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Fancy Chickens and Other Breeds at the 4th Philippine Bantam Fanciers’ Association Show

Fancy Chickens and Heritage chicken breeds are the feature at the 4th annual Philippine Bantam Fanciers’ Association (PBFA ).

The show was in partnership with Philippine Orchid Society , Quezon City government , Mad Science, Iron Claw and sponsors held a 2-day supplemental show from March 4 and 5 at the Hardin ng mga Bulaklak within Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City .

The event started a little bit late than the usual show , When our small blogger group went to the show at around past 10:00 am last March 4, the organizers and members are still putting and arranging the cages and there are still some cages without chickens.

Mr. Vilmo Silvederio-President

  I have met some fancy chicken enthusiasts from other parts of Metro Manila and from the provinces.  Proud to say that the author is one of the very few online sites which have seen the growth of the group and also who covered the event.

Philippine Bantam Fancier’s Association members

Arocana/Araucana  breed which lays bluish egg

Arocana / Araucana/Ameraucana  chicken breed have their origins in South America. This breed was further developed in the United States and now gaining popularity in the country. This was later bought by a Philippine Orchid Society member  .

certificate of appreciation was awarded by PBFA to the Philippine Orchid Society

I also won a pair of bantam chicken a couple of shows and most of what i got are descendants of the mix breed . The announcement of winners was held at around past 4:00pm

Over all Breed Category Show Champion for 2017

Spangled Cornish. Owner Aris V. Estanislao

White cock ( ko-shamo) bantam champion

PBFA 2017 Bantam Show Champion- Owner Mr. Ric O. Jacomille Jr.
Large-heritage breed chicken exhibit. category show winner champion. Blue( grey*) color hen…ORPHINGTON BREED. owner Mr. Mar dela Cruz

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 .

 

Exciting Trade Bazaar at the HortiKultura 2017

HortiKultura 2017 had a lot of commercial exhibitors and trade fair participants which makes the show an exciting place to get contact especially on plants, foods, native crafts and personal care products.

bloggers, photo enthusiasts , media people who joined the tour  (photo courtesy : Mr. Gerry Suva)

A lot of the trade fair participants are small and medium scale enterprises which are just testing the waters .  We were also joined by Mr. Allan Martinez  his co-employee and Mr. Justin Joseph Basco during the later part of the tour.

Uni Writing Instruments

 Lupel Marketing Corp., exclusive Philippine distributor of Uni-Ball products of Mitsubishi Pencil Co., Japan, launched an updated website that features an interactive product browser that showcases the wide variety of quality products offered to the Philippine market.

brand ambassador

children enjoyed the coloring activity 

They have a chalk- based ball pen which is used by teenagers and children as natural hair colors . They are environment friendly and safe.

children and their parents enjoyed the fun filled drawing activity within the Hardin ng mga Bulaklak.

Uniball Pen PH also sponsored a  Uni Posca Craft bottle and pot painting activity within at the HortiKultura  2017 show.

teenagers and children enjoyed dyeing their hair using the chalk-based ball pen 

Our group enjoyed our brief stop over at the Uniball Pen booth 

For more updates and product line , Please visit the company  Facebook page.

Pawsh K9 Couture – sells colorful dress for dogs, cats and pets.

Quezon Memorial Circle is pet friendly and there are a lot of people who like dressing up their pet and have a while strolling the park.

Scents & Memories had a nice tagline ” More than Scent” – They have different line of interesting and useful products .

Leo-(Lemon Grass Essential Oil) Aircon in a Bottle , which make you cool for more than 1 hour , Spa in a bottle, Essential Oils , Fragrance Oil ( humidifier and revitalisor) and Multipurpose Cleaner.

Ms. Jovi Arcilla -Caoile point at one of the company’s best seller product

They are also open for those people who wanted to some business dealership of their products.

Address: 31 Acacia Street , Evergreen , Executive Village , San Roque , Antipolo City , 1870

Mobile : 0917-9193462/ 09335047149

Landline: (02) 50440627

home made cookies for sale

Villar Foundation

Villar Sipag Foundation gave away 1 sack free organic compost to visitors of the garden show .

There are a lot of trade fair fair exhibitors some from Visayas and Mindanao areas. There are more than 120 booths at the show . Some are already open for business as early as 7:00am . The show is until February 15, 2017.

Opening Salvo of HortiKultura 2017

This year’s HortiKultura 2017 opening salvo was well-attended by hundreds of participants from different garden clubs, plant society members , government officials , non -governmental organization  groups , media and bloggers .

Philippine Horticultural Society Inc. officers and invited guests of honor

 This year’s theme ” Global Trends in Horticulture ” aimed to open the local floriculture and horticulture industry  to outside market . The ongoing trend is also in line with several aspect of tourism , like farm tourism , walking tours among others .

Ms. Norma K. Villanueva (president PHSI ) , Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte and Ms. Camile Bernabe

Philippine Horticultural Society Inc. which organized the event , is also celebrating their 41st anniversary .

The event started past 4:00 pm with the traditional landscape exhibit tour , ribbon cutting ceremonies and light snacks was served after the opening and announcement of the winners.

Quirino High School choir

It was a bit overcast skies and rainy weather persisted , but this did not dampen the mood of the people .

Philippine Horticultural Society officers and guests of honor

This year’s guests of honor included Quezon City Vice-Mayor Maria Josefina ” Joy ” Belmonte -Alimurong , Del Monte -Philippines chairman , Mr. Joselito ” Butch ” Campos , Quezon Memorial Circle officials , Ambassador Preciosa Soliven , Mr. Jake Gaw of the Fern and Nature Society of the Philippines among several others.

BIG Winners

This year’s big winners are from Pangasinan Horticultural and Landscape Society led by Mr. Mac Pagsolingan which bagged First Place in the landscape competition ( Large category)

Architect Andrew Patrick Gozon team landscape

Architect Andrew Patrick Gozon and his team Mr. Ferdinand Lao , Ms. Amethyst Gonzales , Mr. Gilbert Obor , Ms. Rona Chua . Ms. Liza Holazo and Ms. Camille Bernabe won the First Place in the landscape competition ( Small category)

Mr. Bimbo Vergara’s waling-waling painting exhibit 

Special Prize

Ms. Delia Pionela – Del’s Garden

Professor Juan Lim together with some of his award winning bonsai

There will be a lot of activities at the HortiKultura 2017 show – Entrance fees is Php 20 for the general public , Php 15 for students , teachers and senior citizens with valid Id’s – The show will run until February 15, 2017

Note : Will post the full set of winners , all photos are from the author

 

 

Schedule of Daily Lectures of HortiKultura 2017 Show

Here are the schedule of daily lectures, seminars , workshop and special competition at the 41st annual HortiKultura 2017 show . The show is in partnership with Quezon City government , Quezon Memorial Circle management , Del Monte , Philippines and other major plant societies from different part of the country.

The landscaping and trade fair section had already begun their ingress last week .

Here is a teaser of a landscape exhibit by Allied Botanical Corporation .

photo courtesy of Allied Botanical Corporation and Ms. Dhory 

Landscape Exhibitors 

East West Seed Company , Allied Botanical Corporation, Bonsai and Suiseki Alliance of the Philippines Inc. ( BSAPI ) , Cactus and Succulent Society of the Philippines, Inc. (CSSPI) , Pangasinan Landscape and Garden Club , Flora Botanica , Luntiang Sining , Mett’s Garden ( Professor Serapion Metilla ) , Del’s Garden ( Delia Pionela )  , Tansing Garden (Constancio Basis) , Mila’s Garden ( Rene Sumalinog )  , Baby Spowart , Bimbo Vergara , Ram Oplas

Non -Competing Exhibits

King Louis and Arids n’ Aroids

PHSI Group :Landscapes Exhibit and Competition 

Teresa’s Garden and Noel Macatangay , Patrick Gozon and Company , Botchie Canicula , Joel dela Cruz and Company , Zayra Bulawan and Company , Zeny Urbina and Company ( Happy Feet Group )

Schedules of Events

Lectures , Workshops and Training

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 .