Month: November 2013

Mindanao’s tallest indoor holiday tree in SM Lanang

SM Lanang Premier ushers in a sparkling, joyous Christmas with Mindanao’s tallest indoor holiday tree The region’s premier shopping and lifestyle hub, SM Lanang Premier, will jumpstart the holiday season with an enjoyable program for kids and families this coming Saturday, November 16. At 6 pm, the Atrium will be filled with the festive spirit as the mall holds its ‘Sparkles of Joy’ Christmas Launch. Highlights of the event will be the lighting of Davao’s and Mindanao’s tallest indoor Christmas tree and the annual gift-giving to benefit the city’s day care children. Aiming to spread joy this Christmas, the ‘Sparkles of Joy’ theme is based on the concept of stars and sparkling lights as symbols of light in the darkness, inspiring hope even in the midst of difficult circumstances. It is embodied in the colorful stars and the glistening lights adorning the Atrium and the rest of the mall areas, including The Fountain Court and The Grand Boulevard. The main attraction is the giant indoor holiday tree, towering 57 ft. high above the Atrium, which …

Post Halloween Special : Revisiting Durian Hotel

Durian Hotel in its time was one of the tallest structures in Davao City at 12 storeys high. It was prominent, elegant and a prime location at the heart of the city. Low occupancy because of decreasing tourist arrivals as well as high operational expenses eventually led to its closure by Metrobank.

November Event: Carte Blanche 2013

Carte Blanche, (kart blansh) a French phrase for ‘blank check or ticket’, also means ‘unrestricted power to act at one’s own discretion; unconditional authority”. So “Leave your mark,” the slogan says. This event is brought to you by Manic Nightnings Productions and Party Animal Events Productions.