Monday, June 15, 2015

Taste the sweetness of Daet in the Pinyasan Festival

DAET, Camarines Norte—Come and taste the sweetness of Daet in the Pinyasan Festival from June 15 to 24, 2015.
Mayor Tito Sarion and wife Connie Sarion pose with the Pinyasan Festival 2015's official mascot in front of the First Jose Rizal Monument in Daet, Camarines Norte. (Photo: Mayor Sarion)
The festival, which also coincides with the town fiesta of Daet in honor of Saint John the Baptist, and the 432nd Foundation Day of Daet, features the regionwide Gayon Bicol Festival of Festivals Showdown. In this event, 12 contingents from across Bicol will showcase their town celebrations and compete for the grand prize of P500,000.

Leading the events is Mayor Tito Sarion, whose collection of pineapple-inspired figurines will be on display at the Daet Heritage Center.

The Daet Pinyasan Festival began on April 14, 1993, after a Sangguniang Bayan resolution to promote the town’s heritage was passed.—BICOLSTANDARD.COM
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