3rd week of March
Barangay Asluman, Gigante Norte
Municipality of Carles
Barangay Asluman, Gigante Norte, Carles showcases its sea bounties through the annual Tikab-Tikab Festival. The area is a fitting to host an island festival showcasing some of its island favourite, their signature scallops and Wasay-wasay shellfoods importance of scallop to the.
The celebration was established to recognize the people of Carles. Though formerly celebrated with a different name, Tikab-Tikab hopes to promote the positive social and economic impacts of its scallop industry to the community. Barangay Asluman in Gigante Norte is registered to having one of the highest cases of poverty incidence in lloilo and almost 80% depend on fishing as their source of livelihood.
For more information, please contact Hon. Abelardo Montibon Barangay Captain, Barangay Asluman Gigante Norte, Carles at 09509359556.
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