Unite for Fiesta Pilar, Bucoy urges Zamboangueños PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 11 October 2012 16:03

Retired policeman Armando “Manding” Bucoy has called on all Zamboangueños to unite and celebrate the feast of Nuestra Señora La Virgen del Pilar with enthusiasm to honor the protector and patront saint of Zamboanga City.

Bucoy, who has filed a certtificate of candidacy for the City Council seats in the midterm election next year, underscored the significance of the Fiesta Pilar which the Zamboangueños celebrate since time immemorial.

He said that Fiesta Pilar is the most important celebration in Zamboanga City as the Lady of Pillar (Fort Pilar) is considered as part of the culture and tradition of Zamboanguenos.

Bucoy however reminded the Zamboanga folks not to forget the religious part of the celebration where they should not forget to light candles, offer flowers and join in prayers at the Shrine.