A live concert by the rock group Rivermaya and a dance and song extravaganza, dubbed as “Paukyab sa Probinsya” top bill this year’s fiesta celebration in honor of St. Vincent Ferrer of the town of Calape.
The Rivermaya concert is scheduled on the eve of May 10 while Paukyab sa Probinsya featuring the WinArts Anatomy Internationale, will usher the whole nine-days and nights entertainment on May 2 at 8:00 pm, sponsored by the Calape Market Vendors Association at the newly-refurbished Sports and Cultural Center of Calape.
Soap Opera lovers will have their chance to see in person drama talents from RMN, DYHP Cebu during the Sangguniang Bayan Night on May 6, 2018, 8:00 pm through a stage drama called “Patokhanga ko Day”.
On May 5, the DEPED and Parish Pastoral Council will sponsor a Hip Hop Dance Contest while during the day time at the Parish Tennis Grounds a lawn tennis tournament and horse racing in Cangumba, San Isidro, have been scheduled.
On May 7, young and talented artists will clash in the Calape Singing Star Teen Edition and You Can Dance Contests.
The next day, the Calape Culture And Arts will sponsor, one of the most awaited contest, the Diwata sa Calape, 2018, which will have an appropriate theme of “Pag amping sa Kalikopan” (Taking good care of the Environment).
Aside from soap opera show, the people will be witnessing standup comedy through singing and dancing by DOS PALITOS on May 3, sponsored by the Alturas Group of Companies.
Young artists from the Bohol Island State University will strut their wares on the eve of May 4, 2018, through various artistic presentations.
For sports lovers, and enthusiasts will have their hands full on May 9, 2018, through the holding of the championship games in the inter-barangay volleyball and basketball tournaments.
As a prelude to the Rivermaya Concert on the eve of May 10, 2018, a live presentation of Arts through the “Kasikas sa Dalan” activity, and after the procession in the evening, there will be fireworks display.
On the eve of the fiesta, as if to unwind and digest the gastronomic fiesta celebration, a disco and street party will be held in front of the Public Market.
But before the street partying, a motocross tournament will be held during the daytime at the race track in Sitio Cangumba, San Isidro, at the back of the Bohol Province Institute to cap the nine-day fiesta night and day entertainment. (Nick P. Sendrijas)