The 2016 Kodili Trade and Cultural Festival kicks off in Buala, Isabel’s provincial capital.
Hundreds of people have converged into Buala since last week for the Festival which started this morning.
Delivering the festival’s keynote address today, guest of honour and Minister of Culture and Tourism, Hon. Bartholomew Parapolo says the significance and magnitude of the festival shows the commitment of the people of Isabel in preserving their culture.
“The significance and magnitude of today’s gathering demonstrate the effort, work, commitment and support put in by all people of Isabel to see this event happen. This also reflect your interest to preserve and promote your culture to other parts of our country. For this I congratulate you all.”