Dumaguete City Mayor Felipe Antonio “Ipe” Remollo led the community in the traditional light up ceremony of the giant Christmas Tree in the Quezon Park, Thursday evening. The event officially ushered the Yuletide season.

Councilors Alan Gel Cordova, Lilani Ramon, Michael Bandal and Joe Kenneth Arbas, City Administrator Ricardo Gonzalez, City Assistant Administrator Dr. Dinno Depositario and Joshua Morris Chief of the International Political Unit of the US Embassy joined Mayor Remollo in the countdown in lighting the Christmas Tree to the delight of the diverse crowd.