It’s without a shred of doubt the grandest festival of the North, the City of Pines has once more fascinated millions of tourists and visitors alike in the recent Panagbenga Grand Float Parade set on the 1st of March 2015.

PMA color guards led the Panagbenga Grand Float Parade 2015.

A cluster of Vikings of the Berk Island from the 3D–animated film “How to Train Your Dragon.”
With this year’s theme, “Across 20 Years: Blossoming Together,” the floral parade speak for itself what the inviting Cordillera has to offer the world. As part of the month–long activities of the Panagbenga Festival 2015, the annual float parade is considered the highlight and most awaited part of the festive event.

Korean costplayers modeled an aegyo pose during the floral parade.
St. Louis University’s marching band serenades the crowd with their festive music.
NLEX’s spectacular circus town–themed floriated float.
Every kids most loved bee in Jollitown–concept float.
A group of cultural artists performing an ethnic, indigenous music and dance.
The Panagbenga Grand Float Parade 2015 showcased 16 contending floats decorated with flowers of different colors and varieties, even greens and fruits freshly–picked from the foggy highlands. All floats of varied shades, from the flora and fauna, rich culture of the Cordillera, Mother Earth as well as the world of fairies, Vikings and dragons were indeed imaginative and brilliantly conceptualized.

One of the smiling performers and runners up of the Panagbenga Grand Street Parade 2015.
Epic The Movie–inspired entry of the defending champion.

Simple yet beautiful floral float of the City of Baguio showcasing the products of the five municipalities of Metro Baguio.
Beautiful highlands–themed flower mosaic of The Manor guesthouse.
SM Baguio’s work of art showing the way of life and rich culture of the Cordilleran people.

A combination of locally grown and imported blooms showcased in one of the contending floats.

It’s the two–headed green dragon Hideous Zippleback flown by Viking Ruffnut and Tuffnut.
Hiccup’s companion Toothless, a pretty dangerous Night Fury dragon.
Floral masterpiece of the hall of famer Baguio Country Club inspired by the animated-fantasy movie, “How to Train Your Dragon."
Every year the flower festival continues to draw, attract sea of tourists and with summertime just a month away, to see and experience the Pines Capital suits right on your travel bucket list.


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