Butuan City gov't to award 'best lighted establishment'
By Jennifer P. Gaitano
Butuan City (30 November) -- The city government here will award prizes to the chosen best lighted establishment.
The said contest is open to all business establishments along J.C Aquino Avenue, this city.
The establishment must decorate its facade with Christmas symbols and lights. Judging shall start on December 6-10, 2010.
Also, criteria for the said contest are as follows: Lighting effects ? 40%; Presentation ? 25%; Materials used ? 20%; Design impact ? 15%, a total of 100%.
Winner for the first place will receive Php 10,000.00; second place ? Php 7,000.00; third place ? Php 5,000.00; and a consolation prize of Php 2,000.00.
Meanwhile, some of the establishments along J.C Aquino Avenue already installed their Christmas decoration with attractive lights earlier than November 25, 2010 in preparation for the December 1 ceremonial lighting-up of Butuan at the Rizal Park. (PIA-Caraga with reports from City Tourism Office) [top]