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Cultural Potpourri: Waterfront Insular Hotel’s Greens and Strings Appreciation Night

It’s that time of the year when the Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao goes all out in inviting its patrons and partners to a special celebration for the “outstanding dedication and loyalty” to the City’s best located paradise of a hotel.

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The Splendor of Music

Music lovers of Davao, please mark the date on Aug. 5, 2018, at 5:00 p.m., hopefully a bright Sunday, to experience the Splendor of Music. To help celebrate the Kadayawan Festival of our beloved Davao City, professional artistes from Seoul,

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Cultural Potpourri | Ikebana International-Davao Chapter 133′s Induction 2018

THE TRAFFIC along Bajada was horrible last Friday the 13th of July, 2018, but it didn’t deter me from attending Davao’s lovely and perfumed ladies of Ikebana’s “Installation of Officers for 2018-2020.” Arlene “Jing” L. Puentespina, the outgoing President who

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Cultural Potpourri | Emilia S. Sitjar’s Royal Celebration

IT WAS, finally, Emilia Sorongon vda. de Sitjar’s official 80th birthday.

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Cultural Potpourri | Biag is back!

It was a few weeks ago when I found a small pack of chocolates on our dining table waiting for me. Our household assistant said it came from Bian.

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Cultural Potpourri | A Musical Tribute to Maestra Ma. Victoria E. Tagle

“God has a purpose for your pain, a reason for your struggles, and a gift for your faithfulness. Don’t ever give up,”

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Cultural Potpourri | Impressions on Davao by a First Time Visitor

Last June 29 to June 4 was a busy schedule for me with my former UP College of Architecture (Diliman Campus) classmates visiting me. It had been months since Archt.

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Cultural Potpourri | The 54th Celebration of the Hijos de Davao 2018

The celebration of Hijos de Davao’s 54th anniversary held last Jun. 29, 2018, at the SMX Convention Center of SM Lanang Premier was made special with the presence of special guests which included Executive Secretary of the Philippines Salvador “Bingbong”

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Cultural Potpourri | Rene S. Gargallo, Marco Polo Davao’s New RBE Manager

Marco Polo Davao formally introduced its new Restaurant, Bar and Events (RBE) Manager to Davao’s lifestyle writers last June 27, 2018, at the Polo Bistro.  His name is Renato “Rene” S. Gargallo who has 15 years of hotel experience and

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Cultural Potpourri | Dining with a Manila Gourmet

More than a month has passed since the Marco Polo Davao led by its wonder women, GM Dottie Wurgler-Cronin and Director of Sales and Marketing Pearl Peralta-Maclang, joined the celebration of Philippine Airlines’ “4-Star Global Airline” certification with PAL executives

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