MEMO TO : All Interested Participants of the 2010 Pasanting Festival

Written by Marcelo M. Casillan, President, Marcelo G. Casillan Foundation, 4 Ricardo St., San Francisco del Monte, Quezon City, M.M.; September 17, 2010

Attention: All Interested School Administrators, School Professionals, Professionals in Other Public, Private and Business Sectors, Community Leaders and All Interested San Carlosan Organizations, Citizens, etc.

The Marcelo Casillan Foundation, in collaboration with the DepED and the Binalatongan Historical and Cultural Society invites you and your constituents to participate in putting up your own cultural exhibits during the PASANTING festival to be held at the Central I Swimming Pool grounds on November 12, 2010 (Friday) from 8:00 am to 6;00 pm.
The objective of this festival is to be able to bring together school administrators, teachers, students, professionals in the public, private, and business sectors, community leaders and other organizations, etc. in San Carlos City to bond together in putting up their own cultural exhibits to make it a truly San Carlosan festive cultural event.

There will be no registration fee when you put up your own display of exhibits but you have to put up your own banderitas (buntings) and at least one pabitin (bamboo lattices) to make your surrounding truly festive and attractive. The program of activities that will include musical and literary renditions, folk and ballroom dancing, aerobics, palaro, swimming exhibition and whatever talents you may want to present. The Festival will start with a BANG!… a band going around the town to make the citizenry aware of the festive event.

Exhibits will be in the form of ornaments (dresses, umbrellas hats fans, trinkets paintings, pictures, book, magazines, bandanas, Bibles, flags, ceramics, pottery, mats, food items (fruits, kakanins, ulams, bagoong, green mangoes, bread, cookies, juices, soft drinks), multi-colored ribbons, coconuts, bucayo, suman, bibingka, camote, cassava, vegetables, pet birds and pet dogs, rosaries, religious images (Blessed Virgin and Santo Nino) toys, balls, blankets. These items may come from your houses or borrowed from neighbors to make your booths colorful and attractive. You may even wear your own costumes. Avoid spending money for exhibits except for some (crepe paper maybe) for exhibits.

Make arrangements for your own special place to decorate before you run out of a pwesto, free of charge but on a “First Come, First Serve Basis”. For further information and details, please see Mrs. Marilou Reyes tel.# 09204870933 or Mr. Larry Milanes, 09393305507.

COME ONE, COME ALL! Bring your family, neighbors and friends! Make it a colorful PASANTING FIESTA on Friday, November 12, 2010! It’s a date!! God bless us all!

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