CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – City Government officials and representatives of multisectoral groups have revved up preparations for “Pyestang Fernandino” 2010.

In the recent press conference at Heroes Hall, Mayor Oscar Rodriguez and Fiesta Executive Committee Chairman Captain Conrado Pacla presented the plans and activities for this year’s grand celebrations themed “Fernandino: Abe, Abe…keng Tula at Tagumpe (Fernandino: Altogether in Joy and Victory).”

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The theme takes on the line of jubilation and sharing the triumphs following the city’s garnering a series of regional, national and local awards.

According to City Tourism Officer Ching Pangilinan, the whole month celebration, which will culminate on the feast day of San Fernando on May 30, will be participated in by the private sector and the various departments of the City Government.

This year, the celebrations will kick off with the traditional cycling caravan and the famed “El Circulo Fernandino” that will gather the city’s distinguished and prominent business, social and government leaders.

Lined-up each week are activities like a mass wedding, clean-up drive, tilbury race, Flores de Mayo, inter-barangay softball tournament, a jobs fair, beauty pageants, tri-wheeler race, concerts and serenata, cultural jamboree, variety show, fiesta parade and street dancing plus a weeklong public market sale.

This year’s Fiesta Executive Committee is led by Pacla and is composed of City Divisions School Superintendent May Eclar, Mary Ann Bautista, Ligaya David, Charles Henry Espiritu, Boy Santiago, Ning Cordero, Albert Lacanlale, Joel David, Rudy Mallari, Joyce Duldulao, Donny Sayre, Jovi De Leon, Andre Tiangco, Romeo Rodriguez, Jeng Bonifacio, Leonor Esguerra, Jun Intal and the City Tourism Division which acts as the secretariat.