Panagbenga activities

BAGUIO CITY – The Panagbenga grand street dancing parade on Feb. 27 culminates at the Athletic Bowl, Burnham Park, as the float parade utilizes the Melvin Jones area on Feb. 28, Mauricio Domogan announced during the regular Ugnayan at city hall last Wednesday.

The 21st version of the Baguio Flower Festival with an apt theme of “Bless The Children With Flowers,” features streetdancing children, drum and lyre groups, three Kalinga contingents, Pangasinan and La Union delegates; in addition to local high school and open category aspirants.

The mayor approximates more than a million tourists on Feb. 27 and 28, with sister city participants from Alaminos and Bani, Pangasinan, Angeles City, Suyo Ilocos Sur, Butuan Agusan del Norte, among others.

Sister cities from South Korea including Taebaek, Han Gong-Ju, Incheon, Chung-bok; are also sending delegates.

Mayor Domogan extended invitations for everyone to enjoy all activities of Panagenga 2016.

Other Panagbenga activities are the on-going Baguio Blooms exhibition and exposition at Lake Drive, Burnham Park; Feb. 22, Boyce Avenue Concert; Feb. 27, Mr. Panagbenga Muscle Showdown at Baguio Convention Center; ABS CBN Kapamilya Karavan; Pacific Extreme Combat at the Baguio Convention Center; Feb. 27 to 28, Sponsor’s and exhibitor’s Day at the Athletic Bowl; Feb. 29 to March 6,

Session Road In Bloom; March 5, Pony Boys’ Day at Wright Park; Panagbenga Princess Pageant; Handog Pasasalamat at Melvin Jones Football grounds; March 5 and 6, 14th Open Scrabble Tournament; March 6, Tambalang Saya; Closing Ceremonies and Grand Fireworks display at the Athletic Bowl and other areas in the Central Business District./Julie G. Fianza


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