La Trinidad’s Strawberry Festival 2017 Schedule of Activities
This years Strawberry Festival in La Trinidad, Benguet has kicked off last Feb. 20. However, you can still have the opportunity to witness a wide array of activities arranged for the month-long celebration of the 36th Strawberry Festival 2017.
Set to end on March 31, the festival will be highlighted with the presentation of a humongous strawberry cake. This cake is able to feed thousands of people.
The festival’s team for this year is “Sustaining the Fruits of La Trinidad’s Agro-Eco Tourism.”
36th Strawberry Festival 2017 Schedule of Activities
We have listed below the schedule of activities, according to the report of the Philippine News Agency. Read on.
• Feb. 20 – The agro-industrial fair was officially launched. In the said event, different villages or barangays exhibited their finest products at the Km. 5 parking area.
• Feb. 23 – A mural competition will be held at the municipal park.
• Feb. 24 – The local government will hold a Search for Strawberry Festival Hymn.
• Feb. 24 to 25 – Residents of La Trinidad’s 16 barangays are encouraged to participate in the municipal-wide clean-up campaign. On these dates, there will also be a photo and art contest at the Art and Photo Lane situated within the municipal park (if you call yourself a photo enthusiast, gear up for the said competition).
• Feb. 24 to 26 – The coffee summit will take place on these dates at the municipal gym in an aim to feature the town’s best coffee.
• March 6 – The opening program of La Trinidad Strawberry Festival 2017 will be held at the municipal gym.
• March 10 – A job fair will be held.
• March 6 to 31 – People will have the chance to experience concerts at the park in the municipal park in these days.
• March 11 – On this day, the search for the sweetest and largest strawberries will be held at the municipal park.
• March 17 – Two special events will be held on this day: the flower arrangement competition at the municipal park and the pre-pageant for the Search for Mr. and Ms. La Trinidad to be held at the municipal gym.
• March 18 – This day will be filled with exciting activities: the civic parade that will start from Km. 6 to the municipal grounds, the “Owik Tan Tayaw” or butchering of the pig and dances, as well as the multi-cultural celebration at the municipal gym.
• March 19 – People will surely enjoy the drum and lyre as well as float parade and the street dance on this day. The parade will start from Km. 6 to the municipal gym. The serving of the replica of the gigantic strawberry cake will then follow.
• March 21 – The strawberry cake contest will be held at the municipal gym.
• March 24 – A mass wedding will be held at the municipal gym. This is sponsored by the municipal government. The Cordillera film fest will likewise be launched on this day at the Wangal Sports Complex.
• March 25 – Head to the Benguet State University (BSU) closed gym on this day to watch the coronation night for the Search for Mr. and Ms. La Trinidad. The Dumba ni Kavadjo (horse race) will also be held at the Wangal Sports Complex.
• March 31 – On this day, winners in various competitions will be held at the municipal gym.
There you have it: The complete schedule of activities for the La Trinidad Strawberry Festival 2017. Without a doubt, this festivity is loaded with a ton of exciting activities that you may enjoy.