60th Araw ng Nabunturan – July 21-23, 2017

Nabunturan, Compostela Valley — It’s a celebration of birth for Nabunturan, as the municipality celebrates its 60th Founding Anniversary on July 23, 2017 anchoring the theme “Nabunturan: Mauswagon, Mabungahon ug Malahutayong ika-60 ka Tuig.”

As it is the Diamond Anniversary celebration, the municipal government of Nabunturan in cooperation with the Municipal Tourism Council of Nabunturan Inc. (MTCNI) proudly brings 3-day fun-filled and meaningful activities.

Nabunturanons will welcome the celebration on July 21 with a dance exercise dubbed as “Zumba sa Araw” at the Municipal Gym and Motocross Competition at Brgy. San Roque.

Easier access to social services: jobs fair at Gaisano Mall, medical services at Municipal Health Office (MHO), dog vaccinationat Municipal Gym, and beauty and health care will also be offered at the Municipal Hall. The launching and blessing of the Nabunturan Night Market at Arabejo Avenue, as well as the blessing of the fruit and vegetable section in the public market, will follow at 5 pm.

Capping off the opening day will be the Binibining Nabunturan 2017 Coronation Night. It was brought back after three years, and is still steadfast to its theme: celebrating beauty and sophistication with 12 lovely candidates.

The second day will mark the time to get physical and start a healthier lifestyle through a cycling challenge at Brgy. San Roque coupled with a badminton tournament at the Municipal plaza.

Enthusiasm and vigor of the youth will be showcased during the Youth Night featuring cosplay competition of legendary and popular Filipino heroes and “Hataw -Sayaw sa Kalikasan,” an environmental-conservation-themed dance contest at the Municipal Gym.

The third day will be started with simultaneous thanksgiving mass in different churches, which will be followed by the float parade and awarding ceremony.

Also dotting the final day is the basketball and volleyball championship games. Afterwards, Nabunturanons will be witnessing artists and performers at the unity night as brought by the provincial and congressional government of Compostela Valley.

The three-day feast will surely end hype and wild through a Rave Party at the Municipal Gym featuring DJs from Alcatraz Bar Davao City.