By Sally B. Vitug
The Province of Cagayan joined the other provinces and cities of Cagayan Valley Region as Quirino Province celebrated its annual Panagdadapun festival in the capital town of Cabarroguis on September 6-10, 2013.
Jenifer Junio Baquiran, Executive Assistant to the Governor and OIC Tourism Office said Cagayan’s participation is part of fostering and strengthening its relationship with the other neighboring provinces in the region.
Selected students of the Cagayan National High School under the Special Program for the Arts was sent to showcase Cagayans’ unique and distinct culture during the festival.
The participation of the different provinces in the event was also aimed at promoting Region 02’s tourists attractions to include the different festivals of the 5 provinces and 4 cities of Cagayan Valley.
Baquiran, further said that Cagayan’s participation surely added luster to the activity as it further promotes a better camaraderie and understanding among the different LGUs of Region 02.