ORMOC EMBRACES THE BEAUTY AND SIGNIFICANCE OF THE FLORES DE MAYO with an exquisite celebration of Kalachuchi de Mayo on May 26, 2023.

The collaboration of the City Government of Ormoc, Sts. Peter and Paul Parish, and the Parish Youth Ministry brought a symphony of devotion and culture to life. The event stood as a magnificent tribute, intertwining the cherished traditions of Flores De Mayo and Santa Cruzan, and paying homage to the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Together with the entourage composed of the many Sagalas from the different barangays under the jurisdiction of the said parish, 10 pairs of Kalachuchi De Mayo contestants captivated the audience in their arko, gowns, and barongs. Each masterpiece, meticulously crafted by talented homegrown designers, echoed the city’s rich heritage and artistic prowess.

Gracing also the event was Marisol Suganob as Reyna de los Flores. Alongside her, Charybel Faith Dizon embraced the title of Reyna Elena. John Caesar Cortes took on the noble role of Constantino. And gracing the procession as Reyna Emperatriz was Julie Torres, the mother of City Mayor Lucy Torres Gomez. (Grabbed from the City Government of Ormoc FB Page / EV Mail May 22-28, 2023 issue)