In behalf of Mayor Benhur Abalos and the City Government of Mandaluyong, we are inviting you to be part and witness of the Grand Opening of the Paskuhan sa Tiger City 2012 on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 5:30 pm at the Mandaluyong City Hall Grounds. May we also request you to possibly cover the event or feature it in your newspaper/TV special.
Thank you very much.
For details, please contact the Public Information Office at 534-1662, kindly look for Ms. Jenny Herrera.
Mandaluyong kicks off 50-day “Paskuhan sa Tiger City”
Spanning a period of 50 days, the City of Mandaluyong today kicked off its grandest and biggest Yuletide activities dubbed as “Paskuhan sa Tiger City 2012”.
Mayor Benhur Abalos, with distinguished guests and officials led the ceremonial switching of the 40-feet tall Christmas tree in front of the New Executive Building and the formal opening of 300 booths offering an assortment of goodies and souvenirs at the City Hall grounds.
“Thousands of people from all walks of life come here every in this time of the year to celebrate with us. This Paskuhan symbolizes the true spirit of the season – giving, sharing and bringing cheers to all ,” Abalos stressed.
He explained that as in the previous years, he is counting on an average of 7,000 residents and visitors from different areas who will experience fun and excitement
Main attractions in the event which runs from 5pm to 2 am daily are fireworks display, fun rides and nightly variety shows featuring guests and local talents.
Shoppers are expected to be delighted with the long lines of stalls offering the best finds ranging from houseware, branded apparel, souvenir items, toys, shoes, accessories, grocery items, food and many more at bargain prices.
“More than the glittering lights, colorful lanterns and well-decked City Hall, that we want to display here is the kind of partnership between the city government and the private sector. Lahat dito ay nagtutulung tulong , kasama natin ang mga malalaking kumpanya sa siyudad na nag pailaw ng mga gusali dito, para pasayahin ang ating mga kababayan ngayong Kapaskuhan,” said Abalos.
The mayor added, ” Sa Mandaluyong makikita ang tunay na Pasko. May Kristyano, may Muslim, may mahirap, may mayaman. Mga Filipino, kahalubilo ang mga turista at dayuhan.”
Paskuhan sponsors include First Asia Realty Dev’t. Corp.-SM Megamall, San Miguel Corp., Macro Funders & Dev’t. Corp. – The Marketplace, Globe Telecom, AB Leisure Exponent Inc. – Bingo Bonanza (LWRC), Goldilocks, Puregold Price Club Inc., SUN Cellular, Raymond Realty Corp., First Imperial Cargo Inc. – Bingo Mania, Manila Water.Company Inc., UpTown Industrial Sales Inc., Euro-Med laboratories Phil. Inc., Toyota Shaw, Printwell.