Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Davao City celebrates 74th Founding Day

Despite the pouring rain, thousands of Filipinos join and watch Wednesday, March 16, 2011 the much-awaited parade of the 74th Araw ng Dabaw in the southern Philippine city of Davao. Six distinguished Dabawenyos have been named as Datu Bago awardees for 2011. The award is given out yearly as part of the celebration of the Araw ng Dabaw, the city’s founding anniversary. They are Antonio B. Arellano, Fernando R. Capalla, Carmelina Vostros-Francia, Mario Leofer Lim, Rogelio Lomada Lizada (Posthumous) and Guillermo Pilpil Torres Jr. (Photo by Karlos Manlupig)

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