Sunday, June 27, 2010

Mutya ng Agusan del Norte

Mutya ng Agusan del Norte & Miss Tourism with 1st Runner Up Ms. Magallanes-Maria Arvie Baguhin, 2nd Runner Up Ms. Cabadbaran-Liza Marie Garbo, 3rd Runner Up Ms. Las Nieves-Sheryl Lae Musico

Mutya ng Agusan del Norte 2010, Miss Kitcharao - Marjorie T. Chiong

Miss Tourism Agusan del Norte, Miss Buenavista - Joannah Pearl Crusit

Created by Republic Act 4979 from Agusan province...and on August 16, 2000 the seat of provincial government was transferred from Butuan City to Cabadbaran by virtue of Republic Act 8811, although the province is yet to complete the transfer of provincial services and functions to the new capital.

This year, the provincial government marked the celebration with a series of events, one of which is the search for the Mutya ng Agusan del Norte.

This year's winner is from the municipality of Kitcharao, Miss Marjorie T. Chiong.

Best in Swimwear,Resort, Evening Gown, Photogenic -Ms. Magallanes, MARIA ARVIE L. BAGUHIN

Best in Production, Interview, Talent-Ms. Buenavista, JOANNAH PEARL M. CRUSIT

Web Choice Award-Ms. Santiago, SHOMAE LILI F. PANCHITO

(photos from provincial government of Agusan del Norte)

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

112th Independence Day in Caraga

On June 12, 2010, thousands of Filipino people all over the world celebrates the 112th commemoration of the Philippine Independence Day, taking pride of the country’s declaration of independence from Spain.

By history, before the formal conclusion of the Spanish-American War, Filipino revolutionary forces under the command of General Emilio Aguinaldo, proclaimed the sovereignty and independence of Philippines from Spain on June 12, 1898.

In Caraga Region, A flag raising ceremony spearheaded by the Local Government Officials was held and a cultural presentation was shown.

Mayor Alfonso S. Casurra, City and Provincial Officials of Surigao pay respect to the flag during the flag raising ceremony at the city hall grounds.

Students from Agusan National High School performs their conceptualized revolutionary dance of the Philippine Flag in a ceremony held at the Rizal Park

The province of Agusan del Sur held a holy mass celebrated by Bishop Juan de Dios Publos at the Naliyagan Plaza to signal the opening of the joint celebration of the 112th Philippine Independence Day celebration and the 18th Naliyagan Festival

Even Google Inc. paid tribute to The Philippine Independence Day celebration on June 12, by showing this special edition Search logo. This is the first-ever Google doodle for the Philippines