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HARBIN, China — The city of Harbin in China’s frigid northeast is hosting one of the world’s largest festivals featuring ice sculptures of animals, cartoon characters and famous landmarks. The festival, which officially opens late Thursday and last year drew more than a million visitors, showcases the region’s tradition of snow and ice carvings as well as ice swimming in the Songhua River. Harbin’s temperatures can fall to minus 25…

August 10th, 2016cebu, festival, Festivals, Japanese, summerPhilippine Festivals 0 Comments

In celebration of 60 years of amiable diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Japan, the Japanese Association Cebu Inc. (Jaci) is organizing this year’s Bon Odori Festival this weekend, Aug. 12-13, 4 p.m., at the Sugbo grounds, Cebu South Road Properties (SRP), Cebu City. Considered a Japanese Summer Fiesta and held annually in Cebu, Bon Odori […]

February 19th, 2016festival, Festivals, strawberry festivalPhilippine Festivals 0 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…

The long weekend will definitely be fun-filled for residents and tourists with 11 participating schools highlighting the opening Panagbenga 2014 festivities today. Baguio Flower Festival Foundation, Inc. chief of staff Evangeline Payno said the participating schools include Kias Elementary School, Josefa Cariño Elementary School, Quezon Hill Elementary School, Baguio Central School, Jose P. Laurel Elementary […]

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 ->

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 […]

October 29th, 2012festival, frog, News, pampanga 0 Comments

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — For almost a week, they again came jumping, leaping, singing and dancing into the limelight — that is, both frogs and humans — as the City of San Fernando celebrated the 10th “Pyestang Tugak” or Frog Festival which culminated with a grand show of Fernandino talent Saturday at Robinsons Starmills. […]

MAYOR Evelio Leonardia thanked the people of Bacolod for their unity and cooperation in making the 33rd MassKara Festival a success and for transforming it into a world-class festival. No less than the international news channel Cable News Network (CNN) named Bacolod’s MassKara Festival as “one of the 12 best […]

BACOLOD City Councilor Sonya Verdeflor has asked the Silver MassKara Festival Organization Inc. to ensure the full restoration of the aesthetics of the Bacolod Public Plaza, which was used as a festival site of the 33rd MassKara Festival. The Bacolod City Public Plaza, a historical landmark of the city, was […]

BACOLOD CITY — Students, parents and teachers brave the heavy downpour Saturday afternoon as the Masskara Street and Dance Competition School category proceeded as scheduled. Eleven contingents from the elementary and secondary division participated in Saturday’s dance competition. Last year’s champion in the elementary division also bagged this year’s top award. Grand champion during Saturday’s […]

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