NLEX, Selecta wins Baguio Flower Festival float contest

A bright candy-land themed float was hailed champion in this year’s festival float competition in Baguio City. The entry of the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) was a runaway winner for the big float category, bagging the P250,000 prize and besting 13 other entries in the 21st Baguio Flower Festival celebration. Continue …

Panagbenga Float Parade 2016

BAGUIO. The Department of Agriculture float is displayed at the Benguet Agri Pinoy Trading Center for farmers and tourists to appreciate after its participation in the Panagbenga Float Parade February 28. (Milo Brioso) Click for more photos of Baguio City

Panagbenga beauties

Beauties wave to the crowd atop the Baguio City float during Panagbenga’s Grand Float Parade February 28 along the city’s main streets. (Roderick Osis) Click for more photos of Baguio City

Baguio schools fall in Panagbenga 2016 street dancing

Have schools in Baguio City joining the open category of the annual Panagbenga Drum and Lyre and Grand Street Dance competition lost their luster? This year’s top three winners in the street dancing for the open category are from Ilocos Norte and Pangasinan. Even competing schools from Cordillera provinces were …

Flower power in Bahong

The annual celebration of Baguio City’s Panagbenga Festival has catapulted this town into a Flower Capital. Aside from strawberries, the municipality of La Trinidad is also known for its flower growing villages where eco-farm tourism is being developed as a complimentary destination outside Baguio. Continue reading…

Baguio Flower Festival now an IFEA member

Baguio City Mayor  Mauricio Domogan last week expressed elation over the Baguio Flower Festival or Panagbenga’s membership to the International Festival and Events Association (IFEA). The mayor announced the good news during the regular media forum. Continue reading…

Panagbenga selfie

A young tourist enjoys taking a selfie in one of the featured landscape at the Market Encounter along Lakedrive Burnham Park as part of the monthlong Panagbenga celebration. (Redjie Melvic Cawis) Click for more Baguio City photos