500 voices take over plaza with folksongs and drama
Apr11

500 voices take over plaza with folksongs and drama

by Christian Roy C. Cuadernal, Ronnelyn B. Parohinog, Mary Therese A. Encina Eight singing groups (283 singers) from all over Capiz together with the cast of Kurubingbing, Kurubawbaw: A Children’s Operetta (62 performers) and elementary students (155) from President Manuel A. Roxas Memorial School (PMRMS) North, South and Special Education (SpEd) departments joined together as they gave off a superb concert, garnering praises from the...

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Seafood fair dominates People’s Park for Capiztahan ‘15
Apr11

Seafood fair dominates People’s Park for Capiztahan ‘15

by Ronnelyn B. Parohinog, Mark Lloyd I. Cañete & Mary Therese A. Encina Baybay, Roxas City’s People’s Park teemed with stalls offering local delicacies as it was temporarily converted into a food court for this year’s Capiztahan Seafood Fair. Opening on the evening of the first day of the province-wide fiesta, different resorts – Sta. Ana Farm Resort of Ivisan, Villa Consorcia Resort of Pontevedra, San Antonio Resort of Roxas,...

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People protest amidst celebration, scream for MCN 24 abolition
Apr10

People protest amidst celebration, scream for MCN 24 abolition

by Bryan Deither L. Luza & Jessa Mae F. Macellones While Governor Vic Tanco was delivering his opening remarks for the opening ceremony of the Capiztahan 2015, a group of people rallied towards the Provincial Capitol wishing for their complaints about Memorandum Circular Number 24 (MCN24) to be heard. Together with their sign boards “Ibasura MCN24”, people kept on shouting for Sec. Corazon Dinky Soliman to hear them. One of the...

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‘Los Pasos de Capiz’ exhibit opens for Capiztahan
Apr10

‘Los Pasos de Capiz’ exhibit opens for Capiztahan

  by Mary Therese A. Encina & Ronnelyn B. Parohinog In support for the week-long Capiz fiesta, paso owners joined together in opening the ‘Los Pasos de Capiz’ exhibit, showcasing different well-treasured pasos typically only used in the annual Good Friday procession. Occupying Dinggoy Roxas Civic Center (DRCC) as organized by City Councilor Cora Balgos, ten pasos were displayed as the exhibit opened on April 10....

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Flag-raising opens Capiztahan, gov’t officials praise Capiznon resilience
Apr10

Flag-raising opens Capiztahan, gov’t officials praise Capiznon resilience

by Roshel Thane Clarys A. Flores, Mark Lloyd I. Cañete, Christian Roy C. Cuadernal Joined by municipal mayors of the 17 municipalities of Capiz, government officials and employees, the flag raising ceremony simultaneously celebrated in front of the Capiz Provincial Capitol and Roxas City Hall signaled the official opening of the Capiznon fiesta this April 10. After paying reverence to the National Flag, Gov. Victor Tanco, together...

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