This is an account of the weeklong celebration of the 400 years Anniversary of Casiguran. From yehey.com by Maritoni Alvarez:
Situated in the northern part of the Aurora Province and approximately 120 kms. from the historic town of Baler, Casiguran, dubbed as the â€œEnchanting Paradise in the North,â€ just celebrated its 400 years in history through a week-long festivity that showcased the townâ€™s products, talents and beauty. The Quadricentennial of Casiguran, Aurora kicked off last June 7, 2009 with loads of activities to laud the townâ€™s 400th year Anniversary.
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Today is the start of the Central Luzon exhibit at the Wow Philippines Expo at Intamuros Manila. The tourism and trade fair will run for three weeks until July 5. Aurora Province will have it’s own booth at the exhibit. And on June 19, there will be a special Aurora Day event at the venue. This will be a whole day of presentations, fashion show, and cultural programs all about Aurora.
For those Aurorans who haven’t been to the province for a long time, this is your chance. You can’t go to Aurora, so Aurora will come to you.
Traveling to Aurora from Manila takes less time than it takes to go to Baguio, but the trip can be more taxing. When I mention the roads to Gov. Bellaflor Angara-Castillo, she protests: â€œBut notice that the bad sections are mostly those in Nueva Ecija and Nueva Vizcaya. We have only about a kilometer of unpaved roads inside our boundary!â€
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