Zambo gets ready for ‘Summer Fest’ PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 12 March 2016 13:46

It’s summer once again. The time of the year when the exotic beauty of Zamboanga, Asia’s Latin City, comes abloom and Zamboangueños just want to have fun, playing those games of yesteryears under the sunny blue skies.

This year’s summer festival will have its opening salvo on April 1 (Saturday) at 4 p.m. at City Hall grounds.

The Zamboanga Hip Hop Dance Competition will entertain the young and adults alike on April 8 at 8 a.m. at the City Coliseum in Tetuan.

April 26, the birthday of Zamboanga’s first woman mayor the late Maria Clara L. Lobregat, is declared “Dia de Ma’am Caling” and a commemorative program will follow after the mass at Jardin Maria Clara Lobregat in Pasonanca.

On same day at 6 p.m., there will be Chavacano Pop Music Night also at Jardin Maria Clara.

Joey G of Side-A Band will have a concert on April 29 at 8 p.m. at the City Coliseum.

May 18 is declared “Dia de Gen. Vicente Alvarez” and a program is slated at 8 a.m. at Plaza de Gen. Vicente Alvarez (fronting Plaza Pershing).

The annual Festival de las Bellas y Flores will be on May 21 at 5 p.m. at City Hall Grounds.

“Danza Verano” (Street Party) will regale Zamboangueños of all ages at Paseo del Mar Esplanade.— Vic Larato