Carte Blanche: Electric Music Carnival, Davao’s very own electronic music dance festival, is all set to shake the grounds at the Crocodile Park Concert Park on November 15, 2014.
Carte Blanche, (kart blansh) a French phrase for ‘blank check or ticket’, also means ‘unrestricted power to act at one’s own discretion; unconditional authority”. So “Leave your mark,” the slogan says. This event is brought to you by Manic Nightnings Productions and Party Animal Events Productions.
Juan for Fun Backpackers Explore Davao Text and photos by Jojie Alcantara Five adventurous teams composed of 15 energetic college students with high self-motivation and thirst for exploration were selected through video auditions for the first Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge in the Philippines. Opening this wonderful opportunity to the youth is the country’s largest flag carrier, Cebu Pacific, which offers six destinations to explore in a budget travel competition from August 29 to September 2. Each team is given P30,000 allowance where the primary goal is to accomplish the most number of fun activities in Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Clark, Davao, Iloilo and Manila. The team who was able to spend the least amount of money wins 12 Cebu Pacific tickets to any domestic or international destination of their choice, 3 hotel accommodation packages and 3 Canon S100 cameras. During the Davao race as the 4th leg of the backpacker challenge, Team Bukidnon won the fastest crocodile relay, pomelo peeling and durian eating at the Davao Crocodile Park. Gracing the event opening …
Meet Pangil (local dialect for “fang”) — most likely the country’s oldest living crocodile in captivity at the Crocodile Park here in Davao.