We’re now on the third week of August and still many events are scheduled for this year’s Kagay-an Festival 2009. All “Kagay-an Festival 2009” activities are exclusively handled by the Promote CdeO Foundation Inc. after it was granted by the City Government an exclusive right to manage the city fiesta events starting August 2007 pursuant to City Ordinance 10514-2007.
This year’s partner organizations include the United Architects of the Philippines- Gold Chapter, Safer River Life Saver Foundation Inc., Department of Trade and Industry, Cagayan de Oro Hotel and Restaurant Association, Department of Tourism-Northern Mindanao, Cagayan de Oro Horsemen Association, Cagayan de Oro Tourism Board, and Oro Association of Rafters (AOR).
As a general guide for Cagayanons and tourists, below are the list of accredited events for the fiesta celebration:
- August 1-31 – Great Samsung Sale at Graphic All in One Store
- August 4 – 13th APHCA Hair Olympics 2009 – Hair and Make-up Competition at City Tourism Hall
- August 7-9 – Housing Festival 2009 at Limketkai Rotunda
- August 14-31 – Samsung Mobile Exhibit at Robinsons
- August 16-20 – International Invitational Chess Championship at City Tourism Hall
- August 20 – Interschool Dance Competition (a hip hop dance battle) at Corpus Christi gymnasium
- August 21-31 – Samsung Mobile Exhibit at SM City
- August 21, 2009 Endurance Race Competition (Horse Racing Competition) that’s being organized by the Cagayan de Oro Horsemen, Inc.
- August 22-23 – The 2nd Cagayan de Oro Invitational Vintage Car Show at A & G Arcade, Lapasan
- August 22-31 – Samsung Mobile Nation at Limketkai Center
- August 23 – International Night at Pryce Plaza
- August 24-30 – Kahimunan Northern Mindanao: Regional Trade Fair 2009 at Limketkai Rotunda
- August 26 – Kapuso Mall Show at Limketkai Atrium
- August 26 – Philippine Military Academy Cadets Silent Drill at Pelaez Sports Center
- August 27 – “TM Astigfest sa CDO” at Limketkai Parking Lot
- August 28 – FREE Concert: Parokya ni Edgar with Norman Mitchell at Limketkai Atrium
- August 28 – Handog ng Bombo Radyo at Star FM sa Kagay-an Festival 2009: Free Concert at Pelaez Sports Center
- August 28, 2009 – ABS -CBN KAPAMILYA CARAVAN Gran Via Lot featuring RIVERMAYA, JOHN LLOYD CRUZ and other KAPAMILYA stars
- August 29 – SABADO BOYS with Norman Mitchell at Limketkai Atrium
- August 29-30 – 100 Plus Fiesta Cup Badminton Tournament at Sports Zone, Tomas Saco St., Nazareth
- August 29-30 – All Breed Championship DOG SHOW at SM City Mall