Life & Leisure

Horst-Hans Backer heads Liceo Music Conservatory
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The newly established Music Conservatory of Liceo de Cagayan University has a new director and how he got here from Bonn, Germany is a story in itself. Horst-Hans Bäcker was born in Romania where he learned to play the piano at age five. He started his musical career by studying composition from 1981 with Professor Ludwig Werner Weiand at the conservatory in Wuppertal, Germany.

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ATOS Brazilian Jiu Jitsu holds block screening for scholars at Centrio Cinema
by: PR

Atos Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Cagayan de Oro will be holding a block screening for Guardians of the Galaxy on April 25, 2017 at 9PM, at Centrio Cinema 1 a day ahead of the regular schedule.

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Lego Opens 1st Certified Store in Mindanao
by: The Night Stalker

LEGO opened its 6th Certified Store in Centrio Mall, Cagayan de Oro City last Saturday, 01 April 2017.

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Recursos: A Narrative of Reality
by: Shenzen P Golez

A heart-wrenching piece that depicts the power of vengeance; a story that shows how in madness, love can push people into doing the unfathomable, the irrevocable. “Hamlet”, originally written by the renowned playwright William Shakespeare, was adapted into Layeta Bucoy’s “Recursos” to fit its timeless message to the Philippine context. Masterfully directed by Bart Savior, the play was presented by The Xavier Stage (TXS) last February 24, 2017 to March 1, 2017.

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CEB expands VisMin route network with two new flights from Cagayan De Oro
by: PR

15 March 2017 – The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), expands its inter-regional route network with the addition of two new routes that will connect the Visayas to Northern Mindanao.

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General Douglas MacArthur Week – What was General Douglas MacArthur’s Favorite Filipino Dish?
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President Manuel L. Quezon’s favorite dish was the Supreme Organic chicken, nicknamed “Manhoco” (after “Manila Hotel Company) while General Douglas MacArthur‘s choice was deep fried Celebes lapu-lapu with tropical fruits salsa, and maruya fritter on the side.

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General Douglas MacArthur Week – VALOR: THE LEGACY OF COL. EMMANUEL V. DE OCAMPO
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A 53-minute biopic documentary film of how an ordinary college student became one of the fiercest guerrilla leaders in the Philippines during World War II.

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MOSTLY MOZART – A Piano Concert by Rudolf Golez
by: PR

In celebration of the National Arts Month and Liceo University’s 62nd Founding Anniversary, Cagayan de Oro’s very own piano virtuoso Rudolf Golez performs for an evening of piano music at Rodelsa Hall this coming February 20, 2017, 6pm. The show is for the benefit of the Rodolfo N. Pelaez Foundation Scholarship Program. Donations upon entrance are accepted.

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SEDA CENTRIO CELEBRATES CHINESE NEW YEAR
by: PR

Seda Centrio, the city’s lifestyle hotel, welcomed the Year of the Rooster with time-honored traditions and a specially-prepared buffet featuring Chinese delicacies and other culinary pieces. The hotel, decorated with Chinese lanterns, started off the festivities with a lion dance and ended with a fireworks display.

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CEB announces 2 new routes from Northern Mindanao
by: Selrahco PR

January 23, 2017 – The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), takes a step further in the Mindanao region with the launch of two more routes—this time, from the City of Golden Friendship. Starting March 15 and 16, 2017, CEB will be flying four times weekly (Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday) between Cagayan de Oro and Tagbilaran; and three times weekly (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday) between Cagayan de Oro and Bacolod, respectively.

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DavaoLight brightens Samal Island’s Christmas
by: PR

Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC) played big brother days before Christmas when it energized the submarine cable connecting Samal Island to mainland Davao on December 22,2016, ensuring a more reliable supply of power to the popular tourist destination.

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Get the Right Gift for their Adventures!
by: R.O.X. Holiday PR

As more and more people are discovering the fun and excitement of life outdoors, it appears that the most ideal gifts to give our loved ones are presents that will suit the many adventures they wish to soon embark on. From relaxed weekend getaways to an itinerary packed trips with the gang, R.O.X., the country’s biggest outdoor concept store, extends a helping hand in the quest to find the right gifts for our loved ones’ next big adventure!

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VIP Hotel’s Christmas Village marks 9th year of annual tradition
by: The Night Stalker

Cagayan de Oro’s “Heritage Hotel” continues to live up to its billing as “The Heart of the City” with the unveiling last weekend of its’ traditional Christmas Village.

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EDI launches Peugeot 308 in Cagayan de Oro
by: The Night Stalker

Are you a young, upwardly mobile family with an energetic and active lifestyle looking out for your next family car? Want a European Car that’s different and sets you apart? Peugeot may just have the exact car you’re looking for.

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Cine Europa 19 draws SRO Millennial Crowds
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Millennials have been flocking to the ongoing Cine Europa Nineteen film festival at Rodelsa Hall, Liceo de Cagayan University and many times, it’s been standing room only.

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Seda Centrio Christmas Tree Lighting spreads Yule cheer
by: The Night Stalker

It was nice of Seda Centrio to invite us for its Christmas Tree Lighting program last Friday, 18 November at their hotel lobby. ABS-CBN Pamahaw Espesyal Host Nicole Abas-Datayan was our master of ceremonies for the evening hosted by Seda Centrio Hotel Manager Armand Angeles, Chef Malek El Safidi, and Carol Valdez with the special participation of the Corpus Christi School Choir, which is really a nice touch, with the Christmas carols bringing back memories of Happy Yuletides past.

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SHIGA waxes hot in Regional Organic Trade Fair
by: The Night Stalker

A family-owned social enterprise which started with a chili paste was red-hot over the weekend at a regional organic trade fair, true to the guaranteed blaze of its flagship product.

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Aboitiz Green Fashion Revolution bags 2016 Silver Stevie Award
by: PR

The Aboitiz Green Fashion Revolution (GFR), an interschool fashion show and design competition organized annually by the Aboitiz Group’s social development arm Aboitiz Foundation, was awarded a Silver ‘Stevie’ at The 2016 International Business Awards or Stevies held last October in Rome, Italy.

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SNEAKPEEK UNLOCKS AYALA CENTRIO
by: PR

SNEAKPEEK CENTRIO was unlocked as the newest stomping ground for the freshest sneakers in Cagayan de Oro City last November 9 at exactly 5PM at the 2nd Level of the city’s Lifestyle Mall.

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