Niyogyugan Festival 2018: Coconut fest shows Quezon artistry held on every month of august and conceptualized by the Quezon Rep. Aleta Suarez, to give tribute to the coconut, also known as the “tree of life.” The event aims to contribute to the cultural and historical development of the province, and also to promote tourism and locally produced coconut products.
“Niyogyugan” is derived from “niyog” (coconut) and “yugyog” (to shake or dance). Thirty-seven of Quezon’s 39 towns and two cities are participating in this year’s festival, up from the initial 20 towns that joined its first staging.
Niyogyugan Festival slated on 9-20 August at Perez Park, this city, featuring an agri-tourism exposition, recognition of outstanding farmers and fisherfolks and other activities.
the best competition where the winners will receive a prize of P3M – worth of projects (1st place); P2M (2nd place); P1M (3rd place); P500,000 (4th place) and P300,000 (5th place).
The best booth competition has two categories: The category A for 1st to 3rd class municipalities and category-B- 4th to 6th class municipalities/ cities. Non-winners will receive P100,000.