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By: Israel O. Rudio, PITO, LU

La Union affirmed its growing tourism industry as the Poro Point Boardwalk in San Fernando City glowed during the 1st ever Sillag Festival of Lights on April 28, 2012.

Thanksgiving Mass at the Poro Point Management Corporation (PPMC) Board Room and Trade Fair Opening Grounds opened morning activities, while the Philippine Marine Drum and Bugle Corps (PMDBC) signaled the start of the festival at 3:00 pm as it gave its initial performance from the Thunderbird Resorts Main Entrance up to the Boardwalk. Tourists were greeted by an air show which was highlighted by a formation and exhibition of participated a light aircraft, 12 ultra light aircrafts and two Paragliders. Kids were entertained by unicyclists, jugglers and clowns and treated with free face-painting sessions. Simultaneously, a Memorandum of Agreement on the Adopt-a-Lighthouse Project between PPMC and the Philippine Coast Guard was signed at the lighthouse area.

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