Student players in the region could barely compete with counterparts from other areas in the country, a sour note pointed out by the local Department of Education chief at the opening of the Davao Region Athletic Association (DAVRAA) Meet last Sunday at the Sports and Tourism complex here.
Life & Culture
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A man registers for Davao City’s Torotot Festival on New Year’s Eve.
The city aims for the Guinness Book of World Records for gathering the
most number of people at 10,000 to blow horns simultaneously in an
event. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)
DAVAO FILM “SABINE” PRESSCON
Cast of the Davao-filmed movie Sabine, (from left) China Roces, Bangs Garcia, and screenwriter Tom Anthony promote the movie’s screening this week at Gaisano Mall of Davao and Tagum during Wednesday’s Club 888 Media Forum. The movie of an abused girl finding redemption would be released internationally in 2014. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)
Oruha’s exhibit theme, “A Light in the Dark”, was penned before Typhoon Yolanda struck the country. For Oruha, the tragedy added more meaning to the theme as she wanted her art to inspire hope to the Filipino people.
Without electricity and relief in Leyte including this town of Tolosa, a resident still posts a broken television set and sign to show his wish to to watch boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao’s fight against Brando Rios last Sunday. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)
“It was awkward to celebrate the fiesta because of ‘bountiful and abundant blessings’ while other poor vendors have none unless God will rain down manna from heaven,” Bagnio added.
“Aside from showcasing local talents, we are also aware about current issues,” said Ma Cristina Manuel, President 2014 of JCI DuWaling Chapter, one of the concert organizers.