Bauang, La Union- The Municipality of Bauang celebrated the 13th  Panagkakararua Festival  thru the online media on October  31, 2020.

Anchored on the theme, “The family that fights COVID-19 together stays forever,” the 39 barangays and 16 local government unit departments participated in the said event. They used masks and shield as their props in performing to the tune of “Thriller” which was aired virtual thru the official page of the municipality.

The Mayors’ Office bagged the most coveted title for the LGU Category while Barangay Carmay received the highest award for the Barangay Category.

Meanwhile, Dumuk Family of Central West, a member of the 4Ps family at the municipality was chosen to be the over-all winner, as regards the Family Category.

Due to pandemic restrictions, a virtual celebration of the Panagkakararua Festival has been offered as a unique way for families to celebrate.

MASKerade: Scarecrow has been chosen as the year’s subject. As a common notion, a scarecrow helps to get rid of birds and other insects that could be of harm to the rice fields.[PIAS-CP]