Opening SalvoJanuary 31st of every year marks the start of the Novenary Activities for the Feast of St. William of Aquitaine and the opening salvo for the founding anniversary celebration of Dalaguete both as a parish and as a town celebrated every 9th and 10th of February.

For this year, with the new Municipal Health Office constructed, it now served as the starting point of the parade for the opening celebration which was usually held in front of the Municipal Hall. A Sinulog Dance presented by selected engaged services personnel signalled the start of the parade participated in by the Municipal Government of Dalaguete headed by Mayor Ronald Allan Cesante and Vice Mayor Jeffrey Belciña, Sangguniang Bayan Members, Municipal Government employees, Barangay Poblacion officials headed by Hon. Ernesto Tangpos and his councilors, Dalaguete National High School Drum and Lyre Corp and the Dalaguete Music Foundation Band. The flock proceeded to the Saint Aquitaine Parish Church and attended mass officiated by REV. MSGR. CAMILO ALIA, E.V., Team Moderator of the Shrine of St. Michael Archangel Parish in Argao, Cebu. A 5-minute fireworks display highlighted the event.

Having marked the milestone as 304th year of Dalaguete, progress is quite evident with the growing number of infrastructures constructed and businesses being established. More improvements are envisioned to be realized in the future, things to be thankful for and looked forward to. 



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