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Gear Up for Tacurong City’s 2nd Bird Festival this May 28-29, 2016!

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Wildlife conservationist? Bird enthusiast? Bird photographer, artists? Or simply curious about Tacurong City’s famed Baras Birds and its natural sanctuary? Gear up because Tacurong City is holding it’s 2nd Bird Festival this May 28-29, 2016 at the Baras Bird Sanctuary!

This annual event is open to everyone-tourists, locals, bird watchers and enthusiasts of all ages. The Festival hopes to highlight the importance of birds in the environment, encouraging the participants to take conservation of natural habitats such as the Baras Bird Sanctuary as a personal pledge to wildlife conservation.

To achieve this goal, the organizers will hold an awareness forum and guided bird tours in the Sanctuary.

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2nd Bird Festival schedule of activities

To make the event even more relevant to a spectrum of participants, there will be a Photo Contest, a Bird Costume Contest, a Coloring Contest.

 

Unique to this festival is the “Art Attack” -face painting, key holder painting, origami, bottle recycling, coloring, and ball cap making, all themed to bird wildlife conservation ideas.

Guidelines for Coloring Contest

Guidelines for Bird Costume Contest

 

Guidelines for Coloring Contest 1

Guidelines for Coloring Contest 1

The festival rates of Php100 for adults and Php80 for students / children are inclusive of entrance fee, bird watching with tour guide, use of kudong (head gear), and access to all Art Attack activities. Those who would only want to visit the Sanctuary without joining the activities will only have to pay the standard entrance fee of Php20.

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Here are some photos of last year’s bird festival courtesy of Emelie Jamorabon, Tourism Officer of Tacurong City.
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Thank you for the photos Mam Emelie! See you all there at 2nd Bird Festival at the Baras Bird Sanctuary!

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