Kadayawan 2016 : Icons of Davao
Here are quick facts from the Davao City Information Office on the four prominent icons of Davao: the Philippine Eagle, Waling-Waling, Mt. Apo, and the Durian.
Kadayawan 2016: Eleven Tribes, One City
Here is an infographic on the 11 Lumad and Muslim communities in Davao City that together with an abundant harvest are the reasons why we are celebrating the 31st Kadayawan sa Dabaw Festival.
D’ Japanese Tunnel in Davao
After World War II, the legend of the Yamashita treasure seduced many treasure hunters to Davao, particularly in Mintal, Tugbok District (now declared as the Japanese Heritage Site of the City), where hiding places for the war loots were supposedly buried deep underground within numerous foxholes and crisscrossing tunnels built by soldiers and prisoners of war.
Meet Pangil (local dialect for “fang”) — most likely the country’s oldest living crocodile in captivity at the Crocodile Park here in Davao.
Philippines is one of 15 nations with most number of Miss Universe awards
Philippines is one of 15 nations with most number of Miss Universe awards SOURCE: Article by Rose-An Jessica Dioquino from GMAnews online 09/13/2011 After Miss Philippines Shamcey Supsup’s fourth-place finish in the 2011 Miss Universe pageant on Tuesday, the Philippines remains one of four Asian countries on the list of top 15 nations with the […]
Davao City in Bloom circa ’96
In my previous blog, I have mentioned that the last time we were able to hype Davao successfully was in 1996 with the tagline “Davao: City in Bloom.” At a young age, I was privileged to have designed the logo which was unveiled at the park by former Councilor Mabel Robillo. Looking at it now, […]