A concert or two are some of the events you can expect in Cebu this June.
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The coming of June signals the coming of the rainy season. And when it rains, it pours. But instead of rain, you can expect a number of exciting upcoming events in Cebu this June 2019. Two concerts, a music festival, a trade show, and an open mic night are just some of the activities waiting for you when you drop by Cebu this coming June.
Ticket Price:PhP 2,500 for delegates; Free for visitors/general public
All roads lead to SM Seaside City Cebu this coming June of CebuCon 2019.
If you are looking to update yourself about the latest trends in the construction industry, you may want to check out CebuCON 2019. This annual trade show will have exhibits of the latest products, technology, and services in the construction business. You may opt to attend it as a visitor or as a delegate and attend some activities slated during the event.
Tip: To get the most out of you visit to an exhibit, check out the program of activities ahead of time and choose the activities you want to attend.
How to get there: From SM City Cebu, you can hop on a MyBus to SM Seaside City Cebu.
Cebu celebrates the World Music Day with an open mic night.
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On the evening of June 21, La Vie Parisienne will host the CebuLitFest and Fete Dela Musique Open Mic 2019. Presented by the Cebu Literary Festival and Alliance Francaise de Cebu, the event will feature spoken word along with acoustic performances by local artists and music enthusiasts. If you have the knack for music and are looking for a place to showcase your talents, you may want to join this event. Who knows? You may even be a hidden gem waiting to be discovered.
Tip: If you are planning on performing in an open mic event, be comfortable with the songs you will perform to drive away the jitters once you are on stage.
How to get there: From Ayala Center Cebu, you can ride a jeepney headed for Lahug at the Ayala Center Cebu Jeepney Terminal. Tell the driver to let you off at La Vie Parisienne.
3. KAMIQUESOHOUNDZ 2019 CEBU
When:June 22, 2019
Where:City Di Mare Events Ground, South Road Properties, Cebu City
Ticket Price:PhP 1,188 for Gold tickets; PhP 888 for Silver tickets; PhP 588 for Bronze tickets
Three of the most popular metal bands are expected to rock Cebu this coming month.
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Kamikazee, Queso, and Greyhoundz are bringing their acts to Cebu in a one-night-only concert on June 22. KAMIQUESOHOUNDZ 2019 CEBU is a part of the multiple city concert tour of the three popular metal bands. Kamikazee is known for hit songs such as “Narda,”“Huling Sayaw,” and “Tsinelas.” Queso gained popularity in the late 90s and early 200s through hits like “Enes,”“Parusa,” and “Mottaka.” On the other hand, Greyhoundz became a household name through songs such as “Apoy” and “Your Puppet and Clown.” The song “Even” is one of the songs on the original soundtrack of the 2002 Marvel movie “Spiderman.”
Tip: Familiarize yourself with the songs of the band performing at the concert so you can sing along with the crowd during the event.
How to get there: From SM City Cebu, you can hop on a MyBus to SM Seaside City Cebu where you can ride another MyBus to City Di Mare.
Where:Cebu Trade Hall,SM City Cebu, North Reclamation Area, Cebu City
Ticket Price:PhP 2,500
Discover your hidden potential at the YOUnique Conference 2019.
Image: Cebu Trade Hall
Do you really know yourself? If you want to know more about yourself, you may want to join the YOUnique Conference XIX hosted by Mr. Jayson Lo. The coach and inspirational speaker will help you discover your true potential and allow you to change your life for the better. Held at the Cebu Trade Hall of SM City Cebu, the event will give you the chance to learn how to become the best version of yourself.
Tip: Get a good night’s rest before a conference so you’ll be receptive to whatever information the speakers have during the event.
How to get there: From Ayala Center Cebu, ride a jeepney to SM City Cebu.
Get the chance to enhance your health at the Cebu Yoga Fest 2019.
Image: YogaHub Cebu
For 2019, YogaHub Cebu is set on hosting another wellness festival for residents and visitors to the Queen City of the South. The Cebu YogaFest 2019 is expected to be bigger and better and is open to everyone in the family. Aside from the different wellness activities at the venue, you can also get a free recovery massage at the RecoveR booth after practicing yoga.
Tip: Check out the activities ahead of time so you can attend the activities you want to join during a festival.
How to get there: From Ayala Center Cebu, ride a jeepney headed for Banilad and get off at Gaisano Country Mall. Montebello Villa Hotel is located right behind the mall.
The world music day continues at a more intimate level at ASPACE Cebu.
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On June 28, Cebu will continue its celebration of Fête de la Musique (World Music Day) at ASPACE Cebu. This annual event started in 1982 in France and has spread across the globe. Acoustic: Fête de la Musique 2019 gives local artists the chance to show their talents through live performances at ASPACE. If you love music, you will enjoy this intimate affair where different musical genres are expected to be showcased on the stage.
Tip: Show your appreciation to performances by new artists by applauding whenever suitable. Remember, the big-name bands you like also started small.
How to get there: From Ayala Center Cebu, ride a jeepney headed for Banilad. Get off at Crossroads near the foot of the flyover. ASPACE Cebu is located at Crossroads.
7. IV of Spades: Sweet Shadow Tour Cebu
When:June 29, 2019
Where:IEC Convention Center of Cebu, Mabolo, Cebu City
Ticket Price:PhP 2,800 for VVIP (includes a signed CD, a poster, and sound check pass) tickets; PhP 2,500 for VIP tickets; PhP 1,500 for Silver tickets; PhP 750 for General Admission tickets
Cebu is one of the places the IV of Spades will visit for their concert this coming month.
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On the last Saturday of June, you can groove to the music of IV of Spades in a one-night-only concert at the IEC Convention Center of Cebu. The IV of SPADES: The Sweet Shadow Tour Cebu is the last stop of the nationwide tour of the group known for their “funk rock” musical style and 1970s-inspired outfits. Among the more popular songs of the group are “In My Prison,” “Huli Na Ba Ang Lahat,” and “Mundo.”
Tip: Wear comfortable clothes when you attend concerts and expect to groove to the music together with the rest of the crowd.
How to get there: From SM City Cebu, you can ride a jeepney going to Lahug and get off across the IEC Convention Center of Cebu in Mabolo.
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These events will likely to convince you to take a side trip to the Queen City of the South this coming June.
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