Bauko Mayor Abraham Akilit said this year’s celebration Begnas di Bauko will push through despite the coronavirus scare
But the Mountain Province politiko said that the municipal government has decided to cancel some major activities as a precautionary measure.
Among the crowd-drawing events cancelled are the street dancing parade and the search for Miss Bauko.
Instead, the celebration will focus on the culture and traditions of Bauko.
The Begnas di Bauko celebrates the town’s bountiful harvest every year.