Buglasan opens with Parada

An enthusiastic crowd composed of government employees, corporate spon sors, students and local government officials across the province joined Fridayís Parada Negorense, which highlighted the opening of this yearís Buglasan Festival of Festivals.last Friday.

The parade was accompanied by several marching bands of colleges and universities that are competing for the title as festivalís best.

Following an ecumenical service and the opening salvo production by Silliman University Dance Troupe, the Freedom Fair Booths were also officially opened with a fireworks display.

The popular band Siakol was also featured during the Globe/TM night and was capped by a party live band of San Miguel Corporation.

Yesterday highlights the opening of the Heritage Booths at the Sidlakang Negros Village while party bands kept the goers on their feet.

At least three sports activities will be held today under the Governorís Sports Festival namely: Table Tennis, 5Km run for a Cause and Ultimate Frisbee. But the highly anticipated event would be the Miss Negros Oriental contest at the Lamberto Macias Sports Complex.

The events reaches climax on October 21, declared a holiday, for the Buglasan Festival of Festivals Showdown at the Lamberto Macias Sports Complex in the morning and the Streetdance competition in the afternoon.

Finally, the Kasikas sa Boulevard and Fireworks Competition on October 22 and 23 will certainly assure that this yearís Buglasan shall end with a big bang. (By Dems Demecillo)

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