Christmas in Baguio activities, winds down

BAGUIO CITY – As the entire Christendom celebrates the birth of its Savior Jesus Christ, the Silahis ng Pasko’s Quest for the Baguio Lucky Christmas Baby is slated today, December 25, as this year’s Christmas in Baguio activities winds down.

The search is spearheaded by the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) headed by Betty Fangasan, the National Correspondents Club of Baguio (NCCB) led by former councilor Nars Padilla, the Office for Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) and Baguio balikbayans.

Padilla, in a Santa Claus costume, will also walk the city’s roads on this day spreading cheer and goodwill to the public.

The Baguio Lucky Balikbayan and CAR Sportsmen Day is on December 30 starting 9 am with a welcome reception, presentation of tokens and conduct of a “Pinikpikan” food festival at Sunshine Park.

A fireworks display at Melvin Jones, Burnham Park on December 31, starting midnight, will usher in the Countdown to New Year On January 1, 2017 is the Quest for the Lucky New Year Baby hosted by the CSWDO, OSCA, NCCB and Baguio Elderly Assembly.

The Silahis ng Pasko festivities ends with the 29th Annual Kafagway Sports Award Program on January 20, 2017 starting 9 am at Malcolm Square with the presentation of Achievement and Proficiency Awards to the year’s outstanding athletes sportsmen and supporters of sports development in Baguio and Cordillera./Gaby Keith#


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