Aklan Piña and Fiber Festival 2011
The Aklan Piña and Fiber Festival 2011 (Fiber Fest) will highlight the 55th anniversary of the Province of Aklan this year.
The week-long trade fair will be held at The Trade Hall at the Capitol Site in Kalibo on April 25-30, 2011. The opening program and unveiling of this year’s theme will be on April 25 at 10:00am.
The Fiber Fest will feature Aklanon’s creativity and versatility in producing premium quality products such as: piña, abaca and raffia loomwoven fabrics and fashion accessories; gifts, furnishings, and decorative crafts; processed meat and fish products, bakery, and confectionery products; and ornamental plants and cutflowers.
There will be various exhibits during the trade fair that will include:
- Contemporary Lifestyle Setting of Living Spaces by International Lifestyle Designer PJ Arañador
- One-Town One Product (OTOP) booths of all 17 municipalities of Aklan
- Agri-Aqua products of community-based organizations and agencies
The festive mood set for the Fiber Fest will be highlighted by the Tsibugan sa Kapitolyo with nightly food stalls and entertainment events such as live bands to entertain guests and visitors. The Aklan Provincial Capitol Grounds will be transformed into a gastronomic junction with food festivals showcasing native and gourmet foods that Aklan can offer.
The Fiber Fest is a showcase of Public and Private Partnership (PPP) led by the Provincial Government of Aklan, with the Congressional District Office, the Department of Trade and Industry, the Fiber Industry Development Authority, the Aklan Piña Manufacturers and Indigenous Fibers Traders Association, Inc., the Hugod Aklanon Producers Association, Inc., and the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. – Aklan Chapter.
For more details visit Aklan Piña and Indigenous Fibers Manufacturers and Traders Association, Inc on Facebook.