‘Patilaw sa Manggahan’ in Iloilo today

Patilaw sa Manggahan

The Guimaras Provincial Government will hold today Patilaw sa Manggahan, a sneak peek of the celebration of this year’s Manggahan Festival.

Activities in line with the event, which will run until April 8 at Robinsons Place Iloilo, are the Mango Eating Contest, Mutya ng Guimaras Fashion Show, Mango Chandelier Making Contest, and an exhibit, among others.

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI-6) Regional Director Rebecca Rascon, and Department of Tourism (DOT-6) Regional Director Helen Catalbas are expected to grace the opening program, 3 p.m.

Hubon Mangunguma, the Dinagyang 2018 Kasadyahan Regional Cultural Competition champion, will perform during the program.

This year, Manggahan is celebrating its silver anniversary with the theme Bugana: Celebrating the Silver Glory of Mangahan Festival.

The festival’s highlights are set on May 21 and 22.

Guimaras, an island-province, is known for its sweet mangoes.IMT