Friday, November 27, 2009

Kayak Explore -- Cebu - Bohol Crossing

December 3-6, 2009

A prelude to launching the 125km kayak marathon and flotilla crossing is the Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu Kayaking Eco-Games and Forum. This day is intended to show the sporting challenges and fun aspect of kayaking with its relevance to community-based efforts to provide livelihood and capability building opportunities. Local participants will be coming from some coastal municipalities of Cebu and Mactan. This will be held on December 3 under the new Fernan Bridge hosted by Lapu-Lapu City Tourism Commission and the Sports and Events Bureau.

From Mactan Island, Cebu to the Island of Bohol, kayakers will cross the 125 km scenic route passing through a motley of islets coves, mangroves and river deltas. From Punta Engano down following a 5 km coastal run along Mactan Island passing through resorts and other sites, then on to Olango, down to Getafe, Bohol.

The race and eco touring flotilla will then move eastward towards Panglao passing through coastwise and municipal waters; stopping by at designated control points where local packages and tours are introduced. Coastal municipalities participate with their local cuisine, products and cultural presentation.

The crossing would have four (4) components, namely:

a. 3-Leg 125Km Kayak Marathon under two (2) categories, the sit-in and the sit-on-top
b. Kayak Clinics and 5km Novice Races
c. Flotilla – For pre-booked tourists, supporters and sight seers who would be riding a banca following the route of the paddlers for the entire trip, stopping at points of interests, eco-cultural tourism sites and attractions in the coastal communities along the way;
d. Eco tour day, overnight and 3Days/2Night packages available from Mactan to Getafe, Tagbilaran to Tubigon, Maribojoc and Panglao.

This three-day event would have overnight sleep-overs at locations in Tubigon and Maribojoc. Finish line is set at the Bohol Beach Club, while awarding ceremonies and a victory party to be conducted at the Dumaluan Beach in Bolod.


Saturday, November 21, 2009

Kabkaban Festival 09 - Carcar, Cebu

Carcar celebrates KABKABAN FESTIVAL 2009

When: Nov. 24 - 25, 2009

The festival is not just a religious fanfare in honor of the town’s patroness, St. Catherine of Alexandria, but a cultural catalogue of the town’s historical periods and industry like shoemaking, as well as their arts that is showcased through street dancing and parade.

Venue: Carcar, Cebu


Saturday, November 14, 2009

Friday Nightlife in Cebu


Music from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s
Toast to the good times, or simply wind down with friends after a long
week. Listen to the definitive sounds of 3 of music’s most unforgettable
decades at Cebu’s chicest hot spot on weekends.
Venue: Waterfront Hotel & Casino, Lahug
Phone: 232 6888


With Cebu’s best acoustic bands.
Venue: Alejandro’s Filipino Resto / 10pm onwards
Phone: 253 7921


Hip Hop and RnB Beats serve fresh and hot with Deejay Krizz Bones and Marlon Orellano
Venue: VUDU
Phone: 234 0836 / 236 7700


With DJ’s Hans, Marlon & Jude bringing you essential mixes for the week’s end.
Johnnie Walker Man-days, get special freebies when you avail of a JW bottle, Friday nights only.
Venue: Formo
Phone: 416 1990 / 236 7700


With stand up comedian MYRA and a sing-along session.
Venue: F&B bar
Phone: 262 7631

source: Bite Magazine

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Cebu Guitar Festival '09

Cebu Guitar Festival 2009 (November 24 - 28, 2009)

Watch out for the performances of Cebu’s top guitarists. Two-day indoor performances by acoustic and electric bands covering the whole spectrum of the music genre as well as a three-day outdoor concert with all performances becoming a collaboration of our local musicians such as The Dark Side of the Moon Project, the “Bass Collective”. Blues, Rock and Metal Supergroups, Dumaguete’s World Music Assembly and many more collaborations.

With guitar exhibits, workshops and photo exhibits and contests.
Check out for updates.
Venue: The Outpost, Lahug, Cebu City
Phone: 417 2929