San Carlos’ 50th ASEAN Anniversary Celebration, A big Hit

The city government of San Carlos’ celebration of the 50th Founding Anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as one of its landmark cities was a great achievement.

Representation of ASEAN traditional costumes   ASEAN Lantern Lighting at City Hall
The Philippines float   ASEAN community dance with City Officials

The local Department of Education in coordination with the City Tourism Office and the Office for Human Resource Management pulled off a spectacular show in representing the 10 member nations of the ASEAN during the motorcade earlier during the day and at the simultaneous lighting of the landmark city lanterns last night.

Selected teachers from the different districts and students from various schools of the city together with several local government employees displayed their talents and performing skills through the traditional dances reflective of the ASEAN theme.

As one of the 50 landmark cities of this year’s ASEAN celebration hosted by the Philippines, San Carlos City lighted four lanterns which will be placed at significant sites in the city including two for the city hall, and one each for the city auditorium and the people’s park.

CityMayor Gerardo P. Valmayor Jr. said that San Carlos is very blessed to become one of the 50 landmark cities of the ASEAN 2017 celebration and the city government is grateful for said recognition.

He added that the city government is doing its best to sustain its achievement and urged the people to continue to support the city government in making San Carlos City a better place for everybody.

Every number of last night’s event hit the spot of spectators for a good show especially the fireworks display which lasted around 8 to 10 minutes.

Also present were members of the San Carlos Diocese, Muslim community and various sectors who displayed joy with said cultural presentation

City Officials including the city mayor, Vice-Mayor Renato Y. Gustilo, Sangguniang Panlungsod Members including Atty. Alexander Ong, Dr. Jose Carlos Villarante, Cristopher Paul Carmona, Victoriana Cabili, Mari-Car Quisumbing, Jonie Uy and members of the DepEd headed by Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Allan Yap joined in the community dance capping said event.