THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE FROM DIFFERENT LOCALITIES flocked to the Ormoc City Plaza during the LGU-sponsored free concert of the “unkabogable” Vice Ganda and OPM Hitmakers in this city of beautiful people, also known as the events capital of Eastern Visayas.

On Thursday, June 29, Jose Marie Borja Viceral, also known as Vice Ganda, had his concert, which was attended by more or less 150,000 people, according to Police Colonel Nelvin Ricohermoso of the Ormoc City Police Office (OCPO).

Earlier that night, the Six Part Invention musical band shared their music, while comedians MC and Lassy tickled the audience with their humor.

The night before, meanwhile, a rough estimate of 120,000 people filled the same venue during the concert of OPM Hitmakers’ Rey Valera, Marco Sison, and Nonoy Zuniga, together with the Silent Sanctuary band.Both free concerts were capped off with a grand fireworks display thanks to the efforts of LGU-Ormoc, led by Mayor Lucy Torres Gomez, in collaboration with the Fiesta Executive Committee, headed by its chairman, Jude P. Abenoja, CPA. (By Gwen Maurillo & Photo grabbed from the City Government of Ormoc FB Page / EV Mail June 26-July 2, 2023 issue)