Laguna’s prime city CALAMBA is all set for the very first BUHAYANI: BUHAY NG BAYANI, BUHAY NA BAYANI FESTIVAL to kick off on JUNE 12 to the 19th in perfect time with National Hero DR. JOSE RIZAL’s 153rd birth anniversary. Spearheaded by the city’s dynamic Mayor JUSTIN MARC SB. CHIPECO; the week-long celebration is packed with various activities including several contests open to participants locally, nationwide and even to expats.
Chipeco noted that “We want everyone who revere our kababayan, Dr. Jose Rizal, to come to Calamba and join us in honoring him on his birthday. Dito sya nabuhay, dito sya bininyagan sa kabilang simbahan, dito sya lumaki kaya June 19 ang napili naming date. We want to make our national hero modern and relevant to today’s challenging times and we want to celebrate the spirit of heroism that lives in each Filipino, not just in us Calambeños,”
Everybody is invited to celebrate the BUHAYANI FESTIVAL with the rest of Calambeños. The activities include: Larong Pinoy sa Dambanang Rizal on June 13; Martsa de Rizal, an invitational marching band competition, June 13; Hawig Rizal (Rizal Look A-like Contest), June 13; Saranggolahan ni Pepe, a kite-flying contest, June 14; Calambikefest, June 15; Talinong Rizal quiz contest, June 16; Buhayani Short Film Festival, June 17; and Buhayani SayawIndak Street Dancing Competition and Float Parade Competition, June 19.
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