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Public to savor Sablan’s fruits in 5th Fruit Festival
by Susan C. Aro / PIA

A medley of pomelo, papaya, pineapple, guava, coconut, and rambutan garnished with mabolo, durian, mangosteen, and lanzones will be served  to the public on the opening day of the 5th Fruit Festival of Sablan, Sept. 2.

Mayor Manuel Munar and agricultural technician Arthur Mariano estimate around 800 people could partake of the fruit medley.

The three-day festival will kick off Sept. 2, with a eucharistic celebration and a fruity float parade. This will be followed by an opening program at 9 a.m. at the Municipal Gym with Gov. Melchor Diclas as the guest speaker.

Alongside the opening program will be a canvass painting and poster-making competitions for elementary and high school students at the Municipal Building II.

The Agro-Industrial Trade Fair showcasing the town’s produce and processed products will also open.

The activities in the afternoon are search for best quality fruits such as the heaviest banana bunch and jackfruit; sweetest papaya, pomelo, guyabano, and pineapple and fruit and berries plating competition or the innovative presentation of fruit served in a platter.

A Diskwento Caravan sponsored by one of the popular supermarkets in Baguio  City will be done beside the Municipal Hall during the duration of the festival.

On Sept. 3, there will be lectures on citrus production and root crops protection by the Benguet State University, presentation of the Provincial Veterinary Livelihood Program by the Provincial Veterinary Office, presentation of Philippine good agricultural practice by the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist, and an orientation and updates by the office of the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation.

There will also be actual presentation of specimen of soil samples and common pests and diseases affecting agricultural produce and how to prevent or combat them.

The last day will be devoted for competitions on ground demonstration among elementary and high school students and out-of-school youth and civil society organizations, and awarding of winners in the various competitions.

The festival was conceptualized during the term of now Vice Mayor Arthur Baldo to help promote the fruit industry of the municipality.

Sablan is known for its sweet pineapples. For some years now, the town has been emerging as producer of different fruits such as rambutan, lanzones, guyabano, and durian. It is being primed as the fruit basket of Benguet.


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