Tuesday, May 23, 2017


LEGAZPI CITY, May 23, 2017 – The Annual Sto. Cristo Festival in Barangay Dap-Dap here,  officially opened Monday with the Grand Motorcade within Legazpi Port and Albay District Areas, Novena Mass, Opening Program/Grand Raffle Draw and the nightly Santacruzan.

This week-long festivity is a celebration of  faith and thanksgiving for the many blessings and continuing commitment towards a Christ-centered community amidst the challenges and different calamities. Is a major turn-around from the traditional  “barrio fiesta”  celebration towards a more meaningful and deeper devotion and love to their patron Sto. Cristo.

Punong Barangay Mayette N. Barcelon in an interview said, that the 2017 Sto. Cristo Festival focus more on religious significance. It is expected that thousands of devotees and visitors coming from the neighboring coastal barangays will trooped to Dap-Dap  to participate in the  different lined-up activities.

Meanwhile, the  2nd Grand Zumba aimed to “Build a Shrine” aside from the promotion of  Health and Wellness will happen on May 27 at 6AM at the Legazpi City Boulevard.  (Mar de la Cruz)