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Abra town highlights native mango products in Tiklis Festival

LAGANGILANG, Abra (PIA) – Native mango products and the agriculture industry starred  in the Tiklis Festival Year 2 of Lagangilang, Abra.
Known as the native mango capital of the province, the Lagangilang LGU held the Tiklis Festival to promote its local mango industry and agricultural products. It also aimed  to recognize the important role of the agriculture industry in the development of Lagangilang.

Mayor Ruby Villamor shared that the fiesta  was  also a celebration of the blessings that the town received amid the unexpected challenges that the community experienced.
Dagiti dawel iti biag ti kallabes a nangsaplit ken nangsubok iti bileg pammati tayu iti Namarsua iti agbalin koma nga napateg nga adal tapno intayo maitukit iti bukel iti panagkaykaysa tapno magun-od tayo iti napudpudno nga panagtalna, ragsak ken panag-dur as iti ili tayo,” she said.
The various activities of the Tiklis Festival showcased not only the agricultural bounties of the place, but also the unity and creativity of the people of Lagangilang.
Locals and visitors participated, and enjoyed the Christian night, basketball championship game, LGU night, farmers agri-stall and products showcase, barangay night cultural dance competition, women’s cook fest, Miss Lagangilang, and the parade around the town with drum and lyre competition, which were scheduled from February 29 to March 5.

Lagangilang Mayor Ruby Villamor and Vice-Mayor Paul Abaya lead the grand parade of the Tiklis Native Mango Festival on March 04, 2024. (Photo by: Rachelle Joy Alvis, PIA Intern)

This year’s Tiklis Festival theme was  “Bileg Panagkaykaysa: Ramen Nabuslo ken Apit nga Nabunga.”
Tiklis is a loosely woven basket with a wide opening. It is used to store or carry harvested mangoes. (JPM, PIA-Abra/RJA, PIA Intern)

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