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The Tarlac Provincial Government celebrated its 8th Kanlungan ng Lahi Festival (KANLAHI) on March 4-10, 16 & 24, 2024. Thru its Tarlac Provincial Tourism office, headed by Focal person Arsenio B. Lugay, his point person Mr. Diogenes L. Simbol, and his colleagues organized the 2024 Tribal Games participated by the towns of Capas, Bamban, San Jose and Mayantoc. Various cultural activities highlighting our indigenous people are the following:
1. Traditional Costume Contest;
2. Aeta Traditional Dance Contest;
3. Aeta Cooking Constest;
4. Tug of War Contest;
5. Kadang-kadang Contest;
6. Javelin Throw Constest.
On March 16, 2024, the ICCs/IPs Ayta Abelling anfd Ayta Mag-antsi of Tarlac participated ang joined the 2024 Tribal Games. Each IP community has its owned presentation and presented and showed their unique talents and skills for the aforementioned contests at Jose V. Yap Sports and Recreational Complex formerly Tarlac Recreational Park.
NCIP Tarlac office headed by Provincial Officer Engr. Michael H. Baldonado and his staff were invited to stand as judges to the above mentioned cultural acitivities.
Winners and non-winners received cash prizes and tokens. They all went home full of joy and happiness.
#thankyoutoalltheICCs/IPswhocontinuepromotingand strengtheningtheirculture
#thankyoutotheprovincialgovernmentoftarlachonsusanyap Emily Santiago Maltizo, Lucy Arellano Mike Baldonado

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