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2014 Palarong Pambansa grand launch held by DepEd

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The recent launch of Palarong Pambansa 2014 held by the DepEd at the ULTRA in Pasig City was a grand and star-studded affair. Laguna won the bid to host this year’s Palarong Pambansa, the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) of which was signed by DepEd Sec. Armin A. Luistro and Laguna Governor ER Ejercito.

 

In his pledge of commitment speech, Gov. ER expressed excitement over Laguna’s turn to host the games on May 4 to 10. He stressed that Laguna is all set to welcome 15,000-17,000 athletes, coaches and officials from 17 regions of the country. The athletes will compete in 19 sports disciplines in 399 athletic events in seven days.

 “This is the time that the Province of Laguna is hosting Palarong Pambansa and this momentous event is the best time to showcase our unique traditions, culture, products, services, tourism destinations, as well as our successes and achievements in local governance,” Gov. ER said. Laguna has six cities and 24 municipalities.

“It is a great honor and a testament of Laguna’s capability and preparedness to stage the country’s grandest Palarong Pambansa ever, which aims to develop the character of the youth of our nation and instill in them the values of discipline, dedication, humility and self-confidence through sports. These are the same values that our youth need in all aspects of their lives. After all, in Laguna, sports is a way of life.”

Gov. ER also said they started the ground works for Palarong Pambansa 2014 last year in order to ensure its success. To start off, the 30-second TV ad of Palarong Pambansa in Laguna has already been aired on major television networks as early as December 2013.

“The La Laguna Festival: The Festival of Life, awarded as the Best Tourism Event of the Philippines in 2011, 2012 and 2013, and is nowadays DOT-ATOP Hall of Fame Pearl awardee will be incorporated in our historic hosting of Palarong Pambansa 2014.”

 

Gov. ER concluded his speech by saying, “The Palarong Pambansa in Laguna will be the benchmark of future Palarong Pambansa.”  Manila Bulletin

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