Nabunturan will celebrate the 61st Araw ng Nabunturan on July 21-23, 2018, anchoring the theme: “Kadasig sa Katawhan, Kalambuan sa Nabunturan.” The local government of Nabunturan led by Mayor Chelita C. Amatong has also prepared fun-filled activities and varied competitions for the delight of Nabunturanons.

The whole Araw ng Nabunturan celebration will kick off with an action-packed pre-araw activity on July 20 through an Amateur boxing at the Municipal gym.

Nabunturanons will be moving and grooving on the first day, as there will be Zumba sa Araw at the Municipal Gym followed by the grand opening program.

Further, people will be witnessing simultaneous sports events: 3rd NUFC Football Festival at the Nabunturan Central Elementary School grounds; 4th LGU Cup Basketball and Volleyball Tournament at the Municipal Gym; Open Table Tennis Tournament at the St. Therese Parish Covered Court; Chess Tournament at the Gaisano Grand Nabunturan; and Motocross competition in Barangay San Roque.

Women empowerment will be much more focused as the municipal council of women will convene all its members for the Women’s Summit featuring a modern dance contest. Nabunturanons will also witness the most beautiful night, as 13 lovely ladies compete to win the title Binibining Nabunturan 2018.

More exciting activities will be dotting the second day as sports events will continue except for the motocross competition. The hype never stops as the youth night featuring battle of the bands “Himig para sa Kalikasan” and Cosplay Competition will take center stage.

Final day will run through a thanksgiving mass followed by simultaneous conduct of social services: Jobs Fair and Passporting at Gaisano Grand Mall; Free Medical Services at Municipal Health Center; Anti-Rabies Dog Vaccination at Gaisano Grand Nabunturan; and Beauty and Health Care at the Municipal Building.

Representatives from local and national government, non-government organizations, religious groups, barangay, and academe will join together in a founding day parade and program.

Nabunturanons will also witness flamboyant floats along the major thoroughfares of Barangay Poblacion. In the afternoon, the 4th LGU Cup Basketball and Volleyball Tournament championship games will be conducted.

Capping off the whole festivity will be the unity night featuring Lady Boys and national artists Crazy Duo.  (Marga Melendres, Info. Section)

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