“Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“I live for opening doors for the young generation of creators. If we do nothing else with our success, let’s open up some doors.”– L.A. Reid
The world of Haute Couture by its very nature, has often been marked by creativity at the highest level, and cut-throat competition among the world’s leading designers constantly striving to outdo each other with their high quality, expensive, unusual fabrics sewn with extreme attention to detail, crafted by a team of most-skilled artisans and craftsmen.… Continue reading... “Melvin Lachica: Opening Doors to the Future for Oro’s Designers”
Cagayan de Oro’s premier online Lifestyle Show celebrates its second anniversary this month with the tagline “Hello CDO Todo na Two!”
What started off as a one-off concert to help people in the production and events industry who were adversely affected by the pandemic, has metamorphosed into an all-encompassing lifestyle show covering unique aspects of all people’s lives.… Continue reading... “Todo na Two HelloCDO”
The Vineyard, Amaya View, Indahag Hills, Cagayan de Oro City
Pilipinos have traditionally known grapes as a harbinger of the Christmas season, since it is usually in the last quarter of the year when they become a common sight not only in supermarkets, but even on the sidewalk stalls.
However, in the last decade or so, more and more local farmers up to big conglomerates have taken up grape farming which has made many varieties available more often, not only for consumption, but also for farm tourism.… Continue reading... “A Vineyard for EveryJuan”
In pursuit of the Jesuit mission “to reach out to people beyond their frontiers” in Mindanao, Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan’s (Xavier Ateneo) XU PRESS presents itself as an “alternative press” for the Mindanao-focused writings, research and literature, which would otherwise would not have been published by the country’s “Manila-centered” publishing industry.… Continue reading... “XU Press pursues its mission into the fringes of Mindanao”
Seven years is a long time in the country’s highly competitive beauty pageants, but that’s the time it took the two youngest siblings of a family of ten to attain the unprecedented feat of ascending to the pinnacle of the Miss Cagayan de Oro beauty pageant.
In an unprecedented twist, siblings of previous pageant queens topped the Miss Cagayan de Oro 2022 beauty pageant held August 27 at a local mall.
Arianne “Ara” Galenzoga representing Barangay Consolacion was crowned Ms Cagayan de Oro Universe 2022, 15 years after her eldest sister Dianne Galenzoga-Padilla was crowned 1st Runner Up in the Ms Kagay-an 2007 Beauty Pageant (as this same competition was then branded) and 14 years after her second oldest sister Joanne Galenzoga-Añana was crowned 1st Runner Up in the same pageant in 2008.… Continue reading... “Siblings Reign in Ms Cagayan de Oro 2022 Pageant”