Month: March 2013

DAVAO ECOFAIR: Matters of the Earth

To spread this environmental consciousness, the first DAVAO ECOFAIR, a four-day bazaar showcasing unique products made of natural, organic or recycled materials, eco-tourism sites, local handicrafts and eco-friendly services, will be held on March 21-24, 2013 at Abreeza Mall GF Supermarket area.

Panagdait Davao: Bands Bond for a Cause

Even more noble is when government organizations and nongovernment entities set aside differences to launch a project that will benefit families severely affected by December’s record-breaking Super Typhoon Pablo in Mindanao. “Panagdait Davao: Ipadayon ang Pagtabang,” is one such ambitious project, a three-day concert held at the Abreeza Mall’s open parking grounds from March 21 to 23 from 5pm to 12pm each evening.

Panagdait Davao: Concert for a Cause

Catch the historical get together of these popular performers and feel the music all through the night! PANAGDAIT DAVAO brings you a benefit concert for the victims of Typhoon Pablo. Here are the band performance schedule from March 21-23, 2013.  Tickets are at P100, P300 and P1000 only. * * * *      

Micecon Delegates tour Abreeza Mall

Delegates from MICECON 2013 were given a leisurely excursion in the premises of Abreeza Mall as part of their Davao city tour last March 8.       Treated to a welcome program with snacks and drinks courtesy of Blugre in Abreeza, the guests from different regions and nations were serenaded with performing musicians and handed Davao-grown tokens from bracelets, notebooks from Tinalak and pomelos courtesy of Nenita Farms. These international delegates enjoyed the cozy ambience that the mall infuses.   The Philippine M.I.C.E. Conference (MICECON) integrates two major Philippine M.I.C.E. Programmes: the long-running (since 1991) Philippine Incentive Marketing Conference (Phil-Incentive) organized by the Department of Tourism / Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) and the Meetings, Incentive Travel, Events/ Exhibitions Philippines Inc. (MITE Philippines); and the Philippine Asian M.I.C.E. Forum introduced in 2008 by the Philippine Association of Convention / Exhibition Organizers and Suppliers (PACEOS). MICECON aims to provide a platform to integrate and strengthen all sectors involved in the Philippine Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions/Events (MICE) industry into one cohesive, comprehensive educational programme. It tackles …

San Pedro Street Night Market

San Pedro Street, Davao City © Jojie Alcantara 2013 Sunday is always a good day for bargain hunters, more so this March with the Araw ng Davao festivities in the air.  On Sunday evenings, San Pedro Street transforms into a festive delight for “ukay” shoppers as a sea of humanity crams the main street and turns it into a veritable night market extravaganza. This month of March, though, it’s a daily happening, causing more traffic, but the people don’t seem to mind. 🙂 * * * *