Hinundayan marks '100'
Rosalinda L. Orosa (The Philippine Star) - July 19, 2009 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines – On July 21 to 31, Hinundayan, Southern Leyte (hometown of Regine Velasquez’s mom Teresita Ansong-Velasquez), will celebrate its 100th founding anniversary. Winnie Castillo, Pork and Beans, the Wow Girls and three promising singers (Cecille Oreta, Michelle Monsayac and Raisa Mayer) will perform in a show on July 30.

Joining them from Maasin, Leyte, is Brian Giles, 2009 grand champion of the Leyte Idol Singing contest, a brainchild of Leyte Gov. Carlos Jericho Rosales.

The entertainment package is a gift to her townmates from Captain Romel and Lisa Candingan (photo).

On July 31 at 7 a.m., Msgr. Nestor Astillo will celebrate a Pontifical Mass, to be followed by a grand parade.

Expected guests are Southern Leyte Gov. Damian Mercado, Rep. Roger Mercado (of the lone district of Southern Leyte) and Rep. FLorencio Noel (An Waray Party List).

Hinundayan Mayor Evelyn Lee and Vice Mayor Alfredo Lagumbay will launch Hinundayan’s Opas Festival.

AN WARAY PARTY LIST BRIAN GILES CAPTAIN ROMEL AND LISA CANDINGAN CARLOS JERICHO ROSALES CECILLE ORETA DAMIAN MERCADO HINUNDAYAN HINUNDAYAN MAYOR EVELYN LEE AND VICE MAYOR ALFREDO LAGUMBAY LEYTE GOV ON JULY SOUTHERN LEYTE
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