Niyogyugan Festival 2016

This is really really late post… It is hard to update all my blogs because of the laptop I’m using. I need to get new one either laptop or desktop so hopefully by next year. Anyway, i took photos of the participating towns and cities of Quezon Province last Niyogyugan Festival, August 2016. To know more about Niyogyugan festival, check my blog here.
 

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Free Guitar Tuner Online

In this generation everything you need is easy to get online. I have learned that schooling can be done at home. Some parents chose online school because they said it is more convenient and they are happy to teach their children on their own. Even online guitar tuner free is now available online and you can access directly in your own abode. This one is helpful especially those who love this instrument. I wonder if this online tuner could possibly help my daughter’s small guitar. Will check the site and see if this really works.

Learning Guitar Easily

Many are willing to learning instruments like guitar but not all can afford to buy their own instruments. It is good to know that there are guitar center rentals available. So even if you dont have your own guitar, it’s now possible to learn this instrument. Even if you don’t have money, just be resourceful. You can borrow your friend’s instrument. I’m not sure if we have this rental instrument services in our place but if there is, this would be a good help. And i must say, learning guitar is now easy peasy thing.

Disney’s Hollywood Hotel Photos (part 1)

Sorry this is really late post. I will try to post regularly in all my blogs, so I hope laptop will cooperate (acting weird already). Anyway, as I said before we went to Hong Kong last April. It was daughter and I first travel abroad together. We stayed 2 hotels, Panda Hotel and Disney’s Hollywood Hotel. Two nights in Panda and stayed a night in Hollywood. The latter hotel was really nice. Almost everything you see signifies Mickey Mouse.

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Outside view of Disney’s Hollywood Hotel (photo credit)

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Big and cozy lobby (photo credit)

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Nice mirror .. Hi Mickey

Daughter and her cousin explore the hotel immediately, by the way her cousin’s second time in this hotel.

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Nice mickey mouse bench and these two are cute

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Photo Fun – strolling through a lush garden

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I hope you see my daughter here, hahah!

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This way to hotel’s pool

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keyboard-themed piano pool (photo credit) …. lack of time so we didn’t have the chance to use it .. I hope there is next time                                                                                                                                                                                                        

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Disney’s Hollywood Hotel located at Lantau Island, Hong Kong

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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/