Jam-packed Sinulog weekend in SM-A A +A
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
SM CITY Cebu celebrates the very famous Sinulog festival in the Queen City of the South. The Sinulog is an annual festival held on the third Sunday of January in Cebu City.
SM City Cebu together with Island Souvenirs and Sinulog Foundation Inc. has prepared exciting events for all the Cebuanos and balikbayans who are expected to flock the city during the month-long celebration.
Check out the winning entries during the Sinulog 2012 photo exhibit at the 3rd level of the Main Mall. Exhibit runs until January 27, 2013.
SM City Cebu brings back Cebu! Cebu! A showcase of the best products in Cebu, and the finest works of Cebuanos. See the stunning jewellery collections of Gladys Young, unique lamp designs by Hive – made-up of group of friends who acted upon a vision of producing exceptional lighting and interior accessories, creative furniture display by sisters Paula and Vikki Rodriguez, new collections of famed fashion designer Cary Santiago, and the photos taken by master photographers Dan Douglas Ong and Dr. Erwin Lim on the Chapel of San Pedro Calungsod at SM Seaside Complex, including its US-based architect Carlos Arnaiz, and videographer Dennis Bersales. Cebu! Cebu! exhibit runs from Jan. 12 to 31, 2013 at the Northwing Atrium.
Sinulog Foundation presents the Sinulog Queen Pre-Pageant Night on Jan. 17, 6 p.m. at the Northwing Atrium.
GMA 7 brings to Cebu another batch of Kapuso stars - Dingdong Dantes, Lorna Tolentino, Max Collins, Bong Revilla, Jennylyn Mercado, Rhian Ramos, Alden Richards, and Ehra Madrigal on Jan. 19, 5 p.m. at the Event Centre.
Another reason for you to spend Sinulog in SM City Cebu is the Sinulog Sale. Enjoy up to 50 percent off on selected items beginning Jan. 18-21, 2013.
Blackberry Mall Tour presents Enrique Gil, Gerald Anderson, and Rayver Cruz on Jan. 19, 3 p.m. in Northwing Atrium.
The hits singers of “Amalayer” will hold a mall show at the Event Centre on Jan. 19, 2 p.m. The “Amalayer” incident has been spoofed so many times on YouTube but two brothers made it into a song.
Experience an elusive night of tribal beats and house music with Gruppo Tribale and music icon DJ Elmer Dado on Jan. 19, 7 p.m. at the Northwing Atrium.
Don’t miss the 5th Sinulog Fireworks Competition on Jan. 19, 8 p.m. fronting The Northwing. Six pyrotechnic experts from all over the country will compete to win P100,000 as grand winner. The participants will be judged according to beauty, style, timing, and audience impact.
A must-see attraction on Jan. 20, Sinulog day, is the Pyrospectacular. See the colourful synchronized to music fireworks display by Pyroworks International beginning at 9 p.m. fronting the Northwing.
Aimee Torres, the original singer behind the hit song “Pusong Bato,” will do a mall show also on Jan. 20, 2 p.m. at the Event Centre.
Don’t miss the Mario D’ Boro Celebrity Mall Show featuring Ryan Boyce and Karen Reyes on Jan. 20, 5 p.m., at the Event Centre.
Party with the hottest DJ in the country, DJ Callum David live at the Northwing Atrium on Jan. 20, starting at 6 p.m.
Awarding of winners of the Sinulog 2013 photo and video documentary contest is set on Feb. 3, 2013 at SM Theatre One of SM City Cebu. Winning photos will also be exhibited from Feb. 3 to 10, 2013 at the 3rd level of the Main Mall.
For event updates, check-out SM City Cebu (Official) in Facebook.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on January 16, 2013.