March 10 is holiday in Bukidnon

The holiday declaration is contained in Proclamation No. 1461 signed by Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita as authorized by the President.

March 10 is also the culmination of the Kaamulan festivities. “The colorful festival features agricultural and livestock shows, cultural, sports and thanksgiving activities, and street dancing featuring the indigenous people from the different hill tribes of Bukidnon,” the Office of the Press Secretary reported.

Bukidnon, known as the food basket of Mindanao and the “Pineapple Capital of the Philippines,” became a regular province on March 10, 1917.

The colorful festival features agricultural and livestock shows, cultural, sports and thanksgiving activities, and street dancing featuring the indigenous people from the different tribes of Bukidnon. (MindaNews)

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