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    5th Anilag Festival 2009 Schedule of Activities in Sta Cruz, Laguna

    For those looking for the 5th ANILAG FESTIVAL 2009 Schedule of Activities, plus information on how to get to Laguna Capitol grounds in Sta. Cruz town.

    5th ANILAG FESTIVAL 2009 Schedule of Activities
    Theme: "Disenyo Sa Laguna"
    Provincial Government of Laguna
    Provincial Capitol Compound, Santa Cruz, Laguna
    March 08 – 15, 2009

    Mar. 08 (Sun) Soft Opening
    4:00 pm Santacruzan sa Anilag
    6:00 pm Mass
    7:00 pm Comedy Show
    Mar. 09 (Mon) DAY 1
    5:00 am Unang Hirit GMA 7
    8:00 am Grand Opening ANILAG FESTIVAL 2009
    9:00 am Opening: Trade Fair Exhibit / Competition
    10:00 am Animal Farm (Whole Week)
    1:00 pm Choral Group Competition Senior Citizen
    2:00 pm Landscaping Competition
    5:00 pm Street Dance
    11:00 pm Fireworks Display
    Mar. 10 (Tue) DAY 2
    9:00 am Palarong Pinoy
    1:00 pm Amateur Singing Contest
    4:00 pm Body Building
    4:00 pm Santacruzan sa Anilag
    5:00 pm Amazing Laguneños (Mga Kakaibang Laguneño)
    6:00 pm Gawad Youth (Cultural Center)
    7:00 pm Gawad Sining (Cultural Center)
    9:00 pm Laguna Star Quest
    Mar. 11 (Wed) DAY 3
    7:00 am Drum & Lyre Competition
    9:00 am Palarong Pinoy
    1:00 pm Amateur Singing Contest
    4:00 pm Santacruzan sa Anilag
    5:00 pm Amazing Laguneños (Mga Kakaibang Laguneño)
    7:00 pm Little Mister Laguna 2009
    10:00 pm Dance Showdown
    Mar. 12 (Thu) DAY 4
    9:00 am Palarong Pinoy
    1:00 pm Amateur Singing Contest
    4:00 pm Santacruzan sa Anilag
    5:00 pm Amazing Laguneños (Mga Kakaibang Laguneño)
    7:00 pm Little Miss Laguna 2009
    10:00 pm Fashion Show
    Mar. 13 (Fri) DAY 5
    5:00 am Mass Calisthenics
    7:00 am Biggest Kesong Puti
    8:00 am Teachers' Dance Contest - Duets
    9:00 am Palarong Pinoy
    1:00 pm Amateur Singing Contest
    4:00 pm Santacruzan sa Anilag
    5:00 pm Amazing Laguneños (Mga Kakaibang Laguneño)
    6:00 pm Best Tourism Establishments-Awarding
    8:00 pm Governor's Night
    Mar. 14 (Sat) DAY 6
    5:00 am Fun Bike
    8:00 am Float Parade Competition
    2:00 pm Cooking Contest
    3:00 pm 1st Anilag Motorshow
    4:00 pm Santacruzan sa Anilag
    5:00 pm Amazing Laguneños (Mga Kakaibang Laguneño)
    8:00 pm Ginoong Laguna 2009
    Mar. 15 (Sun) DAY 7
    8:00 am Sayaw at Misa ng Pasasalamat
    2:00 pm Dog Show Competition
    4:00 pm Santacruzan sa Anilag
    5:00 pm Amazing Laguneños (Mga Kakaibang Laguneño)
    8:00 pm Binibining Laguna 2009
    11:00 pm Fireworks Display

    * Binibini (March 01, Sunday) & Ginoong (February 27, Friday) Laguna Pre-pageants at Pavillion Mall, Biñan

    * Daily Band Performers every 6pm at the Food Court


    For inquiries, please contact the PROVINCIAL PLANNING DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR'S OFFICE (PPDCO) at Tel. No.: (049) 808-1120 / 810-2145

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    Rant: Did you know that Tutubi had to request this information directly from Laguna Tourism office and website administrators since the information is not yet available on their website when the festival's about to begin? Such ^(*&(*(*&(* for people who should be more proactive in disseminating such information to interested people wishing to witness and participate in the event. The same is true for most other festivals in the country where information is not easy to get. Tourism people are so.... grrrrrrrrrrrr


    How to get to Sta. Cruz, Laguna:

    Note Sta. Cruz is the capital town of Laguna Province, bounded by Laguna Lake (Laguna de Bay) and the towns of Pagsanjan and Bay (the former capital of Laguna and from where the lake got its name)

    Commute to Sta. Cruz, Laguna:

    Board a Green Star bus at the terminal on Taft Avenue near corner Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue (walking distance from LRT Buendia Station) or Hm Transport Bus on EDSA Cubao (Near Victory Liner, there's a Mang Pepe eatery in front) with signboard Sta. Cruz/Calamba and alight at the terminal in Pagsawitan (Pagsanjan) or where most people get off on the highway at a fork on a road. Transfer a jeepney with signboard Sta. Cruz, this will take you to Sta. Cruz town proper and alight in front of the Laguna Provincial Capitol complex (it's partly hidden by wall and large trees) beside Pedro Guevarra Elementary School.

    Driving Directions to Sta. Cruz, Laguna:

    From Makati, head to SLEX and take Calamba Exit (the last one), proceed to Calamba Crossing where you turn right and follow the road (highway) passing by Los Banos, Bay, Calauan, Victoria and Pila. After passing Sun Star mall, there's a junction where you can turn left towards Sta. Cruz poblacion (bayan), cross a bridge then turn right at the end going to Laguna Provincial Capitol. Alternatively, you drive straight from the junction then turn left (actually a Y-fork) after passing Asian Travellers Hotel in Pagsawitan where the Capitol grounds is located. At the back of the Capitol is Laguna Provincial Hospital.


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    posted by backpacking philippines @ 10:11 PM,

    8 Comments:

    At Mar 15, 2009, 2:39:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Its Pedro Guevarra Memorial National High School!
    Not elementary school!

     
    At Mar 15, 2009, 7:33:00 PM, Blogger backpacking philippines said...

    anonymous, a post done in haste. yes, i have lots of elementary schoolmates who enrolled there in high school. thanks

     
    At Mar 16, 2009, 1:11:00 PM, Blogger pieterbie said...

    Looks like a pretty good program.

     
    At Mar 17, 2009, 9:07:00 PM, Anonymous Stop Foreclosure said...

    I have backpacked Australia. It was a wonderful experience.

    This is a great niche you have!

     
    At Sep 27, 2010, 1:06:00 PM, Anonymous Jean said...

    Heyy. Just wanna know if there are fast food chains near Pedro Guevara Memorial National High School. Like jollibee, mcdo, etccc. Thanks!

     
    At Sep 27, 2010, 1:07:00 PM, Anonymous Jean said...

    Please reply soon :) Gonna be needing it for wednesday. For we are going to have a contest there at sta.cruz. :) Thanks!

     
    At Sep 28, 2010, 2:09:00 PM, Blogger backpacking philippines said...

    Jean, hope this gets to you in time. PGMHS is on P. Guevarra avenue and is striking distance from both macdonalds and jollibee. you need to ride a tricycle or jeepney but you can walk if want to (less than a kilometer)

     
    At Dec 4, 2010, 5:29:00 PM, Blogger ligaya said...

    hi, do u have any info on the best kesong puti in sta. cruz?

    thanks thanks

    would be coming home to Davao for Christmas... planning to bring home kesong puti & buko pie...

     

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