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Tiwi, Albay folks celebrate 16th Coron Festival

By: - Correspondent / @mbjaucianINQ
/ 03:30 PM August 06, 2022
Tiwi, Albay folks celebrate 16th Coron Festival

Coron Festival  (PHOTO: Provincial Government of Albay official website)

LIGAO CITY — After two years of cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, folks in Tiwi town in Albay province are celebrating the Coron Festival again this year since it was started 16 years ago.

After a Mass on Friday, August 5, spectators enjoyed the civic and float parade highlighting the town’s culture and its main trade of pottery-making.

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The local government unit, in partnerhip with the Department of Trade and Industry, also organized a trade fair called Disenyo Ceramika which showcased the locals’ ceramic products at the SM Mall in Legazpi City, Albay’s capital. Visitors were given the chance to experience pottery-making from molding, cutting and painting the finished product for a fee of only P350.

“This is one way of helping the ceramic artisans in promoting their genuine products and of course attract more tourists,” Albay Governor Noel Rosal said.

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The Coron Festival, which started on Friday and will end on August 26, will also feature concerts, parades, sporting events, and religious activities.

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