Sorsogon Pili Festival: The festival of plenty, abundance, and peace – Mayor Lee

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Sorsogon City Mayor Sally Lee. BICOLTODAY.COM PHOTO
Sorsogon City Mayor Sally Lee. BICOLTODAY.COM PHOTO

SORSOGON CITY, 17June2014 (BicolToday.com) – “Pili Festival is the festival of Plenty, Abundance and Peace”. These are the words that envision the revival by Sorsogon City Mayor Sally Ante-Lee of the Pii Festival in the city.

During her regular TV and radio program last Saturday, June 7, Mayor Lee declared the city is well-prepared for the Pili Festival activities with the help from various sectors.

Mayor Lee gave stress that, although she aspire for bigger, much-exciting Festival activities, she chose to cut costs and observe savings amid financial adjustments being implemented in the city government.

Mayor Lee’s Festival plan has elated various sectors as they will be given special recognition and importance in the activities. Aside from barangay officials who are mobilized for important city activities, other sectors such as the transport sector, farmers, fishermen, senior citizens, the youth, businessmen, and others shall play important roles in the Pili Festival.

She revealed Pili Festival activities will start on June 23 with a big gathering at City Hall grounds for a Concelebrated Mass, then proceed for the Pili Festival Grand Opening declaration. Expected to attend are Barangay Contingents from 64 barangays carrying with them are various food and delicacies to be shared in the celebration.

Mayor Lee called all sectors to participate in the Pili Festival activities as form of honoring God’s blessings bestowed upon Sorsoganons. [BicolToday.com]

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