Duag Capiznon – “Day 1:Sinadya sa Halaran 2008 Pictures”

Sinadya sa Halaran - Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral

Sinadya sa Halaran - Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral

Sen. Mar Roxas with Roxas City Mayor Vicente Bermejo and capiz Governor Victor A. Tanco

Sen. Mar Roxas with Roxas City Mayor Vicente Bermejo and Capiz Governor Victor A. Tanco

The opening of the Sinadya sa Halaran 2008 last December 4, 2008 was grace by Senator Manuel “Mar” Roxas, with Roxas City Mayor Vicente  Bermejo and Capiz Governor Victor A. Tanco.  A Thanksgiving Mass was held at the Capiz Gym.  After the opening ceremony, Sen. Mar Roxas attended the forum for the Capiznon students at Capiz State University.

 

After the thanksgiving mass, the civic parade took off at 8:00 am at Villareal Stadium -> Makopa Street -> Fuentes Drive -> Roxas avenue -> Bridge -> Taft street -> Burgos Street -> Hughes Street -> and Public Plaza . This civic parade or “Duag Capiznon” with the Theme: “Bugay nga Naagum, Ikalipay kag Ipaambit nga Mapasinalamaton” was headed by the DepEd – Roxas City Division. This was participated by the different civic organizations, private companies & institutions, local government unit of each municipality of Capiz Province, City and Barangay officials of Roxas City.   

Duag Capiznon (Civic Parade) with the Participation of Roxas City Local Goverment

Duag Capiznon (Civic Parade) with the Participation of Roxas City Local Goverment

 

 

Roxas City ways of life and culture

Duag Capiznon: Roxas City ways of life and culture

Students from  different high schools in Roxas City Division were grouped by clusters, performed a street dancing or sadsad with a giant replica of their products. The clusters were represented by the following schools; Cluster I – Cong. Ramon A, Arnaldo High School, Cluster II – Culasi National High School, Cluster III – Milibili National High School, Cluster IV – Roxas City School for Philippine Craftsmen, Cluster V – Tanque National High School.  Not only by clusters, all students in different schools in the division of Roxas City participated in the Sinadya sa Kalye (Street Dancing) performed in the major streets of Roxas City. A brilliant ideas of Mayor Vicente Bermejo and the Schools Division Superintendent, Dr. Jesse M. Gomez, that brought excitement and fun in the city.

 

Roxas City Fountain cutting of ribbon with Mayor Bermejo, the first lady and the fiesta queen

Roxas City Fountain cutting of ribbon with Mayor Bermejo, the first lady and the fiesta queen

After the opening program, City Officials headed by Mayor Vicente Bermejo, inaugurated the Roxas City Rotonda Fountain.  The ribbon cutting ceremony was assisted by the fiesta queen Rita Marie Felisa Ortiz Ignacio.  Four sculptured horsemen painted with gold carrying a heavy arc was the main attraction of the fountain.  According to Roxas City Rolando Ignacio who was commisioned by Mayor Bermejo to rehabilitate the fountain, this symbolizes unity and cooperation, of linking arms in times of crisis.

  

 Day 1 – Sinadya sa Halaran 2008 – Schedule of Activities

  • Pamukaw-pukaw
  • Thanksgiving Mass
  • Duag Capiznon (Civic Parade)
  • Capiznon Horti Fair
  • Opening Program
  • Inauguration of City Projects
  • Hugod Capiznon (Agri Fair)
  • Opening of Manggad sang Capiz (Heritage Exhibit)
  • Sinadya sa Kalangitan (A Christian Concert)
  • Opening Capiz Product Expo / Estilo Capiz
  • Lutong Capiznon (Food Festival)
  • RMN-DYVR Pasundayag 2008
  • Launching Halad sa Kasimanwa

Photo Gallery

Roxas City Local and Brangay OfficialsGiant FishGiant ShrimpGiant TangigueGiant Sea ClamGiant Alimango

6 Comments

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6 responses to “Duag Capiznon – “Day 1:Sinadya sa Halaran 2008 Pictures”

  1. maricar paderes

    miss ko ung event dyn sa roxas city nuns sinadya sa halaran 2008… i love capiz… and i miss roxas city… god bless…

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  3. ia’ambot ah ari takun subong sa cavite’-sa office gawork q d’company sang IMMACULATE CONCEPCION ACADEMY,Cashier aqoh d,i have my own computer with internet so, na research qoh picture sang roxas city,baw beautiful gid katahom gid yah ang roxas.goodluck roxas city.

    CODE NAME: LORIE GARCIA

  4. JOSEFA G. FABOT

    Amo gd coz taga Roxas man q.taga SIGMA bla aku!her q gawork now xa Air Transport Office xa MIA.pro sbng Civil Aviation Athority of the Phillipines na DHAY!!!!GOD BLESS

  5. ernie oleo

    SULONG ROXAS CITY, CAPIZ SEAFOODS CAPITAL OF THE PHILIPPINES

    GOOD LUCK

  6. JHING FABOT

    CAPIZ THE SEAFOOD CAPITAL OF THE PHILIPPINES try 2 visit our place!!!!!You will enjoy!!!promiz!!!!!!

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