In celebration of All Saints Day and All Souls Day, Dumaguete City will be giving out the Kalag-Kalag Pass for visitors at the cemeteries. To furthermore ensure the safety of the people, a new traffic advisory was posted on the official government Facebook page. There will be added guidelines regarding to food and liquor ban at the cemeteries while the Kalag-Kalag Pass is active.
Kalag-Kalag Pass 2020
In order to regulate the number of visitors in Dumaguete City’s 7 public cemeteries and memorial parks, the Kalag-Kalag Pass shall be required at the entrances of these places starting October 20-28 and November 5-7, 2020. Pursuant to Executive Order No. 22 series of 2020 signed by Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, residents can request for Kalag-Kalag passes with QR codes in their respective Barangay Halls on limited slots per day proportionate to the barangay population. Public cemeteries will open from 6:00 am to 7:30 pm during the said time.
To obtain a Kalag-Kalag Pass and be allowed entry in the cemeteries, residents must:
1. Request a Kalag-kalag pass at the Barangay Hall
2. Present the pass at the entrance of the cemeteries
3. Always wear face masks and practice social distancing
4. Submit to thermal scanning and use disinfectants
5. Observe the one-hour allotted time for a visit
6. Exit at the designated areas in an orderly manner
No Kalag-Kalag Pass, No Entry
No food, No liquor allowed
No deadly, sharp and bladed weapons allowed
Be guided by the traffic routing scheme
Traffic Advisory – Walking and Driving
The traffic adjustments for this year’s Kalag-Kalag celebration will be enforced under the Executive Order No. 22 series of 2020 signed by City Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo. The affected streets are:
1. A portion of San Jose Extension (Bogo) bounded by Dela
Viña Street and Larena Drive be designated as ONE-WAY Traffic from East to West
2. Road going to Chinese cemetery be designated ONE-WAY Traffic from East to West direction;
3. The eastern and southern peripheries of Bagacay and Everlasting Cemeteries are designated Pedestrianized Zones or walking streets.
To avoid delay of travel, the riding public is advised to take alternative routes during the dates and times.