Ifugao OFWs showcase overseas cultural experiences in ‘Algon di Nunbaat’

LAGAWE, Ifugao, June 28 (PIA) -- Hongkong, Middle East, Taiwan, Cyprus, Africa, Malaysia, Germany, and Israel – all of these countries can be experienced at once at the ‘Algon di Nunbaat’ or Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) Day held at the Parish groundsfrom June 18-22 in this town.


At least 200 OFWs from the different municipalities of the province got the chance to share the culture they have experienced abroad during the OFW Day spearheaded by the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office, Provincial Local Government Unit, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, and the Provincial Planning and Development Office.

The event featured bits of the culture of the top eleven countries most frequented by OFWs through booths, song and dance presentations, and various cuisines.

OWWA Family Welfare Officer Flordeliza Dumangeng said the ‘Algon di Nunbaat’ which was part of the 2018 Gotad Ad Ifugao, had three contested activities namely cultural presentation, booth, and cuisine contest.

Provincial Migrant Desk Officer Charito Pulao explained that the 2018 ‘Algon di Nunbaat’ is well-organized since the criteria for the contested events have been drawn up by the Ifugao OFW Organization officers.

The ‘Algon di Nunbaat’ was topped by the municipality of Kiangan, Lagawe at second, and Asipulo in third place.

“We hope other municipalities will join the next OFW Day,” Pulao said as she encouraged other municipal local government units for support and participation. (PIA CAR)


EL Kikasa
EL Kikasa

Baguio Latest News

CAR solons to finalize, submit Cordillera autonomy bill

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 28 (PIA) -- The Technical Working Group formed by the Committee on Local Government in the House of Representatives is set to meet to finalize  House Bill 5343: “An Act Establishing the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera (ARC).”


DepEd -CAR sheds light on erroneous info on textbooks

BAGUIO CITY, Aug 23 (PIA) -- The Department of Education (DepEd) in the region clarified that the erroneous information about the Cordillera Region and indigenous peoples in elementary textbooks did not pass through the department’s prescribed quality evaluation process.


DOH reminds public to be cautious of Leptospirosis

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 17 (PIA) - - The Department of Health Cordillera regional office reminds the public to be wary of Leptospirosis with 41 cases already recorded in the region from January to August 4 of this year.


Mindanao lawmakers support passage of Cordillera autonomy bill

QUEZON CITY, Aug. 17 (PIA) -- Representatives from Mindanao assured to support the passage of the Cordillera Autonomy Bill in Congress.


Videoke challenge for crime prevention marks NCPW

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 16 (PIA) - -The Light Youth Gathering Group, through National Youth Commission’s Youth Organization Regional Program and other partners, is all set for the “Videoke Challenge” for crime prevention advocacy and campaign against illegal drugs.