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15 villages, 7 schools to compete for MassKara 2013 streetdance tilt

Sep 08, 2013 1 Comment by

FIFTEEN barangays and seven schools in Bacolod City have enlisted for the MassKara Festival streetdance competition, said Rudy Reveche of the Kasadya Bacolod Foundation Inc. The MassKara streetdance competition — barangay and open categories — will be held October 20, while the schools category will be held on October 18. [Read more]

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Pamulak sa Kadayawan 2013 ‘peaceful’

Aug 21, 2013 No Comments by

IT WAS a “successful and peaceful” holding of Pamulak sa Kadayawan amid security threats that earlier made Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte think twice whether to call for the cancellation of the festival’s major events. City Tourism Office (CTO) officer-in-charge Lisette Marques said Sunday that the parade went well, although the number of contingents decreased […]

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Kadayawan 2013 executive committee created

Jul 19, 2013 No Comments by

THE City Government of Davao is gearing up for the annual Kadayawan sa Dabaw Festival with the creation of the executive committee for this year’s celebration. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on July 16 signed Executive Order (EO) No. 15 which provides the creation, constitution and composition of the executive committee.   Continue reading ->

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Battle to save Tres de Abril marker starts

Apr 04, 2013 No Comments by

ON the 115th anniversary of the Tres de Abril battle yesterday, the Cebu City Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission (Chac) revealed its plan to transfer the battle’s marker to a permanent site and construct a permanent monument. This is because the current marker, located at the corner of Tres de Abril St. and V. Rama […]

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Soli-soli Fest boosts economy as more tourists visit San Fran

Mar 18, 2013 No Comments

THE Soli-soli Festival is a big help to San Francisco town’s economy, said town Mayor Aly Arquillano. The San Francisco town celebrated its 12th Soli-soli Festival on Saturday. Today, the town will hold its yearly fiesta in honor of their patron, San Jose. [Read more]

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Schools top Davao’s Sayawan sa Da’n 2013

Mar 15, 2013 No Comments

THE Bolton Elementary School and Sta. Ana National High School bagged P50,000 each and a trophy for winning the Sayawan Sa Da’n competition Friday morning. Sayawan Sa Da’n is a competition of contemporary street dancing and merriment in celebration of the Dabawenyo’s positive spirit and oneness. [Read more]

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Kabayan wins Panagbenga street dance title

Feb 24, 2013 2 Comments

BAGUIO CITY – The Kabayan Youth Cultural Dance Troupe reclaimed its championship title in the open category of the 18th Panagbenga Festival grand street dancing parade on Saturday. Performing the Adivay, a celebration for a bountiful harvest, Kabayan performers from Kamora National High School wowed the crowd with the folktale of the local Gadate who […]

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Dinagyang Feast places Iloilo in world tourism map

Jan 29, 2013 No Comments

THE Dinagyang Festival has succeeded in placing Iloilo City in the world tourism map and tourist destination following the presence of numerous foreign tourists and guests came here to witness the festivities. Tourism Regional Director Helen Catalbas said the Dinagyang was remembered by the tourists because of its highlights such as the Kasadyahan Mardi Gras […]

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6M to 8M people to join Black Nazarene feast

Jan 08, 2013 No Comments

OFFICIALS of the Quiapo Church (Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene) in Manila estimate that around six to eight million devotees will flock to the annual feast day on January 9. “It might still be the same but I don’t know if there will be an increase,” said Quiapo Church Rector Monsignor Clemente Ignacio in […]

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2012 Lantern Festival set

Oct 29, 2012 No Comments

THE 2012 Giant Lantern Festival is now set as the city of San Fernando, Robinsons Land Corporation, together with regional television network CLTV 36 signed an agreement last Friday. The signing of the memorandum of agreement (MOA) was witnessed by members of the 2012 GLF executive committee chaired by Architect Yolanda Reyes. According to GLF […]

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