SM City General Santos : The Grand Year-end Party

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SM City General Santos gears up for a grand year-end party you'll never wanna miss!

Indulge to a merrier magical shopping , dining and entertaining experience as DJ Tom Taus and the Freestyle Band give you a taste of renowned Pinoy rock.

DJ Tommy T, or Prinsipe Cedie as we all know him, makes a comeback after 14 years of  leaving the country to migrate to the US. Tom Taus , the cute little brother of actress Antoinette Taus, has been making a name for himself in Hollywood as a DJ.

Be mesmerized by the soulful voice of one of the premier bands in the Philippines, The Freestyle Band. Influenced by rhythm and blues and urban music,Freestyle was dubbed as the most Popular Group Entertainer by Guillermo Awards in 2002. They were the makers of hit songs "So slow" and "Before I Let You Go".

Catch them all on the 30th of December , 7 PM as you also enjoy the extended mall hours until 10 o'clock in the evening. Enjoy world-class voice and international-calibre stage performances and get to witness the Magical Fireworks display at The Roof Deck of SM City General Santos.

For updates and queries, check out SM City General Santos Facebook account here, or call (083) 878-0667

More Fireworks for Gensan with Microtel by Wyndham's New Year's Countdown

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We just cant get enough! 

Great, colorful balls of fire lit up the Gensan airspace in the 
1st Gensan Pyrotechnics Competition
 c to Edwin Espejo

After the successful launching of the 3-day fireworks competition dubbed as 1st Gensan Pyrotechnic Competition and the grandiose display of fireworks during the culminating activity of Paskuhan sa Gensan 2014, General Santos City once again awaits for a spectacular fireworks frenzy with the upcoming New Year's countdown by the City's only International-brand hotel, Microtel by Wyndham Gensan.

Celebrating December full of Yuletide happenings and New Year's revelry, Microtel's Christmas celebration are in full swing in Gensan having a number of exciting events that will surely want you coming back for more!

Located right at the Valley High Complex, a lifestyle haven teeming with restaurants, cafĂ©’s, and bars, Microtel GenSan started December right with a successful Christmas Tree Lighting event attended by city officials and Valley High patrons. The affair included a parade at the top of the program as well as a choir performance by the Children’s Joy Foundation and children of the Valley High tenants, which culminated with the lighting of the Christmas tree made of bamboo.

Microtel GenSan also launched its online promo. Take a selfie with the hotel’s Christmas tree as your background and post it in your Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook account with the hashtags #MicrotelPH and #MicrotelGenSan by December 31, 2014, and get a chance to win some cool freebies from the hotel.

On December 15 to 20, Microtel GenSan also hosted a Christmas Choral Competition which was participated in by numerous choral groups from corporate organizations, special interests, to the academe. 

And on December 31, the hotel welcomes 2015 with its special New Year’s Countdown. Including overnight accommodations with breakfast in a Double Room for P3,750, or a Suite for P4,750, the package includes a New Year’s Eve Dinner for two (2), a show featuring PULSE RATE, raffle draw, and fireworks display when the clock strikes midnight.

Microtel GenSan provides a safe, secure stay in decent-sized rooms and a good night’s sleep care of chiropractor-approved, queen-sized mattresses that are good for your back. Whether you’re in GenSan for business, pleasure, or just want to enjoy experiencing the Christmas season, Microtel GenSan at the Valley High Complex is the place to spend the season.

Microtel by Wyndham GenSan is located at the Valley High Complex, National Highway, General Santos City. For more information call tel. (083) 553-8080, cel. (0917) 319-7447 or email

Microtel by Wyndham® pioneered the no-frills hotel concept in the Philippines that targets the mid-market. Its approach is back-to-basics and focuses on providing consistently clean, comfortable, and secure accommodations at value rates. Microtel currently has 13 properties at Acropolis Q.C., Baguio, Batangas, Boracay, Cabanatuan, Cavite, Davao, General Santos, Manila, Puerto Princesa, South Forbes (near Nuvali, Sta. Rosa), Tarlac, and UP Technohub Q.C.  All Microtel by Wyndham hotels in the Philippines are managed by Microtel Development Corp., the hospitality arm of the PHINMA Group. For more information, call the Manila Sales Office at (+632) 899-7171, email or log on to You may also follow us on Twitter @microtelph and like us on Facebook at for promos and updates.

Paskuhan sa Gensan 2014: 12 Deeds of Christmas

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The Christmas Season is said to be the most wonderful time of the year. People seem to be more generous and are more inclined to share their blessings to everyone.

In line with the activities prepared for the staging of Paskuhan sa Gensan 2014, The Local Government of General Santos City in Partnership with the Department of Education and in coordination with the GSC Tourism Council and the GSC Tuna Capital Foundation Inc. bring you :

Taking inspiration from the song 12 Days of Christmas, the program, through the help of some generous partners,
aims to make 12 wishes come true this Christmas.

Do you want to give someone 
an unforgettable Christmas?
Send in your Christmas Wish for him/her.

How to join:

  • Send us your wish for someone else. It can be your neighbor, your friend, your co-worker or any random person whom you think deserves a Christmas Surprise.
  • Tell us their story and their profile: Name, Address, Contact Details.Send your wishes not later than December 8, 2014.

    1. Dear Paskuhan sa Gensan, Please help buy my neighbor a nebulizer. The old man has been suffering from emphysema for years now and they just could not afford one .
    2. Dear Paskuhan sa Gensan, I hope you can help send my labandera's daughter to college. She is a bright girl and has always been an achiever, but her parents just could not afford to send her to school.

Send your wishes to :
Paskuhan sa Gensan 2014 Secretariat
2/F RD Building, General Santos City

or email it to:

A group of evaluators will be choosing the 12 lucky recipients for the 12 Deeds of Christmas. Winners will be notified in person of the good news and the wishes for them will be given  by our partners on December 24, 2014 during the Noche Buena Party of Paskuhan sa Gensan 2014.

You may call or text 0932.515.5165 for more details.
*The 12 Deeds of Christmas is an Official Program of Paskuhan sa Gensan 2014


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Its the most wonderful time of the year again!

The Local Government of General Santos City in partnership with the Department of Education and in coordination with the General Santos City Tourism Council and the GSC Tuna Capital Foundation Inc. present this year's Paskuhan sa Gensan 2014 with the theme: "Pasko ng Pamilyang Heneral, Pasko ng Pasasalamat"

This year's celebration is anchored on thanksgiving for all the blessings we had received for the whole year, extending and sharing it to our loved ones and to people whom we see as part of our family.

December 5, 2014 marks the soft opening of the "Pamilihan sa Paskuhan" otherwise known as the flea market, where shoppers can go and get some good finds for Kris Kringle and more. 

The Christmas Carnival will also be officially opening its gate to the public.  For their pilot run , the carnival management will be having an OPEN HOUSE for one hour! Get a chance to enjoy different rides and attractions for free!

These will be preceded by the Lighting of the DepEd Alley at Plaza Heneral at 6:00 in the evening as spearheaded by our creative teachers from the different Divisions of the Department of Education.

Watch as the palm-lined lanes of Plaza Heneral turns into a cool frosty alley! Wishing to find Olaf? Hmmm, let's see!

Just a Sneakpeek.

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas here! 

Visit here for more updates on Paskuhan sa Gensan 2014, 
#VisitGensan !