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Hagatna hosts Lunar Calendar Festival

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by Michele Catahay

Guam - The Third Annual Chamorro Lunar Calendar Festival was held today at the Guam Fisherman's Cooperative Association, adjacent to the Chamorro Village in Hagatna. On-site coordinator for the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council and chairperson of the event John Calvo says the island celebrates the lunar cycles and effects of the cycles on both land and sea.

"All of nature lives in harmony with itself and within the lunar cycles," he explained. "It basically affects everything in terms of spawning, in terms of growth and that sort of thing."

The Lunar Calendar has been a work in progress since 2005. The event also included local foods, cultural arts and many performances.

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