Hardin ng mga Bulaklak, ( Flower Garden) , Quezon Memorial Circle- Quezon City , Philippines
members , board of directors and guests
It was a bit overcast with some dizzle around past 3:00pm at the show site. Everybody is quite on celebratory mood as the Philippine Horticultural Society marks their 40th anniversary or RUBY anniversary .
l-r Ambassador Preciosa Soliven, Dr. Romeo Gutierrez , Mr. Boyet Ganigan , Mrs. Adoracion S. Bernabe, Vice-Mayor Joy Belmonte , Mr. Joselito Campos Jr. , Engineer Zaldy dela Rosa
Special guests of honor includes Engineer Zaldy dela Rosa– Quezon City Memorial Circle management , Vice-Mayor Maria Josefina ” Joy” Belmonte -Alimurong , Quezon City tourism office , Mr. Joselito ” Butch ” Campos Jr. of Del Monte Philippines, Ambassador Preciosa Soliven , Congressman Mark Villar ,Dra. Elenita Binay among others.
The mood was festive and formal with members wearing Filipiniana outfit that best describe the region or place that they lived.
Across the commercial booth, EDSA Garden House gave free ashitaba sorbet to the visitors .
Los Baños Horticultural Society board members
Los Baños Horticultural Society led by Ms. Marina Catipon their board of directors and members also came despite the heavy traffic from SLEX .
l-r Architect Butch Duque, Mr. Joselito ” Butch ” Campos Jr. ( Honorary chairman -Hortikultura Extravaganza 2016) Dr. Ella L. Gutierrez, Ms. Joyce Kato , Mr. Boyet Ganigan and Mr. Emmanuel Santos
This is a 12-day event which members and the public can participate . There will be daily lectures and seminars, trade fair, street dancing parade from different public schools in Quezon City, on-the spot painting contest , freestyle flower arrangement , pet show, floats , plant competition and plant bazaar.
Dr. Elenita Binay and Dr. Mendoza of Bustos , Bulacan
Mr. Mark A. Villar -Congressman of Las Pinas City
Hon. Mark A. Villar ( committee on trade and industry ) represented his mother Senator Cynthia Villar at the event. He said that the horticulture industry is creating a lot of job opportunities .
Late afternoon snacks were provided by Ms. Baby de Leon -resident caterer
The event also have live band with Ms. Gail Blanco ( Pinoy Idol ) and Mark Laygo .
Fireworks display were provided by Binondo Fireworks Firecracker Lovers Organization .