Night markets to also exhibit Davao products

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Thursday, August 4, 2011


ORGANIZERS of this year's Kadayawan sa Dabaw have assured that Davao City's best products will also be showcased, aside from the usual "ukay-ukay" items, at night markets that will be set up along city streets on August 12-21.

Maria Felisa Marquez, Kadayawan 2011 festival director, said in Thursday's I-Speak at City Hall, that their thrust for this year's Kadayawan is to highlight best products that made the city famous.

Marquez said separate venues are being readied for Davao's native products and "ukay ukay" items.

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She said a night market dubbed as "Dayaw Dabaw", showcasing Davao's own products will be set up on Palma Gil street, while ukay-ukay vendors will have their display on Roxas ave. Night markets will be open from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Meanwhile, Traffic Management Center (TMC) officer in-charge Desiderio Cloribel said during the same forum that the TMC will in full alert during the entire duration of the festival.

Cloribel called on to the public as well as to drivers of both private and public utility vehicle to religiously follow traffic laws to avoid traffic congestion during the celebration.

He said at least 17 security cameras have been put in place to monitor traffic law compliance.

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on August 05, 2011.

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