Schedule of Events set for 2nd Cagayan de Oro Chinese New Year Festival

Next Saturday, January 28, 2017 has been declared as a Special Non-working Holiday as per Proclamation No. 50 in celebration of the Chinese New Year. And Cagayan de Oro City has lined up a series of events in celebration of the Chinese New Year.

Cagayan de Oro to host one of ASEAN meetings this year

photo from Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines is set to host one of several meetings and discussions for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) of which the country will chair this year. Based on the ASEAN calendar, the city will host the Special Senior Officials’ Committee to ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Council (SOCA) Meeting on July 10-11, 2017. See screenshot...

Balingasag bet crowned Miss Kuyamis 2017

photo by Glenn Palacio Berjayneth Chee of Balingasag was crowned Miss Kuyamis 2017 during the Coronation Night last night at the Provincial Capitol grounds. Ms. Chee bested 15 other candidates representing other municipalities and one city in the beauty pageant highlighting Misamis Oriental’s 87th Founding Anniversary.

RANDOM SHOTS: Kuyamis Festival 2017 Booth Competition

One of the highlights of the ongoing Kuyamis Festival at the Provincial Capitol is the Booth Competition. This year, fourteen (14) local government units from the province participated in the event which is part of the 87th Founding Anniversary of the province of Misamis Oriental.

No phone signal, no drones in tomorrow’s Traslacion

original photo by Kim Zaldivar Cellphone users will have to wait three to four hours before they can call, text or browse the net as government authorities will be turning off cellular phone signals during the Traslacion or procession of the Black Nazarene early tomorrow in Cagayan de Oro City.

4th Kuyamis Festival kicks off Monday, January 9, 2017

The 4th Kuyamis Festival finally kicks off this Monday, January 9, 2017 with a series of events at the Provincial Capitol highlighting the celebration of the 87th founding anniversary of the province of Misamis Oriental. The theme for the week-long Kuyamis Festival 2017 will be “Kahiusahan: Turismong Kalamboan Mapalapdan”.

PROGRESS WATCH: 2016 Yearender

2016 was a good year for Cagayan de Oro City and Misamis Oriental. Here is our PROGRESS WATCH: 2016 YEARENDER – a compilation of major developments and events in and around the City of Golden Friendship during the year.

Cagayan de Oro considered for Miss Universe fashion show after Davao cancellation

Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler Tourism Undersecretary Kat de Castro has named Cagayan de Oro City as an alternative site for the Miss Universe Fashion Show after the organizers decided to cancel the Davao fashion event amid row with local designers. Usec de Castro was quoted in an interview aired over ABS-CBN’s TV Patrol when asked about the cancellation. Read related news HERE.

RANDOM SHOTS: Paskorela 2016

For the third straight year, the City Government of Cagayan de Oro thru the City Tourism Council chaired by Dorothy Jean Pabayo held the ‘Dress Up Your Motorela Contest’ or Paskorela 2016 last Saturday, December 10, 2016 where twelve (12) motorela entries adorned with Christmas decors paraded from Rodelsa Circle towards Divisoria.

800 attend 3rd International River Summit in CDO

Some 800 delegates from local and international organizations attended the just concluded 3rd International River Summit held November 24-26, 2016 at Pryce Plaza Hotel in Cagayan de Oro City.

Mindanao electric coops to hold summit in CDO on Nov. 25-26

The Association of Mindanao Rural Electric Cooperatives (Amreco) will be holding its first annual general membership assembly and summit on November 25-26, 2016 in Cagayan de Oro City. The event’s theme will be “Federalism: Its impact on Mindanao Electric Cooperatives and Member Consumers”. Representatives of the various electric cooperatives in the island are expected to attend together...

Biggest Supermoon in 70 years to appear on November 14, 2016

Mark your calendars, be ready with your cameras and hope that the skies are clear as the biggest supermoon is set to appear in our skies on November 14, 2016. What’s special about this astronomical event is that it will be the closest supermoon since January 26, 1948 and the moon won’t come this close to Earth again until November 25, 2034.