Albay VG-elect Lagman joins Tabak Festival 2019 celebration


Albay Vice Governor-elect Edcel Grex Lagman has joined the celebration of Tabak Festival 2019 in Tabaco, Albay.

Lagman also paid a visit to Tabaco’s former Mayor and his uncle Alex A. Burce

“Happy Tabak Festival 2019, Tabaqueños! So happy to visit in his house one of Tabaco City’s best mayors, my uncle Atty. Alex A. Burce ( Mayor of Tabaco, 1998-2007),” said the VG-elect.

“At the background are the framed Certificates of Admission to the Philippine Bar issued by the Supreme Court of Uncle Lex and my grandpa (Fiscal Abelardo B. Burce). There’s also unc’s law school graduation photo which will give one an idea how handsome he was–and still is. Haha,”he said.

Lagman also took a trip down memory lane, saying that his uncle’s house holds many childhood memories.

“This house in Basud, Tabaco City is so full of wonderful memories. No childhood summer passed without mama and papa and all my six siblings spending at least a month here,” he said.

Meanwhile, Lagman also hailed the anime concept of Tabak Festival this year.

“Tabak Animated Festival. Cosplay-anime is the theme for this year’s installment of Tabaco City’s LGU Night,” he said.

“It’s conceptualized by my sister, Mayor Krisel Lagman. Her official family–through its participating departments– will perform their skits bringing to life Japanese anime characters. Siguradong bonggang Cosplay ito! Haha,” added Lagman.