SM Foundation holds harvest festival

May 26, 2016 No Comments

SM Foundation Inc., together with Harbest Agribusiness Corp., led the “Harvest Festival” in Barangay Jaclupan, Talisay City, Cebu. Over 90 farmers from Barangays Lagtang and Jaclupan completed the 12-week training under SM Foundation’s Kalabalikat sa Kabuhayan farmer’s training program (KKFTP). Read more…

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IPI float during Panagbenga 2016

Apr 20, 2016 No Comments

THE International Pharmaceuticals Inc. (IPI) joined the float parade of the Panagbenga Festival 2016 in Baguio City last February. Here are some photos showing the IPI float.    

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Lang-ay Festival rescheduled

Apr 03, 2016 No Comments

The untimely demise of Mountain Province Governor Leonard Mayaen on March 31 prompted the organizers of the Lang-ay Festival to reconsider the schedule of events in the province’s festival. “In a last minute decision, the Lang-ay Organization decided to tentatively reschedule the Lang-ay Festival originally calendared on April 6, 7, and 9 to April 14-16,” Angel Baybay, […]

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1st Coconut festival at Central

Mar 22, 2016 No Comments

“The idea of this project started as a craving for some coconut juice. And then we realized there is more to coconut than just the juice. One pitched why not have a coconut exhibit for Araw ng Davao? Then the idea grew bigger and as they say, the rest is history”, this was how Felcris […]

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La Trinidad celebrates 35th Strawberry Festival

Mar 21, 2016 No Comments

Department of Tourism (DOT) Regional Director lauded efforts of the Valley to create eco-tourism destinations. Tan, who was guest speaker during Friday’s parade of the 35th Strawberry Festival, said the Valley continues to improve on agro-tourism programs that advance development of the tourism potentials. Read more…

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Compostela’s Bulawan Festival: Maragusan tops ‘LGU Pinasikat’

Mar 13, 2016 No Comments

The second night of Compostela Valley’s 9th Bulawan Festival weeklong celebration last March 4 offered another unique entertainment. This time, it’s the Philippine dances competition participated by the municipal government employees. Dubbed as the “LGU ‘PINASikat!,” it is conceptualized as interpretation of the Philippine dances showcasing the rich culture of the country thru mixing different dances […]

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35th Strawberry Festival opens

Mar 04, 2016 No Comments

Morning prayers gave way to the opening of the Strawberry Lane and Agro-Industrial Trade Fair in the valley’s market and municipal grounds. The province capital, La Trinidad has kept the moniker for its fresh berries and stamped its recognition with a Guinness World record for the largest strawberry cake in the 2005 and is known […]

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NLEX, Selecta wins Baguio Flower Festival float contest

Mar 02, 2016 No Comments

A bright candy-land themed float was hailed champion in this year’s festival float competition in Baguio City. The entry of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) was a runaway winner for the big float category, bagging the P250,000 prize and besting 13 other entries in the 21st Baguio Flower Festival celebration. Read more…

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Panaspulan Strawberry Festival kicks off

Feb 18, 2016 No Comments

Politicians seeking post in the upcoming May elections will be invited to join the upcoming 35th Panaspulan Strawberry Festival. Local and National Politicians will be invited during the festivities but will not be included as one of the speakers, according to Mayor Edna Tabanda. Read more…

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Bangsi Festival of Maitum, Sarangani

Feb 16, 2016 No Comments

Sarangani Province’s small municipality of Maitum has come a long way since I last wrote of its humble festival several years ago. Maitum is derived from the native dialect maitum which means black, that pertains to legendary tales of black stones near one of its four major rivers. One of them, Pangi River, won 2nd runner-up […]

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