One of the most awaited occasions in any barangay is its Araw Celebration in which Barangay Mangagoy has recently celebrated.
A tripartite sponsorship of the City Government of Bislig, Barangay Mangagoy and Multi-Sectoral Groups conducted of the LIB sa Barangay Activity last July 11, 2017 at Mangagoy Gymnasium, with the theme “Hiniusang pagpakabana sa lawasnong kahimsog makab-ot lamang pinaagi sa malahutayong paggamit sa husto na organiko nga pagkaon alang sa padayong pag-alagad sa katilingbanong kalambuan”.
Barangay Mangagoy also held its annual Mutya ng Mangagoy pageant last Sunday, July 16. The beauty contest featured 13 women vying to win the crown for 2017. Second runner-up went to candidate no. 6, Ms. Christine Joy Lacia and first runner-up went to candidate no. 10, Ms. Princess Polina. Miss Mutya ng Mangagoy Kalikasan was awarded to candidate no. 3, Ms. Lara May-as and Miss Mutya ng Mangagoy Organic was awarded to candidate no. 13, Ms. Danica Mae Vilo. Finally, the prettiest of them all who was crowned Miss Mutya ng Mangagoy 2017 was candidate no. 11, Ms. Sheilah Mae Lagutom.
Meanwhile, the tripartite mentioned organizing groups dazzled in red as all of them celebrated this year’s LGU night celebration last July 17, 2017 at Brgy. Mangagoy Gymnasium. Having participated by the officials and employees of the local government offices of Bislig, Mangagoy Barangay Council and various Multi-sectoral groups, the LGU night became a bridge to strengthen the bond among employees, officials and its constituents.
The day continues, when on the night of July 18, 2017 the tripartite parties hosted the live concert of Andrew E, Imelda Papin and Dos Campañeros performance.
Aside from it, twenty couples who have been living under the same roof for long years and already had children without the sanctity of marriage underwent a ceremony of civil wedding administered by City Mayor Librado C. Navarro on July 19, 2017 at Barangay Mangagoy Gymnasium.
Lastly, eight (8) beauties from Davao City, and all over Caraga gathered in Mangagoy, Bislig City last July 19, 2017 to compete in the Miss Reflica Femina 2017 beauty contest. The search was a big celebration to attest the talent, beauty and intelligence of the contenders from Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community. The essence of the event was to promote gender equality. The Miss Reflica Femina 2017 was no other than the most stunning Miss Penelope Arawiran who represented the land of Panama.
Araw ng Mangagoy celebrated every year is a week-long activity which showcases the best of Mangagoy’s people, talents, skills and character. Barangay Mangagoy should be proud of its humble achievements and successful event. Mangagoy today is a product of the harmonious effort of all officials and its constituents guided with its clear vision and mission as it continues to rise and become a progressive Barangay of Bislig City.