THE DAVAO City Tourism Office on Tuesday launched on its official Facebook Page the 14 activities for the Pasko Fiesta 2022.

The month-long celebration is jam-packed with Christmas activities showcasing colorful lighting, joyous performances, and decorations in different areas of the city. 

The Dan-ag Dabaw and Pag-abli sa Pasko or the Pasko Fiesta Opening and Official Lighting of the Christmas Tree will be conducted on Dec. 1, 6 pm at Rizal Park. 

On the same day, the Pasko Fiesta 3D Wall Mapping, a 3D Light Show will also be showcased. 

For joyous performances, Pasko Pahalipay ni Santa will be conducted in Magsaysay Park, People’s Park, Toril Park, Mintal Park, Calinan Park, and Davao City Botanical Park from Dec. 1 until Dec. 25. 

The dates for each park vary and could be accessed by browsing the schedules posted by the City Tourism Operations Office on its official Facebook Page.

Panaygon sa Dabaw, the Christmas Carols by Various Choir Groups in Davao will start on December 2 at the City Hall. Koro sa Pasko, a Choral Singing Competition is set on Dec. 7.

The Pasko sa mga Lumad ug Badjao—fun-filled days for the indigenous peoples of Paquibato, Marilog, and Baguio District will be on Dec. 12 to Dec. 17.

The Pasko Kumbira sa City Hall, a Christmas Fun for City Hall employees, will be conducted on Dec. 16. On the same day, the Pasko Song Writing Contest will be conducted at the Amphitheater of Magsaysay Park. Siyam ka Kaadlawon or the early morning mass will also start on the 16th.

The elimination round for the Sayaw Pasko Fiesta, a Pasko Fiesta Dance Competition, will also be held on Dec. 17. Banda Dasig, a marching band competition will be conducted at San Pedro Square on Dec. 18.

The Pasko at Musika ng University of the Philippines Symphony Orchestra will be witnessed at the USEP Sports and Cultural Center and will be held on Dec. 20. 

The Sayaw sa Pasko Fiesta Final round will be showcased at Rizal Park on Dec. 23, and the Misa Dabawenyo will be held on Dec. 25 at the San Pedro Cathedral.

Davaoeños are highly encouraged to participate in the Pasko Fiesta activities.

Source: Mindanao Times (