KALIBO, Aklan, Oct. 9 (PNA) — This month of October is expected to be festive here as thousands of people from all over the country will be arriving in town for separate events.
These events include the highlights and opening salvo of the Kalibo Sto. Nino Ati-Atihan Festival for 2015.
Albert Menez of the Kalibo Sto. Nino Ati-atihan Foundation Incorporated (KASAFI) said that the launching is slated on October 24.
“Aside from the usual tribal street dancing tribes, the launching will be participated by delegates from the Batang Pinoy Visayas leg,” said Menez.
Earlier reports indicate that around 3,000 delegates will be coming over from all over Visayas to compete in 26 sports events. The competition will start from October 21-25 in different venues.
Aside from this, another thousand of delegates are expected to come for the National Conference of Youth Ministers of the Kalibo Diocese.
The event which has for its theme “Living Our Baptism into His Marvelous Light’ was co-organized by the Commission on Youth of the Kalibo Diocese. It will start on October 20 and culminate on October 24.
Currently, the Kalibo Police is preparing to ensure safety of delegates to the various events, mostly young people. Part of the security preparation is the installation of CCTV cameras along Pastrana Park and other key areas of the town.(PNA)