Tuesday, September 3, 2013

256. Queen of the 1938 Tuguegarao Carnival: HERMINIA AQUINO

CAGAYAN LOVELY. Crowned queen, Herminia I, 1938 Carnival Queen of the Tuguegarao Fair.

Cagayanons have been holding provincial carnivals in their province since 1926, and the events have been held usually in Aparri. Not to be outdone, the capital town of Tuguegarao started to mount its own petit fair, in the 1930s.

The royal elect in 1938, Her Majesty, Queen Herminia I (Herminia Aquino) reigned at the Tuguegarao Petit Carnival held from Aug. 10-20.

Her princesses included Rosalinda Olivas and Rosario Escalambre. The King Consort is Henry Kanaga, and engineer in the local office of the Bureau of Public Works.

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