades of the Cordova’s history from the Pre-Spanish Period to the contemporary times.
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