"Whereas, the City of Koronadal, South Cotabato will be hosting the Council of International Organizations of Folklore and Folk Arts (CIOFF) 2015 International Folklore Festival . . . it is but fitting and proper that the people of the City of Koronadal be given full opportunity to celebrate and participate in the occassion with appropriate ceremonies," Proclamation No. 1089 said.
Declaring August 10 as a non-working day will allow the people of the City of Koronadal to witness and enjoy the activities lined up for the opening of Piyesta Kolon Datal. These include the street dancing to be held at the main thoroughfares of the city at 3 PM and the Opening Ceremony to be held at the South Cotabato Sports Complex.