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Marikina, TWG members hold meeting for Palarong Pambansa 

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Marikina City - The members of the Palarong Pambansa 2023 Technical Working Group gathered in Marikina City for the three-day Technical Conference as part of the preparations for the annual national sports competition.

On the first day of the meeting, various topics were discussed by the attendees, including the readiness of Marikina City as the host city, the programs for the opening and closing ceremonies, billeting and playing venues, unity dance, exhibition events, indigenous games, and side events.

The Technical Working Group, composed of key officials from the Department of Education, the local government, and representatives from the Philippine Sports Commission, delved into the intricate details of organizing a successful and memorable Palarong Pambansa.


The preparations for Marikina City as the host city took center stage during the discussions. The local government representatives shared updates on the infrastructure, facilities, and accommodations that will accommodate the athletes, coaches, and officials during the duration of the games.

The program for the opening and closing ceremonies was another crucial aspect tackled during the conference. The participants brainstormed ideas to ensure that the ceremonies would showcase the rich culture, talent, and spirit of the host city, leaving a lasting impression on the attendees.

The billeting and playing venues were carefully assessed to guarantee the comfort and suitability for the various sports events. The Technical Working Group explored ways to optimize the venues and ensure that they meet the required standards for fair and competitive gameplay.

In addition to the sports competitions, the Technical Conference also discussed the unity dance, exhibition events, and indigenous games that would add color and diversity to the Palarong Pambansa experience. These events aim to celebrate the cultural heritage of the participating regions and promote camaraderie among the athletes.


The attendees were honored to have Ms. Mylene Leyba, a representative from the Philippine Sports Commission, in their midst. Her presence served as a testament to the commitment and support of the national government in making the Palarong Pambansa a resounding success.

As the first day of the Technical Conference concluded, the participants expressed their enthusiasm and determination to ensure that the Palarong Pambansa 2023 would be a memorable and well-organized event. They recognized the significance of their roles in promoting sportsmanship, camaraderie, and healthy competition among the young athletes from different regions across the country.

With 81 days remaining until the Palarong Pambansa 2023, the Technical Working Group, in collaboration with Marikina City and the various government agencies involved, will continue to work tirelessly to address the logistical, operational, and programmatic aspects of the sports competition. Their collective efforts aim to provide a remarkable and meaningful experience for all participants and spectators.

Marikina City, known for its passion for sports and its vibrant community, is excited and honored to host the upcoming Palarong Pambansa. The city's commitment to excellence and warm hospitality will surely leave a lasting impression on the athletes and visitors alike.

As the countdown to the Palarong Pambansa 2023 continues, the Technical Working Group, alongside Marikina City, will work hand in hand to create a successful and unforgettable event that showcases the best of Filipino youth sports talent and fosters unity and camaraderie among all participants.

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