There’s a lot more to February than being the month of sweets and roses.
Once again, it’s the month of the year with everyone’s favorite love-it-or-hate-it holiday: Valentine’s Day. It is not only the season for love, but also a month of entertainment, especially when there are plenty of live shows and events in Bacolod for February 2020 where you can surely have a blast. This month of love, treat yourself to either a concert from one of the Philippines’ intimate singers or a showcase of jazz music from international artists. If attending concerts is not your thing, there’s also a tattoo competition that you can join, a fight fest where you can place your bets on who the strongest mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter is, and an online business seminar where you can learn how to have a successful career at home. Scope out the upcoming events in Bacolod for February 2020 by reading the article below.
1. Nina Live in SMX Bacolod
When:February 7, 2020
Where:SMX Convention Center, SM City Bacolod, Reclamation Area, Bacolod City
Nina released her debut album in August of 2002.
Image: Kalipay Negrense Foundation Facebook Page
Let Nina’s voice move your love in mysterious ways this month of February. Nina is a Filipina singer, radio host, and an occasional songwriter that has captured the hearts of Filipinos with her romantic songs. The Soul Siren is behind famous hits like “Someday,” “Foolish Heart,” “Jealous,” and “Love Moves In Mysterious Ways.” Nina Live in SMX will also have a special guest: Wency Cornejo, Afterimage’s vocalist who pursued a solo career after the band separated.
Tip for a better experience: For ticket reservations and inquiries, please contact 0916-281-8162. You can also buy your tickets at iMart La Salle, iMart Northdrive, iMart Rosario St., and iMart Silay.
How to get to SMX Convention Center: Find a Homesite-Central Market PUV bound west outside of Lopue’s East Center. Get off at the North Wing of SM City Bacolod and proceed to the entrance. Then, ask the information desk located at the entrance on how to get to SMX Convention Center.
2. 6100 Fight Fest II
When:February 8, 2020
Where:Ayala Capitol Central Hall, Ayala Malls Capitol Central, Gatuslao Street, Bacolod City
Ringside - PhP1,200
VIP - PhP750
Gen ad - PhP300
Time to place your bets on who’s the best among Bacolod’s MMA fighters.
Image: Empire Sports & Entertainment Facebook Page
Fight fans of Bacolod are promised 10 exciting bouts from the most competitive fighters in the city. 6100 Fight Fest II is hosted by 6100 Martial Arts & Fitness Gym, home of Sugarlandia’s strongest fighters, in partnership with Empire Sports & Entertainment. This year, 20 players will go into a one-on-one battle of mixed martial arts at the Ayala Capitol Central Hall.
Tip for a better experience: You can purchase tickets at Empire Sports & Entertainment’s Official Facebook page by clicking this link: http://bit.ly/31kcuI0.
How to get to Ayala Malls Capitol Central: From Libertad Public Market, get on a Mandalagan-Libertad PUV. Ask the driver to drop you off in front of Ayala Malls Capitol Central. Then, cross the street and walk towards the main entrance of the mall.
3. B2B: Basic to Business
When:February 15, 2020
Where:Stonehill Suites, 18th Street, Corner San Agustin Drive, Bacolod City
If you are having a hard time looking for legitimate online jobs, The Social Scouts can help you out.
Image: The Social Scouts PH Facebook Page
B2B: Basic to Business is a seminar conducted by The Social Scouts Academy and Services that provides online business solutions to entrepreneurs and online business owners all over the world. Attendees will be taught the basics of virtual assistant tasks, business and freelancing branding, and social media marketing and management.A list of legitimate relevant platforms will also be shared to audience members.
Tip for a better experience: Participants are highly recommended to use their own laptops during the hands-on activities. Tickets will be available at the venue.
How to get to Stonehill Suites: If you are around 888 Chinatown Square, take a Bata-Libertad PUV heading north. Ask the driver to drop you off at the corner of BPI Lacson on 17th Street. Enter 17th street and turn left at the first corner to find Stonehill Suites.
4. 11th Bacolod Jazzfest
When:February 21, 2020
Where:La Proa Ballroom, L’Fisher Hotel, 14th Lacson Street, Bacolod City
Experience a night full of blasting sounds of freedom during the 11th Bacolod Jazzfest.
Image: Jazz Society of Negros Facebook Page
Listen to harmonic artists showcasing their own sound and style through jazz music this February at L’Fisher Hotel. The 11th Bacolod Jazzfest will feature international jazz artists like Brian Simpson, a contemporary jazz pianist and composer who has released eight albums, Jackiem Joyner, a smooth jazz saxophonist, and Anders Paulsson, who is known for his soprano saxophone performances. Filipino artists like Mike Tambasen Project, Joey Puyat, and Mojo Nova will also be performing at the music fest.
Tips for a better experience: You can purchase tickets in advance at L’Fisher Hotel. You can also stay up-to-date with the event’s announcements by clicking this link: http://bit.ly/3b94RIT.
How to get to L’Fisher Hotel: Hop on a Bata-Libertad PUV at the North Ceres Terminal and ask the driver to drop you off in front of L’Fisher Hotel. Once you get off, walk toward the entrance of the hotel.
5. Bacolod Tattoo Fest - Year 6
Day 1: February 22, 2020
Day 2: February 29, 2020
Day 1: SM City Bacolod Event Center (Atrium Area), SM City Bacolod, Reclamation Area, Bacolod City
Day 2: SMX Convention Center, SM City Bacolod, Reclamation Area, Bacolod City
Early Bird (until February 15, 2020) - PhP1,500 with event shirt
Same Day - PhP2,000 with event shirt
Nowadays, tattoos are becoming more of an art form as well as a form of self-expression.
Image: Impz Stubborn Facebook Page
Bacolod Tattoo Fest is a tattoo competition that gathers the best tattoo artists in Negros Island. The 6th tattoo fest is a two-day competition on separate weekends. The first day of the competition will have colored and black and grey categories where pre-made designs will be judged. For the second day, tattoo artists will be given an on-the-spot design—the best out-of-the-box art wins.
Tip for a better experience: Models of the tattoo artists should have a high pain tolerance. Please message Kitchen Events Management Services’ Facebook Page for registration: www.facebook.com/kdanceevents/.
How to get to SM City Bacolod: Please follow the instructions stated on the first number.
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Whether you’re single or taken, you will find plenty of things to do in Bacolod this February.
About Shanice Reyes
Shanice Reyes writes to buy herself good coffee and bike parts. When she's not writing, you can find her playing Ultimate Frisbee, traveling to new places, or hanging out with her dogs and tarantulas. Though she has an irrational fear of heights, she'd love to try sky-diving one day.
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