Learn about Red Special

Have you heard about Red Special? It is a home-built electric guitar, an instrument that has reached iconic status and a unique place in rock history. brian may was the one responsible for this instrument because he designed it by himself. To learn more about this instrument read its features.

• Mahogany body (with acoustic chamber), Pinstripe binding, two-piece scratchplate
• Mahogany neck, 24″ scale (Depth: 22mm at 1st Fret – 24mm at 12th Fret)
• 24 fret, Ebony fingerboard (Width: 45mm at 0 Fret – 57mm at 24th Fret)
• Grover GH305 locking tuners, Dual truss rod, Graphite nut,
• New bridge, brass saddles, Brian May custom tremolo arm
• 3 x Burns Tri-Sonic pickups (series wired)
• Master volume/tone controls
• Original Brian May switching system:
• Individual pickup in/out phase

Got info from musiciansfriend online site. If you want to buy this instrument better check the site and get your own Red Special.

Niyogyugan Festival 2016 Events

Yearly Niyogyugan Festival is happening in Quezon Province. The festival aims to showcase Quezon products such as products made from coconut tree and other products from different municipalities and cities of Quezon Province. Each town has one product to offer. Promotion of agri-tourism is also one of the priorities of the said festival.

In 2011, Quezon Province held the first AGRI-TOURISM Trade Fair that featured booths with agricultural products from different municipalities in Quezon. In the year 2012, the very first provincial festival was held, it is the celebration of the tree of life (which is coconut) and called Niyogyugan Festival. Since then, the festival becomes a yearly celebration happening month of August.

For this year the theme would be “Tara na sa Quezon: Niyogyugan Festival 2016.” Niyogyugan was derived from the words niyog (coconut) and yugyug (to move to a beat). So expect jolly, lively and colorful festival with the coconut as the main theme of the celebration.  It would be two long weeks celebration starting on August 15-27, 2016.

Here are some of the activities for this year Niyogyugan Festival 2016

Araw ng mga Makabagong Bayani – Blood Letting Activity, Opening of agri-tourism exposition (Perez Park, Lucena City)

Quezon Day Celebration – floral offering at Quezon Monument (Perez park), Quezon Medalya ng Karangalan Awards Day (Queen Margarette Hotel, Domoit, Lucena City)

Bb. Niyogyugan pre-pageant and talent competition (SM City, Lucena) Hands on twinning/weaving, coco sap sugar and virgin coconut oil processing.

Governor’s Day or State of the Province Address

Araw ng Pamilyang Magsasaka  ( Quezon Convention Convention Center, Lucena)  

ABS-CBN- Umagang kay Ganda- UKG coverage

Teacher’s convention (Quezon Convention Center, Lucena City)

Grand Parade and Float Competition

Street Dancing and Showdown Competition (Quezon Convention Center, Lucena City).

Celebrities like Inigo Pascual, Daniel Matsunaga, Arci Munoz, Bamboo, Hashtags and more would be here also to celebrate this year Niyogyugan Festival.  

The awarding ceremonies for different competitions including the selection of best booth (nipa hut with exhibits)  shall be held at  the Quezon Convention Center, Lucena City on August 28. The winners in best booth competition will receive awards or check intended for   infrastructure/ community projects from the provincial government of Quezon. 

Source: http://news.pia.gov.ph/

What is Line 6

I’m sure those who are fond of using guitars, amplifiers and related electronic equipment are familiar to line6. The latter is a manufacturer of what I mentioned above. My nephew likes playing guitar. He has different guitars and even bought ukulele but left to my daughter when he went back to Canada. I’m sure he is familiar with this line because of his love to guitar. Speaking of my nephew, I will contact him because I need to ask something about guitar.

Daughter and I First Travel Abroad Together (Hong Kong)

I think every child is dreaming of visiting Disneyland. I promised to my daughter that she will visit this place one day. I never thought that it will happen this year. So last April 22, my daughter and I joined my sister’s family to Hong Kong for 4 days. I was happy that my sister let me and my daughter joined them. My niece just turned sweet 18 last April 24 but she didn’t want to have a party. She insisted of going to Hong kong.

Our flight was 7:25 am (April 22) via Cebu Pacific. Cebu Pacific photo Cebu Pacific_zpsj2wrz1fi.jpgBy the way, it was my second time to Hong Kong. My daughter was so excited because it was her first time going abroad but not riding on a plane.

When we were in NAIA I wasn’t feeling good because of the “tanim bala” issues. Fortunately, it didn’t happen to us and enjoy Hong Kong for 4 days.  Beside was a photo of my daughter taken inside Cebu Pacific plane, And below was inside Hong Kong International Airport. Their airport was really huge and clean compared to NAIA, sorry but it is true. Anyway, our flight from Manila to Hong Kong took 2 hours. My daughter was sleeping the moment the plane take off and woke up few minutes before we arrive in HK. Will post the things we enjoyed in HK in the coming days. 

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Yassi Pressman and my Daughter at Baluarte

I just wanted to share this photo of my daughter with Yassi Pressman. yassi pressman photo Yassi Pressman_zpsvjubbrvr.jpgShe is a Filipino-British model, actress, television personality, occasional singer, persistent dancer and VJ for MTV Pinoy. Some of her popular movies were Diary ng Panget, Talk Back and You’re Dead and Girlfriend for Hire. She portrayed the lead role in the latter movie. For me she is kind-hearted because when I approached her to have photo with my daughter she smiled and say yes to me. Aside from that she is also pretty even without make-up but I think she is not that tall. Anyway, so glad to see her in Baluarte when we visited Vigan last Holy Week. By the way are you looking for folk instrument stores. Check this link and you will be directed to the right store. Hmm, I should ask Yassi if she likes folk songs, hahah!