Baguio Mayor: Bigger Panagbenga 2009
Posted March 6, 2009on:
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines–The streets of Baguio City burst into colors as students dressed in flower-inspired costumes danced along the streets of Baguio City for the Panagbenga 2009 Festival. City Mayor Peter Ray Bautista explains why this year’s festival is bigger than previous ones. Police senior superintendent Wilfredo Franco says about 2,000 security and medical personnel were deployed for this year’s celebration. Interviews conducted by INQUIRER.net assistant editor Erwin Oliva and reporter Anna Valmero. Video and photos taken by INQUIRER.net reporter Izah Morales and production specialists Edzelle Pena and Rastle Lozano.