LOOK: Duterte lights up Malacañang's Christmas tree

Published December 2, 2021, 11:56 AM

by Ellson Quismorio

President Duterte led on Wednesday night, Dec. 1 the traditional Christmas tree lighting ceremony of the Office of the President at Kalayaan Grounds in Malacañang Palace.

(Malacañang photo)

(From left to right) Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Honeylet Avanceña, President Rodrigo Duterte, and Senator Bong Go (Malacañang photo)


Accompanying the President was his partner Honeylet Avanceña, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go, and Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea.

(Malacañang photo)

(Malacañang photo)


Together, the First Couple pressed a button to light up the Christmas tree to the delight of a small crowd that gathered in the area. Duterte delivered a short speech afterward.

The Presidential Chorale also performed during the ceremony.

 
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