Cordillera Autonomous Region marks 30 years

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Workers and officials from various government line agencies and representatives from other civilian as well as non-governmental organizations marched from the Benguet Provincial Capitol Grounds to Wangal Sports Complex here to mark the 30th anniversary of the Cordillera Autonomous Region as a regional political administrative entity.

 

Sec Dureza to grace Cordillera Day

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 6(PIA) - - In its long-time struggle towards an autonomous region, the Cordillera Administrative Region will celebrate its 30th founding anniversary the whole month of July through pipelined activities.

 

La Trinidad municipal government holds Cancer Forum

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet,  July 3 (PIA) - - The municipal government through its Nutrition Unit conducted a cancer forum to provide a venue where cancer survivors and patients can enhance their knowledge about their illness as well as air and share their experiences and learnings that others may draw insights and inspiration.

 

Cordillerans urged to harness culture in promoting region’s ethnicity

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, July 7 (PIA) - - Some elements of culture among Cordillerans   in  arts, craftsmanship, traditional techniques and practices, environmental protection which may be tapped and harnessed for the promotion of the  Cordillera region’s ethnicity within the Southeast Asian perspective of culture of sharing

 

DOST assists specially-abled persons in Tublay on advanced sewing and embroidery

TUBLAY, Benguet, June 16 -- Members of the Association of Persons with Disabilities of Tublay (APWDT) are now accepting sewing and embroidery job orders.

 

TESDA opens farm schools in Benguet.

LA TRINIDAD Benguet, June 16 (PIA) - - The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) opened its scholarship program to farming communities with the Organic Farming NC II now being offered at three Department of Agriculture- accredited farms in the province.

 

30th Cordillera Month celebration kicks off in Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 30(PIA) -- The Regional Development Council (RDC) thru the Committee on Indigenous Peoples Concerns (CIPC) with the Provincial Government of Benguet launched the 30th Cordillera Foundation anniversary celebration this July in a kapihan media forum on Wednesday.

 

Re-organized local blood council to enhance donation campaign

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 16 (PIA) - - The re-organized provincial local blood council with a broader composition is expected to improve and innovate ways in the campaign on voluntary blood donation for adequate supply of blood of  the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) – Benguet Chapter.

 

DA Sec. calls for unity among leaders

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug 13 (PIA) -- Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol calls for unity among the officials for the Filipino people.

 

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Benguet Destinations

Strawberry Farm

La Trinidad is know to be the “Strawberry Capital of the Philippines” because of the strawberry fields. Visitors can experience strawberry picking and also taste different products made from strawberry like the strawberry ice cream and strawberry “taho”.

Asin Hot Springs

Located at the outskirts of the city of Baguio, this attraction gives it’s visitors the chance to indulge in serious relaxation. Asin Hot Springs has been knwon to do wonders for the mind, body and soul because of the spring’s natural minerals like sulfates, calcium and chloride.

BenCab Museum

The BenCab museum, located at KM 6. Asin Road, houses the permanent collection of Philippine National Artist Benedicto Cabrera (BenCab) in several galleries, as well as venues for art shows and exhibitions. The Philippine Contemporary Art Galleries highlight the artist’s collection of paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture. The smaller exhibition rooms contain other collections accumulated by BenCab through the years.

Bell Church

The home to beautiful landscaped gardens and intricately designed arches and buildings adorned with flags, bells and dragons. Bell church holds some artifacts about Buddhism and literatures about the history of China.

Mt. Pulag

Mt. Pulag is the highest peak in Luzon and the third highest in the Philippines which is 2,922 meters above sea level. The view from the top of Mt. Pulag never fails to amaze its climbers.

Kabayan Mummies

Also know as the Fire Mummies of the Philippines, the Kabayan Mummies are from the Ibaloi tribe of Benguet. This have been included in the 100 Most Endangered Sites in the World by a non-profit organization that focuses on the preservation of important historical monuments and sites.

Ambuclao Dam

The Ambuclao dam is popularly known as the biggest rock filled dam in the Far East and is considered as one of the major projects in Luzon that feeds electricity to the grid lines of Luzon.

Rose Gardens

Rose lovers will surely be pleased with Rose Gardens. A famous tourist attraction located in La Trinidad. Here, you will find a large variety of roses, chrysanthemums and other ornamental plants.

Mt. Ugo

This is considered to be one of the major destinations in the Cordilleras. It is the highest mountain located in Tinongdan, Itogon via the Benguet-Vizcayay boundary that boasts of stunning views of neighboring mountains and the great Luzon valley.

Kalugong View Point

A trek to Mount Kalugong is something that adventure seekers and nature lovers woudn't miss. The Kalugong View Point will give you a breathtaking experience and a panoramic view of the La Trinidad Valley and ther villages.
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