CAGAYAN de Oro is now on a hyper stage as the whole city not just the Catholic community is preparing up for its yearly traditional fiesta this August 28. Cagayan de Oro’s patron saint is Augustine and the clergy here are emphasizing that the focus of the fiesta must not be on secular activities but on religious ones. Of course, the traditional nine-day novena is here implemented as well as the various masses during the day of the fiesta itself, August 28 but the private sector has initiated among itself various activities to enliven the products and services they offer.
Foremost among the fiesta organizers is Promote CDO Foundation which has been tapped by the city government and even inked a contract which is authorized by the City Council to organize fiesta activities such as Miss Kagay-an 2010. The whole festival is named Kagay-an Festival and the logo of which was achieved through a contest that was organized in 2007.
The beauties of Cagayan de Oro, around 12 of them, will be paraded around Limketkai Atrium on August 26, the coronation night. There are already beauties who have stood out above the rest such as Diva Opina who was once a Miss Teen contender and who was adjudged as Miss SM Fashion during the swimwear tilt which was held at Hotel Koresco last August 7.