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Igpat Sang Kamera 2014 Photo Contest winners revealed

LGU-Tacurong has announced the winners of its photography contest in line with the celebration of their 14th Foundation Anniversary and Talakudong Festival 2014 held on September 11-18.

More than 100 entries were received for the Igpat Sang Kamera 2014 Photo Contest which is also sponsored by the Department of Tourism Regional Office 12 (DOT-12). The contest has two (2) categories, entries in the "Wonders of Tacurong" category showcased the different tourist destinations in Tacurong City such as the Baras Bird Sanctuary, its naturals springs and waterfalls, caves and other natural and man-made landmarks. While, the entries in the Festival Category depicts the fun and colors of the recently concluded Talakudong Festival 2014.

The winning photos were chosen based on creativity, composition, relevance of the entries to the theme and overall impact by a panel of judges composed of yours truly, the owner and blogger of I Love South Cotabato and SouthCotabato.Org; Gerald Marcfred Dillera, the official photographer of DOT-12; and Dante Maquiling ,one of the top photographers in South Cotabato.

Igpat Sang Kamera 2014 Photo Contest Winners

Talakudong Festival Category:
1st Place
Entry #32 - An Emblem
Carlo Gentica


2nd Place

Entry #38 - Bended
Genofre Suropia


3rd Place

Entry #22 - Indayog
Yvette Domider


Wonders of Tacurong Category:

1st Place
Entry #12 - A Place We call "Home"
Dan Kenneth Pamplona


2nd Place

Entry #19 - A Secret Cave
Benjamin Rafanan


3rd Place

Entry #4 - The Potter
Alredo Ranido, Jr.

(UPDATED!) Glan Centennial Celebration Schedule of Activities | Sarangani Province


The town of Glan in Sarangani Province known for its white sand beaches in Gumasa and being the venue for the biggest annual beach party in Mindanao - the recently held Sarangani Bay Festival (SarBay Fest), is also the oldest town in SOCCSKSARGEN Region. This year, Glan is celebrating its centennial year. 

With the theme, "GLAN: A Century of Sharing, Caring Among One People, One Culture...", the municipal government have lined up activities for the commemoration of  Glan's centennial founding anniversary on October 8, 2014, preparations are also underway.

Last year, the municipal government have already unveiled their centennial logo, and just recently the calendar of activities was released.
Glan Centennial Logo
Glan Centennial Logo features a half-cut coconut shell with the statue of the pioneering batch of the town’s Christian settlers who came to Glan on October 8, 1914. The coconut being the main product of Glan is regarded as the foundation of the town’s development over the years and also symbolizes the zeal and perseverance of the people.

Glan Centennial Celebration 
CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES
DATE
TIME
ACTIVITY/EVENT
VENUE
23 Sept.
Tuesday
8:00am

JOB FAIR

Municipal Gym
24 Sept.
Wednesday

8:00am
THANKSGIVING MASS                
Sta. Catalina Parish Church   
10:00am
Opening of MERCATO (Food Street)
Colony No. 9 Avenue
10:30am
Official Opening of the  PROVINCIAL MEET
     *Athletes Parade
     *Start of  Events Competition
Glan Central Elementary School
Notre Dame of Glan Compounds
1:00pm
Opening of PHOTO EXHIBIT

Gabaldon Bldg. & Lobby of JLC Bldg.
2:00pm
Launching of GLAN COFFEE TABLE BOOK
5F, JLC Bldg. (Municipal Hall)
3:00pm
Opening of the  PAINTING COMPETITION
*INTERACTION WALL
Dispensary Bldg., RHU Compound
Atty. E. Yap St.
5:00pm
Start of CARNIVAL RIDES
Beside Municipal Gym
6:00pm
Provincial Meet Officials with
GOV. STEVE CHIONGBIAN SOLON
Covered Court @ Sta. Catalina Parish
7:00pm
Opening of the GRAND MUSIC FESTIVAL
“CONCERT OF THE CENTURY” @ CHILL OUT CORNER
Bay Walk, Colony No. 9 Avenue
10:00pm
FIREWORKS SHOW

Plaza Rizal
25 Sept.
Thursday
8:00am
PAINTING COMPETITION Category 1
Dispensary Bldg
Photo Exhibit (Sep 26-Oct 8)
Gabaldon Bldg., and Lobby of JLC Bldg.




Mercato (Food Street) (Sep 25-Oct 8)
Alegado St. & Colony #9 Avenue
Provincial Meet Events Competition (Sep 24-27)
GCES, GSAT, NDG Grounds
PCL BENCHMARKING & HERITAGE TOUR
*WATER SPORTS @ Gumasa Beach Resorts
*Tree Planting & Growing (PCL, LGU & DENR XII)

Heritage sites and exhibit areas around Poblacion
White Haven, Rosal & Coco Beach Resorts
9:00am
FUN GAMES (am & pm)
Plaza Rizal / In front of SB Bldg.
5:00pm
Carnival Rides (Sep 25-Oct 8)
Beside Municipal Gym
6:00pm
SPAA DANCE COMPETITION
(folk, dancesport, hiphop)
Municipal Gym
7:00pm
Opening of the GRAND MUSIC FESTIVAL
“CONCERT OF THE CENTURY”

Plaza Rizal
26 Sept.
Friday
8:00a
PAINTING COMPETITION Category 1
Dispensary Bldg.
Ist MAYOR’S CUP PRACTICAL SHOOTING COMPETITION (1)
  *Lawman, Public Officials, Organics Categories
Brgy. Mudan Shooting Range
9:00am
FUN GAMES (am & pm)
Plaza Rizal
7:00 pm

LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
@ Chill Out Corner & Plaza Rizal


Bay Walk & Plaza Rizal
27 Sept.
 Saturday
8:00am

PROVINCIAL MEET CHAMPIONSHIP
GCES & NDG Compounds
PRACTICAL SHOOTING COMPETITION (2)
   *Regular Shooters
   *Steel Challenge
Brgy. Mudan
PAINTING COMPETITION Category 2
Dispensary Bldg.
9:00am
FUN GAMES (am & pm)
Plaza Rizal
1:00pm
PROVINCIAL MEET CLOSING  & AWARDING PROGRAM
GCES Grand Stand
4:00pm
THEMATIC ZUMBA:  CARNIVAL
Plaza Rizal
7:00pm

SOUTH COTABATO GOVERNOR’S NIGHT
     *Cultural Performance
Municipal Gym
LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
@ Chill Out Corner & Plaza Rizal
Bay Walk Area & Plaza Rizal

28 Sept.
Sunday
8:00am
PAINTING COMPETITION Category 2
Dispensary Bldg.
9:00am
FUN GAMES of SMART & GLOBE
Plaza Rizal
3:00pm
COCO WAKI CREATIONS COMPETITION
Plaza Rizal
Hombrebueno Street
7:00pm
RELIGIOUS NIGHT OF SONGS & PRAISE
Municipal Gym
8:00pm
LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
@ Chill Out Corner & Plaza Rizal

Bay Walk Area
Plaza Rizal
29 Sept.
Monday
8:00am

Opening of Trade Fair
PASALUBONG EXHIBIT & BAZAAR
Infront of Municipal Hall, Carino St.
Opening of BARANGAY SHOWCASE
Post Office Area, Lapaz St.
PAINTING COMPETITION Category 3
Dispensary Bldg.
9:00am
GLAN CENTENNIAL TRADE FAIR
    *Exhibit Ingress
In front of Municipal Hall
8:00pm
LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
@ Chill Out Corner & Plaza Rizal

Bay Walk Area
Plaza Rizal
30 Sept.
Tuesday
8:00am

OPENING OF COCONUT VILLAGE
 Products’ Exhibit & Bazaar
Hombrebueno Street

Opening of GLAN CENTENNIAL TRADE FAIR
 PASALUBONG EXHIBIT & BAZAAR
In front of Municipal Hall
BARANGAY SHOWCASE (Sep 30-Oct 8)
Post Office Area
CULTURE & HISTORY FORUM
*Malapatan Cultural Performance
Glan Training Center
TBA
SAILING TOUR & RESORT HOPPING

A – Glan Wharf to Brgy Kapatan
B – Glan Wharf to Brgy  Cablalan
PAINTING COMPETITION Category 3

Dispensary Bldg.
Trade Fair:
Pasalubong Bazaar & Exhibit (Sep 29-Oct 8)

In front of Municipal Hall
9:00am
FUN GAMES (am & pm)
Plaza Rizal
7:00pm
LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
@ Chill Out Corner & Plaza Rizal

Bay Walk Area
Plaza Rizal

Regional Integration Competition (1)
GCES & GSAT
OPENING OF LUMAD PASUNDAYAG VILLAGE
Parade & Cultural Presentations (Oct 1-8)
RHU Compound beside Dispensary Bldg.
PAINTING EXHIBIT (Oct 1-8)
Dispensary Bldg.
11:00am
Parade of Centennial & Coconut Mascot
In activity areas
6:00 pm
ACROBATIC SHOW
Municipal Gym
7:00pm
LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT @ Chill Out & Plaza Rizal
Bay Walk Area
Plaza Rizal

02 Oct.
Thursday
7:00am
BALIKBAYAN DAY
  *Water Sports & Beach Games
Isla Jardin Del Mar, Gumasa
8:00am

Regional Integration Competition (2)
GCES  & GSAT
FUN GAMES (am & pm)
Plaza Rizal
LUMAD PASUNDAYAG VILLAGE (Oct 1-8)
   *Cultural Presentations
RHU Compound
HORSE FIGHT (1)
NDG Grounds
6:00pm
MUSCLE & BODY COMPETITION
Municipal Gym
7:00pm

DINNER FOR A CAUSE & FASHION SHOW
 with Cong. Manny Pacquiao & Gov. Steve Solon
Isla Jardin Del Mar, Gumasa
8:00pm
LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
@ Chill Out Corner & Plaza Rizal

Bay Walk Area & Plaza Rizal
03 Oct.
Friday
8:00am

MINDANAO COCONUT SYMPOSIUM
Glan Training Center
Regional Integration Competition (3)
GCES & GSAT
HORSE FIGHT (2)
NDG
WORLD TEACHERS DAY (Sarangani Province)
Brgy. Gumasa
9:00am
SAYAW SA BAGOL (maglalatik dance) COMPETITION Open Interpretation

1:00pm
DRUM & LYRE COMPETITION
GCES
7:00pm
SEARCH FOR GINOONG GLAN
Municipal Gym
8:00pm
LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
@ Chill Out Corner & Plaza Rizal
Bay Walk
Plaza Rizal

04 Oct.
Saturday
8:00am

COCOLYMPICS
Plaza Rizal, Carino & Hombrebueno Sts
WORLD TEACHERS DAY (Region 12)
Brgy. Gumasa
HORSE FIGHT  (3)
NDG
2:00pm
START OF GLAN ULTRA MARATHON 100K

Bay Walk Area

4:00pm
FUN RUN 5K & ZUMBA
8:00pm
LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
@ Chill Out Corner & Plaza Rizal
Bay Walk and Plaza Rizal


05 Oct.
 Sunday
8:00am

WORLD TEACHERS DAY
Municipal Gym
FUN GAMES (am & pm)
Plaza Rizal

HORSE FIGHT  (4)
NDG Compound
9:00am
MOTOCROSS (1)
1:00pm
MUSIKAHAN SA PLAZA RIZAL COMPETITION
   * Amateur (13 to 30 yrs old)
   *Battle of the Champions (80’s to New Millennium)
Plaza Rizal
5:00pm
BOXING
GSAT
6:00pm
BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
  *Exhibition Game: BALIKBAYAN ALL STARS VS LGU  GLAN
Municipal Gym
7:00pm
GLAM VINTAGE PARTY
5F, JLC Bldg.
8:00pm
LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
@ Chill Out Corner & Plaza Rizal

Bay Walk Area& Plaza Rizal

06 Oct.
Monday
8:00am
NDG GRAND ALUMNI HOMECOMING
NDG
Chess Tournament
Glan Training Center
Dama Tournament
Lawn Tennis Competition
Glan Tennis Court
FUN GAMES
Plaza Rizal
COLONO DAY
GSAT
MOTOCROSS (2)
NDG Compound

HORSE FIGHT  (5)
7:00pm
Search for MUTYA NG GLAN
Municipal Gym
8:00pm
LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
@ Chill Out Corner & Plaza Rizal

Bay Walk Area
Plaza Rizal
07 Oct.
Tuesday
8:00am
LUBI-LUBI SA GLAN STREET DANCING COMPETITION
Glan Central Elementary School
5:00pm
Grand Finals for Centennial Singing Stars
Glan Parish Court
7:00pm
Ist MAYORS’ BALL

Municipal Gym
8:00pm
GABI NG PARANGAL
MOA SIGNING: SISTERHOOD GLAN & CARCAR CITY
8:00pm
LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
@ CHILL OUT CORNER

CONCERT OF THE CENTURY (NATIONAL BAND)
Bay Walk Area


Plaza Rizal

08 Oct.
 Wednesday



6:30am
RE-ENACTMENT OF COLONO ARRIVAL IN 1914
Glan Port
7:30am
Thanksgiving Mass & Wreath Laying
Colono Marker
8:30am

CIVIC-MILITARY PARADE
FLOAT PARADE COMPETITION
Route TBA
  *21 Gun Salute
  *Paramotor with confetti shower and
     Chopper of Cong. Manny
Plaza Rizal
Landing: infront of Municipal Hall
1:00 pm
SANGANDAAN SA GLAN STREET DANCING COMPETITION (Open Category)
Glan Central Elementary School
FUN GAMES
Plaza Rizal
5:00pm
#THROWBACK AT 100
  *Cultural Presentation of Glan Performing Arts Group
Municipal Gym
8:00pm

CONCERT OF THE CENTURY (NATIONAL BAND)
Plaza Rizal
LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT
@ CHILL OUT CORNER
Bay Walk
10:00pm
DISCO SA CALLE
Junctions of Hombrebueno & E. Alegado Sts.;  E. Carino & T. Ruiz Sts.
11:00 pm
FIREWORKS SHOW
Plaza Rizal

09 Oct.
Thursday

ENVIRONMENT PRESERVATION
(Clean Up Drive)
All venues

There will be also an online photography competition for the Glan Centennial celebration sponsored by the Department of Tourism Regional Office 12
Click poster below for the mechanics.

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