Month: March 2015

Peoples Park Davao by Jojie Alcantara

People’s Park in dreamy perspective

People’s Park is an urban public park in central Davao City covering an area of 4 hectares. Formerly the famous old PTA Grounds I used to hang out with classmates during inter-school sports events, this P72M worth recreational park opened on December 15, 2007. A “name that park” contest was launched by the city government, and there you have it.

Tagum’s Kagikan Exhibit pays tribute to original settlers

Tagum’s Kagikan Exhibit pays tribute to original settlers The Kagikan Exhibit formally opened on February 23, 2015 at the Gaisano Mall of Tagum Atrium, showcasing Tagum City’s three original settlers: the indigenous peoples (lumads), the muslims and the pioneer migrant pilgrims who came from the northern islands of Luzon, Cebu, Bohol, Iloilo and Leyte.   These are the tri-people inhabitants of the city which are being highlighted and acknowledged for the first time since the foundation of Tagum as a political and territorial subdivision in the past seventy years.   The City Information Office spearheads this year’s annual exhibit, and the show’s opening was witnessed by the Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives to the city’s 23 barangays, with members of cultural communities and Muslims dressed colorfully in traditional clothes. Direct descendants of early settlers graced the occasion and expressed gratitude for this touching tribute to their forefathers.   The exhibit showcased traditional wears, utensils, musical instruments and tribal accessories of both ethnic and Muslim communities based on written accounts of early migrants who came to Tagum …

National Day Towards Healing for Peace and Unity

“Today there are 5,721 families – some 31,400 persons – who have been displaced from their homes in Maguindanao due to aerial strikes and ground attacks against the BIFF. Imagine the suffering. Imagine it yourselves. It doesn’t go away by turning off the TV. It doesn’t go away. Think about it. And pray.” ~ Fr. Renato C. Ocampo, S.J. ,Alumni Director /University Chaplain, Ateneo de Davao University

Native Shoes brings the future with the Apollo

Native is more than excited to announce the official landing of its newest design, the Apollo, an out of this world footwear that is sure to captivate sneakerheads, stylephiles, and hypebeasts who are always on the lookout for the next great snatch.