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Pasko sa Dumaguete 2019 – Schedule of Events

Join in the Christmas fun with the Pasko sa Dumaguete 2019 from November 29 – December 30, 2019. Click here to view the full schedule.

Christmas in Valencia 2018 – Schedule of Events

Join in the celebration and witness the true spirit of Christmas in Valencia 2018. Witness the “Lights on Ceremony”, song competition, motorcade and more! View schedule here!

Pasko sa Kapitolyo

Pasko sa Kapitolyo 2016

Like each year, the Negros Oriental celebrates Christmas at the Capitol “Pasko sa Kapitolyo” at Freedom Park with many events.find here the schedule

Daygon 2015 - Bayawan

Daygon 2015 – The Sounds of Christmas in Bayawan

Once again we were invited by our friend Eli G. Manlangit to Bayawan City, This time for the Daygon 2015 – contest. We only can speak for ourselves and some people in the audience we talked to, the evening was a beautiful, entertaining event

Pasko sa Kapitolyo - Freedom Park

Pasko sa Kapitolyo 2014

Each year in mid-December Freedom Park is transferring into a tropical winter-wonderland at Pasko sa Kapitolyo. “Ang Pasko sa Panagdait” is the theme on this year’s event from December 13, 2014 to January, 06 2015 in Freedom Park and Sidlakang Negros Village.

Pasko sa Kapitolyo - Freedom Park

Pasko sa Kapitolyo 2014 – Schedule

Carnival Rides and booths are open each day during the three weeks at Freedom Park. Following the daily events.

Friday December 12, 2014

8:00pm Sayawit and Parol Competitions at Sidlakang Negros Village

Saturday December 13, 2014

3:00pm Grand City Wide Opening Salvo at the Streets of Dumaguete
5:00pm Light up of Christmas Decors from DepEd Unique Christmas, all display Christmaslandia Landscape Competition
6:00pm Film Showing at Freedom Park Stage
8:00pm Nights of Champions NOTC- PTU at Freedom Park Stage

Sunday December 14, 2014

6:000pm Film Showing at Freedom Park
8:00pm Tanjay City Division at Freedom Park

Monday December 15, 2014

6:00pm Film Showing at Freedom Park
8:00pm Bayawan City Division at Freedom park

Tuesday December 16, 2014

6:00pm Film Showing and Animerian Fashion Show at Freedom Park
8:00pm Bais City Division at Freedom Park

Wednesday December 17, 2014

6:00pm Film Showing at Freedom Park
8:00pm Dumaguete City Division at Freedom Park

Pasko sa Kapitolyo - Negros Oriental

Thursday and Friday December 18- 19, 2014

6:00pm Film Showing at Freedom Park
8:00pm Department of Education (DepEd) Province Negros Oriental at Freedom Park

Saturday, December 20, 2014

6:00pm Film Showing at Freedom Park Stage
8:00pm Guihulngan City Division at Freedom Park Stage

Sunday to Tuesday December 21 to 23, 2014

6:00pm Film Showing at Freedom Park Stage
8:00pm DepEd Province Negros Oriental at Freedom Park Stage

Wednesday to Thursday December 24 to 25, 2014

6:00pm Film Showing at Freedom Park Stage
8:00pm Sidlakan Star Audition Dumaguete Talents at Freedom Park Stage

Friday to Sunday December 26 to 28, 2014

8:00pm Sidlakan Star Competition Eliminations at Freedom Park Stage

Tuesday December 30, 2014

8:00pm Sidlakan Star Grad Finals at Freedom Park Stage

Wednesday to Tuesday December 31 2014 to Tuesday January 06, 2015

Marry Making and Singing Bee at Freedom Park Stage

Pasko sa Kapitolyo - Negros Oriental

Christmas House in Dumaguete

The Christmas House of Dr. Absin

Since 25 years Dr Absin’s Christmas House opens the doors for visitors from the City, the Philippines and from all over the world. Everybody is invited to spend some hours at his property, to feel the spirit of Christmas.

Christmas House in Dumaguete

Christmas House in Dumaguete

 

Since years, the Christmas House is a “must” on our schedule. One does never get too old for a visit. The visit is not only about the decorations. Many of the figurines are antiques, which are arranged into beautiful sceneries. Each by itself is admirable.dumaguete Christmas Absint-House-080

The Christmas House is located on 143 Hibbard Avenue. In 2013 it is supposed to open on December 14.

Christmas House in Dumaguete Piapi

Christmas House in Dumaguete Piapi

The following pictures are just a few of the hundreds we took over the last years.

Dr. Absin Christmas House in Dumageuete

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Hope you enjoyed the pictures. If so, leave a comment.

Dumaguete Project Santa Thursday Club at Provincial Hospital 2012

Christmas for the Kids at Provincial Hospital

Some folks organize traditionally some special Christmas for the children, which are admitted to Negros Oriental Provincial Hospital in Dumaguete at Christmas. The guys and girls will meet on 23rd of December downtown at Casablanca Restaurant and go to the Hospital together.

Dumaguete Project Santa Thursday Club at Provincial Hospital 2012

Dumaguete Project Santa Thursday Club at Provincial Hospital 2012

As we couldn’t write it better, below the original post as a quote:

Project Santa 13

Have you noticed how quickly the time flies by ? Yep, me too. Every year seems to disappear a bit quicker than the one before. It seems like only yesterday that we were scrabbling around, ticking off lists, packing bags, and testing cuddly toys for the surprise visit of Santa to the children in the Provincial Hospital at Christmas. But the clock never stands still and here we are again almost halfway through the “ber” months. Two months from today will be Christmas Eve, so it’s time to kick-start Project Santa 13. Last year we provided gift bags for 150 children, from new born and premature babies to 11 years old, and we just about made the mark in quantity. So this year we will provide for 200 children. At just 200 pesos per child the Christmas fund will need 40,000 pesos. The largest group is the walking age to 5, so the breakdown of gift bags will possibly be as follows:-

New babies to pre-walking – 50 bags.
Walking to 5/6 ish unisex – 70 bags.
5/6 to 11 ish girls – 40 bags.
5/6 to 11 ish boys – 40 bags. Total 200 bags.

The age groups of those in there can never be accurately predicted as there are constant admissions and departures. So the increased quantity of gift bags for the 5/6/7 years old age bracket gives us a grey area where the child could get a gift bag from any of the categories other than new babies. All of the bags contain hygiene products with variations according to age and sex, plus games, books, colouring books, pens, yo-yo’s, dolls, cars, things that bounce and things that don’t, plus all new babies and unisex to 5/6 also have a safe cuddly toy.

I risk repeating myself here from last year, but I make no apologies for that. The children that are in there at Christmas are from the poorest and most marginalised sections of society. Most know what Christmas is, but none of them have experienced the indulgences that we take for granted in the western world. They’re sick, they’re in a strange environment, they’re in pain and they’re frightened. Some of them, sadly, may not have another Christmas. For them it’s just another day amongst the 365, and our object is to change that. It only takes an hour to hand out the gifts, but the look of surprise and excitement from the kids makes it a truly magical hour.

I’d like to emphasise, so that there can be no misinterpretation, that this is a notice of intent, simply an announcement of what we plan, and is in no way a solicitation for donations. Any help is gratefully received, but that is a matter for each individuals conscience and generosity. We kick-off today with 5000 in the pot. Come what may, I guarantee that the 40k will be there.

One hour. Free
One gift bag. 200 pesos.
One smile from a sick child. Priceless.

While surely everybody is busy to feast at the companies Christmas parties, family gatherings and so on, any kind of support is appreciated.

Just be a part of it to create a smile like on the picture below.

Project Santa 2012 Dumaguete

The Happy Santa’s Helper..

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The Preparation

Roger Standley Thursday Club Shopping

Roger Standley Thursday Club Shopping

The whole event does not take much longer than 1 – 2 hours. If you have any questions, want to share some of your precious time, or even have 200 Peso left to give one of those poor children a very special day, just get in touch with us via the contact form.

Check out this video with more pictures of Project Santa: