To officially mark the start of this year’s Dagupan Bangus Festival on April 15, representatives of 31 barangays and several educational institutions in Dagupan will be dancing in the streets for the ‘Gilon-Gilon ed Baley’ street dancing competition. Gilon-Gilon, a dance step unique to Dagupan culture, depicts the harvesting of bangus in ponds and pens.
PISTA’Y DAYAT 2009 LINGAYEN–Pangasinan Pistay Dayat 2009 will be celebrated for a full week, April 25 to May 2, this host of activities aimed at creating further awareness for the need to preserve and protect the environment and to promote the province’s culture. The Lingayen Beachfront, the venue for most of the activities, has already [...]
FAMOUS bands from Manila will be performing at the Bangusan Street Party, one of the most awaited events of the annual Dagupan Bangus Festival slated this year from April 15 to May 1. Vice Mayor Belen Fernandez, chair of the executive committee of this year’s Bangus Festival, said nine bands have already confirmed their participation, [...]
The colorful calesas are back in Dagupan City’s streets with a vengeance after being eased out by the motorized tricycles in the 70s. This time around, they are hailed for tourism purposes, no longer treated as lowly derelicts of the past. In addition, leisure and recreational horseback-riding was restored in Dagupan last week as an [...]