Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival Park tradition goes on, opens June 10
Tacloban City (June 9) -- The Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival Park opens on June 10, 2009 at 6:00 o'clock in the evening, Hon. Remedios L. Petilla, the chairperson of the Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival of Festivals 2009, said.
In a meeting conducted at the SMED Center at the Capitol Grounds, Hon. Petilla said that nightly shows will start on June 10, 2009, sponsored by various groups and sectors.
The Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival Park has become a tradition in this part of the country. Families come to the RTR Plaza for good food, good view, good entertainment and good family bonding.
The Grand Opening will start with a motorcade which will kick-off at 3:00 o'clock in the afternoon, at the SMED Center, Capitol Grounds and will pass along the major thoroughfares of Tacloban and finally end at the Pintados Kasadyaan Festival Park.
A press conference will then be conducted at the RTR Pergola, with the organizers as the resource persons.
The Ribbon Cutting will be done by Leyte Governor Carlos Jericho L. Petilla and Hon. Remedios Petilla. They will be assisted by the Leyte Provincial Officials, Director Desiderio Belas of the Department of Trade and Industry and Mr. Eugene Tan of the Pintados Foundation, Inc.
The program proper will include the welcome remarks of Hon. Petilla, the message of Governor Petilla and the closing remarks by Mrs. Aurora Villarente, the president of the Leyte Provincial Tourism, Culture and Arts Council.
Cocktails will be served, after which, a breathtaking fireworks display will be conducted.
The 8th Infantry Division Band and Leyte Section Band will provide the music for the festive evening. The audience will be entertained by the hilarious Leyte Provincial Capitol trio, Loloy, Trisha and Tsokolate. (PIA 8) [top]