UBAY: – All roads Friday lead to this bustling town, groomed to be the second Science City in the country next to Munoz City, as it will celebrate the Feast of her Patron, the Holy Child Jesus.
Mayor CostanReyes, Vice Mayor Nelson Uy and Second District representative ArisAumentado will spearhead in Welcoming fiesta revelers from all walks of life including the Balikbayans.
Mons. Patrick Daniel Y. Parcon, Bishop of Talibon will officiate the Pontifical Mass at 10:00 AM with some 30 expected visiting clergies as concelebrants, said Parish Priest Rev. Fr. Ming Almedilla.
The Novena Mass is scheduled back to its former time slot at 5:00 o’clock in the afternoon.
Opening salvo of the nighty cultural presentations was the variety Show, courtesy of the Alturas Group of Companies and followed by the BSNC Night. Friday night had the Holy Child Academy presenting the King and Queen Coronation.
The UbayNational Science HS had their show on Saturday night then the following night, the Sacred Heart Learning and Formation Center held its presentation while the teachers showcased their folk dances during the Dep-Ed night.
On its second year run was the Search of Mr. Ubay last night thru the auspices of the local Rotary Club of Ubay.
A bevy of 10 beautiful ladies will take centerstagetonight (Wednesday) to vie the Search for MatahumsaUbay 2019.
Last year’s winner, Miss Ubay AnacelaGaviola, a BS Architecture graduate was 4th Runner-up in Miss Bohol Sandugo 2018 pageant held at the Bohol Wisdom School in Tagbilaran City last July 21, 2018
Guest performers on this show are Neil Coleta-an ABS-CBN Star Magic Artist and ChinkeeMaylon, First ever Male Sinulog idol and 3- times Tawag Ng Tanghalan Champion.
Tomorrow, Vesper Day will have a Fluvial Parade at 7:00 AM. The Novena Mass and Procession is scheduled at 4:00 PM.
The Sto. Niño Parish Council and the LGU Ubay co-sponsored A Night with the Stars featuring Donna Cariaga and Hashtag Maru.
The Ubay-Ubay Festival, a street dancing presentation from the different organizations will start at 1:00 PM. After the fireworks display early in the evening will be at ABC Night at The Ramon Magsaysay gym simultaneous to the Rock Against Drug Concert (Live Band) The Dawn to be held at the Ubay Port.
Meanwhile, the 1stMayorCostan Reyes Annual Fiesta Billard Tournament had a 3-days Open 10 Balls tourney starting last Tuesday, today and tommorw at Loud’sBilliand Hall.
The MayorCostan Reyes Sr. Sto.Niño Commercial with four participating teams beefed up with players from Bohol, Cebu and ex-PBA cagers will be played on Vesper and Feast day at 1:00 PM.
As an added attraction in the Post Fiesta celebration is the HChA Alumni Homecoming on Saturday. (WENNY REYES)