BALON DAGUPAN NEWS
THE city of Dagupan is a city of young achievers in many fields of endeavors.
This was underscored by Mayor Belen Fernandez when she addressed the three-day 2019 National Festival of Talents, attended by students from 17 regions of the country that started January 29 at CSI Stadia.
She said the 2019 NFOT “gives us tremendous pride to be in the great company of fellow achievers, innovators, advocates and patrons of technical-vocational livelihood education, music and arts, population development and Filipino-foreign languages”.
The 2019 NFOT had for its theme: “Celebrating Diversity through the Performance of Talents and Skills for Sustainable Inclusive Education” with Education Secretary Leonor Briones as keynote speaker.
Fernandez told the delegates that Dagupan is the best city where young people can best truly express and demonstrate their finest talents and skills ” because our city is a great believer in what the youth can accomplish for our country”.
She said Dagupan believes in the great power of the youth, the power of dreams, and the great value of talents of Filipinos throughout the country, and a preview of how much hope and how bright the future of the country is, and all these unfolded before the eyes of the Dagupeños.
The mayor thanked Secretary Briones and the Department of Education for the opportunity to host the wonderful breed of future achievers, dreamers and leaders of the country. (Leonardo Micua)
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