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CULTURAL POTPOURRI| Joji Ilagan Bian Celebrates Life

IT WAS a belated happy birthday celebration for the well loved and so admired Joji Ilagan Bian last August 17, 2017, at the Cafe Marco of Marco Polo Davao.

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CULTURAL POTPOURRI| Clarice’s Dream Hotel & Resto

IN A CONVENIENT location along Acacia Street of the Juna Subdivision in Ecoland, the new C-Tree Hotel formally opens today amidst Davao City’s festive Kadayawan celebration.

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CULTURAL POTPOURRI| Kato Sensei & the Davaoeñas of Ikebana International

FAILING to attend the opening of the Ikebana International-Davao Chapter’s annual exhibit held at the atrium of SM Lanang Premier last August 11, 2017, I made sure to catch the closing activities last Sunday.

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CULTURAL POTPOURRI| UBA’s Ginoong Kadayawan Mindanao Bodybuilding Challenge 2017

THE UNITED Bodybuilders Association or UBA launched its first project, the Ginoong Kadayawan Mindanao Bodybuilding Challenge 2017, to an SRO crowd at the NCCC Mall’s Entertainment Center last August 11, 2017. 

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CULTURAL POTPOURRI| Southern Philippines Medical Center’s Search for the Mr. & Ms. SPMC Centennial

“THIS is the grandest Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) celebration of the National Hospital Week as we are celebrating our “Cien Años.”

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CULTURAL POTPOURRI| Revisiting Tokyo

IT WAS my Japanese foster mother, Aoe Migitaka, who insisted that I visit her as she turned 80 years old and wanted to see me. 

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CULTURAL POTPOURRI| Marco Polo Davao’s Kadayawan Festivity

THE MARCO Polo Davao launched its Kadayawan offerings of food, visual arts exhibition and a fashion show held at the lobby last August 1, 2017. 

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CULTURAL POTPOURRI| Lotus Court’s Lauriat Dinner with Chef Sharwin Tee

MARCO Polo Davao in partnership with Malagos Agri Ventures, Malagos Chocolates, Mindanao Butchers & Co., Kitayama, Mida Food and Boca Juan Filipinas, Inc. presented a Chinese Lauriat by chef Sharwin Tee plus wine pairing courtesy of Lagarde Wines from Argentina

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CULTURAL POTPOURRI| The ICONS of the Locsin Dance Workshop

A MOST special event happening this festive month of August is the celebration of the  70th Anniversary of the Locsin Dance Workshop (LDW).

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CULTURAL POTPOURRI| A Taste of Kadayawan at Seda Abreeza

A GENTLE, early reminder of the annual Kadayawan celebration was staged by Seda Abreeza last July 26, 2017, at its well decorated and obviously Kadayawan-themed Ikat Ballroom.

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