The city of Golden Friendship is once again celebrating the Kagay-an Festival 2012 in honor of patron saint, St. Augustine. During the month of August, tourists and visitors from all over the Philippines flock the city to witness Cagayan de Oro’s grand festivities and visit popular tourist attractions the city has to offer. The Kagay-an Festival 2012’s list of activities have already been rolled out in coordination with Promote CDO Foundation, Inc. and other partner organizations. During this month-long celebration, expect a lot of events to take place. From parades to beauty pageants, street parties, and the ever popular night café in Divisoria, visiting Cagayan de Oro will always be more fun. So if you’re spending your quality time with friends and families in the city, the city fiesta is definitely an event to look forward to. For tourists on a holiday escapade, the city is highly recommended for affordability and relaxation.
Below are just some of the events that will be taking place during the festival month. The city has rolled out the traditional seven core events; the search for Ms. Kagay-an 2012, P.E. Rhythmic Dance Competition, Kagay-an Festival Cultural Street Dancing Competition, Kagay-an Pyro Festival, Kagay-an Festival Parade-Civic Military and Golden Float, Fluvial Procession and Floral Offering and Mass Halad. There’s also the Kagay-an Festival Marathon 2012 and the Agro Fair Rodeo and Horse Show, which is a new addition to city’s list of festival activities.