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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

BALA basic course for barangays

JAGNA – The Local Government Unit thru the Municipal Agriculture Office (MAO) spearheaded the conduct of the Basic and Refresher Course for all Barangay Livestock Aids (BALA) last April 28 and 29, 2011 in the MAO office at Lubcanan, Tubod Monte this town. The purpose...

A thousand and more kilometer walk for children with cancer

Tomas Leonor, a native of Laguna, is embarking on a “one-man” walking expedition to raise funds for cancer patients at the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC). He has walked from Pagudpud to Sorsogon and raised more than 1.5M pesos. Now on his Visayas...

P500 monthly stipend for indigent senior citizens

Starting April 25, a long line of senior citizens (SCs) were seen at the Office of Senior Citizen Affairs (OSCA) this town. The senior citizens are applying for the social pension to be given by the government to augment their capacity to meet their daily needs. This...