Baras to celebrate 92nd year as a municipality

ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal, Jan. 10 (PIA) — The Municipality of Baras will celebrate its 92nd anniversary with series of activities at the municipal hall from January 17 to 27.

Baras Information Officer Lily Buenaventura said teachers and students will prepare cultural presentations while barangay nutrition scholars and participants from several barangays will participate in a cooking contest.

An amateur singing contest (kids, open & senior citizens category), boxing tournament and seranata will also take place during the celebration.

The local government and tourism council will provide cash prizes to the winners of the contests.

Buenaventura said the activities were already approved but have yet to be scheduled.

The town will be commemorating its independence on the last Sunday of January. Prior to its independence, Baras was formerly a barangay of the municipality of Morong. (GG-PIA4A)

http://pia.gov.ph/news/index.php?article=2261357791656

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