Bacolod City – Mayor Enrique Montilla III of Isabela, Negros Occ. said all is set for the town’s fiesta celebration on April 19- 22, 2017.
Montilla said he gathered department heads, the Department of Education and barangay captains, including town scholars, who are all expected to participate in the fiesta celebration.
Day 1 on April 19 is for DepEd. The opening day will start with an 8:30 a.m. mass followed by the opening of Agro Fair and the mass wedding or Kasalan ng Bayan.
A motorcade spearheaded by the DepEd will feature at least 30 vehicles including those acquired by the town for the disaster-preparedness program.
Participants in the drumbeating contest will also join.
The day will be capped with the DepEd Night featuring an Acrobatic show at the Civic Cultural Center.
April 20 is the Barangay and Scholars’ Day. It will feature the agri-booth contest to be participated by 30 barangays clustered into 15 groups.
The awarding and recognition of outstanding scholars will also be held in the morning and parlor games in the afternoon.
The highlight of the day is the search for the Lin-ay sang Isabela with 15 contestants representing the 15 barangay clusters. The pageant will be held at the Socio Cultural Center in the evening.
April 21 will be the LGU (Local Government Unit) Day which includes the Grand Parade of at least 30 floats representing the government and private sectors.
It will be followed by the Fancy Ball for the children and coronation of the Fancy Ball Queen at the Socio Cultural Center at about 6 p.m.
Culminating the LGU day is a program where the different departments of the local government unit will participate with the theme “Isabela goes international”.
The different departments formed into clusters chose a country, wear costumes and render a number which will be held at the covered court at 9 p.m.
April 22 is the coronation of the fiesta queen in the evening at the socio-cultural center.
Live bands will entertain the crowd during the 4-day fiesta celebration.