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Queen Manaragat 2019

Congratulations to this year’s court of Queen Manaragat: The Search for Miss Maqueda Gay:

Queen Manaragat 2019 – Ms. Jake “Akie” Factoranan of Pinabacdao
1st Runner-Up – Ms. Dennis “Denise” Seberre of Villareal 
2nd Runner-Up – Ms. Roseweil Caldoza of San Jose de Buan

May your reign provide greater awareness on the rights of the LGBTQIA community and on the advocacy of cultural preservation and environmental protection.

#queenmanaragat #missmaquedagay #manaragatfestival#catbalogancity #karisyokatbalogan #captivatingcatbalogan#august2019 #monthlong2019 #derechouswagcatbalogan

Queen Manaragat 2019

Tonight is the last night of the 2019 Manaragat Festival: Month-long City Fiesta Celebration and we have reserved the best for last.

Witness eleven (11) ladies compete for the Queen Manaragat 2019 title and earn the right to be crowned as Miss Maqueda Gay 2019.

Let us end August with a big bang!

See you all later at the City Plaza at 08:00 PM for the Queen Manaragat: The Search for Miss Maqueda Gay 2019.

#queenmanaragat #august2019 #manaragatfestival #monthlong2019#karisyokatbalogan #catbalogancity #derechouswagcatbalogan #lgbt #pride#sogie

Bulilit’s Night 2019

Leading the Bulilit’s Night last August 30, 2019 was no less than premier ballet dancer and first artist-in-residence of Eastern Visayas, Bro. Odon Sabarre that gathered young city dance scholars of Catbalogan City in various performances at the City Plaza.

From traditional folk dances, jazz and ballet numbers, and other cultural performances, it showcased the talents of young Catbaloganons in the different forms of arts. 

This was part of the 2019 Manaragat Festival: Month-long City Fiesta Celebration in honor of Patron Saint, Señor San Bartolome anchored on the theme “KARISYO KATBALOGAN: Celebrating Culture as an Identity; Uniting People through Festivity”.

Viva Señor San Bartolome!
Viva Manaragat!
Viva Catbalogan City!

#bulilitsnight #catbalogancity #manaragatfestival #august2019#monthlong2019 #derechouswagcatbalogan #captivatingcatbalogan#karisyokatbalogan #kulturakatbalogan

Catbalogan joins Philippine Travel Mart 2019

Calling out Catbaloganons in Metro Manila, visit the Eastern Visayas booth at the 2019 Philippine Travel Mart (PTM) today until September 01, 2019 located at SMX Convention Center in Pasay. 

Get treats from Catbalogan once you visit our section and support our fellow cities and provinces in Eastern Visayas as supported by the DOT Eastern Visayas.

Visit other booths as well cause you might get some discounts on hotels, packages and even flight bookings. 

Find your infinite escapes in Eastern Visayas and experience Captivating Catbalogan! 

#captivatingcatbalogan #catbalogancity #infiniteescapes #easternvisayas#sparksamar #ptm2019 #philippinetravelmart #philippinetravelmart2019#itsmorefuninthephilippines

Bulilit’s Night is tonight

Still part of the 2019 Manaragat Festival: Month-long City Fiesta Celebration, tonight August 30, 2019 is the BULILIT’S NIGHT at the City Plaza.

The event will feature the city dance scholars of renowned ballet dancer and the first artist-in-residence of Eastern Visayas, Bro. Odon Sabarre.

Said event is being organized by the Catbalogan City Youth Development Office (CYDO) and endorsed by the Local Culture and Arts Council (LCAC) and the City Tourism Council (CTC).

Viva Señor San Bartolome!
Viva Manaragat!
Viva Catbalogan City!

#bulilitsnight #catbalogancity #manaragatfestival #august2019#monthlong2019 #karisyokatbalogan #captivatingcatbalogan#derechouswagcatbalogan

Educators’ Night

Despite the pouring rain last August 29, 2019, the “Educators’ Night” successfully pushed through with their creative performances made possible through the strong support of the members of the academe in both public and private schools in Catbalogan City.

This was part of the 2019 Manaragat Festival: Month-long City Fiesta Celebration in honor of Patron Saint Señor San Bartolome anchored on the theme “KARISYO KATBALOGAN: Celebrating Culture as an Identity, Uniting People through Festivity”.

#educatorsnight #catbalogancity #manaragatfestival #monthlong2019#karisyokatbalogan #august2019 #captivatingcatbalogan#derechouswagcatbalogan

Educators’ Night is tonight

Tonight, August 29, 2019 at the City Plaza is the night for all our educators and partners in the academe dubbed as “Educators’ Night” and still part of the 2019 Manaragat Festival: Month-long City Fiesta Celebration. 

Because the party continues even after fiesta day because it’s a month-long festivity here in Catbalogan City!

Viva Señor San Bartolome!
Viva Manaragat!
Viva Catbalogan City!

#catbalogancity #educatorsnight #captivatingcatbalogan #manaragatfestival#karisyokatbalogan #monthlong2019 #august2019

Barangay Night 2019

Barangay Officials of the fifty-seven (57) barangays of Catbalogan City convened at Provincial Covered Court last August 28, 2019 for their Barangay Assembly dubbed as “Barangay Night”.

This was part of the 2019 Manaragat Festival: Month-long City Fiesta Celebration anchored on the theme “KARISYO KATBALOGAN: Celebrating Culture as an Identity; Uniting People through Festivity”.

Viva Señor San Bartolome!
Viva Manaragat!
Viva Catbalogan City!

#barangaynight #catbalogancity #manaragatfestival #august2019#monthlong2019 #derechouswagcatbalogan #captivatingcatbalogan#karisyokatbalogan

2019 Kasalang Bayan

Happening today is the first Kasalang Bayan of the administration of City Mayor Dexter Uy at Samar National School Social Hall.

An estimated of forty (40) couples are to be civilly wed by Mayor Dexter and a church wedding rites by the local parish as part of the initiatives to make legal unions among marginalized couples in Catbalogan City.

This is still part of the 2019 Manaragat Festival: Month-long City Fiesta Celebration in honor of Patron Saint, Señor San Bartolome this whole month of August.

#kasalangbayan2019 #catbalogancity #manaragatfestival #august2019#monthlong2019 #kasugbongkatbalogan #captivatingcatbalogan

Step High Dance Showdown 2019

Last August 27, 2019, nine (9) out of the eleven (11) dance groups who qualified in the 2019 Step High Dance Showdown (SHDS) battled it out at the City Plaza as part of the 2019 Manaragat Festival: Month-long City Fiesta Celebration.

REINVENT from Tacloban City reigned supreme and brought home the championship title while ATTRACTIVE DANCERS from Catbalogan City settled for 1st Runner-Up, PHILIPPIANS 4:13 of Tacloban City placed 2nd Runner-Up, EXOR of Calbayog City placed 3rd Runner-Up, and B’FRIENDZ of Catbalogan City settled for 4th Runner-Up.

Viva Señor San Bartolome!
Viva Manaragat!
Viva Catbalogan City!

#stephighdanceshowdown #shds #catbalogancity #manaragatfestival#august2019 #monthlong2019 #karisyokatbalogan#derechouswagcatbalogan #captivatingcatbalogan