Baler Links

Baler on the net:

Baler is 400 Years Old. from Bilingual Pen.com. About the different events of the Baler 400 Years Celebration. Here’s more we should look out for:

Ongoing from March to December is a playwriting competition for radio and film. In June, there will be a sabutan fashion show. Also upcoming is the Juana La Loca production.

Slated for August are the airing of the “Tabak at Sampaguita” series over DZRH, and the staging of the zarzuela “Baler ng Puso Ko,” “Gabi ng Musikang Filipino,” and “Balagtasan Para sa Paglinis at Paglunti ng Baler.”

In September, the “Green the World” clean up project in Baler will be launched; and in October, the UN Stand Up and Take Action Against Poverty campaign will take place.

Planned for November and December is the Hispanic heritage-linked studies with participants from Union Latina in cooperation with UNESCO, Spain, Casa Asia/Instituto Cervantes leading to “Baguio to Baler Arts Caravan.” Also planned for December is the setting up of the Baler Arts Academy.

More activities are lined up for the Baler 400th anniversary celebration including those of under the National Historical Institute and the National Museum.

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By the way, Baler is actually more than 400 years old. It’s already here when the Spanish landed in 1609.

Little Paradise. From Raneil Antonio Ibay’s Multiply Page:

Merely describing Baler would not suffice. You’d have to be there to know what I mean. Experiencing this little paradise for yourself is the only way you’ll see the true essence of Baler.

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Another ANSHS website/blog spotted on the web. This one looks promising.

The Baler Adventure from Philippines Travel Blog:

If you are a wannabe surfer however and you want to hone or discover your as yet undeveloped surfing skills far from the prying eyes of surfing pros, then this is the place to be. As a beach it has a really long shoreline and a wide beach front but be sure to take note that if you dislike anything that’s un-white, this is not the place for you.

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Great Photos of Baler by Manny Rosario. Check out the macro shots.

Baler Buena Vista Photo Contest Winners:

Upon the invitation of National Commission on Culture and Arts (NCCA) Chairman Cecille Guidote – Alvarez and Aurora Province Governor Bella Flor Angara – Castillo, a group of photographers from the Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation (FPPF) went to Baler, Aurora to shoot the scenic sites there. With about 25 photographers from the FPPF, a mini photo contest was held and the winners’ photos are now displayed in an exhibit at the Senate second floor lobby along with

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Baler Getaway

The Virgins of Baler noticed the junks littering Sabang Beach.

Breathtaking Baler

About kidlat

Joseph T. Gonzales, aka Kidlat is the creator of Batangbaler, the website and online community of all the scattered Balereños and Aurorans on Earth. He is based in Baler.

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