Pateros prepares for 32nd Balut sa Puti Festival
Pateros, known as the "Balut Capital of the Philippines," is set to celebrate the 32nd Balut sa Puti Festival on April 14, 2023. The event is a celebration of the town's most famous delicacy, balut, which is a fertilized duck egg that is boiled and eaten with salt or vinegar.
The festival, organized by the Pamahalaang Bayan ng Pateros and the Knights of Columbus Pateros Council 4640, promises to be a fun-filled event that will showcase the town's unique culture and traditions. The festival will feature various activities such as street dancing, cultural shows, and a grand parade.
Locals and tourists alike can look forward to tasting the famous balut, which will be sold in various stalls around the festival grounds. Aside from balut, other local delicacies and products will also be sold during the festival.
The organizers have assured that strict health protocols will be implemented to ensure the safety of everyone attending the event. Visitors are advised to follow health guidelines and protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The Balut sa Puti Festival has become a popular event in Pateros, attracting tourists from all over the country. It is a celebration of the town's pride and heritage, as well as a testament to the ingenuity and creativity of the Pateros community.