The La Castilla Collection: A Photography Exhibition

Cagayan de Oro City’s only Lifestyle Museum will feature next month a photo exhibit of Blue & White Chinese Heirloom Porcelain from the Qing & Ming Dynasties dating back to the 13th to 17th centuries.

Dubbed The La Castilla Collection: A Photography Exhibition, it will run from February 1 to 28, 2023 at the 3rd Floor Foyer of the Ayala Centrio Mall.… Continue reading... “The La Castilla Collection: A Photography Exhibition”

Ipanumpa Ko Festival Remix soars high in Spotify’s Local City Charts

An iconic Visayan hit song’s festival remix is gaining an even wider audience in the digital music service Spotify.

The song Ipanumpa Ko by Oh! Caraga previously featured on the band’s live radio performance at Wish 107.5 after making it as one of the finalists in the International Songwriting Competition (ISC) in the World Category in 2020, has registered over four million streams on Spotify.… Continue reading... “Ipanumpa Ko Festival Remix soars high in Spotify’s Local City Charts”

Floating the Euro Boho Vibe to Downtown Kagay-an

When searching for a place to stay on a visit to Cagayan de Oro, visitors usually google for hotels or inns nearest  to where they want to be in the city.

More discerning travelers would scan the customer reviews for the places they shortlisted, and choose  what suits their budget and itinerary best.… Continue reading... “Floating the Euro Boho Vibe to Downtown Kagay-an”

Canoy, De  La Serna honored as Founding Fathers of Oro Cinema

The late former mayor of Cagayan de Oro Reuben R. Canoy and his lifetime partner in journalism and the arts Lorenzo M. Dela Serna have been honored as the Founding Fathers of Cagayan de Oro films.

The two were accorded the Golden Giant Fish Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cinema during the awarding rites for the 3rd Cine de Oro Film Festival held at the Karumata, Bgy.… Continue reading... “Canoy, De  La Serna honored as Founding Fathers of Oro Cinema”

‘Kagay-anons’ shine in 35th ALIW, AWIT Awards

Kagay-anon performers made a big splash with no less than six awards garnered between four artists during the recently concluded 35th ALIW & AWIT Awards.

Making a big splash in the 35th ALIW Awards held at the Manila Hotel on December 5, 2022 were Pianist Rudolf Golez and Baritone Cipriano Mercádo De Guzman, bothprofessors with the Liceo de Cagayan Conservatory of Music, Theatre and Dance.Continue reading... “‘Kagay-anons’ shine in 35th ALIW, AWIT Awards”

Cucina Higala launches new Mindanao Heritage Dish on 6th Anniversary

In keeping with its tradition and mission as the Home of Mindanao’s Heritage Dishes, Cucina Higala will launch a new addition to its menu on November 28, 2022 as it celebrates its 6th Anniversary.

Believed to have been originally brought by 13th Century Arab spice traders to the islands of Sulu as the traditional curry dish Korma originating in northern India and Pakistan, it eventually evolved into the Tausugs Beef Kulma, once an exclusive dish for royalty, which still features prominently at Muslim weddings and festivals like Eid’l Adha.… Continue reading... “Cucina Higala launches new Mindanao Heritage Dish on 6th Anniversary”

Bringing the Flavours of India to Diwali Night in Cagayan de Oro

When the Embassy of India Manila and the India Business Forum Association of the Philippines Inc. joined the recent Mindanao Food Congress as a “Partner Country”, it marked the first time that the Oro Chamber as the congress organizer ever had a partner country.

However, the Embassy and the IBF wanted to bring to Cagayan de Oro not only their business networks but also a glimpse of their culture as well.… Continue reading... “Bringing the Flavours of India to Diwali Night in Cagayan de Oro”

Naawan levels up local tourism with Pasalubong Delicacy Contest

The Municipality of Naawan, Misamis Oriental recently took a step forward to improve its tourism potentials with a competition designed to develop a pasalubong item carrying the town’s brand.

The Naawan Pasalubong Delicacy Contest, a project of LGU Naawan in cooperation with Monster Kitchen, Province of Misamis Oriental, Department of Tourism Region 10, and Congressman Bambi Emano challenged participants to concoct a pasalubong delicacy highlighting the use of coconut and cacao/tablea as a component, ingredients which are indigenous to Naawan.… Continue reading... Naawan levels up local tourism with Pasalubong Delicacy Contest

Lanao del Norte hosts Pagana Meranaw for Mindanao Food Congress 2022

Lanao del Norte Governor and newly appointed Regional Development Council Region 10 (RDC-X) Chairperson Imelda “Angging” Dela Cruz Quibranza- Dimaporo, hosted a Pagana Meranaw for the government and executives of the various chambers of commerce of Mindanao at a local hotel following the October 26 launch of the twin exhibits of the recently concluded Mindanao Food Congress 2022.… Continue reading... “Lanao del Norte hosts Pagana Meranaw for Mindanao Food Congress 2022”

Villa Chorale upholds Pinoy Pride at the 18th Busan Chorale Festival

Villanueva’s home-grown talents has brought honor and prestige not only to the municipality and Misamis Oriental, but held high Pinoy Pride as well during the recently concluded 18th Busan Chorale Festival and Competition.

Composed entirely of residents from the fast-rising municipality, the Villanueva Chorale brought home two gold medals in two categories besides finishing runner up in the Grand Prix event held at the Sohyang Theater, Busan Cinema Center in Busan, South  Korea on October 19-22, 2022.… Continue reading... “Villa Chorale upholds Pinoy Pride at the 18th Busan Chorale Festival”