Photo Release
June 25, 2008

PANAGYAMAN FESTIVAL: Senate President Manny Villar, together with Nueva Vizcaya Congressman Carlos Padilla (2nd from left) poses for a photo opportunity with the indigenous peoples of Nueva Vizcaya during the Panagyaman Festival, a yearly celebration of the Novo Vizcayanos to give tribute for the bountiful harvest of the province. Nueva Vizcaya is a multi-ethnic province and home to many indigenous peoples like the Bugkalots, Gaddangs, Isinays, Iwaks, Ibalois, Kankanais, Kalanguyas, and others.