In the year of Pandemic, now on its third year the Subaraw Festival continue now this 2020, the annual biodiversity celebration honoring the Puerto Princesa Underground River goes online starting November 2 to 11.
Different activities and events are already scheduled including video making contest thru Tiktok and online gaming Mobile Legend. This year’s festivity goes up with the theme “Balik Tanaw” that will livestream and upload videos of highlighted events and competition of Subaraw from 2018 and 2019.
Subaraw Festival Event Head Carlo Abogado of City Administrator office clarify that the City Government is not spending any amount in this year’s festival, most of the event are sponsored and funded by private sectors.
The only event this time that will have an audience is the thanksgiving mass scheduled on Nov 11 at 6 in the morning, but according to Abogado they don’t require people to attend since the holy mass to be held in Immaculate Conception Cathedral will be live stream at the same time.
For the opening ceremony, only video messages from different partner organizations that are member of the Subaraw Foundation, and officials from selected National Government offices will be played online to formally open the festival on Nov 2.
To check the schedules and updates, follow Subaraw Festival page in Facebook and in Youtube.