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DILG Seal of Good Housekeeping Award-Silver Medalist with Php 1 Million Prize
"Bolo Dance" by Kahilwayan Dancers
Presentation of Santa Barbara's Giant Bayi-bayi
2011 and 2012 ATOP Best Tourism Event of the Country
Eco-Adventure Park @ Barangays GMTD-Duyanduyan
Santa Barbara Hall of Fame Awardee for Best Tourism Event of the Country
116th Cry of Santa Barbara and 14th kahilwayan Festival Celebration
Iloilo Golf and Country Club
Santa Barbara Roman Catholic Church
Santa Barbara Heritage Zone
March 13, 2015 – After the 2nd ocular visit and assessment at the proposed site in Brgy. Camambugan, and deliberation of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines Iloilo (Confesor) Council with Hon. Mayor Dennis S. Superficial, M.D.,they have approved that the historic town of Santa Barbara will host the 2015 Provincial Jamboree.
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In commemoration of the historic uprising of the Ilonggos against Spain to its ultimate cry of victory and freedom, Santa Barbaranhons’ celebrate the 116th Cry of Santa Barbara and 14th Kahilwayan Festival on November 11 to 17.
Santa Barbara was the site of the First Filipino Flag raising outside Luzon, which is called the “Cry of Santa Barbara”; that recognizes the heroism and bravery of the greatest revolutionary hero of Visayas and Mindanao General Martin Teofilo Delgado and his Liberating Army. The “Kahilwayan Festival” aims to portray the story of the “Cry of Santa Barbara”.
Santa Barbara is also very proud of being the HALL OF FAME AWARDEE 2014 Department of Tourism - Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines (DOT-ATOP) Pearl Awards for Kahilwayan Festival as Best Tourism Event of the Country - Culture and Arts Category (Municipal Level) for three consecutive years (2011, 2012, 2013).The Hall of Fame Trophy was given during the 15th ATOP National Convention at Bacolod City, Province of Negros Occidental on October 2-4, 2014.
The celebration of the 2014 Cry of Santa Barbara and Kahilwayan Festival started on November 11 with the flag raising ceremony, the LGU Santa Barbara Chorale led the singing of the Pamabansang Awit and the Municipal Hymn "Santa Barbara Bugal kag Palangga Ko", followed by the announcement of the winners of the Class A and B categories of "Mayor Dennis Superficial Caddies Cup" (Golf Tournament) and finally Hon. Mayor Dennis S. Superficial M.D. officially opened the celebration of the 116th Cry of Santa Barbara and the 14th Kahilwayan Festival.
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CONGRATULATIONS MUNICIPALITY OF SANTA BARBARA!
2014 EXCELLENCE IN LOCAL GOVERNANCE AWARD- BEST PERFORMING LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT (CATEGORY A) IN THE WHOLE PROVINCE OF ILOILO AND 2ND RUNNER- UP BEST PERFORMING LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT IN WESTERN VISAYAS!Read more: Santa Barbara Best Performing Municipality in the Province of Iloilo
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