Thursday, April 24, 2014

Aklan Piña & Fiber Festival, kicks off today

Posted April 22, 2014
Written by Gloria Villas

The Province of Aklan has started to showcase its primary product at the Aklan’s Piña (Pineapple) & Fiber Festival.

The exhibit at the Trade Hall in the Provincial Capitol Grounds has been formally opened.

This is among the line-up of activities for the 58th Founding Anniversary of the province.

According to the Aklan Provincial Government, they will show a trade fair which will display public-private partnership to promote micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to encourage competitiveness among businesses.

The said activity started on April 22nd until April 27 where more than 50 exhibitors were given opportunity to sell their unique and world class products.

Products to be displayed include decorative crafts, gifts, fashion accessories, confectionary products, agri-aqua products, bakery, high fashion apparels and furnishings.

The Aklan Provincial Government works alongside the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Aklan, PhilFIDA, PhilExport-Aklan Chapter, Hugod Aklanon Producers Association Inc., and the Aklan Piña and Indigenous Fibers Manufacturers and Traders Association Inc. for the success of the said activity which is now on its 15th year.

Translated by Shelah Casiano

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