Feria Expo 2009

candon eiffelCandon City is gearing up its activity for 2009 Feria Expocision scheduled on December 3-5, 2009.

Deputy Speaker Eric Singson, this year’s executive committee chairman met the city officials of Candon led by city mayor Allen Singson to tackle and iron out the activities for Feria.

Feria Expocision is a joyous feast celebration remembering the first Ilocandia Feria Expo held in Candon on December 1896. A Culture and Arts celebration.Traders brought down their unique agricultural products, gold ores, and inabels. During this time, they also watched sarsuelas, komedias, and listen to soothing music of rondalia.

Todays activity include a thanksgiving mass and opening of trade fair on December 3, painting contest and lantern contest on December 4, and traditional olympics, traditional food festival and musical concert on December 5, 2009.

Working committes:

Trade Fair: Rosario Guerrero and Celie Mendoza
Night Market: Albert Abaya
Painting Contest: SPM George Valdez, Engr. Naulie Cabanting
Lantern Contest: SPM Rosario Villalobos and SPM Roda Abrero
Traditional Olympics: VM Nestor Itchon
Musical Concert: Rev. Vicente Avila
Stage Hall: Engr. Rey Querubin
Program/Invitation: AGS, DO
Media and Documentation: Jun Balbin
Peace and Order: COP Marlo Castillo
Lights and Sounds: Engr. Steve Martinez
Reception: Doris Manzano
Food: Marlyn Pitargue
Souvenirs and Tokens: LGU
Decocation: Florante Galang

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