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Tuguegarao City celebrates Pav-vurulun Afi Festival August 8-16, 2015

TUGUEGARAO CITY, July 27 — The City government of Tuguegarao will showcase the Ibanag culture and tradition during the celebration of Pav-vurulun Afi' festival on August 8-16, 2015.

City Vice Mayor Engelbert C. Caronan said the city's patronal fiesta is celebrated in honor of St. Hyacinth which is venerated at the Ermita de San Jacinto.

The Ybanag term Pav-vurulun means coming together and allows all members of the community to join the activities like streetdancing competitions, drum, lyre and bugle competition, agri-trade & tourism fairs and many others, Caronan added.

Another highlight of the event is the outdoor cooking and eating contest of Pancit in order to promote Pancit Batil Patung, a local noodle delicacy the city is famous for, he said. (PNA)

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