SORSOGON CITY (12-Dec-2012) – Amid the pomp, glamour and jubilation, the City of Sorsogon opens Sosogon Festival 2012 today.
Beginning the event with the presence of television celebrity, the pageantry of the opening day was not a bit dampened by cloudy skies and heavy downpour.The participation of various stakeholders in the development of the city from barangay officials, academe and corporate sponsors fails to sag the spirit of day one.
After the parade, the formal opening of the festival was declared highlighted by Sosogon Expo 2012 where agri products, local foods, tourism opportunities and business ventures are the showcase. It will run until December 16 for everyone to enjoy and patronage “Produktong Tatak Kalikasan”.
The diversity of the festival events covers food and beverage, food preparation, table skirting for the day event and before nightfall the lantern parade and the competition for the best night float will add luster to the activities.
One of the much awaited events is the switch-on of the yuletide lights and other season decorations coupled by an open air concert featuring Manila base artist.
The declaration that Sosogon Festival 2012 is officially opened is another milestone which at this early 2013 is considered a banner year for Sosogon 2013 events. [BicolToday.com]
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