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Indigenous Peoples at the 7th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival

Indigenous Peoples at the 7th Negros Island Organic Farmers FestivalIndigenous Peoples at the 7th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival

Left photo shows the ‘Pinakbet’ entry of the Indigenous Peoples of Negros Occidental (right photo) participating in the “Organic Food Cooking Contest” during the conduct of the 7th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival sponsored by the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples and ABS-CBN Bacolod.* /CAPITOLPhoto

Indigenous Peoples at the 7th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival

Indigenous Peoples from Barangay Carol-an in Kabankalan City take part in the ‘Indigenous Band Competition’ during the 7th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival.* /CAPITOLPhoto

Activities and Events of the 7th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival

Activities and Events of the 7th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival

Winners in the ‘Fun Walk, Run and Bike for a Cause’ in celebration of the 7th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival. The activity was spearheaded by the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental in partnership with ABS-CBN Bacolod for the benefit of Bantay Bata 163 Negros Foundation.* /CAPITOLPhoto

Activities and Events of the 7th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival

‘Bayo-Disig’ Contest, one of the many events of the 7th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival. Contestants from the Municipality of Moises Padilla demonstrates the traditional way of milling rice.* /CAPITOLPhoto

Activities and Events of the 7th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival

Blindfolded, a contestant of the ‘Dakpanay Manok’ tries to catch a ‘kabir’ on Day 3 of the 7th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival, Saturday November 24, 2012.* /CAPITOLPhoto

Gov Marañon Distributes NOCHP Cards to Beneficiaries in Don Salvador Benedicto

Gov Marañon Distributes NOCHP Cards to Beneficiaries in Don Salvador BenedictoGov Marañon Distributes NOCHP Cards to Beneficiaries in Don Salvador Benedicto

Left photo shows Negros Occidental Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (extreme right) giving out the Negros Occidental Comprehensive Health (NOCHP) cards to a recipient-beneficiary in the Municipality of Don Salvador Benedicto with District 1 Board Member Nehemias dela Cruz, Sr. (extreme right) during the distribution of health cards to more than 2,400 beneficiaries in the town covering seven barangays namely, Pandanon, Igmayaan, Kumaliskis, Bunga, Pinowayan, Bagong Silang and Bago. While right photo shows residents shaking hands with the provincial chief executive in appreciation of the health benefits that will free them from hospital and other medical expenses.* /CAPITOLPhoto