Atrium -SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City
Lego Philippines in cooperation with SM Mall of Asia , Department of Tourism staged the first ever Philippine map complete with scenic spots fully made by Lego.
18 Feet X 30 Feet Relief Map of the Philippines
The event is well-received by the crowd and even legion of foreigners were amazed on the exhibit. One of the foreigner said that the exhibit is very colorful.
Lighthouse in Basco, Batanes
Paoay Church , Bangui Wind Mills in Ilocos Norte
colonial houses in Vigan , Ilocos Sur complete with horse drawn carriages
World Famous- Banaue Rice Terraces
SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City
Mayon volcano and Butanding (whale shark )
Another eye catching exhibit was the attraction from Bicol region , the region is world re-known for their Mount Mayon and Cagsawa Church ruins, also on display is the Pating – Bulik popularly called Butanding on display . Whale watching had become a favorite tourist attraction in the towns of Pilar, Donsol in Sorsogon province.
crocodile farm in Palawan
Aside from creating awareness about the beautiful tourist spots in our the country , The exhibit also allowed visitors to make a concrete contribution to our country through the SM Foundation. In the “Brick House for Children” corner, guests are asked to donate P1,000 and in the donor’s name, a Lego house is displayed to symbolize the donation. The SM Foundation will be the lead agency to identify Department of Social Welfare and Development or DSWD’s centers for children who will benefit from this project. According from a reliable source, the event had already collected more than one hundred thousand pesos !
Bohol chocolate hills and tarsier
Davao Pearl Farm , bust of Davao Eagle , Samal houses and Bukidnon provincial capitol
close-up view of vinta from Zamboanga
stilt houses of Sitangkai , Tawi-tawi province
The colorful lego exhibit is until August 27, 2011 and everyone is invited to come and see the many tourism spots , festivals , natural , architectural and man made wonders of our country. A friend who collects a lot of lego toys invited the author to come to the opening of the event last August 12, 2011 but the author manage to went to the venue a few days later.