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Sangguniang Panlungsod and Monument of Peace and Unity

Davao's Sangguniang Panlungsod by Jojie Alcantara

Davao’s Sangguniang Panlungsod by Jojie Alcantara

LANDMARKS IN DAVAO

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is the legislative Body of the city.  It enacts ordinances, approves resolutions and appropriates funds for the general welfare of the City and its constituents pursuant to Section 16 of the Local Government Code of 1991. It is located in San Pedro Street, fronting the San Pedro Cathedral.

Sangguniang Panlungsod ng Davao by Jojie Alcantara

Sangguniang Panlungsod ng Davao by Jojie Alcantara

The Commemorative Monument of Peace and Unity

The Commemorative Monument of Peace and Unity

The Commemorative Monument of Peace and Unity with the Legislative Building in the background.

“Unveiled during the celebration of the Philippine Centennial, the sculpture depicts the peaceful relationship of the migrant and indigenous inhabitants of Davao in the last 100 years.”

Commemorative Monument of Peace and Unity

Commemorative Monument of Peace and Unity

 

Sangguniang Panlungsod ng Davao by Jojie Alcantara

Sangguniang Panlungsod ng Davao by Jojie Alcantara

 

Commemorative Monument of Peace and Unity by Jojie Alcantara

Commemorative Monument of Peace and Unity by Jojie Alcantara

 

My entry in Canon Photomarathon 2010 which won 1st in one of 3 themes

My entry in Canon Photomarathon 2010 which won 1st in one of 3 themes



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The author is a multi-awarded photographer, journalist, and artist whose works are featured in tourism campaigns (It's More Fun in the Philippines), covers and spreads of books and international magazines. A long time columnist of SunStar Davao, she is a frequent traveler in search of inspirational heartwarming stories of human interest. She is also an  influencer and motivational speaker who gives photography workshops in universities and organizations. A former TV personality, she has done several print and TV commercials, event hosting and speaking engagements. In 2013, she has received an award from the City Government of Davao for her significant contribution in the social media. She was one of the speakers in Photo World Asia 2017.  A web designer/blogger since the 90s, she has seen the evolution of the internet and social media transition from the perspective of a traditional media person.

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