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Monday, February 4, 2019

Authentic Kalinga-made products available for purchase during Kalinga Treasure Fair 2019

Photo Courtesy || Lifted from Tabuk Life FB
Cordillera - The Kalinga Treasures Fair 2019 has been formally opened yesterday with a ribbon cutting ceremony conducted by Kalinga Provincial Officials. The fair is part of the activities inline with the celebration of Kalinga's 3rd Bodong Festival which runs from 3rd - 17th February. 

According to Tabuk Life FB page, the Kalinga Treasures Fair will be opened from February 4 to 17, 2019. The event will feature a vast array of Kalinga products from processed foods, ethnic accessories, decorations, souvenir items, ornamental plants, furnitures and among others. 
Photo Courtesy || Lifted from Tabuk Life FB
Coffee lovers will also have a chance to buy the famous Kalinga Coffee. Kalinga is one of the country's main producers of coffee, especially the Robusta, Civet, and Arabica beans. 

Treasures Fair vendors are encouraging everyone to come visit the trade fair event and buy their products as this will help farmers and product producers financially. 

READ ALSO: Icelandic-American vlogger Finn Snow amazed at Kalinga's ancient culture of Head-Hunting and 'Bodong'

Kalinga Governor Baac commended the local producers for their outstanding contribution in the economic development of the province considering that last year they were able to generate a total of P10.2 million. 
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"We always say that because of you, we were able to uplift the socio-economic well-being of our province," Baac said to event organizer. 

"I hope that this year, you will surpass your collection last year, he added. 

READ ALSO: DA Sec. Manny PiƱol visits Tinglayan, Kalinga, grant farmers P50 million loans and 10,000 coffee seedlings

Department of Trade and Industry (DT) Assistant Regional Director (ARD) Grace Baluyan cited the Kalinga Treasures Fair as a benchmark for success among the provinces in the region considering that it is the only privately initiated fair being conducted in CAR through the Chamber of Kalinga Producers, Inc. 


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