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Mangilao's annual Donne Festival kicks off Friday at sundown

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 by Jolene Toves

Guam - Things are going to get pika this weekend as the village of Mangilao hosts its 5th Annual Donne Festival.

Things are going to heat up with up with fun, games, and a variety of spicy dishes in honor of  donne, Guam's hot pepper.

Mangilao Mayor's Office representative Corina Bautista said, "OK, they are going to booth decoration competition we are going to have food competitions who has the best chili who has the best kadon pika the best dinanche."

This year the festival is spicing it up by adding the Best Pika Dessert competition. In addition there will be food demonstrations, a petting zoo, a wide range of food and arts and craft vendors, as well as entertainment for the enjoyment of festival goers.

The festival kicks off Friday night at 6 pm with the Donne Queen coronation scheduled at 6:30. The festival will open from 6pm to 10pm on Friday, 10am to 10 pm on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 6pm.  The public is encouraged to attend to enjoy Guam's culture through its people and its food. 
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