Amid the rains, Dr. Rico Absin and Mayor Felipe Antonio “Ipe” Remollo led the soft opening of the famed Dumaguete Christmas House, Tuesday evening.

Mayor Remollo commended Dr. Absin and family for selflessly sharing their cherished tradition and tribute to the Yuletide season to the communtiy, which is now on its 29th year. The Christmas Light Up of Dr. Absin’s house in Barangay Piapi is among the highly anticipated local events of the season.

The Saint Paul University band provided lively rendition of several christmas songs. Members of the Dumaguete Festival and Arts Society and key officials of the Securities and Exchange Commission were also present to share the joy of the event. Visitors are welcome until January 7, 2018.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!