TANGUB CITY, Misamis Occidental, Nov. 27 (PIA)- The Christmas Symbols Capital of the Philippines will once again showcase the Tangubanon spirit of Christmas with the theme, "Christmas Village."
In the Christmas Village, food, souvenir items, convenience store and local products will be featured.
During the live program of the city, Mayor Jennifer Wee Tan said Tangub City would push through with the Christmas symbols festival despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
"This simple effort aims to bring joy in the hearts of Tangubanon and to be reminded that amid COVID-19, there is still Christmas, a season of joy and a season of giving," she added.
Mayor Tan also said, "We may not have the usual celebration of Christmas symbols festival due to COVID-19 but we are trying to beat this ongoing health crisis. This Christmas village will surely symbolize our triumph over the darkness brought about by COVID-19."
The government of Tangub has vowed to continuously support the business industry in the city.
"What we want to do now is to balance the economy and at the same time, health protocols are also be observed while we're helping our business people. We must also be vigilant to take care of our health," Tan said.
According to Mayor Tan, Christmas Village is a way of helping the economy. "Through this Christmas Village, we can give an opportunity to sell their products because there is really need to help," the Mayor explained.
Mayor Tan encouraged all clusters to help and to sell the products of Tangubanons especially those of senior citizens.
To ensure public safety and in keeping up with the IATF standards, Tangub LGU urges visitors to book a slot before visiting the Christmas Village. Booking is open for individual and group booking. Interested individuals may just visit http://visit-tangubcity.gadtc.edu.ph.
December 1, 2020 is the opening and the 28th year of the Christmas symbols festival in Tangub. (PIA Misamis Occidental/ SMRN)