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Baguio City Panagbenga Festival 2008

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

The long awaited Baguio City's Panagbenga Festival (Flower Festival) is just around the corner and people in Baguio are preparing for the Panagbenga Festival 2008. This is the 13th version of Baguio's Flower Festival or so called the Panagbenga Festival 2008 which was launched last November 30, 2007 at the City Hall lobby. The theme of the Panagbenga Festival 2008 is "Celebrating 13 years of Caring" that was attended by City Government officials and employees.

The Panagbenga Festival 2008 will be celebrated with many exciting activities. The traditional flower-inspired activites is expected in this year's Panagbenga 2008 such as an opening parade, the "Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom" painting contest, the drum and lyre competitions, a grand floral parade, a market encounter, a float parade and "Session Road in Bloom" in prime places within the city. Other activites are the Pony Boys Day, the Mr. Panagbenga body-building contest, a barangay roadside as well as parks landscaping and beautification contest, a golf tournament, a marathon and other sports events are also expected during the flowerfest.

The Panagbenga Festival 2008 is expected to boast the tourism industry of this province that many tourist and visitors come here to witness the beauty and experience the excitement of the festivities. So this years Panagbenga Festival 2008 will be celebrated bannering a "One City, One Panagbenga".

Here is The Panagbenga Festival 2008 Schedule of Activities:

FEBRUARY 1 - GRAND OPENING> DRUM AND lYRE AND Street Dancing, Opening and Blessing of Market Encounter.
FEBRUARY 22-24 - Abanao Nights= nightlife
FEBRUARY 23- GRAND OPENING PARADE> Parade composed of schools
FEBRUARY 24- PARADE OF FLOATS AND BANDS> most awaited time which you can see a thousand flowers bloom and the bands on thier exhibitions
FEBRUARY 24- MARCH 2- SESSION ROAD IN BLOOM> be at our very own Session Road and have the arts of the city be urs

Plan your travel trip now to and visit Baguio City and join the Panagbenga Festival 2008.


Feedback to 'Baguio City Panagbenga Festival 2008'
Rodel Said

on February 7, 2008 9:30 pm

im so excited to join the panagbenga 2008.... beacause ill be designing Ms. Melanie Marquez float.... see you there guys hope to have the most memorable time in bagiou.
Rose Said

on February 11, 2008 1:00 am

Hi eTravel Pilipinas..

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maraming salamat..
more power..
arvin Said

on February 16, 2008 9:25 pm

mabuhay ang baguio city!!!!!!!!!!!!! mabuhay tayong
Melisa Clarion Said

on February 17, 2008 8:02 pm

hi e travel,

Excited kami taga cebu coz we have representatives who will be going to baguio to join the flower festival.And take note, katatapos kang namin nag join din nga Sinulog Festival, heto na naman kami at dala dala namin ang phils. Ambassador of Beauty na si Melanie Marquez para magbigay saya sa taga Baguio ulit. This is the first time po na si Melanie will be joining ina fairylandia theme na suot nya ang floral inspired gown designed by 2 super sikat na designers ng CEbu at yong float naman, to be disigned by Rodel Silva, one of the fast rising float designers in Cebu.Mga imported ang aming mga bisita doon.

So watch out na kayo! plus ther are lots of surprises na matatanggap nyo from Melanie.

See you!
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