Basic Mountaineering Course (1 and 2) and Basic Tour Guiding was held last May 5-7, 2022 at Barangay Del Pilar in Manay in collaboration with the Provincial Tourism Office of Davao Oriental and Department of Trade and Industry Davao Oriental. Special thanks to the trainers Joey Gamao, Rean Daanoy and their assistants for the two-day Basic Mountaineering Course training that will equipped them on the basics for hiking and mountaineering. Also to Manay Tourism Officer and Accredited Community Tour Guide Jan Michael Belena for conducting the 1-day Basic Tour Guiding lecture all for Barangay Del Pilar wherein the famous Panontongan Ridge is located. Indeed, the said three day training helped the participants to gain knowledge on mountaineering and tour guiding. It also helped the BLGU Del Pilar to identify potential tour guides that could help in promoting and safeguarding tourism in the barangay. Special thanks to Mayor Japhet M. Quibo, Punong Barangay Elegrino Paciano of Barangay Del Pilar, Municipal Administrator Florentina M Quibo, Provincial Tourism Officer Miguel Trocio, PTO staff Kenneth Sobrecarey and Jaycee Delute, JBC Mark Piañar of Negosyo Center Manay, Child Development Center of Del Pilar and CDW Lilian Tinggoy and Tour Guide Roen Limentang for making the activity a success.
Article written by: Jan Michael Belena
Virtual Conference on Health and Wellness Program for PWD hosted by PHILHEALTH XI, Updating on the status of Philippine Registry for PWD, Planning for 2022 NDPR week celebration and election of PWD Federation - Provincial level held at Honey's Hotel Mati City (5/6/2022)
Article written by: MSWDO Manay
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For queries regarding the iBPLS, you may visit the Municipal Engineering Office, Municipal Hall Building of Manay and look for Justine Orphea (Pia) Palomares, Building Inspector and iBPLS Focal.Contact
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In Barangay Taocanga, "Pag-tataan" or a celebration of the first harvest of an upland rice. Upland Rice is a kind of rice that is planted directly to a dry soil rather than to a paddy. This rice is harvestable every 4 months or depends on its variety. According to the farmers, it can be planted in any months of the year, the new generations preferred to plant it on Summer months especially May but the elders preferred to start planting on August to September. Have you had upland rice in your meal? Comment us your experience!
Note: The video was shot at Purok Poblacion, Barangay Taocanga.
ABACA -OLD MACOPA'S AGRICULTURE WONDER!
Barangay Old Macopa, one of the barangays of the Municipality of Manay is located at the southwestern portion of the municipality of Manay whose economic activity is more on Agriculture. Corn, Coconut, Banana and Abaca are the most common crops being planted by the farmers. 3rd on the list, Abaca yielded 104,300 metric tons on the year 2015 of the barangays' crop with 149 hectares being planted. With the current price and its popularity, Abaca is now widely planted to the different puroks and sitios. The variety of Senorita is common in the areas of Purok Malipayon, Taganaga, Gravahan, Madsayap, Buyo and Malinawon. Sinamuyo and Dabaw, native varities, also thrive together with the common Mindanaoan variety of Tangungon and Inusa. A mix of traditional and modern techniques, the Old Macopa abaca planters are keen on improving its performance. Thus making the Abaca industry a sought-after economic power and a potential investment area for the municipality.
KADI DA KAMO!
Come, visit and invest in Manay! by Jan Michael Belena
In photos is a group of surfers from Siargao that have visited the shorelines of Manay and tried surfing. The coastlines of Manay specifically in Manay Bay have identified to be potential for surfing during the months of November-March.
Photos from Julyeleven Gumop-as
The traditional handwoven textile of Mandaya, is made of lanot (abaca fibers, Musa textilis) using the abl'lun (backstrap loom). Weaving the "dagmay" has been passed on from one generation to another. Children, during their free time, help their mothers to segregate and knot the abaca fibers. When their feet can reach the siknan (foot brace) of the loom, the young girls are allowed to continue what their mothers and grandmothers have started to weave. Those who are willing to learn would stay by their mothers' side to observe and copy what their mothers are doing. Motifs and designs of the dagmay are mostly anthropomorphic and zoomorphic. The reptile is respected as shown by the regularity with which it appears in their design. Dagmay is not just an ordinary cloth; every design is considered sacred and a gift by the Tagamaling (spirit). Weavers would offer rituals to the Magbabaya (deity) to give them clear visions of the designs and concentration when laying the patterns. They would usually chew on betel nuts and burn ashes near them as part of their ritual. At present, the Mandaya weavers in Davao Oriental would mix commercial cotton with abaca to save time in preparing the materials and in weaving. At times, they also mix the commercial and natural dyes to make the colors look brighter and prevent the colors from fading away/fast.
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Taken from the records of the Municipal Planning and Development Coordinator's Office based on the transmittal from the National Historical Institute on 1995.
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