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Week-long Chinese New Year Fête at Park Inn by Radisson

Fellow media friends and I were treated to a sneak peek of the Chinese New Year weeklong celebration of Park Inn by Radisson Davao as it ushers in the Year of the Monkey with Oriental culinary delights at the RBG All Day Dining Restaurant and Al Fresco.

Davao welcomed 2016 in 3rd Torotot Festival

It has been more than a decade since Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte implemented this ordinance.

Since then, the Smart-led Torotot Festival has become a way for the city to show the entire country that being safe doesn’t mean a boring New Year celebration.

Singapore offers Golden Jubilee Lifestyle Deals for tourists

Singapore celebrates its significant 50th anniversary by rolling out a series of incredible deals through promotions and special experiences in this Golden Jubilee celebration. Unbeatable offers range from airfares, accommodations, shopping spree perks and other privileges that truly show Singapore as a must visit destination in 2015.

Heneral Luna Special Advanced Screening in Key Regional Cities

Artikulo Uno Productions presents the much-awaited historical epic action Heneral Luna, directed by award-winning Jerrold Tarog. Set during the Philippine-American war, the film follows the life of one of Philippine history’s most brilliant military men, General Antonio Luna, as he tries to lead his countrymen against colonial masters new and old.

Pomelo Fete & Culinary Delights at SM Lanang Premier

The first ever Davao Pomelo Festival came to a wrap last weekend coinciding with the conclusion of the Visit Davao Fun Sale (VDFS). The five-week feast enticed throngs of tourists and locals to celebrate the city’s favorite fruit at The Fountain Court grounds of the metro’s premier shopping and lifestyle destination – SM Lanang Premier.

Tagum’s Kagikan Exhibit pays tribute to original settlers

Tagum’s Kagikan Exhibit pays tribute to original settlers The Kagikan Exhibit formally opened on February 23, 2015 at the Gaisano Mall of Tagum Atrium, showcasing Tagum City’s three original settlers: the indigenous peoples (lumads), the muslims and the pioneer migrant pilgrims who came from the northern islands of Luzon, Cebu, Bohol, Iloilo and Leyte.   These are the tri-people inhabitants of the city which are being highlighted and acknowledged for the first time since the foundation of Tagum as a political and territorial subdivision in the past seventy years.   The City Information Office spearheads this year’s annual exhibit, and the show’s opening was witnessed by the Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives to the city’s 23 barangays, with members of cultural communities and Muslims dressed colorfully in traditional clothes. Direct descendants of early settlers graced the occasion and expressed gratitude for this touching tribute to their forefathers.   The exhibit showcased traditional wears, utensils, musical instruments and tribal accessories of both ethnic and Muslim communities based on written accounts of early migrants who came to Tagum …