SM Cabanatuan opens Yuletide with golden tree

posted November 11, 2019 at 08:45 pm
by  Brenda Jocson
Cabanatuan, Nueva—A 45-foot-tall Christmas Tree surrounded by sparkling golden Arctic- inspired decorations, thousands of flickering lights, hundreds of glittering tinsel balls and 20 giant golden bears highlighted this year’s Christmas Launch at SM City Cabanatuan on Sunday.

SM Cabanatuan opens Yuletide with golden tree
COLORS OF CHRISTMAS. SM City San Jose del Monte turns its main atrium into a Santa Claus Village as children enjoy the traditional lighting of a Christmas tree complemented with a snow and confetti drop. Orlan Mauricio
Ian Ezekiel Balao, SM regional operations manager, said the celebration is just a start of many fun-filled activities at the mall this season.

“We encourage the whole community to celebrate this season with SM mall here, from the wide selection of gift finds, gift giving through Bears of Joy campaign, up to the biggest events that brings the spirit of Christmas home,” Balao said.

SM Cabanatuan opens Yuletide with golden tree
COLORS OF CHRISTMAS. This year, SM launched ‘Sparkling Christmas,’ signalling the different Christmas festivities, dazzling sights, ecstatic sounds, and a lot of holiday finds, which were repeated in SM malls in Marilao, Masinag and San Mateo. Manny Palmero
The event drew spectators to the powerful singing performances of artist Frenchie Dy, who sang with the audience and expresses her happiness to visit Cabanatuan City and become part of this year’s Christmas event.

At SM Megacenter also in this city on Friday, the mall highlighted family bonding over modern technology, creating scenes of families hanging out together in a theme park, experiencing exciting rides, and walking through sparkling alleys in a great carnival-inspired centerpiece. 

Carol Licup, assistant mall manager, said the attraction “will give so much excitement and magical feeling to children and to mall goers.”

“A carnival is a happy place, same with SM malls as we combine these two happy places into one, definitely it will be the best place in the province of Nueva Ecija,” said Licup.

SM Cabanatuan opens Yuletide with golden tree
COLORS OF CHRISTMAS. This year, SM launched ‘Sparkling Christmas,’ signalling the different Christmas festivities, dazzling sights, ecstatic sounds, and a lot of holiday finds, which were repeated in SM malls in Marilao, Masinag and San Mateo. Jun David
The events were graced by local government officials led by Provincial Board Member Jojo Matias, City Councilors Peewee Mendoza, Junnie Del Rosario, and Joselito Roque, DTI provincial director Brigida Pili, Provincial tourism officer Atty. Jose Maria Ceasar San Pedro, provincial tourism advocate Armando Giron, and other well-known local personalities.

The malls also promoted their charity campaign, the SM Bears of Joy, where shoppers can buy two bears for only P200 pesos ― one to keep and the other to be donated to less fortunate children this Christmas.

SM Cabanatuan opens Yuletide with golden tree
COLORS OF CHRISTMAS. This year, SM launched ‘Sparkling Christmas,’ signalling the different Christmas festivities, dazzling sights, ecstatic sounds, and a lot of holiday finds, which were repeated in SM malls in Marilao, Masinag, and San Mateo. Manny Palmero 
The next major event is the Sky Dance Holiday Drone Show on November 23 and 24 at SM Megacenter and SM City Cabanatuan respectively.

Topics: Christmas Launch , SM City Cabanatuan , Ian Ezekiel Balao , Frenchie Dy
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