The presence of close to 100 Tanay balikbayans during the Breakfast with Balikbayans on January 24 held at the municipal groundshas made the entire Town Fiesta celebrations more festive.
The event was sponsored by the Municipal Government of Tanay under Mayor Rafael Tanjuatco, which featured band drill exhibition by select marching bands participating in the annual town fiesta band competition.
A sumptuous feast composed of native delicacies and recipes highlighted the activity.
The turnout was among the biggest assemblies of balikbayan Tanayans, who religiously come home to Tanay in time for the Feast of San Ildefonso de Toledo and Virgen Maria de Guadalupe, the town’s patron saints.
For his part, Mayor Tanjuatco expressed his deepest gratitude and appreciation of the balikbayans’ support to the fiesta activities.
He also expressed optimism that the number of balikbayans will increase in the coming years to maintain the festive atmosphere of the annual town fiesta.