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San Pedro Street Night Market

San Pedro Street, Davao City © Jojie Alcantara 2013 Sunday is always a good day for bargain hunters, more so this March with the Araw ng Davao festivities in the air.  On Sunday evenings, San Pedro Street transforms into a festive delight for “ukay” shoppers as a sea of humanity crams the main street and turns it into a veritable night market extravaganza. This month of March, though, it’s a daily happening, causing more traffic, but the people don’t seem to mind. 🙂 * * * *   Tweet

Sun.Star and Smart bring Kadayawan to the world

 By Nelson C. Bagaforo of SunStar Davao (photos by Stella Estremera) Tuesday, August 14, 2012 DAVAO CITY — After the successful video live streaming of the 75th Araw ng Dabaw highlights in March that captivated thousands of Dabawenyos here and abroad, Sun.Star will bring another festival, the 27th Kadayawan sa Davao, to the world in real time. Sun.Star Davao once again partnered with wireless leader, Smart Communications, for the live streaming of Kadayawan highlights — the Hiyas sa Kadayawan on August 17, Indak-Indak sa Kadalanan on August 18 and Pamulak or the Floral Float Parade on August 19. Powered by Smart, the video live streaming of these events will utilize the latest and most advanced fourth generation technology, the Long Term Evolution (LTE), improved further by the completion of Smart’s mobile phone network as part of the P67-billion network modernization program of the PLDT Group. Smart first rolled out its LTE technology in Davao City during Sun.Star’s live streaming of the Araw ng Dabaw celebration in March, this year. “For the first time, we will …

Indak Indak sa Kadalanan (Streetdancing Competition) Aug. 20, 2011

Scenes from Indak Indak sa Kadalanan (Streetdancing Competition) Kadayawan 2011 In between my hosting for Sky Channel 28, here are a few shots I was able to take. This time, the Indak Indak judging area has a new “arena” for everyone to watch the performance. New bleachers, new risers, new stage. Kadayawan Committee wishes to acknowledge the following judges for this year’s festival: Showdown Judges 1) Dr. Larry Gabao – Vice head, National Committee On Dance of NCCA; President – Philippine Folk Dance Society 2) Ms. Marichu Tellano – Chief, Project management Division of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) 3) Ms. Josefina Guillen – Director for Dance, Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) 4) Mr. Franco Velar – Treasurer, Philippine Folk Dance Society 5) Mr. Rodel Fronda – Executive Committee Member, NCCA Street Judges 1) Mr. Victor Cuenco – Event organizer, Sinulog, Cebu City 2) Ms. Ma. Lester Ybañez – Event organizer, Pasigarbo sa Sugbu, Cebu City 3) Mr. Lino Yamot – Member, PFDS; Event organizer, Cagayan de Oro City   …