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Lights of Bago features 80s new wave hits

BAGO City in Negros Occidental will have a throwback of all the 80s new wave hits in its annual Lights of Bago on January 1 at the Manuel Y. Torres Memorial Sports Complex in the city, 7 p.m.

The night of spectacular colors and wonderful music will feature a medley of eight best of 80s new wave greatest hits like “Jump” by Van Halen; “Every Breath You Take” by The Police, and “Karma Chameleon” by Culture Club.

The said event, which is now on its 11th year, is the annual communal fireworks display of Bago and in support of the Oplan Iwas Paputok campaign of the Department of Health.

Report from the City Health Office shows that firecracker injuries dropped significantly by 70 percent in Bago in 2017.

Mayor Nicholas Yulo is inviting everyone on January 1 and be mesmerized as the skies of Bago will sparkle again with multi-colored lights cascaded down in sparkling flames.

Councilor Andrew Martin Torres, chairman of the 11th Lights of Bago said the annual activity has become a must-see event in the province and continues to draw thousands of spectators every year.

Further, the city is calling all photographers and hobbyists to join the Lights of Bago Photo Contest which will be held simultaneously during the event. (PR)


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