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RECORD-BREAKING ONE MILLION SPECTATORS GET A DOSE OF FUN AND ENTERTAINMENT AT THE BEST BANGUS FESTIVAL EVER

A phenomenal crowd of approximately one million during the BANGUSAN STREET PARTY on April 30 has reaffirmed the BANGUS FESTVAL’S influence as a focal center of attraction in Dagupan City.

Touted as ‘BEST BANGUS FESTIVAL EVER’, the star-studded event which took place along Judge Jose de Venecia Highway, started off with Mayor Belen Fernandez leading national figures, city officials, celebrities and guests in the ceremonial lighting of grills followed by the actual grilling of some 20,000 pieces of the fresh, succulent milkfish.

Among the attendees during the lighting of grills were Congresswoman  Lani Mercado representing  Sen. Bong Revilla; Ella Cruz representing Sen. Imee Marcos; Former Sen. Francis Pangilinan; Sen. Lito Lapid; Department Of Tourism USEC Ferdinand “Cocoy” Jumapao; Chief Operating Officer of Tourism Infrastructure And Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) Mr. Mark Lapid; Department of Tourism Regional Director Joseph Francis “Jeff” Ortega, PNP Regional Director PBGEN Lou Evangelista; Department of Health Regional Director Dr. Paula Paz Sydiongco; LTFRB Regional Director Atty. Anabel Marzan-Nullar; PNP Provincial Director Col. Jeff Fanged; Cong. Christopher “Toff” De Venecia; Hon. Manay Gina De Venecia;  Former Speaker Jose de Venecia Jr; Vice Mayor Dean Bryan Kua; Coun. Jeslito “Jigs” Seen;  Coun. Dennis Canto; Coun. Michael Fernandez and former Coun. Maybeline Fernandez; Coun. Marcelino Fernandez;  Coun. Bradley Benavides; Former Councilors Joey Tamayo, Karlos Reyna and Joshua Bugayong; CENRO OIC Engr. Noriel Nisperos; Executive VP Veterans Federation Mike Villareal; Dr. Ashok Vasandani; Rocky Vasandani;  Atty. Chel Diokno;  Atty. Liberato Reyna; Dagupan City Chief of Police PLTCOL Brendon Palisoc; BFP C/Insp Michael John Escaño; city government department heads; barangay councils and Sangguniang Kabataan councils.

Senate President Miguel Zubiri, Sen. Francis Tolentino, Sen. Bong Go, House Speaker Martin Romualdez and wife, Yedda Marie Romualdez and Sen. Loren Legarda meanwhile, sent warm video greetings.

Seven concert stages strategically positioned starting at CSI STADIA up to De Venecia Highway provided fun and entertainment until 1 a.m. of the following day with artists such as Ben & Ben, Juan Karlos, Flow G, Pastel Sky, Fumiya, Spongecola, Derrick Monasterio, Elle Villanueva, Glaiza de Castro, Lexi Gonzales, Angel Guardian, Buboy Villar, Boobay, Pepita Curtis, Ian Red, The Woov, Sniwt and the Kuya Mads, Selestin, Outplayed, Skusta Clee, DJ Toni, Nik Makino, Mayo Marte, DJ Sofia Miguel, DJ AE Nathalie and BINI.

The 2024 Bangus Festival received outpouring support from sponsors which contributed to its success.

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