Got no plans for the upcoming Labor Day yet? Spend it at the first labor day weekend celebration Cebu has to offer. Jump start your summer at WKND 2017. WKNDCBU is a sports, lifestyle and music festival which will be held at Mactan Newtown Beach Resort on April 29,30 and May 1.
|Brian Gabasa, WKND Organizer|
Many Cebuanos would flock at mainstream beaches like the ones in Boracay during the Labor Day. For that reason, WKND Production composed of Christian Buhisan and Brian Gabasa decided to hold an affordable and one-of-kind weekend festival that every Cebuanos will enjoy.
During the press party held last night at the Craft Cafebar, Gabasa said that WKND participants will not only enjoy the pristine beach of Mactan Newtown, but they will also good music and good vibes. He added that WKND also aims to promote Cebu's local talent and products. A generous lineup of Cebuano bands and vjs are bound to perform including FDJ top 100 #27 in the Worlds and one of Manila's Finest - Kattyq Moscow and Ashley Rivera.
Budding entrepreneurs from Cebu's lifestyle Pop District Bazaar will also grace the event as they showcase their products.
|Christian Buhisan, WKND Organizer|
WKND will hold sports competitions which will satisfy sports enthusiasts and thrill-seekers alike.
Beach volleyball, beach soccer, paddleboard racing and a national jetski racing tournament are just some of the sports activities that await WKND participants.
The jetski competition is open to four different categories the standup category for men and women
and the sit down men and women. WKND organizer Christian Buhisan said that they are expecting ten players for each category. Local homegrown jetski rider all over the Philippines are welcome to join the competition. A clinic on how to ride in a jetski as a sport will also take place with jetski champions.
The beach volleyball competition will have 18 players and is sponsored by Thirsty. All sports event will have a cash prize depending on the number of participants.
To ensure the safety of WKND paticipants, the event organizers asked for the help of lifeguards and the Philippines National Red Cross. Guards and a jetski ambulance are also on standby during the entire three-day festival.
WKND can only accommodate 2,000 people per day, so hurry and grab tickets for you and your squad! Tickets are available for 500php (Day 1 pass), 500php (Day 2 pass), 800php for a 3-day pass and 2,000php for the VIP ticket which is inclusive of an entrance to a private yacht party.
Tickets are available on WKND booth in Ayala Center Cebu beside the Suite Room, and in Craft Cafebar. Check their WKND Facebook page for more ticket info. and for any queries about the event.
Don't forget to enjoy WKND and use their official hashtags #WKND2017, #WKNDCBU and #LaborDayWeekend to get featured.
WKND Festival is co-presented by Globe.
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