TNT boosts the 17th Tuna Festival celebrations

TNT, the country’s largest value brand under unrivalled mobile services leader Smart Communications, boosted the 17th Tuna Festival celebration of General Santos City with an exciting line-up of activities.

For its major treat, TNT staged its ‘Panalo Ka Tour,’ a fun-filled show that featured fun games and contests that drew thousands of festivalgoers at the Oval Plaza stadium.

Headlining the TNT ‘Panalo Ka Tour’ show is OPM hit singer Luke Mejares, who kept the crowd on their feet with his groovy songs.

Talent showdown, dance party


Not to be outdone, the Generals (a collective term for the people of General Santos City) showcased their talents in an entertaining contest that gathered some of the city’s best singers and dancers. In the end, 18-year old Esther Joy Parsacala bagged the Talented Katropa title with her soulful song number.

TNT Panalo Ka Tour also highlighted the creativity of the Generals in a Kite-Flying contest and a Tuna Costume competition, which gathered colorful works that celebrated the city’s most prized catch.

TNT capped the show with a big dance party led by the Lunatics, a dynamic duo who dished out the latest electrifying beats to energize the crowd.

Tribute to fishermen

TNT also teamed up with the city government of Gensan for the 16th Grand Fish Fest, a tribute to the unsung heroes behind its Tuna industry.

The Grand Fish Fest gathered fishermen and sea laborers for a full day of fun games like  “Lumba Langoy”, “Linis Tuna”, and “Karga Tuna”  that gave everyone a chance to take home TNT Panalo phones ang gift packs.

Text TNT EXTEND to 4545

Throughout the celebrations, TNT highlighted TNT Extend, which allows subscribers nationwide to extend the validity of their favorite text, call nad mobile Internet promos for only P5 per day. To register, simply text EXTEND to 4545.

Aside from the Tuna Festival, TNT also brings more fun in the country’s major celebrations, such as the Ati-Atihan in Aklan, Hermosa Festival in Zamboanga, Kamahardikaan Festival in Tawi-Tawi, and Kaamulan Festival in Bukidnon, among others.

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