Tabuk City to Celebrate Matagoan Festival and Founding Anniversary on June 24
City Mayor Engr. Darwin C. Estrañero has issued Executive Order No. 53 Series of 2020, “declaring June 24, 2020 as a non-working holiday for all government offices and all private institutions in the entire City of Tabuk in celebration of the 19th Matagoan Festival and the 13th City Founding Anniversary.”
June 24 a Non-working Holiday in Tabuk City
According to EO No. 53, it has been a tradition of Tabuk City to simultaneously celebrate its Founding Anniversary and Matagoan Festival with the declaration of the date as a non-working holiday. Thus, declaring tomorrow, June 24, 2020, a holiday in the city.
What is the Matagoan Festival
“Matagoan Festival was first celebrated in June 2002 to showcase the rich mixed cultures of Tabuk City,” EO No. 53 reads.
In line with this, tomorrow will be Tabuk’s 19th-year celebration of the Matagoan Festival.
Founding Anniversary of Tabuk City
On the other hand, on June 24, 2007, the Commission on Election proclaimed the successful ratification of R.A. 9404 known as an “Act Converting the Municipality of Tabuk Into a Component City of the province of Kalinga to be known as the City of Tabuk.”
Hence, the Foundation Day of Tabuk City is celebrated every 24th day of June.
Simultaneous with the festival, the city will celebrate its 13th Founding Anniversary tomorrow.
Tabuk City’s Simple Thanksgiving
In observance of the two important events tomorrow, Tabuk City will be having a simple and meaningful thanksgiving celebration without prejudice to IATF guidelines and protocols in the fight against COVID-19 specifically on crowd gathering.
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SOURCE: Province of Kalinga