Greek island celebrates Valentine's Day with festival to attract tourists

February 16, 2016 by · Comments Off on Greek island celebrates Valentine's Day with festival to attract tourists 

ATHENS, Feb. 15 — The Greek island of solidarity Lesvos in the Aegean Sea, which has attracted the attention of the entire world for being the largest refugee gateway into Europe over the past year, marked Saint Valentine's Day with a two-day festival during this weekend.

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Reenactment of the ‘Salubong’ in General Trias, Cavite

April 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Reenactment of the ‘Salubong’ in General Trias, Cavite 

150405104319Catholics in General Trias, Cavite celebrate Easter Sunday (April 5, 2015) with the traditional “Salubong” — a ritual recreating the imagined first meeting of Jesus Christ and Virgin Mary after the resurrection. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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Christmas Feature: Pangasinan province owns world's longest Christmas carol

December 17, 2014 by · Comments Off on Christmas Feature: Pangasinan province owns world's longest Christmas carol 

DAGUPAN CITY, Dec. 17 — The province of Pangasinan owns what is considered today as the world's longest Christmas carol comprising of 40 stanzas with each stanza consisting of six short lines, written in the Pangasinan dialect.

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Pacquiao building own church in GenSan

November 13, 2014 by · Comments Off on Pacquiao building own church in GenSan 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 12 — After investing millions on a number of real properties and business ventures here these past years, world boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel Pacquiao is embarking on a non-profit “dream project.”

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