The 2nd Calamay Festival 2016 will showcase calamay – themed kites in the 2016 Tabanog ni Calamay competition.
All competing kites must fly:
On a minimum of 10 feet line;
For a minimum flight time of 5 minutes;
At a minimum positive flight angle of 10 degrees
Originality of concept that pertains to the theme Calamay sa Jagna, flight performance, design and construction;
Best use of color, flight performance and dimensional shape;
Impressiveness (ability to attract and capture audience’s attention).
Only 10 entries will be accepted at the Municipal Engineering Office c/o JR Cagas.
1st – P3,000.00
2nd – P2,000.00
3rd – P1,000.00
Consolation Prize @ P500.00 for non-winning entries.
Deadline of submission of entries will be on April 25, 2016.
First come, first serve basis.
Come and witness the 2nd Calamay Festival 2016!
Updated Jagna Port Trip Schedule (as of April 11, 2016)
JAGNA – Jagna’s 2nd Calamay Festival 2016 celebrating “KALAMAY SA JAGNA: LINTUNGANAY NGA PANGINABUHI, SA KALIBUTAN GIPAKAMITHI” will take place on April 29-30, 2016 from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
To celebrate the calamay as part of the way of life of the Jagnaanons, the Local Government Unit in partnership with the present generation of the original calamay makers of Can-upao, businesses and civil society organizations joined hands to make this event another memorable year for the calamaderas and the people whose lives are directly or indirectly connected to the calamay.
The first Calamay Festival of Jagna showcased these present generation of original calamay makers. Calamay originated in barangay Can-upao. It has become their way of life and the source of family income. The calamay in Can-upao, Jagna uses a “concoction” that is original. Calamay found anywhere in the province has never duplicated this “concoction” which makes the calamay of Jagna distinct in taste and perfect in form (viscous).
The 2nd Calamay Festival will showcase free tasting of the different Jagnaanon food products topped with the sweet calamay. The entries for the Best Calamay-decorated Pedicab, Best Balanced Habal-Habal and Kite Flying all calamay themed will be presented on the first day. In the evening, is the search for Miss Jagna Festival 2016 a search for the young Jagnaanon lady that embody both beauty and intelligence.
Day 2, April 30, a newly – introduced Mayana Uphill Challenge will present the concept of biking to be held along the Sierra Bullones – Mayana interior road. The afternoon activities will be the awarding of winners of the different contests and the motorcade of the winners of the search. Night activity again will present the Kalamay Way of Life – a dramatization of the life of the calamaderas.
The Calamay Festival which anchors on a Municipal Ordinance seeking to establish the originality of the Calamay of Jagna among the calamays produced elsewhere in the province of Bohol.
Jagna is one of the 43 municipalities in Bohol affected by the October 15, 2013 7.2 magnitude earthquake. With the damaged public infrastructure in the province, the national government has allotted P2.3 B for recovery and rehabilitation. This allotment is the Bohol Earthquake Assistance (BEA) Fund which funds the Post Great Bohol Earthquake Assistance Plan.
BEA funded projects in the municipality are:
Repair/Rehab of Legislative and Municipal Building
Repair/Rehab of Public Market
Repair/Rehab of Jagna Gymnasium
Repair/Rehab of Jagna Waterworks System
Construction of Malbog Health Station
Repair/Rehab of Naatang Health Station
Repair/Rehab of Pagina Health Station
Repair/Rehab of Caungaan Health Station
Repair/Rehab of Bunga Mar Health Station
Repair/Rehab of Faraon Health Station
Repair/Rehab of Tubod Monte Health Station
Repair/Rehab of Lonoy Health Station
Repair/Rehab of Cantagay Health Station
Repair/Rehab of Calabacita Health Station
Repair/Rehab of Nausok Health Station
Repair/Rehab of Ipil Health Station
DILG Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 68 Series 2014 was released on June 3, 2014 “Guidelines in the Implementation of the Bohol Earthquake Assistance (BEA) DILG fund for affected LGU’s in the province of Bohol”. This memo circular sets policies, procedures and processes for the preparation and implementation of the projects and programs under the BEA.
An LGU must be eligible to be included in the BEA beneficiaries, the project presented must be eligible (public infrastructure) for restoration/rehabilitation and reconstruction, implementation arrangement, confirmation, preparation, submission and approval, bidding etc. are some of the subjects within the guidelines. The process undertaken was long and tedious as it involves multi agency participation prior to project approval and implementation.
Some of the approved projects under the BEA in Jagna have been completed while the major ones are still ongoing.
Completed projects are Repair/Rehab of Naatang Health Station, Repair/Rehab of Pagina Health Station, Repair/Rehab of Caungaan Health Station, Repair/Rehab of Bunga Mar Health Station, Repair/Rehab of Faraon Health Station, Repair/Rehab of Tubod Monte Health Station, Repair/Rehab of Lonoy Health Station, Repair/Rehab of Cantagay Health Station, Repair/Rehab of Calabacita Health Station, Repair/Rehab of Nausok Health Station and Repair/Rehab of Ipil Health Station.
Ongoing projects are:
Ongoing Repair/Rehab of Municipal Building
Repair/Rehab of Legislative Building
Repair/Rehab of Municipal Gymnasium
JAGNA – The Honorable Mayor Fortunato R. Abrenilla signed on January 25, 2016 Executive Order No. 004-2016 “AN ORDER RECONSTITUTING THE NATURE AND ENVIRONMENT CONSERVATION COUNCIL (NECC) IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF JAGNA, BOHOL TO ACT AS GUARDIANS OF THE ENVIRONMENT/MOTHER NATURE AND DEFINING THEIR FUNCTIONS THEREOF”.
The Executive Order is anchored on Section 16, Article II of the 1987 Constitution which provides that the State shall “protect and advance the right of the Filipino people to a balanced and healthful ecology in accord with the rhythm and harmony of nature”; Local Government Code provision stating that it is the duty of the LGU to protect and co-manage the environment and enhance the right of the people to a balanced ecology; RA 3571 which prohibits the cutting, destroying or injuring of planted or growing trees, flowering plants and shrubs or plants of scenic value along public roads, in plazas, parks, school premises or in any other public ground.
In order to promote and conserve the beauty of objects of scenic and ornamental value along public places and help preserve cool, fresh and healthful climate necessitates the creation of a council that will carry out effectively such role and responsibility.
The composition of the council includes LGU officials and employees and environment advocates that have understood their functions as officers and members.
The NECC has conducted mangrove planting in Can-upao and Banyan Tree planting in Tubod Monte Integrated School as part of its initial projects. Launching will be held in Can-upao on March 4, 2016 in the morning.
The Municipality of Jagna thru the 8th Sangguniang Bayan has crafted and adopted Municipal Ordinance No. 09-12-2015 “AN ORDINANCE REGULATING ALL COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS FROM USING PLASTIC/CELLOPHANE MATERIALSUTILIZED AS BAGS/CONTAINERS FOR ALL COMMERCIAL GOODS INCLUDING PERISHABLE COMMODITIES AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION THEREOF”. The ordinance sponsored by Hon. Rodrigo B. Lloren was approved by the Local Chief Executive on December 11, 2015.
The ordinance anchored on Article II, Section 6 of the Philippine Constitution provision “that the State shall protect and advance the right of the people to a balanced and healthful ecology in accord with the rhythm and harmony of nature”; Section 3 (1) of RA 7160 (Local Government Code) provision “that Local Government Units shall share with the national government the responsibility in the management and maintenance of ecological balance within their territorial jurisdiction.
The Technical Working Group (TWG) and Ecological Solid Waste Management (ESWM) Board of the municipality conducted the 2015 Waste Analysis and Characterization Study (WACS). The study reveals that despite serious efforts to segregate existing solid waste, plastics and other similar materials it remains to be a problem in the management of wastes generated. The WACS presented that the total waste generated per day in kilograms is at 12,214.93 from all sources – biodegradable, recyclable, potential diversion from residual, for disposal and special waste.
A huge problem the municipality is currently facing is the lack of a disposal facility for the wastes generated. Thus, efforts are being made by the Local Government Unit to reduce if not totally eliminate the use of plastic bags as commercial containers and replace it with alternative receptacles such as woven bags, cloth bags, paper bags and other similar materials. This ordinance firmly encourages the “Bring Your Own Bayong” move of the LGU.
General Provisions of the Ordinance have the following sections: (1) Title; (2) Definition of Terms (cloth bag, dry goods, dry market, plastic bags, Styrofoam, plastic wastes, wet goods, wet market, woven bags, primary packaging materials. Prohibition/Regulation includes the following sections: (3) Plastic Bags; (4) Regulating the Use of Plastic Bags on Wet Goods; (5) The Use of Styrofoam; (6) Selling of Plastic Bags; (7) Plastic Wastes not to be collected. Monitoring Department contains Section (8) Monitoring; Implementing of Rules and Regulations has Section 9. Implementing. Information Education Campaign provision is in Sections 10; while Penal Provision is in Section 11.
The Executive Department shall craft and provide the necessary rules and regulations for the proper and effective implementation of the ordinance. The implementation of the ordinance shall be strictly observed every Wednesday for a period of six months after which is a total observance of the provision.