Ready for Palaro

A firefighter hoses down the bleachers of the Davao City UP Sports Complex in Davao City on 27 April 2019 in preparation for the opening of the 2019 Palarong Pambansa on 28 April 2019. Some 20,000 athletes, coaches and games officials from the country’s 17 regions are in the city for the annual national sports event that Davao City last hosted in 1950. MindaNews photo by MANMAN DEJETO