CebuCentral Relaunch will be having its 6th anniversary and the relaunch of their website on Saturday June 4, 2011. Aside from that they will also be holding two different competitions for photography and article writing. The theme of the contest is “Cebu: A heritage, a legacy.” On that day, there will be also a free strobist photography workshop by Paolo Manalac.

If you’re interested to join the free photography workshop, please send us a message or send an email to so we could reserve a seat for you.


See you there!

2PM – Free Strobist Photography Workshop by Paolo MaƱalac of Handro + Marco
5PM – Open Shoot w/ Models
7PM Onwards
- CebuCentral Presentation
- Photography & Article Writing Guidelines & Registration
(Theme – Cebu: A Heritage, A Legacy)
- Live Bands
- Prizes & Freebies

Performances by:
Mr. Moustache

Awarding on June 25


1st Place – P8,000 + Freebies
2nd Place – P5,000 + Freebies
3rd Place – P3,000 + Freebies

1st Place – P5,000 + Freebies
2nd Place – P3,000 + Freebies
3rd Place – P1,500 + Freebies

Sonic Boom Presents Road To Shockwave

Sonic Boom Productions is once again treating Cebu's hungry music scene to a free gig showcasing Cebu's talents.

Featured Bands:
March The Sky
Drop Out Club
FOC Fashion
The Line Divides

Featuring Thread!Fest Brands:

This event is for free so you don't have to worry about entrance fees. Just bring with you some molah for beer and food (yum, yum). Anyway this will be on Friday, May 20, 2011 at The Outpost (Lahug, Cebu City). Show starts at 8PM. Be there and witness what Cebu music has to offer.

CebuHour Productions 3rd Anniversary

CebuHour Productions will be having their anniversary! The gig will be played by some of Cebu's underground music scene. That's great! This party is for free, so get up on Saturday May 21, 2011 at Tonyo's and support by watching bands play. This is a free gig alright, just bring extra bucks in case you want to buy some merch from bands.

Bands Playing:
Twinkle Dudu
August Skyline
Maria Campbell
Capetown Claims
Rescue A Hero
Free For All
Dance With Me Kris
Neverending Weekend
Tiger Pussy
Save The Queen

Happening on Saturday night May 21, 2011, show starts 7PM at Tonyo's Restaurant, Lahug, Cebu City

Tanduay Rhum First Five 2011

I've been looking for the schedule of rock fest. Thank God here's the list.

March 25 – Palawan
April 1 – Marinduque
April 8 – Masbate
May 6 – Nueva Vizcaya
May 7 – Tuguegarao
May 20 – Bulan
May 21 – Legaspi
June 24 – Panabo Davao
June 25 – Davao
July 8 – Olongapo
July 9 – Angeles Pampanga
July 15 – Cebu
July 16 – Bohol
July 22 – Ormoc
July 23 – Tacloban
July 29 – Marbel
July 30 – General Santos
Aug 19 – Dumaguete
Aug 20 – Bacolod
Sept 2 – Dipolog
Sept 9 – Daet
Sept 10 – Naga
Sept 23 – Butuan
Sept 24 – Nabunturan
Sept 30 – Dagupan
Oct 1 – Baguio
Oct 21 – Malayabalay Bukidnon
OCt 22 – Cagayan de Oro
Dec 2 – Roxas
Dec 3 – Iloilo

Till Death Do Us Part 3 Tattoo Competition and Photo Contest

Till Death Do Us Part Tattoo Competition

A-10-TION: TO ALL TATTOO ARTISTS, PHOTOGRAPHERS AND MODELS!CSKA (CEBU SKIN ARTISTS) proudly presents....TILL DEATH DO US PART TATTOO CONVENTION AND COMPETITION..we'll be having on-the-spot tattoo and ready-made tattoo competition, there will also be other activities: "Summer Inks" Photography Contest open to all photographers, Ramp Modeling with gorgeous models endorsing the clothing line sponsors and with body paint tattoos,plus live band performers featuring HARAKIRI PRODUCTIONS: TIGER PUSSY,HATEMAIL,THE HAPPY HIPPIES AND MANY MORE plus booty shake dance by a talented,gorgeous lady from Manila and magic show etc.

Competition is open to all Tattoo artists.

1. We have (2) two categories:
A. Ready-made tattoo
B. On the spot tattoo

A. Ready made category
Black n Gray any size (entries @ 300pesos)
Colored any size (entries @ 300pesos)
•All tattoo entries under this category must be totally healed during the time of judging.
•The tattoo should not bear any scabs and flakes.
B. On the spot Category (only Artist and Model can enter the venue)
Registration Fee: P600
•The tattoo design that will be applied by the Tattoo Artist shall be a minimum size of 5"x5" sq.inch and above.
•Allotted working time will be 6 (six) hours.
(Tattoo should be finished on or before the allocated time. Artist will not be allowed to continue when time expires.)
•Tattoo Artists competing under this category are required to bring their own model, additional lighting lamp, extension wires, tattoo equipments, etc.
3. Prizes
Champion---Trophy + Gift Packs + Certificates
1st Place: Trophy + Gift Packs + Certificates
2nd Place: Trophy + Gift Packs + Certificates

Note: To those people who will be competing must wear proper attires, wearing of shoes is highly recommended.

Photo Contest Mechanics

1. The Photography Contest is open to all amateur & professional photographers.
2. Official Entry Forms are available at the beginning of the Tattoo Competition onsite at CAP center auditorium.
3. The Registration is two hundred pesos(Php200) per registrant.
4. A maximum of 5 photos may be submitted by each registrant. All photos should be taken during the Till Death Do Us Part Tattoo Competition on May 27, 2011 at the CAP center auditorium.

Contest Guidelines:

a. The theme for the photo contest is to capture the moments during the Till Death Do Us Part tattoo competition.
b. All entries should be candid and un-posed. Photographer’s are free to take pictures inside & outside the event area but is refrained from entering the tattoo area while tattoo sessions are ongoing.
c. Issued Official Photographers I’D’ must be worn while inside the CAP center.
d. Images may be in full color or in black & white.
e. Final entries shall be submitted in JPEG file folder with the photographer’s name.
f. Digital alteration is disallowed.

Criteria for Judging:

30% - Relevance to the theme
30% - Composition
20% - Quality of Image’s (sharpness/exposure/lighting)
20% - Creativity / Originality

5. Judging & awarding will be on May 27, 2011 at the CAP center auditorium.
6. Photos submitted shall be displayed during the duration of the tattoo competition.

Cebu Sports Festival 2011 Photo Contest

Cebu Sports Festival 2011 will be starting on May 14 2011 - May 21, 2011 at the South Road Properties (SRP).

Photo Contest Mechanics

1. This photography contest is open to all amateur and professional photographers.

2. Official Entry forms are available at Photoshop at the Baseline Complex from Mondays to Fridays from 9 am to 5 pm, and onsite at the SRP Festival Grounds (Cebu Photo Works! Tent) on May 14, 15 & 21, 2011 from 1-8pm.

3. The registration fee is ONE HUNDRED FIFTY (P150) per registrant. This covers a maximum of FIVE (5) entries per category. An additional twenty pesos (P20.00) will be charged for every additional photo submitted.

4. All photos should be taken during the Cebu Sports Festival 2011.

5. Main Categories:

a. Pushing the Limits – images showing persistence, determination, endurance and triumph of the athletes, whether individually or as a team, in their chosen sport.
b. Festival Sidelights – images of non-sporting activities and side events during the duration of the Cebu Sports Festival 2011.

Special Categories:

a. Pyro Boom! – images showing the Fireworks display, being as creative as possible.
b. The Modern Filipina – images of the Filipina into sports, and still looking beautiful.

Double entries are not allowed. In the event of double entires, both photos will be disqualified.

6. Deadline for entries will be on May 28, 2011 at 6:00 pm at Photoshop at the Baseline Complex.

7. Final entries shall be submitted as a 5”x7” Photo Print without borders, with the category and photographer ID number indicated at the back of the photo. The corresponding RAW file and JPEG file (at least 4MB) of the images in CD format with the name of the photographer on the CD and envelope are to be submitted.

8. Submitted Raw files submitted that appears to have been tampered with, after verification, shall be automatically disqualified.

9. Identifying marks, signs and address to insinuate information of ownership is strictly prohibited on the photo entry.

10. Post production like exposure control (dodge and burn); Color saturation (control); creative cropping, sharpening, contract/brightness adjustment, and other minor digital retouching is allowed. Composite images and digital alteration like adding/removing of any part of the image are disallowed.

11. Criteria for Judging:
30% - Relevance to the Category Theme
30% - Composition
25% - Quality of Image (sharpness/exposure/lighting)
15% - Creativity/Originality

12. Decision of the designated Board of Judges shall be final and un-appealable.

13. Cebu Festival Organizers retains the right to print and publicly exhibit entries which will advance as finalists

14. By joining this contest, winners/finalists agree that the royalty of the photographer shall not apply every time the Cebu Festival organizers will use the photos and grants royalty-free, world-wide, exclusive license to display and reproduce the photo/s for promotional purposes. Ownership to the winning entries shall be retained by the photographer. The photographer may not use the photographs or variation of that same composition for any other purpose except for his personal portfolio. Photographers will be given photo credits every time applicable.

PRIZES: Cash Prizes

Pushing the Limits:
1st - P 15,000
2nd - P 10,000
3rd - P 5,000
4th - P 2,000
5th – 6th- P 1,000
7th-10th- P 500

Festival Sidelights:
1st - P 10,000
2nd - P 5,000
3rd - P 3,000
4th-6th - P 1,000
7th=10th- P 500

Special Category Prizes: (GC's)

1st - P 5,000
2nd - P 3,000
3rd-4th - P 1,000
5th - P 500

Schedule of Events
This is very handy to the photographers and to those people who want to witness games and events to be held everyday.

Map. Also very useful to check where will be the events be held.

Scary Movie

This movie is hilarious. Enjoyed watching it.

You, Me & Dupree

Well I had nothing to do so I watched again a movie. whew. I know sometimes you need to sit down and relax and watch some movies. It would have better if you are with your loved one.

Pacquiao wins

Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao once again dominated from his opponent Shane Mosley. He is such a great fighter and knows how to play the game. Congratulations to you Manny, many is so proud of you.