Abra Visita Iglesia 2018

Visita Iglesia is a Holy Week practice where Catholics visit and pray in 14 churches (7 at the very least) which represent the 14 Stations of the Cross and to honor the Blessed Sacrament. It is usually done on Maundy Thursday after the Mass of the Lord’s Supper.   And these are seven of Abra’s… Read more »

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Change of Command Ceremony

  LTC Jearie Boy P. Faminial takes the reins from LTC Thomas Dominic Baluga as the new Battalion Commander of the  24IB, 7ID, PA at the Change of Command Ceremony held at the 24IB Headquarters in Lagangilang on March 16, 2018. Major General Felimon T. Santos Jr., AFP Commander, 7ID, PA presided over the Change… Read more »

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Best Farmers Association

  Farmers associations in Abra joined in the celebration of the Abrenian #KawayanFestival2018 on March 9, 2018. The best farmers association was chosen based on the following criteria: 1) 20% Organization Management, 2) 50% Economic Activities/ Performance, and 3) 30% Social Activities/ Accomplishments. And the winners for the Best Farmers Association are: 1st Place: Poblacion… Read more »

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Best Farmers Award

  The hardworking Abreño farmers showcased their agricultural produce during the Abrenian #KawayanFestival2018 Farmers’ Day. The contributions of the farmers to the Province were further recognized at the Awards Night during the Abrenian #KawayanFestival2018 on March 9, 2018.  The best farmers were chosen based on the following criteria: 1) 15% for the Farmer, 2) 25%… Read more »

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BANNUAR Awards

  The “Barangay nga Alisto, Napudno, Natalna addaan Urnos ken Anep a Rumang-ay” (BANNUAR) Awards is a program by the Department of Interior and Local Government and the Provincial Government of Abra recognizing the critical role of the barangay as a basic political unit enhancing the societal well-being. Barangays are assessed based on these criteria:… Read more »

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Screening of Applicants for the positions of Validators and Administrative Aides

  Ms. Shirley Claver and Mr. Theodore Solang from the National Household Targeting Section conducted the screening of applicants for validators and administrative aides. Those hired will be assigned in the different municipalities of Abra who will validate 6164 households in the province.   The screening is in preparation for the validation of potential beneficiaries… Read more »

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Iloko-Tingguian Cultural Festival 2018

  The Iloko-Tingguian Cultural Festival showcases the rich culture, traditions, and heritage of the Abreños.   It also features the talent and creativity of the Abreños with the display of the Iloko and Tingguian customs during the event. This event is a reminder to Abreños of their colorful heritage and history.  

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Donning of Ranks and Recognition for Bravery of the Philippine Army

  The Provincial Government of Abra recognizes the bravery and service of Philippine Army (PA) personnel.   The following are the newly promoted officers of the PA: Capt. Ric Ivan C. Joven, 1LT Marion Jose C. Intong, 1LT Melanie V. Mercado, and 1LT Franklin Jess A. Boquiren. The Wounded Personnel Medals were awarded to Pvt.… Read more »

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Dapil Festival 2018

  Dapil is derived from the word “Panagdapil”, the traditional method of extracting juice from sugarcane. Sugarcane is one of Abra’s main agricultural products. “Basi” or wine, vinegar, molasses, and muscovado are some of the by-products of sugarcane.   Dapil Festival 2018 is a four-day celebration of the culture and tradition of the people of… Read more »

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