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2 Govs, 1 Mayor to light up Tagum City’s famous Xmas Tree Tonight

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No less than two governors and one mayor will lead the lighting up of Tagum City'sfamous giant Christmas Tree at 7 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, November 21 at the Freedom Park at the back of Tagum City Hall. The lighting up, which will also coincide with the 3rd Food Festival, will be led by Mayor Rey Uy, Davao del Norte Governor Rodolfo del Rosario and Compostela Valley Governor Arturo Uy. “Tagum City became popular when it built the country’s tallest Christmas Tree in 2006 at 153 feet,” Engr. Nemar Jumarito of the City Engineer’s Office said. The city’s Christmas Tree was reduced to only 113 feet in 2011 but still had an interesting design. One of the attractions during the Christmas Tree lighting ceremony is the Christmas Medley rendition by the Tagum City Youth Orchestra which is composed of 330 music artists from the groups of Symphonic, Rondalla and Choir of the different schools in the city. He said this year’s Christmas Tree will stand 109 feet in height and will have a different…