As the Christmas season draws near, Robinsons Starmills Pampanga will be transformed into a dramatic display of colorful giant Christmas paroles as it once again hosts the Giant Lantern Festival which will kick off on December 16 . This was formalized by the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between Robinsons Malls and CSFP Giant Lantern Festival Foundation Inc.
Present during the signing of MOA are (L-R) Jodee Paulette Arroyo, Regional Operations Manager; Tommy L. O, Senior Consultant for Government Relations and Special Projects; Irving L. Wu, Operations Director – Luzon; Hon. Edwin D. Santiago, Mayor City of San Fernando Pampanga Honorary Chairman Giant Lantern Festival 2017; Alfrito Mah, Giant Lantern Festival Foundation President; Virgilio Cortez, Giant Lantern Festival 2017 Overall Chairperson.
The giant parols made by the intricate hands of Kapampangan artisans are renowned for its large size, brilliant colors, and flashing kaleidoscopic patterns.
The Giant Lantern Festival 2017 will be participated by 10 barangays who will be competing against each other as they exhibit their best Christmas parols in Robinsons Starmills Pampanga. Shoppers and spectators will be delighted to view the Giant Lantern Display on December 17 to 21, December 25 to 30, 2015 and January 1 & 2.
The Giant Lantern Festival 2017 showcases the Kampampangan’s creativity in producing colorful giant Christmas parols. Prior to the big day, everyone can have join in the celebration of the Sinukwan Festival happening on November 25 to December 2.