Gov. Imee R. Marcos with the candidates for Miss Ilocos Norte during the novena for La Virgen Milagrosa, patroness of Ilocos Norte, at the La Milagrosa Chapel in Badoc, Ilocos Norte last May 2. The Novena was held in celebration of the Provincial Fiesta which kicked off April 25 highlighted by a Grand Procession, beauty pageant and the culminating activity “Himala sa Buhangin”, a music and arts festival to be held May 10 at the Paoay Sand Dunes. (PGIN CMO Photo / Alaric A. Yanos)