A sculpture in the likeness of “Elsa”, the main character in the classic Filipino film “Himala”, was unveiled by the artist Gerry Leonardo, actress Nora Aunor who played Elsa, and Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos in the sand dunes of Paoay during the “Himala sa Buhangin!” music and arts festival held May 10, 2014 as part of the La Milagrosa Provincial Fiesta. An interactive sculpture park was also installed by Leeroy New and singer Bamboo headlined the free concert.
Governor Imee Marcos hands in the honorarium of students who distributed the PASPAS Dur-as, Official Publication of the Province, last April 14, 2014.
The distribution of Paspas Dur-as lasted for two days wherein a total of 87 student distributors from different schools went to all municipalities of the province.
In line with Governor Imee R. Marcos’ “Task Force Trabaho”, a program addressing unemployment in Ilocos Norte, the Provincial Government partners with the Jobs Data Base Philippines (JobsDB) to conduct the first ever paperless job fair in the province on April 29 and 30, 2014 at the Ilocos Norte Centennial Arena, Laoag City.
In a bid to nurture the future leaders of Ilocos Norte, the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte through Sirib Express held a trainor and leadership camp which successfully trained 302 youth participants from April 7 to 16, 2014.