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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

Jagna prepares for Adopt and Light a Tree Ceremony and Aegis concert

The Local Government Unit of Jagna is in the thick of preparations for its upcoming activities this December 12, 2015. The annual Adopt and Light A Tree Ceremony with the theme "A Heart Full of Love, is a Heart full of CHRISTMAS” will be launched at 7:00 in the...

BEA projects for Jagna in full swing

JAGNA – The 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit the province of Bohol in October 2013 totally damaged major structures in several of the towns rendering people homeless. Efforts for reconstruction commenced immediately but were halted by the disastrous effect of ST...

Close to 700 dancers to perform in the SINOOG Estokada this year

JAGNA – The culminating highlight of each celebration of the Foundation Day and Fiesta of St. Michael the Archangel is the performance of the SINOOG Estokada. This is done every afternoon of September 29 participated by different schools. SINOOG Estokada committee...