MARIKINA CITY, September 30 (PIA) – The city government of Marikina on Monday launched its Shoe Caravan and Mega Shoe Sale bringing quality, stylish and affordable shoes to different areas of Metro Manila.
The Shoe Caravan is part of the Marikina Shoe Festival 2013 and will be in Valenzuela City from September 30 to October 2.
It is set to visit Malabon City on October 3, Caloocan City on October 7, Navotas City on October 8, Quezon City on October 9 to 10, Pasig City on October 11, Taguig City on October 14 to 15, Pateros on October 16 to 17, Muntinlupa City on October 18, San Juan on October 21 to 22.
It will also visit Manila on October 23 to 24, Pasay City on October 25, Paranaque City on October 28 to 29, Las Pinas City on November 4 to 5, Makati City on November 6 to 7, and Mandaluyong City on November 8.
The Marikina City Government also opened Monday the Sapatos Central at the city hall grounds. It is a one-stop shop that sells genuine Marikina shoes at price 30% cheaper compared to their commercial counterparts.
“Sapatos Central will be an addition to the previously opened shoe bazaar at Patio Del Zapateros and will be open until November 15, 2013,” Marikina Mayor Del de Guzman said.
"Sapatos Central sells quality Marikina shoes known for durability, comfort and affordability. These shoes are made by 48 shoe companies that joined this year's shoe festival. We guarantee the caliber of these footwear products since they undergo strict quality check," the Mayor added.
Aside from the shoes on sale, the Sapatos Central city showcases a 20-feet giant Christmas tree adorned with 315 shoe lasts as main embellishment.
This year’s Sapatos Festival will run until December 30, 2013. (Marikina-PIO/EPC/RJB/PIA-NCR)