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Camiguin caps 40th Lanzones Festival

camiguin caps 40th lanzones festival - Camiguin caps 40th Lanzones Festival

MISSED THIS year’s Lanzones Festival? No worries, there are many other reasons to visit the island province any time of the year as the local government commits to pursuing “sustainable and responsible” tourism with its various nature attractions. “Camiguin is proud to celebrate the 40th edition of Lanzones Festival, which is a testament to Mother Nature’s awesome creation and provision. This fruit has become the symbol of abundance for our island and has helped position our destination as an advocate for the protection and preservation of the rich ecosystem,” Governor Jurdin Jesus M. Romualdo said in a statement. This year’s festivity was highlighted by the street dance parade and competition over the weekend, which marks the official start of the lanzones harvest season. Among the popular tourist sites in Camiguin, located off the northern coast of Mindanao, include the White Island Sandbar, various springs, waterfalls, and the twin mountains Hibok Hibok and Timpopong, which are declared and ASEAN Heritage Park. The Mantigue Island Nature Park has also been declared by the Department of Tourism as a scuba diving spot and was one of the 20 sites included in the recent 1st Camiguin Dive Festival.

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