Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Kagay-an Festival 2013: the Kumbira 2013

Kagay-an Festival 2013 has started with opening activities of the Kumbira 2013 on August 14 at Atrium, Lim Ket Kai Mall. This is attended by Mayor Oscar Moreno and Tourism Secretary Ramon R. Jimenez Jr. as guest. Kumbira a local world for feast is a culinary show competition and live food and beverage preparation seminar that is organized and run by the Cagayan de Oro Hotels and Restaurant Association (COHARA). It is now the 17th year on which this activities have been conducted and made as a part of the city’s fiesta’s activities. Kumbira 2013 which is held from August 14 to 16 is considered a home of Mindanao chef “wars”, a regional elimination contest for a national food showdown. Other activities for the Kagay-an Festival 2013 or the fiesta also include garden show, PBA legends basketball game, marathon, horseshow competition, beauty pageant, pyro festival, parade of icons and religious procession. The fiesta activities will culminate on August 28, 2013, the feast day of Saint Augustine, the patron saint of Cagayan de Oro.