LA TRINIDAD STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL 2017
La Trininda’s 36th Strawberry Festival was a success and a sweeter than ever celebration of the feast, made even sweeter by the loyal service of the administering officers and committees as well as the continuous support of the people of this town.
The festivities start in February of each year and ends in March. This two-month long celebration showcased every products and talents this town have. Featured in this place are the beautiful terrains and tourist spots, the freshest flowers and vegetables, coffee products, strawberry products, talents and events that people will truly love. According to an honorable person, a strawberry symbolizes the shape of a heart. This person also pointed out on a message that we must exert love in everything we do as the people of this town, because we already have everything in this place.
The highlight of this festival is the presentation of the Sweetest and Biggest Strawberries from farmers which was delightful because of the bigger, sweeter and beautifully strawberries they have now compared from last year. This was organized to recognize the farmers who were behind the production of these strawberries, and this is where the Strawberry Festival who originated the farmers were excited about who’s going to bring home the bacon and be entitled for the sweetest and biggest fruit.
Even the crowd and media joined the excitement and enjoyed the strawberry eating contest.
Another is the slicing the distribution of the Giant Strawberry Cake which is replica of the first baked giant cake that is still the record holder of the Biggest Strawberry shortcake in Guinness World Book of Record. it was an overwhelming and joyous experience
to witness an incredibly huge strawberry shaped cake. This happened
after the Float parade, street dance, and drum & lyre competition where different barangays and schools in La Trinidad participated other events include Kapitan sa La Trinidad, Coffee Fest, Agro-industrial Fair, Flower Arrangement Contest, Dog show and many more.
Main events include Owik Tan Tayao & Multicultural Celebrations, Mass wedding. The Mr. and Ms. La Trinidad pageant, Barangay Night, and the anticipated Closing and Awarding rights at the end of this month which will officially close this year’s strawberry festival.
Definitely it was sweeter than ever festival because of the biggest and sweetest strawberries, along with the sweetness overload of the giant strawberry of the giant strawberry shortcake. This is one reason why we should consider this place a must to visit. The experience will make us understand the diverse culture in the mountains of Cordillera.We look forward to what’s next and what will be unveiled on this coming year’s celebration of the La Trinidad Strawberry.