Issue of February 4, 2018
Mt. Province

69th Courier Anniversary Issue
Other Links:
City launches celebration of Chinese Lunar New Year, Feb 5
by Aileen P. Refuerzo / PIO

The city will welcome the Year of the Dog with the launching of the Baguio Spring Festival or Chinese Lunar New Year on Feb. 5, 8 a.m. at the City Hall grounds.

The city’s celebration will run until Feb. 17 with various traditional activities spearheaded by the city government led by Mayor Mauricio Domogan and the Baguio Filipino-Chinese Community. 

Domogan and Rep. Mark Go will deliver messages during the launching, which will feature the Lion Dance. 

Spring Festival Executive committee chair Peter Ng will lead the opening program while adviser Kane Chanbonpin will present the committee members.

Lawyer Cristeta Leung will talk on the significance of the Year of the Dog.

The calendar of activities will be unveiled to be followed by a cultural dance presentation to be rendered by the Baguio Patriotic High School Chinese faculty and a trivia to be facilitated by Pepito Avena, head secretariat of the committee.

The Spring Festival is considered the grandest and the most important annual event for the Chinese. The celebration is also one of their most colorful events.

This year is the Year of the Earth Dog according to the Chinese zodiac. 2018 is the 4,715th year in the Chinese calendar.

The highlights of the celebration include a media fellowship and briefing on Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m. at the Hotel Supreme, barangay gift-sharing on Feb. 13 at Gibraltar, to be capped by the grand colorful parade on Feb. 17, 2:30 p.m. at Session Road with program at Melvin Jones, and the dinner and awards night program at 7 p.m. at Hotel Supreme.

The Chinese New Year is a movable celebration because it is based on the lunar calendar.

People born in 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, and 2018 fall on the Year of the Dog.

Your Ad Here

Café Dua art show features children, traditional cooking

Dignitaries to grace Creative Hub opening

Philex extols ‘right & principled mining’

Fund raising for nutri jingle tilt

PWU Baguio
Technical Education & Skills Development Authority – CAR
University of Baguio

Baguio Central University
Baguio Country Club
Benguet Electric Cooperative Inc.
Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources – CAR
Congressman Ronald M. Cosalan
Department of Health – CAR
John Hay Management Corporation
National Grid Corporation of the Philippines
New Media Services
Pag–IBIG Fund
Pines City Colleges
Sangguniang Panlungsod

Assumption Medical Diagnostic Center
Baguio Center Mall
Baguio Water District
Choobi Choobi
Congressman Mark O. Go
Councilor Leandro B. Yangot Jr.
Curamed Pharmacy
Department of Environment and Natural Resources – CAR
Department of Public Works and Highways – CAR
Department of Science and Technology
Fabulo Beauty and Image Salon
Far East Pacific Commercial
Filipino–Japanese Foundation of Northern Luzon, Inc.
Ganza & Solibao Restaurants
Gen. Benjie B. Magalong
GMS Technology
Governor Crescencio C. Pacalso
Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan
Mayor Romeo K. Salda
Mother Earth Deli Basket
Nagomi Spa
Narda’s / Sunflower Ridge
Northern Luzon School for the Visually Impaired, Inc.
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Montessori, Inc.
Philex Mining Corporation
Police Regional Office – CAR
Regional Development Council – CAR and National Economic and Development Authority – CAR
Regional Tripartate Wages and Productivity Board – CAR
SN Aboitiz
Tony Boy Tabora
Veterans Bank
Home | About Us | Editorial Policy | Contact Us  
News | Opinion | Snapshots | Week's Mail | Obituaries  
Copyright © 2007-2015. All Rights Reserved.