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Members of the Tacurong City Tourism Council assembled for a meeting on July 12 at the city mayor's conference room. City Mayor Joseph George L. Lechonsito presided over as chairperson.
Agenda for the meeting included the presentation of calendar of activities for the upcoming Tacurong Day in August and the Talakudong Festival in September.
The festivities are slated to begin on August 3 during the foundation day and will run their course through September 18, which is the highlight of the Talakudong festival.
As per approved proposal, the usual activities from the pre-pandemic celebrations will be resumed, some forgottten ones will be revived, and other first-time activities will be arranged.
For instance, the Munting Mutya ng Tacurong City will be making a comeback; the barangays' agricultural fair will again setup booths at the city hall grounds; a food fair and trade fair will be arranged along the festival vicinity; and the Indak- indak sa Kadalanan will again color the streets of the city.
First-time activities will include the 1st Tacurong Sports Festival among others. Celebrities will also be invited to grace at least three festival activities, one of which is a celebrity basketball game wherein a team from the LGU will battle it out against a team composed of celebrities.
The calendar of activities will be posted prior to August.
Also present during the council meeting were City Vice Mayor Lina O. Montilla, ABC president Hon. Amoilo L. Ortizo, and city councilors Hon. Ralen Tabusares- Bernardo, Hon. Harvey P. Legas, and Hon. Geronimo P. Arzagon.