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WELCOME TO JAGNA!

Jagna is known as the “Calamay County” of Bohol and is famed for the production of the finest Calamays in the province.

Calamay, sometimes called “kalamay” is made from well-milled glutinous rice mixed with coconut milk and sugar. It is the signature delicacy and pasalubong from Bohol. One of the island’s most iconic images, that brown spoke-shaved coconut shell with a red band.
Calamay is not only about the land’s bounty; but it also encapsulates in a shell: industry and dedication that has cemented the Boholano. Surviving through heat and sweat, cooks still stick a smile when pouring the thick paste into the coconut shells. Rev. Fr. Mariano Gutierrez, OAR incidentally taught the art of making calamay to the people of Jagna. while he was still parish priest of Jagna from 1825 until his death in 1855.

News and Events

Musicians jam to welcome 2014

With much anticipation, the New Year’s event co-organized by the Local Government Unit of Jagna and Snowdrop Travel and Tour dubbed Jagna Musicians’ New Year’s Party at the Park pushed thru on January 3, 2014 held at the Jagna Municipal Plaza in Poblacion, Jagna....

Jagna observes Rizal Day in Run for Leyte event

On December 30 is the 117th observance of the nationalism and martyrdom of our national hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal. This year’s theme of the celebration is “Rizalismo: Sandigan ng Kaunlaran, Pagkakaisa at Kapayapaan”. The Local Government Unit of Jagna in celebration of...