Batangas Province 435th Founding Anniversary!

Come and join us, as the Province of Batangas celebrates its 435th Founding Anniversary from December 1-8, 2016.

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Don Leon Apacible 155th Birthday Anniversary

In celebration of Don Leon Apacible 155th Birth Anniversary, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) in coordination with the Local Government Unit of Taal, Batangas dedicated a simple program on October 25, 2016 at Don Leon Apacible Museum.

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My City, My SM, My Art

An event of Batangueño visual artists featuring the works of Ramon Orlina, Romulo Olazo, Anthony Palomo, Jorge Banawa, Lino Alcasio, Joseph Villamar, Mischa and Zorrick Enriquez held at Event Center, SM Batangas City on October 25, 2016.

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Acting US Ambassador Hon. Michael S. Klecheski in RICH Batangas

Acting US Ambassador Hon. Michael S. Klecheski visited the Provincial Capitol On October 29, 2016. Governor Hermilando I. Mandanas discussed on the richness of Batangas province. The US Ambassador also visited the Batangas Port, Basilica of Immaculate Conception and Montemaria.

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Talisay Mardigras III

It was a fantastic and enchanted Halloween Season wherein the Municipality of Talisay celebrated their Mardigras III last October 31, from 3:00 pm to 12 midnight organized by the Municipal Tourism Office headed by Ms. Genalyn M. Barba, together with the different offices of the municipalities. This year’s Mardigras represented different fictional stories and films which they portrayed.

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Kipsi Memorial School Inc. Students Educational Tour

Governor Hermilando I. Mandanas together with the Provincial Tourism and Cultural Affairs Office welcomed the students from Batangas Kipsi Memorial School Inc. on their educational trip last November 11, 2016 at the Prov’l Capitol. This educational trip aims to expand their learnings through their active hands-on experiences. Through this, the young learners was taught to appreciate the province as a clean, green and rich environment for a healthy living.

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Argentina Ambassador Roberto Bosch in RICH Batangas

His Excellency Argentinean Ambassador to the Philippines Roberto Bosch visited the Provincial Capitol on November 17, 2016. During the call, Governor Mandanas discussed on the agricultural resources, industries and tourist attractions of Batangas. The Ambassador had a chance to visit Pastor-Acosta Ancestral House and The Philippine Ports Terminal. He also met the Honorable Mayor of Batangas City, Hon. Beverly A. Dimacuha and Cong. Marvey A. Mariño.

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Visual Artists Meeting

The successful meeting of visual artists today at the Mansion and soon to organize – “Grupo Sining Batangas”. A gallery exhibit will be set up Dec 1 for Foundation Day celebration.

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World Egg Day 2016

It was indeed an “EGG-citing” Celebration of World Egg Day, after the Municipality of San Jose attempted to claim the world record of the “Longest Line of Fresh Chicken Eggs in a Tray” last October 14, 2016. Six thousand twenty (6, 020) trays of fresh eggs were laid along Poblacion road. Equivalent to 180,000 eggs or 2,007.75 in meters, this activity considered as the Municipality’s entry to World Guinness Book of Record in United Kingdom.

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CALACATCHARA FESTIVAL 2016

In celebration of the 180th Founding Anniversary of Saint Rafael Archangel Archdiocesan Shrine, the Municipality of Calaca, Batangas – Home of the Best Tasting Atchara, celebrated their annual CALACAtchara Festival, now on its 12th year with the theme “Nananaganang Ani ng Sambayanang Calaqueño.” This grandest festival of the municipality slated from October 15-24, showcased their rich culture and agricultural resources dedicated to St. Rafael the Archangel.

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