By Liezelle Soriano
MANILA — Vice President Sara Duterte-Carpio has joined the 13th Minasa Festival in Bustos, Bulacan today, Monday, 09 January 2023.
“I join the people of Bustos, Bulacan in celebrating this year’s Minasa Festival. This joyful gathering is an affirmation of the Bulakenyos enduring solidarity, cooperation, and pride in upholding the rich heritage and diverse resources of the municipality,” Duterte-Carpio said.
The celebration continued despite the floods caused by the release of water from Angat Dam and Ipo Dam.
“Sa panahon ng mga emergencies na kagaya nito, hindi po namin kayo iiwan. Sa araw na ito, ang amin pong Disaster Operations Center ay magpapadala ng tulong sa ating local government of Bustos,” the Vice President added.
Sara said that the celebration is important as it shows the “amazing ability of Filipinos to continue our long tradition of establishing our traditional practices and efforts.”