Ber months is here and Halloween is just right around the corner. So who wants an early trick or treat here? If you do Parkmall has the answer. This highly anticipated Halloween event in Cebu is back with a twist and bang!
Yes, you heard it right with a TWIST and BANG. This eco-friendly mall is now making waves to Halloween entertainment and amusement as it raises the bar to the next level. Being the only mall in Cebu to have a horror booth, Parkmall continues its yearly Halloween tradition with another first, not just in Cebu, but in the entire country.
This year, Parkmall has partnered with LaserBlitz to give Cebuanos a unique horrifying experience inspired by the popular zombie-themed movies and TV series. The province of Cebu proud to have the countrys’ first ever Horror Park with Laser Tagging under its roof.
It was officially opened on October 9, 2015 dubbed as “Parkmall Survival Horror Park.” Hundreds of thrill-seekers and brave souls lined up for during the launching to experience fighting back with the creepy attacking zombies using the state-of-the-art laser tagging. It was thrilling and exciting way to feel the upcoming Halloween season and practise those hidden shooting ability.
Take note of this:
A maximum of four people can enter per game.
Each will wear the vest with an attached phaser gun.
In each group entry, whoever gets the highest score will receive a FREE pass to the regular LaserBlitz game*
Entrance fee is only at Php 50/ person.
A brave soul to dare fight the zombies
Prizes to claimed at the LaserBlitz reception area right after the group exits.
So, what are you waiting for? Tag your friends and families and have fun, shooting the zombies and win prizes for yourselves too. I had fun and definitely will be coming back for more.
The Survival Horror Park opens from 1pm to 9pm daily starting October 9 until November 8, 2015. It is located at LaserBlitz, 2nd floor. For more details, visit to Parkmall’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/ilikeparkmall, or log on to www.parkmallcebu.com.
“I am a guru while lolo was a guro (I am a guru while grandpa was a teacher)” happily shares trimedia personality and the proud grand-daughter of the late Philippine President Elpiedio Quirino, Cory Quirino.
Speaking before a crowd of Cebuano teachers at SM City Cebu recently on Saturday. The 125th natal anniversary centers its theme on the teaching career of the former president, who once been in public service career as a barrio (rural) school teacher. The event dubbed “Teachers’ Happy and Healthy Day with Cory Quirino,” is series of the mall tour all over the country made possible by The President Elpidio Quirino Foundation.
The event was well attended by educators coming from the different walks of life. Making it a dynamic , active and interesting audience for this momentous event spearheaded by Cory Quirino and the foundation. It was an afternoon jam-packed with activities it includes Zumba which everyone had gamely participated with Miss Cory on the lead.
Then, several talks from topics ranging from the nutritional counseling,health management to legal assistance which the foundation had invited to answer queries and making the process convent for the beloved teachers.
To add to the excitement, a trivia is held about President Quirino’s life and achievements that sure had surprised all the attendees. There was also a generous flow of prizes for the most active attendees.
Not only that, everyone also had the chance to know the fountain of youth and secret of the forever young Cory as she talked about it in her session. “The foundation of beauty is good health. The secret to being beautiful is being healthy,” she said. “ If you think you are beautiful the mind and all other body organs will feel the same. So, start thinking positively. As it is said beauty come from within.”She shares the beauty regimen of keeping that glow.
The part that I personally enjoyed, the most was laughter yoga by Paolo Trinidad. He by the way is Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher and the founder of Pinoy Laughter Yoga with over 7 years of clinical experience helping people. Literally the atrium was filled with boisterous laughter from he he he to ha ha ha. As Mr. Trinidad said, “ Despite being cliché that laughing is the best medicine, it is true if done in a proper way.”
So everyone just did as what the expert said. He also gave a handfuls of ways to start the day right with a perfect laugh especially to teachers saying “teaching can sometimes be exhausting and stressful” he relates, ” You can just laugh your problems away.”
There was no dull moment during the gather , all is glad and ecstatic. You really see the joy and genuine smile in the every participants faces as Mr. Trinidad ends his session.
Also there have been stalls and booths around the event center to cater every needs of the teachers from foods , healthy drinks up to make over and head and scalp consultation. The crowd also went wild as the father of the city Mr. Mike Rama paid a visit in the venue and rendered a song for everyone.
The “Guro to pangulo” (from teacher to president) series of national in honor of sixth president of the country, Quirino was born on Nov. 16, 1890. This year by far is the biggest in over Nine cities this year by far is the biggest said Cory. However, the grandest celebration would take off on the exact day at the hometown of the former president in Vigan City. She also reveals that the remains of the president will soon be transferred next year in The Libingan ng Mga Bayani. #
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”Inspiring creativity while raising environmental awareness among the youth sector… (and) providing a platform to demonstrate their capability to create a sustainable fashion” ~ Sonny Carpio , Aboitiz Foundation Chief Operating Officer
Staging the 4th Edition of the Green Fashion Revolution by Aboitiz Group had drawn the attention and inculcate environmental awareness among the participants, the youth and the society in general. Bannering this year’s theme “ECOUTURE: Greener Design for a BetterWorld.” Vying schools this years competition are Cebu Institute of Technology – University (CIT-U), University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu, University of San Carlos -(USC) Talamban Campus and a new kid in the block, University of San Jose Recoletos (USJR).
Driven with the mission to bring together the youth sector from colleges and universities to make the green revolution happen via the fashion design as platform to effectively promote proper waste management. To embody and to promote the 3Rs – reduce, reuse and recycle of waste management as highlighted in the green fashion competition. This year’s run, the designers have repurposed an estimated 200 kilo of waste material from various Aboitiz business units as raw material for this runway.
Words of wisdom from the Aboitiz Foundation Chief Operating Officer Sonny Carpio emphasis, “sustainability mindset that we can do well by doing good, always making the right long-term decisions that balance the interests of people, planet and profit.” He ends his with this thoughtful line, “This (event) provides a platform that recognizes and celebrates talent and ingenuity that pushes environmental agenda for young Cebuanos.”
The aspiring fashion designers underwent a basic fashion design workshop conducted by top Cebu couturier Dexter Alazas. All entries have also undergone prejudging from clothing, footwear and accessories as part of the process to screen the best collections.
Prices at stake during the event, a set of awards are Best Clothing Design, Best Accessories Design, Best Bag Design and Best Footwear Design .
UP’s entry won the Best in Bag Design award.
The chance to take home a unique and ingenious plaques specially crafted for the event. More importantly, the winning team will have the chance to make a difference in today’s society by implementing a project that focuses on education, environment, enterprise development and a heath and well-being of their adopted community for this socio-enviromental project supported by the Aboitez Foundation.
The winning designs were chosen by a distinguished panel of fashion incline individuals and green environment advocate which have the toughest job in the evening. Finally, we have come to the moment of truth, the announcement of results.
The defending winner UP Cebu comes second runner up this year as CIT-U reaps this years top plum. On the other hand, USC -Talamban Campus placed 1st runner-up while USJR landed 3rd runner -up. Previous winners were from Cebu Institute of Technology – University (CIT-U) 2012 and Cebu Normal University (CNU) 2013. Here is the full list of winner in each category this year.
Best in Clothing Design: Cebu Institute of Technology – University
Best in Accessories and Bag Design: University of the Philippines – Cebu
Best in Footwear: University of San Carlos – Talamban
3rd runner up : Universirty of San Jose Recoletos ( USJR)
2nd runner up : University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu
1st runner up : Universirty of San Carlos (USC) Talamban Campus
Winner: Cebu Institute of Technology – University (CIT-U)
This years winning team portrays the natural landscapes and tropical scenery of Cebu says Jordan Bayot, one of the designers. He also share, the team is pushing for ecotourism in the province. Thus, they named their collection, Tropico – Green Fashion in Paradise. The collection is made from tarpaulins, flour sacks and a variety of recycled plastic items.
The Green Fashion Revolution is an intercollegiate environmental fashion show held at SM City Cebu on September 26, 2016. It is a competition that showcases the eco-friendly designs of Cebu’s young designers. It’s an annual event is the brainchild of a group of Aboitiz scholars during the Aboitiz Scholars’ CSR Summit in December 2011 and was first staged on 2012. Indeed, it a momentous and a successful event, nurturing and celebrating the future of our fashion industry through green fashion with our aspiring designers influenced by the green advocay.Now, let’s look forward for a 5th cycle next year.Cheers! #