“Interfaith Thanksgiving Service for the 64th Araw ng Calamba Celebration”

The month of February is significant for the Calambahanons. The Calambahanons not only celebrates Valentine’s Day but also commemorates the Araw ng Calamba.  The Municipality of Calamba, Misamis Occidental celebrates the 64th Araw ng Calamba with the theme: “GUGMA: TULAY SA KAHIUSAHAN, KALINAW, UG KALAMBOAN”.

Municipal Officials headed by Municipal Mayor Dr. Luisito B. Villanueva, Jr., MNSA, Municipal Vice Mayor Jesus C. Enerio, Sangguniang Bayan Members, National and Municipal Employees, Teachers and students, Religious Ministers and Barangay Officials headed by ABC President Hon. Ezel T. Villanueva gathered together at the Municipal Quadrangle for the Flag and Banners Raising. The event formally opened the celebration.
After the flag raising ceremony the guests proceed to Municipal Hall for the Interfaith Thanksgiving Service. There is a saying that “Put God first in everything we do”, so the Religious Ministers supported the Local Government Unit for the preparation and offered prayers for the success of the 64th Araw ng Calamba.
The event featured Religious Ministers preaching and providing prayers for the Community, Family, Youth, Subanen Tribes, celebration for the 64th Araw ng Calamba, Education, Health, for the Local Government Unit and for Peace and Order.
The annual service happened every first day of the celebration. The intentioned of the Interfaith Thanksgiving Service is to give thanks to the Lord for all blessings that have happened all through the year.

FEBRUARY 8-14, 2012

Feb. 8, 2012        Flag Raising/Raising of Banners        8:00 AM
                Ball Games/Outdoor Activities        6:00 PM    
                Basketball Men (Sectoral)
                Volleyball Women (Sectoral)
                (Municipal Plaza)

Feb. 9, 2012        Ball Games/Outdoor Activities        6:00 PM

Feb. 10, 2012        Grand Launching TESDA Specialista        
                Technopreneurship Program (TSTP)        1:00 PM
Ball Games/Outdoor Activities        6:00 PM

Feb. 11, 2012        Opening Football Tournament         8:00 AM
(CHCHS Ground)
Ball Games/Outdoor Activities        6:00 PM
Feb. 12, 2012        Ball Games/Outdoor Activities        6:00 PM
                Football Invitational Tournament

February 13, 2012    Filipino Games                    8:00 AM
                Presentation of Candidate of every
                Hara sa Araw ng Calamba 2012        2:00 PM
                Hip-Hop Open Dance Competition        3:00 PM
                Outdoor Activities                    6:00 PM
                Street Party/Live Band (Magsaysay     
Rotunda)                        8:00 PM

Feb. 14, 2012        PARADE                        8:00 AM
                Playground Demonstration              10:00 AM
                Awarding – Ball games
Filipino games
                Drum Corps Exhibition
                Street Party/Live Band



Banners Raising


 Interfaith Thanksgiving Service


 Dr. Luisito B. Villanueva, Jr., MNSA
Municipal Mayor
 Hon. Jesus C. Enerio
Municipal Vice Mayor


 Religious Ministers
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