‘Vida na Mangle’ held successfully PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 19 October 2015 11:36

Once again on its second year, “Vida na Mangle” festival was successfuly held at Sitio Logpond, Tictapul with all the fishpond owners and operators from all the barangays under Vitali district continued their support to the program.

Hardworking District 2 Councilor Mike Alavar III disclosed that the “Vida na Mangle” festival is an activity organized by the teachers of Vitali school, some fishpond owners including himself and other officials with the aim of showcasing marine products available in the Vitali district that are being exported to other places.

Alavar said that after the white spot syndrome that affected almost all of the marine products in all the fishponds in the different barangays two years ago, the situation is now improving as fishpond owners are slowly beginning to recover from losses they suffered from the phenomenon that struck their fishponds.

Alavar said the three-day activity with the theme “Junto y unido: celebracion de harmonia y buen Amistad”, was held as part of the Hermosa Festival 2015.

But the councilor said the activity will be done annually that will be a part of the fishpond owners and workers in their livelihood.

Highlights of the activity were the bamboo float competition, parlor games, booth competition, boodle fight and many others.

Dr. Arlyn Miranda, school principal of Vitali, told newsmen that two years ago the Vida na Mangle was initiated by the teachers and was supported by Vitali District Agriculturist Elderico Tabal and Councilor Alavar.

Tabal is the chairman of the activity while Miranda is the co-chairman and Alavar and City Agriculturist Diosdado Palacat are the organizers who support the program and at the same time act as the consultant/advisers. Roela Angeles is the internal vice chairman and Bonifacio Laboradais the finance chairman. — Dan Toribio Jr.