The 26th Negros Trade Fair Launched Yesterday


Inset: The highly-prized Vito Masks from the collection of Mr. Jojo Vito, one of the featured products in the Negros Trade Fair.

Over 5o producers of the Association of Negros Producers (ANP) are joining the 26th Negros Trade Fair on September 28 to October 2 at Rockwell Tent, Makati.

This year’s theme is i.Negros and features event collaborations with LGUs and private groups.  On opening day, September 28 at 2pm, Negros Occidental Vice-Governor Genaro Alvarez and GSIS Chairman Daniel L. Lacson, Jr.  are the guests of honor.

On September 29, the newest sector of the ANP  – the Natural and Organic – will have their formal launch with activities like the cooking demo of the Institute of Culinary Arts students, and a health forum entitled “Green is Life”  from 2 to 6pm, on topics “Healthy Living is Healthy Eating” (Dr. Albert Jo), “Organic Agriculture and its Impact on Environment” (Ms Pam Henares), “Negros:  an Agro-Tourism Destination” (Mr. Mon Penalosa) and “Organic Herbs and Spices for Wellness” (Ms Ruby Cruz).

Friday will focus on the fashion group, with the live mannequins of “Black-Out” and a mini fashion show in the afternoon.  The Provincial Government of Bacolod City with Atty Jocelle Batapa-Sigue, will have KONEK – which  stands for Negrense IT Experts and Entrepreneurs Forum on Friday, September 30 at 6pm.  Right after KONEK, Negros Bloggers will meet their Manila counterparts together with the Manila-based forum members of Skyscrapercity Bacólod at 7pm.

The Provincial Tourism Office will have the Negrense night on Oct 1.  Earlier on that same day, the Sangguniang Kabataan Negros Federation will have their BaSKug forum featuring guests like Makati Mayor JunJun BInay and Sen Loren Legarda.

La Salle Alumni will have “Tipon Negrosallians!  Remembering the Past, Living the Present, Creating the Future” on Oct 2, Sunday from 2 to 6pm.

More than the events, the Negros Trade Fair’s best feature are the beautiful products of the ANP producers which boast of their ingenuity, craftsmanship and creativity.  You can shop for gift items, house ware, furniture, garments and authentic Negrense food.  The Negros Trade Fair will open every day at 10 am until 9 pm.

For inquiries or tickets, you may contact Teena at 0933.436.8855.

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About Mark Mayo - Magallanes

MARK MAYO - MAGALLANES – blogger by passion, cook by hobby, student by life, theater actor by fate, writer by work, and Christian by grace. Part Filipino, Chinese and Spanish by blood, he is proudly 100% Negrénse. His love for his home Island of Negros, heritage and lifestyle has led him to write much about it and full-time, all-time. View all posts by Mark Mayo - Magallanes

One response to “The 26th Negros Trade Fair Launched Yesterday

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