Showing posts from August, 2015

Kumbira 2015 - A Culinary Show & Live Competitions

I felt nostalgic when I covered the event of Kumbira today. I remembered my HRM college days in Liceo de Cagayan University. After 14 years, I was able to witness it again. Whoa! This event is indeed the longest-running annual culinary arts show and competition where it showcases the culinary skills and talents of both professional Chefs and students.   Creative Cake Decorating more of Creative Cake Decorating  Kumbira an annual culinary festival which is the flagship project of the Cagayan de Oro Hotel and Restaurant Association or COHARA. This event aims to showcase the best culinary creations while incorporating the latest culinary trends.  Plated Dessert Artistic Bread Showpiece  It also aims to promote healthy competition and camaraderie among the different hotels and restaurants, schools, as well as to elevate the standards of the culinary industry in the Region.  Flair Bartending Tandem  Umami Culinary Challenge It recognizes and sho

Come & Join the Fun: Higalaay Sports, Rafthon and Higalaay Street Festival

This month of August is gonna be a fun and exciting month here in Cagayan de Oro City. Why? it's because of The Kagay-an Festival which is now called Higalaay Festival. It is a month-long festival in celebration of Cagayan de Oro’s patron saint SeƱor San Agustin which is held every month of August.  This years Higalaay Festival is even more exciting because they added some events which is something new and unique.     An event called “Higalaay Sports Festival” will have a sports hub during the three day tournament. It is composed of different popular sporting activities namely 3 on3 Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Frisbee, Rugby, Swimming, Futsal, Mixed Martial Arts. Anyone can enjoy playing their favorite games or sports activity while relishing the rest of the Fiesta activities.  Rafthon is best described as “Adventure Fun Run” where it calls white water rafting and team effort. It’s a fun way to experience the “Higalaay Spirit” with your friends, co-workers and