LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines – From a grand parade of delegates to the historic lighting of the friendship urn, Albay certainly put on a show for the 2016 Palarong Pambansa opening ceremony on Sunday, April 10.
The Albay Sports and Tourism Complex inside the Bicol University Main Campus lit up with the bright colors of more than 14,000 student-athletes from 18 regions. A lengthy fireworks display also brightened up the night sky.
Check out photos of the opening ceremony below.
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