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Mindanao State University is Kadsagayan Grand Champs

Mindanao State University-High School representing Barangay Dadiangas North was once again declared Grand Champion at last week’s Kadsagayan Street Dancing Competition during the culmination of the 2008 Kalilangan Festival. This time, they bested 8 other dance contingents from other barangays to take home the bacon of P100,000.00!!! SPED (Barangay San Isidro) was 2nd winning P70,000 […]

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Rotary Club of GenSan at 50!

Congratulations to the Rotary Club of General Santos City for their GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY tomorrow!!!! Considered as the ‘mother club’ of all the other rotary groups in Soccsksargen, Rotary Club 17116 of Zone 3A under District 3860 was chartered to the Rotary International, on March 3, 1958 (Gosh! Was not even born yet.). I am posting […]

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An Art Exhibit of the early Settlement Days of the Pioneers of GenSan

There is an ongoing art exhibit at the lobby of the Gen. Santos City Hall Building right now. It is actually a part of the Kalilangan Month events which meant to showcase the city’s history and with that, its people’s cultures and traditions. “My Childhood Memories of the Settlement Days” is a exhibit of 25 […]

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How I Got My FREE Website Header (or Paul Custorio, Soccsksargen’s Best Web Designer)

If you noticed, Bariles Republic has a new header now, courtesy of my friend, Dennis Paul Custorio, a soon-to-be-very famous and very rich website developer/designer, the BEST IN GENSAN. I first met Paul during the 1st Blog Seminar in Koronadal last January organized by Mark Aethen, a student leader at NDMU and a member of Mindanao […]

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PNP Report on Gensan Blast

Allow me to take a break from the “happy” posts I have been churning out daily about the Kalilangan and give you a News Release from the Philippine National Police Office of General Santos City. This is with regard to an unfortunate blast incident which happened near midnight on February 27, 2008, the culmination day […]

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Pops Fernandez’s DIVALICIOUS CONCERT in GenSan!

Tomorrow, concert queen Pops Fernandez headlines the closing event for the Kalilangan Festival 2008, her DIVALICIOUS CONCERT Provincial Tour at the Lagao Gym. GenSan is very lucky for it is Pop’s first stop in the provinces after mounting this successful concert at the Araneta Coliseum sometime in December last year. Together with her are RnB […]

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Gensan’s Kalilangan 2008?s Kadsagayan Street Dancing Competition

Pictures are worth a thousand words. So for this post, am presenting these shots taken at the oval plaza where 9 barangays (villages) performed their focal presentations to vie for the grand prize of P100,000 at the Kadsagayan Street Dancing Competition, the culminating activity of the Kalilangan Festival 2008.

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Photos of opening program of GenSan’s 69th Foundation Day

Today is the V-DAY for Gensan being the 69th Foundation Day of the city and the culmination of the over-a-week long Kalilangan Festival. Too bad I wasn’t able to catch the “SALUBONG” reenactment at the junction of Pioneer and Magsaysay Avenues because it was held at 5:30am, way too early for me. Anyway, will ask […]

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Get wet & wild at Kalilangan 2008?s FOAM PARTY

Tonight which is the eve of the culmination of Gen. Santos City’s Kalilangan Festival is one busy night again for the “generals” (as people here call themselves). Aside from the presentations at the oval plaza, there’s another street party at the parking lot of East Asia Royale Hotel and this time, it’s a FOAM PARTY! […]

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Maranaw lass is GenSan’s Lakambini ng Kalilangan 2008

After a show-stopping opening number interrupted momentarily by rain, the Pageant Night for the Search for the Lakandula & Lakambini 2008 (the real deal this time) went on without a hitch last night (Feb 23) at the Oval Plaza Stage. Eight lovely ladies (the prettiest batch i’ve seen) and eight young hunks showed their stuff […]

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