Over 50 giant lanterns adorn Iloilo River esplanade

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More than 50 giant lanterns accentuate the magnificent view of the Iloilo River, reviving the Filipino tradition of hanging “parols” during Christmas season.

“We would like to showcase Iloilo River, our natural resource, which we are truly proud of,” said Mayor Jose Espinosa III following the opening of the first ever Iloilo City Giant Lantern Festival on Monday evening, December 11. (READ MORE)

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Christmas in Davao City

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With a bigger Pasko Fiesta budget compared to last year’s, it’s no surprise that our very own Davao City Hall is a Christmas tourist attraction in itself.

With its 40-foot Christmas tree that is placed at Rizal Park, the lights and decorations in front of the city hall that resemble a candy wonderland for kids, the Pasko Fiesta carnival, a month-long amusement rides and freebies for Dabawenyos, who wouldn’t want to visit our city hall? (READ MORE)

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5 fun, timely Christmas party themes

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Aside from the fact that everyone will be celebrating the birth of our Savior, Christmas is also a time when everyone gets together for fun parties exchanging gifts, decorating the house, preparing food for Christmas eve, playing games and so much more. But of course, a fun party needs a fun theme to promote the spirit of fellowship.

Here are five fun and timely themes which should get everyone into the holiday spirit: (READ MORE)

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Baguio’s tale of two Christmas trees

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Two Christmas trees have caught the attention of the people in Baguio City.

Mixed reactions have been aired on the aesthetics of both trees going viral on social media and are a current debate topic on the streets.

The “tree” atop the session road rotunda is a giant art installation by Tinatik artist Maela Liwanag Jose. The other one is a 74-feet tall Christmas tree at the Rose Garden in Burnham Park. (READ MORE)

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