Showing posts with label Philippine Blog Awards. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Philippine Blog Awards. Show all posts

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Silay City Hosts the Philippine Blog Awards - Visayas

It's official.  The Philippine Blog Awards - Visayas will be held in the heritage city of Silay, Negros Occidental on November 12, 2011 Mayor Jose "Oti" Montelibano has graciously agreed to host the event in cooperation with the Negros Bloggers led by their president, H. James Toga of the Negros Daily Bulletin. The core group had their first of many weekly meetings last Thursday, October 6, 2011 to plan for the activities during the event.  It is interesting to note that the next day, November 13 is the parish fiesta of Silay - The Feast of San Diego de Alcala.  There is a planned walking tour around the city for those interested to know more about it's heritage, lifestyle, culture and food.For more information and updates, please visit the Negros Blogger and PBA website.  We will be putting up a registration page soon...we hope to see you in the event!  

From left: H. James Toga, Atty. Eli Gatanela, Elena Gatanela, Mayor Jose "Oti" Montelibano, Gil Severino, Maritel Ledesma (photo courtesy of H.James Toga/NDB)

First meeting - October 6, 2011  from left: Atty. Eli Gatanela, ELena Gatanela, Glady Tumolto, Maritel Ledesma, Marchel Espina, Eduardo Joven (photo courtesy of H.James Toga/NDB)