Posted April 22, 2015
Written by Jay-ar M. Arante
The 16th Aklan Piña and Fiber Festival is taking place today through five-day trade show.
According to a report, this will provide opportunities for small and medium entrepreneurs (MSEs) of Aklan Piña Mantra Inc., the Aklan Horticulture Society and the Hugod Aklanon Producers Association, Inc. to promote their products.
The event will again offer its popular 17 municipality’s vendor’s marketplace, fiber arts, best products such as abaca, piña and raffia loom woven fabrics, bakery, souvenir items, pasalubong products, fashion accessories, health and wellness products.
Furthermore, the province will celebrate the Aklan anniversary with civic and military parade, agri-link trade show, Tsibugan sa Kapitolyo, talibong festival, farmer and fisherfolk day, inter-department sportfest, agri-trade showcase of local government units and community-based organizations, dog show, Gov. Florencio Miraflores Basketball Cup, garden show, among others.
Several music bands will be having their performances every night in the Capitol grounds as well.
The event is one of the highlights of the weeklong 59th Aklan anniversary held annually in April pursuant to Republic Act No. 1414 signed by President Ramon Magsaysay.