Aurora Day 2012

The Aurora Day 2012 Celebrations will be held from February 9 to 19. This is in celebration of the province’s 33rd Foundation Anniversary and the 124th Birth Anniversary of our lola Aurora A. Quezon. This year’s theme is “Best of Aurora’s Culture: Our Pride, Our Legacy”. Batangbaler will cover most of the events and updates will be posted on our Facebook Page. You can also  go to the Aurora Province FB and PESCAYDO Aurora FB Pages for updates.

Here’s the schedule of events for the 2012 Aurora Day Celebration courtesy of PESCAYDO, the office in charge of this year’s celebration.

February 9-12, 2012
Aurora Surfing Challenge
Sabang Beach and Cemento Reef, Baler, Aurora

February 12, 2012
Takbo para kay Doña Aurora (starts at 4:00 pm at Sentro Baler/Sports Complex)
Awarding- Aurora Surfing Challenge (Sabang Beach, Baler)

February 13, 2012
Grand Opening/Motorcade of Aurora Day Celebration (starts at 7:00 am Baler Municipal Plaza)
Opening of Tourism and Trade Fair (Capitol Grounds)
February 13 “Kinagunasan” (welcome arc); an installation art , along Quezon highway, in front of Capitol Bldg, Baler Aurora.

February 13-19
Art Exhibit , SP Session Hall, Capitol Bldg, Baler, Aurora.

February 14, 2012
Valentine Show

February 15, 2012
Drum & Lyre Competition ( Quezon Hiway and Capitol Grounds)
Tuklas Talino (Sentro Baler)

February 16, 2012
Street Dancing Competition (Quezon Hiway and Capitol Grounds)

February 17, 2012
Search for Binibining Aurora 2012 (Sentro Baler)

February 18, 2012
Gallery of the Seas Sail and Surfboard Painting Competition (Cafe Rosa, Sabang, Baler, Aurora)
2nd SEDJA Kayak Race (Sitio Tibag, Sabang, Baler, Aurora)
People’s Party (Sentro Baler Grounds)

February 19, 2012
Dayana para kay Doña Aurora
Liturgical Celebration (Baler Central School)
Parade (from Baler Central School)
Anniversary Program (Capitol Grounds)
Launch of the Doña Aurora Aragon Quezon Book
Inauguration of the new Aurora Memorial Hospital (Brgy. Reserva)
3rd Aurora Bike Challenge
Governor’s Ball (Capitol Grounds)

February 20, 2012
Inauguration of the Artist Village (Dicasalarin Cove)

Also, don’t miss these unofficial but notable events:

February 11, 2012
8th Aurora Skateboarding Competition
Baler Central School Covered Court
5:00 PM onwards

February 17, 2012
Harana Para kay Doña Aurora
Featuring local bands of Aurora
Bahia Bar and Grill 7:30 PM