Category Archives: Organizations

Aquafiesta 2017

Philippine Arowana and LouHan Society (PHALS)  in partnership with other tropical fish clubs , Robinson’s Mall Magnolia will presents to the public a 3-day fish show and competition . There will also be a mini-trade fair where pet and fish supplier outlets will sell their products .

Among the supplier and partner of the event is Seachem Laboratories  of Mr Eric Fabico and Mr. Brian Miller.

There will also be some talk and demonstration about fish keeping and other related topics. There is no entrance fees for the 3-day event.

VENUE: ROBINSON’S MAGNOLIA
April 27- 30, 2017

 Contact Persons : Mr. Chris Soon, Mr. Victor Yee and Ms. Marge Hermoso

Website: http://mypalhs.com/forums/


Flowerhorn Categories as Follows:

***ZZ or ZenZhou Category

**PRE JUVY Category A ( BOTH Kamfa and ZZ)starts at 2.5 ” and below

***ZZ or Zenzhou Category

***small Category C – 2.6″ – 4.0″
***medium Category – 4.1- 5.0
and Large Category D- 5.1 ” above

****KF or Kamfa Category

Prejuvy Cat.A – 2.5 ” below
Small Cat.B – 2.6 – 3.5 “
Medium Cat.C – 3.6″ – 5.5
Large Cat.D – 5.6 ” above

***FREE MARKING – OPEN SIZE
***FREE HEAD – OPEN SIZE
***SHORTBODY – OPEN SIZE
***KF-ZZ CATEGORY – OPEN SIZE

71st Philippine Orchid Society Show Winners

The 71st Annual Philippine Orchid Society’s show winners . The winners were orchid , ornamental plant , landscape exhibits and dish garden entries which were entered in a friendly competition . The orchids were entered one day before the opening date last February 23, 2017 and the winners were announced during the opening of the show .

ORCHID WINNERS

BEST  CATTLEYA

Blc. Fuch’s Orange Nuggett x (C. Viola Sanjume x Lc. Trict or Treat) Rth. Yoang Min. Orange

Mr. Manuel and Mrs.Susan Lee

BEST  DENDROBIUM

Dendrobium Nagosaki

Mr. Manuel and Mrs.Susan Lee

BEST  ONCIDIUM ALLIANCE and BEST  CULTURED  PLANT

Oncidium Misaki Twinkle Obry ‘only you’

Ms. Evangeline Go

BEST PAPHIOPEDILUM

Paphiopedilum haynaldianum

Mr. Edwin R. Francisco

BEST  PHALAENOPSIS

Phalaenopsis Green Apple ‘Dream Jade’

Mrs. Cora & Anna Ruth Purificacion

BEST  VANDACEOUS ALLIANCE

Vanda Adisak Goldspot

Ms.Erly Egargue

BEST  PHILIPPINE SPECIES and BEST  IN  SHOW – ORCHID

Eria / Pinalia species

Mrs. Cora & Anna Ruth Purificacion

BEST  PHILIPPINE HYBRID

Vanda lamellata x V. merrillii

Mrs. Cora & Anna Ruth Purificacion

BEST OTHER GENERA – SYMPODIAL ORCHID

Lycaste Gaysan Gold

Mr. Manuel and Mrs. Susan Lee

 

 

Flower Exhibit at the 71st Philippine Orchid Show

Philippine Orchid Society together with its partner organizations mounted a highly successful opening today at the Hardin ng mga Bulaklak ( Flower Garden ) at the Quezon Memorial Circle. This year’s theme : Philippine Orchids for Beauty , Unity and Prosperity ” .

registration area

Among the distinguished guests of honor includes Ms. Camille Villar , Ambassador Preciosa Soliven , Mrs. Maria Teresa Cancio-Suplico , Presidential Legislative Liaison Office ( PLLO) ASEC Romulo Arugay , Department of Agriculture , Quezon City officials and their representatives , Bureau of Plant  Industry , presidents of other plant societies and affiliate organizations .

Quezon City band

The opening started past 4:00pm with the arrival of the special guest of honors and traditional ribbon cutting ceremony , these also included a short tour of the landscape exhibit and announcement of the winners .

L-R Kelvin Niel Manubay , Presidential Legislative Liaison Office ( PLLO) ASEC Romulo Arugay,  Ms. Evangeline “Vangie” Go ( President POS) Mrs. Preciosa Soliven and Camile Villar 

Allied Botanical Corporation landscape exhibit

Allied Botanical Corporation landscape exhibit booth seems to be a smaller version of the last HortiKultura 2017 show.

VS Orchids and Ornamental Plant– This is a landscape showcasing mostly bougainvillea by the group of Mrs. Rolita ” Baby ” V. Spowart.

Ms. Brenda exhibit booth – the landscape exhibit combines old wooden windows and ornamental plants with interesting array of Phalaenopsis hybrids , strap leaf vandas, oncidiums and native sanggumays.

Unigreen Vertical garden exhibit -showcases different kinds of indoor and foliage plants . Indoor plants are very popular and they have different outlets in malls which sells indoor plant. This is one of the few companies based in the Philippines which exports indoor plants to Taiwan and other countries.

Uni-Green Inc. group of Companies- Contact Person : Mr. Joey L. Mendoza

Head Office : Address 2229 Narra street , United Hills Subdivision , Parañaque , Manila 

Telephone :+63-2( 823-2909) Fax:+62-2-776-1305

Mr. Manuel and Susan Lee orchid landscape exhibit showcases different kind of orange cattleya hybrids, strap leaf vandas and new varieties of orchid hybrids from Taiwan and Thailand.

Mr. Manuel and Susan Lee landscape exhibit also won first place in orchid landscape exhibit

a late afternoon buffet meal was served after the announcement of winners 

Special Partners of the show includes Del Monte , Philippines , Allied Botanical Corporation , Ramgo , Goodwill Bookstore and Villar Foundation.

Tomorrow , the orchid exhibition area will be open to the general public and there is a minimal entrance fees of Php 30 and Php 20 for senior citizens and students with valid Id’s.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Philippine Orchid Society’s 71st annual orchid show schedule of daily lectures and workshop

Philippine Orchid Society will be having the 71st annual orchid and garden show from February 25 to March 7, 2017 . Here are the daily schedules of workshop and talks at the upcoming orchid show . The lectures and workshop is part of the awareness and public lecture conducted by the organization .

The entrance fee is Php 30 for the general public and Php 20 for students and senior citizens with valid Id’s .

 

HortiKultura Extravaganza 2017 Big Winners Landscape

HortiKultura Extravaganza 2017 show is exciting with the winners are partially announced during the opening .

Winners in Different Categories

Landscape Competition ( large category)

Flora Botanica

Merit Award- Flora Botanica , Tansing Garden, Ram Oplas , Luntiang Sining and Del’s Garden  

Third Place : Bonsai and Suiseki Alliance of the Philippines 

Second Place : Allied Botanical Corporation

First Place: Pangasinan Landscape and Garden Club

Landscape Competition ( small category)

Mr. Noel “Botchie” Canicula 

Merit : Noel Vincent Canicula and Company 

Third Place : Zayra Bulawan and Company 

Second Place : Happy Feet Group 

First Place : Andrew Patrick Gozon and Company 

Note : The panel of judges includes Dr. Susan Aquino-Ong , Architect Vic Lopez Dul-Loog and Mr. Ryan Tayobong and the judging happened last February 1, 2017 

71st Annual Orchid and Garden show by Philippine Orchid Society

Philippine Orchid Society together with its partners organizations and affiliated garden clubs will be hosting the 71st annual orchid and garden show from February 25 to March 7, 2017.

A special opening for invited guests and media will be held on February 24, 2017 at the Hardin ng mga Bulaklak  at around past 4:00pm while judging will be held at the morning of February 24.

There will be an orchid landscape competition , ornamental plant landscape competition, orchid plant competition and cactus and succulent landscape .

Aside from these regular features. There will also be a daily lectures on relevant topic ranging from basic orchid growing , fertilization , flower arrangements and other topics .

There will also be a flower arrangement competition and a container garden competition , The winners will get Php 3,000 first place, Php 2,000 second and Php 1,000 third place plus ribbon .

Flower arrangement competition prizes : Php 2,000 first place, Php 1, 500 second place and Php 500 third place ( 3 winners) plus ribbon .

Entry fee is Php 100 per flower arrangement and must be entered by February 23, 2016

The trade fair and show will have an entrance fee of Php 30 General Public and Php 20 for Students and Senior citizens with valid ID’s

The show is open from 8:00am until past 6:00pm everyday starting February 24, 2017 .

For more information about the show , try to visit the Philippine Orchid Society FB Page :

Contact : Ms. Jenny F. Rivera ( Secretariat ) 0917-8485468 / 929-44-25 / 957-35-24

Websitehttp://philippineorchidsociety.com/

Note : The author will be conducting a guided walking tour at the orchid show together with bloggers , students and ngo groups . 

 

League of Orchid Conservationists of the Philippines Christmas Party and Eyeball

718 Quirino Ave. Tambo, 1701 Parañaque City 

A simple get together of friends and colleagues organize by League of Orchid Conservationists of the Philippines ( LOC-Phil ) with over 800 members FB close page at the office of UniBall . Doc John flew in from Bacolod, Mr. Jim Basaysay , Mr. Peter Paolo Rivera and the rest of the members came.

group photo

The event started at around past 10:00 am with an opening remarks from the president of the organization . The close knit group hosted several free lectures ,talks and  orchid laboratory seminar  in partnership with the Philippine Horticultural Society , Inc.

The Lechon de Cebu, Paella Marinara, Roasted Chicken and Fern Paco Salad was served. For Dessert was Fresh Pineapples, Piyaya and Butterscotch were sponsored by LOC-PHIL board members.

special piaya 

lechon 

paella

LOC-PHL supporter and stalwart member Ms. Mitch Pellicer also brought 1 whole lechon and her home-made paella .

lechon manok with sauce

There were a lot of foods brought by the members  . There were games , on the spot talk about the future projects of the organization and raffles.

waling-waling seedlings

Loc-Phil stands firm in its commitment of imparting the next generation with the Love, the knowledge and the dedication of conserving Philippine Native Orchids through is Junior Members, the ” Keiki Club”.

There was a de- flasking demonstration taught to the keikis, orchids planting on the trees and LOCPhil’ s office.

There were simple prizes for the raffle .. (orchid  keikis) from members custodianship collection.. donations for the event.. there was even some karaoke singing

Unfortunately , the author got some unannounced appointment with a relative almost the same time and was not able to make it to the event.

Note : Photos credit: Mr. Niel Maceda and Ms. Mitch Pellicer

Happy Orchid Growing and Conservation !