Weeklong Harvest of Cebu’s Arts

On its third year, Cebu joins the celebration of the National Arts Month by inviting artists and art lovers to join the Cebu City Arts Week this February 11 -16 at the Plaza Independencia. Guided by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts’ theme “Ani ng Sining: The Philippine Arts Festival, series of activities are prepared in order to celebrate the rich harvest of artistic endeavors in the Philippines and the passion of Filipino artists and cultural workers.

Through the efforts of the Cebu City Government and Cultural and Historical Affairs Office, the following activities are expected happen:

February 11 7pm Opening Ceremony

Classical concert by Sinfonia Academy conducted by David Anne

Photo by Chris Lawrence

Photo by Chris Lawrence

February 12 7pm Drama “Buak nga Paraiso” starring Allan “Goliath” Nacorda, Priscilla Raganas, Miraluna Tumulac and various talents51835777_1921541324560384_7488098519333470208_n
February 13 7pm A Night of Philippine Cultural Dances
Sugbu Performing Group and Cebu City’s Cultural Dance Troupe

Photo by Bonifacio Bataclan

Sugbu Performing Group. Photo by Bonifacio Bataclan

February 14 7pm Comedy drama “Lalaki” that presents the harsh reality of love followed by an open mic poetry about “Gugmang Minghoy: Maoy nga balak, balak nga makamaoy”


February 15 8am – 5pm Arts Workshop for kids (8 to 5 years old)

On-the-spot painting contest with lectures from Portrait Artists Society of the Philippines Inc.

Portrait Artists' Society of the Philippines, Inc. - PASPI Events

Portrait Artists’ Society of the Philippines, Inc. – PASPI Events

February 16 8am – 12pm


1pm – 3pm


Submission of “Kinaiyahang Sugbuanon Painting Contest”

Judging of entries

Awarding and Closing Ceremony


Interested? Feel free to contact Fe Onrejas at 412-4579 or message Cultural and Historical Affairs Office on Facebook for queries and details.