BAGUIO CITY – the highly anticipated ‘Christmas in Baguio 2015’ opening salvo in the summer capital will be filled with Christmas Carols.The Saint Louis University (SLU), University of the Cordilleras (UC), University of Baguio (UB) and the Asia Pacific Theological Seminary (APTS) will be performing Christmas Carols for residents and visitors for the grand launch of Christmas in Baguio starting 3:00 pm in Session Road. Residents and visitors will also witness a Nativity Scene by the Baguio City national High School before the program is formally opened by Committee on Tourism, Special Events, Parks and Playgrounds Chair Councilor elmer Datuin.
Yuletide Greetings from Congressman Nicasio Aliping, Jr. and Mayor Mauricio Domogan will also warm your hearts before the City’s Christmas Tree is lighted at exactly 6:28 with a simultaneous fireworks display.
The much awaited Lantern Parade of the Saint Louis University (SLU) will start with a bang at exactly 6:30 pm.
Residents and visitors will also be treated to a free concert by the Philippine Military Academy Band and other local bands at exactly 7:00pm.
Christmas in Baguio is an institutionalized event in the summer capital to usher in the Yuletide Season./Paul Rillorta