A young man smiles beside the post of one of the lighted and dressed-up arches at the Grand Reef aka Oval Plaza which are entries to the Light-An-Arch Competition for the different offices of the local government of Gen. Santos City. Advertisements
Pioneer Avenue at night. Pioneer Avenue in broad daylight.
The closest I got to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo when she dropped in at the Gen. Santos City International Airport…. …and flew out immediately after in a matter of 20 minutes back to her home beside the Pasig River. Good-bye Madame President!
A portion of the marine-themed Holy Trinity College Pavilion at the Oval Plaza seen from one angle. This plus 3 other schools are competing for the Best Pavilion Award at the Pasko-sa-Gensan 2007 Festival. Theme for this year is “Kulay Pasko ang Dagat ng Buhay” roughly translated as “Christmas is the Color of the Sea […]
“Come, they told me pa-ra-pam-pam-pam…” Little drummer boys from Pedro Acharon Elementary School perform before a very delighted crowd at the “Tunog Tambol, Tunog Lira Drum & Lyre Competition” at the Oval Plaza during the opening of Pasko-Sa-Gensan 2007. This group lorded it over 9 other competing bands and won the GRAND PRIZE.
Oval Plaza Lights UP 5,000 or so spectators look up in awe at the Fireworks Display in the sky after the simultaneous lighting up of the Christmas displays and pavilions at the city oval plaza ushering in the start of the Christmas Festival or the Pasko-Sa-Gensan 2007 last night, December 3, 2007.
Some of the finished arches which are entries to the “Best X’mas Arch” Contest of the local government of GenSan at the Oval Plaza grounds. They will be graded and judged after the opening ceremonies of the Pasko Sa Gensan 2007 Festival on early Monday evening.
A carpenter rushing work on the coco lumber flooring of the tents to be used for the flea market section of the main christmas festival area of the oval plaza.
Couples from the mountain village of San Jose stand in attention at their civil wedding rites being administered by GenSan City Mayor Pedro Acharon at the Aspang Elementary School, overlooking Sarangani Bay.
Imelda Grass or more popularly known as Imelda Flower could be seen sprouting all around Gensan. Legend says that it was former First Lady Imelda Marcos who introduced it here in the 70s upon noticing that the area was one hot, arid desert. This thorny grass which is also known as Imelda creeper thrives well […]