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Samal Caracoles Festival Launched

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Caracoles Festival

Samal Island is cashing in on the summer heat made more unbearable by the El Nino phenomenon by offering more than their cool, white sand beaches. This time, tourists are expected to get enamored to Samal Island from sundown to sunrise through the Caracoles Festival which is usually being held during the last Saturday of April.

The Davao Region Tourism Council supported by the Department of Trade and Industry officially opened the Summer Fun in the Sun program at the Gaisano Mall of Davao yesterday and presented the 2010 Caracoles Festival to the public with a sampling of the creative marine-life inspired dances by the Mugnapak Dancers.

“This is already the 3rd Fun in the Sun for the region and this should send a positive signal to the public that all tourism destinations here are ready to provide them with all the fun they can get under the sun,” Regional Tourism Council secretary Araceli Ayuste said.

The highlight of the “Fun in the Sun” program is the Caracoles Festi…