Capiztahan 2012: Fireworks Display

.          Capiztahan was coined from Capiz and Pista (Fiesta) – a merriment of sort. It marks the Foundation Day of the province of Capiz (“ceded” from what was previously Capiz-Aklan). It also marks the death anniversary of the most famous son of Capiz, President Manuel Acuna Roxas.

.          To celebrate the 111th Foundation Day of Capiz, the organizers mounted a 20-minute powerful fireworks display off Baybay Beach, to the delight of thousands of spectators who braved what they thought would be another traffic nightmare reminiscent of last year’s monstrous traffic jam that held Capiznons inside they cars for more than four hours in what should have only been a 10 minute ride back home!

.          This year, the organizers were prepared. There was order in the streets and traffic jam was limited to a few areas only. We were home in 30 minutes (but the normal travel time would actually be just 5 minutes).

.          Also this year, they used a barge and mounted the fireworks away from the shore, giving spectators a better view of the colorful flash of lights without suffocating in thick smoke. We were also lucky that the weather cooperated – clear skies complemented well the display of lights.

.          Until next year, an election year so expect more “fireworks” than what we saw this year.  For sure, Capiztahan 2013 will be a lot more interesting.

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