Monthly Archives: August 2015

The biggest party rave in CDO is set tonight

This year’s Higalaay Festival will end with the biggest party rave ever in Cagayan de Oro! Dance with the coolest mix from the hottest DJs. And here’s the catch, witness the countdown to 12 midnight as fireworks will light up the sky and paint drops down from the shower nozzle! Yes, it will all happen tonight… Read more »

Higalas Parade: Marching Bands Beautiful Faces

Different schools, colleges and universities showcased their students in yesterday’s Higalas Parade of Float and Icons. These schools wowed the crowd with their colorful marching bands, snappy cadets, and most of all… pretty faces. XAVIER UNIVERSITY   LICEO DE CAGAYAN UNIVERSITY SOUTHERN DE ORO PHILIPPINES COLLEGE     ST. MARY’S ACADEMY CARMEN   BALULANG NATIONAL HIGH… Read more »

Rafthon: A great history yet to unfold… tomorrow!

An “Adventure Fun Run” and the world’s first of its kind sports event, Rafthon is a triathlon that has a lot of twists. It involves a team effort that includes running, cycling and instead of swimming, it has white water rafting. It is a sport that entails great endurance but at the same promotes camaraderie because… Read more »

XU ranked among PHL’s top performing medical schools for 2015

Xavier University – Dr. Jose P. Rizal School of Medicine has once again made it to the country’s top performing schools for physicians and the only one from Mindanao. In the August 2015 Physician Licensure Examination, Xavier University (XU) ranked 8th among the top performing schools. Out of 61 examinees, 59 passed giving XU a passing rate… Read more »

Tonight: SM City Cagayan de Oro Pyro Festival

In line with the celebration of the feast of St. Agustine, SM City Cagayan de Oro will hold its annual pyro competition tonight. There are seven contingents this year coming from different cities in the Philippines. This event is free for all. The show will start at 7pm at Pueblo Area. See you there and… Read more »

Tonight: Centrio Mall Pyromusical Fireworks Display

Cagayan de Oro will glow brighter tonight as Centrio Mall will hold its annual Pyromusical Fireworks Display. This has been a yearly treat by Ayala Malls for Kagayanons in celebration of the Higalaay Festival. The photo above was taken last year. Witness this spectacular event at Duaw Kagayan Park near St. Augustine Cathedral. The program… Read more »

Korina admires Miss Cagayan de Oro

ABS-CBN News Anchor Korina Sanchez was the special guest in this year’s coronation night of Miss Cagayan de Oro. In her Instagram account, Korina expressed her appreciation to Miss Cagayan de Oro’s production. She said that it is more beautiful than Metro Manila. She also gave compliment to the pageant’s venue Limketkai Mall which she described… Read more »

Kasikas: Avida Aspira Tower as of August 2015

Aside from Centrio Tower, another high-rise condominium of Avida is now rising in Cagayan de Oro. The 29-storey Aspira Tower 1 is now being constructed along Ramon Chavez Street (former location of Vacation Hotel). Bored piling works are ongoing with a percentage of completion at around 15%. Photos by Mike Sivintin Photography