Gov. Sol to lead launching of Siargao Surfing Festival in Siargao Island

Gov. Sol Matugas will lead the launching of this year’s Siargao Surfing Festival at Gen. Luna, Siargao Island this province.

It was learned that the event will kick-off at the Paseo de Cabuntog in Gen. Luna at exactly 4:00pm, Thursday, August 5, 2010.

Provincial Tourism Officer Ivonnie Dumadag said the event comprises various sports, cultural activities and tourism/trade fair highlighting the National Surfing Competition and the 16th International Surfing Cup come September at the renowned surfing haven, Cloud 9.

Culminating the event launching is a fellowship dinner still at the Paseo de Cabuntog with 1st District Cong. Lalo Matugas and 2nd District Cong. Jun Romarate who are also expected to grace the said event.

The island of Siargao, with its good waves and white-sand beaches, served as the venue of the series of surfing competitions in the past years of the province, which was held through the initiative of the Provincial Government of Surigao del Norte and the Department of Tourism. (PIA-Surigao del Norte)


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