Thursday, 28 April 2011

Stars descend to Davao for summer fest

Posted by chardyboy on Thursday, April 28, 2011 0 comments

source: PIA Press Release

DAVAO CITY April 27 (PIA)--The Younghusband siblings, Derek Ramsey, Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworski - these are among the many stars who will converge to Davao City in various set of activities to mark the city’s first ever summer festival.

Phil and James Younghusband along with members of the phenomenal Philippine Azkals football team will visit Davao in time for the Suzuki Under 23 soccer tournament which will kick off this April 29 at the Tiongco Football Field.

The soccer tournament is slated to run from April 28 to May 30 and is organized by the Davao Football Association and the Philippine Football Federation.

Meanwhile celebrity hunk and sportsman Derek Ramsey will display his Frisbee prowess as he will be among the players in the coming Daba-Daba Ultimate Frisbee Tournament organized by ultimate Frisbee group Mulato Davao. The event will be held on May 7-8 also at the Tionko Football Field.

In another activity celebrity actress and international equestrian Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworski will be the guest of honor during the 11th Davao Horse Show and Competition which is to be held this April 30 to May 2 at the SM City Davao grounds.

Cojuangco, a 2002 Asian Games gold medal winning equestrienne will design the show jumping course and will also be one of the judges for the event. The Davao Horse Show and Competition is organized by the Davao Horse Club and will feature horse riders from Cagayan de Oro City, Malabalay and Impasugong in Bukidnon.

These different set of sports activities is part of the coming Davao Summer Fest which will be held from April 29- May 29 and as a means a to enliven a traditionally dull summer season in the City.

Aside from sports activities, programs in arts, music, culture and religion are also included in the summer festival. (PIA XI/RG Alama)


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