Students of Cebu Technological University (CTU) Bantayan participated in the Mini Suroy-Suroy Sa Sugbo: Bantayan Experience last November 27, 2020. BSHM students served as ushers and usherettes and BSIE and BTLED students as tour guides. The cultural presentation was also applauded as the Salingsing Dance Troupe, CTU Bantayan’s Official Dance Company performed a folk dance.
This event, initiated by the Province of Cebu and led by Governor Gwen Garcia, was held to promotey the tourism industry of the Bantayan Group of Islands. Present during the event which took place in front of the century-old Sts. Peter and Paul Parish were Gov. Gwen Garcia, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque, Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Dino, Mactan Cebu International Airport General Manager Steve Dicdican, Department of Tourism 7 Director Shahlimar Tamano, Mayor Arthur E. Despi, Miss Universe Philippines 2020 candidates, vloggers, mainstream media and social media influencers.
As the only university on the island, participating in events like this is a good exposure for the students to build up their confidence and apply the theories learned in the classrooms.