CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan – The Provincial Government of Bulacan will bring Bulakenyos a colorful celebration of Christmas as they launched “Christmasaya sa Kapitolyo 2018, Pag-iilaw ng Krismas Tree and Fireworks Display” on Friday night (Dec. 14) at the Park in front of Gat. Blas Ople Building.
The lighting of the 55.5 feet Christmas Tree adorned with singkaban or intricately sculpted bamboo that is famous in the province, artificial carpet grass, and sparkling Christmas lights. Below the tree is the Holy Family or better known as ‘Belen’, which is one of the symbols during the Christmas season.
It was followed by a fireworks display and a concert of Bulakenyo artists including Hiyas ng Bulacan Brass Band, Major Chords Live Band, BulSU Lahing Kayumanggi Dance Troupe, Cathedral Choir of Malolos, Sining Bulakenyo Pangkat Mananayaw ng Bulacan, Daniel Briones, Lara Lavinia Bayani, and Trixie Dayrit.
For the next seven days, Bulakenyos will enjoy the performances of various Bulakenyo artists at the Tanghalan ng Sining at Kultura in Mini Forest including Jhon Harry Rodriguez, Band 8, BPC Chorale, San Pedro High School Dance Troupe, Himig ng Bulakenyo, Marcelo Brass Band, Koro del Pilar, The Wallblossoms, Davo Project, Dakila Jazz Band, and Lunarlights among others.
Meanwhile, Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado said that aside from the above mentioned, numerous products are also available beside the Mini Forest, in front of the Gat Blas F. Ople Building.
“Tunay na dama na po natin ang simoy ng Kapaskuhan kung kaya’t inaanyayahan ko kayong lahat na saksihan ang pag-iilaw ng ating Christmas Tree na lalong magpapasabik sa atin sa pagsapit ng Pasko at kung kayo’y wala pang nabibiling regalo, mayroon po tayong mabibilan sa tapat ng Gusaling Gat Blas Ople,” the governor said.
The said event is made possible through the Provincial Cooperative and Enterprise Development Office (PCEDO) and Provincial History, Arts, Culture and Tourism Office. (RONDA Balita Online News)