The Iligan Bloggers Society (IBS), through its Executive Director Charmaine Xy-za O. Yape, officially released a statement that it will host the Mindanao Bloggers Summit 2011 (MBS5) on October 29-30, 2011.

 After detailed planning and numerous meetings, IBS Core Group voted to use the theme “One Green Mindanao: Mobilizing Bloggers to Promote Sustainable Lifestyle”.   The year’s summit will not only be a venue to converge Mindanao-based bloggers but also discuss issues on environment and to help formulate a better Mindanao through the promotion and the adaptation of a sustainable lifestyle.

 “With the prevalent issues on climate change, the Summit aims to promote natural balance and respect for the human symbiotic relationship with the Earth”, Ms. Yape stated.   She also wishes to invite all bloggers who are interested to attend the event and experience the vibrant Mindanao blogging community, and to share ideas and explore the potential impact of blogging and sustainable lifestyle.

MBS5 will have a pre-event activity Blogging 101 Seminar on September 22, 2011.   Among the topics to be discussed are the basics of blogging, web designing, online article writing and photography for the blogging enthusiasts and newbie bloggers.

As Iligan City has many tourist destinations the participants can visit,  IBS invites you to join the City Tour on October 30, 2011. One of the destinations to be visited will be the NPC Nature’s Park that houses the famous Maria Cristina Falls, for which Iligan City is famous for.

Updates on the details and how to register and participate in the Summit and City Tour will be released in the coming days.   You may register for Mindanao Bloggers Summit Email Updates at the  IBS Site or at the MBS5 Facebook Fanpage.   In the meantime, IBS would like to have your support by inviting your blogger friends to join us through your individual blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and other social networking sites account.

See you all in Iligan – the City of Majestic Waterfalls!

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