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Friday, April 22, 2016

The Mactan Newtown fortifies Kadaugan sa Mactan Festival 2016

Celebrate with Oponganons and the rest of the country commemorating the first act of Heroism by Datu Lapu-Lapu with Music and Food.From dining, shopping and live performances, The Mactan Newtown is packed with things to see and do for the whole family to enjoy. Megaworld's The Mactan Newtown is home to a mixed-use community complete with world class commercial establishments, offices, hotels, schools and residential developments all situated at Mactan Island Cebu.

Join the festive party and catch live performances form Barbie Almabis, The Dawn, Sheila and the Insects, Drive Me to Juliet, Jewel Villaflores, and the Break Offenders. The event will also feature fun activities to for all to enjoy thanks to the attractions of The Mactan Newtown. The celebratory concert, Sounds of Victory is happening on Friday April 22, 2016 7PM at The Mactan Newtown.

The Mactan Alfresco Experience

The Mactan Newtown also features all year round activities for both Cebuanos and tourists alike on top of the Kadaugan Festival Concert. See the top 5 must try attractions at Mactan Newtown.
  1. Mactan Alfresco is your One Stop Food Tour - Mactan Alfresco is an outdoor dining strip inspired by Singapore’s famed hawker/food hall centers featuring a varied selection of authentic Cebuano food like Lechon and Seafood.
  2. Feast on Lechon Overload - Witness Cebuano Lechon cooked before your eyes  and feast.
  3. Cultural Shows on Cebu’s Rich Culture - Traditional dances like Ritwal, Banga, Tinikling, Sinulog, Singkil, Subli and Fire Dances performed on stage from 6:30-8:00 PM every weekends. 
  4. Shop for Souvenirs - Cebu Guitars, T-shirt souvenirs, snacks, home décor and furniture to make your visit to the Queen City of the South more memorable.
  5. A Beachfront Lifestyle for You - Visit the Mactan Newtown Showroom for a glimpse of the country’s first beach side township and the “Live, Work, Play, Learn” lifestyle offered by Mactan Newtown.
For more information, please call the Megaworld Lifestyle Malls Concierge at 709-9888, 709-0888, 0917-8380111 or visit

The Mactan Newtown Kadaugan sa Mactan Festival posted at Cebu Events Blog

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Starbucks’ Passion for All things Coffee continues with New Innovations

From welcoming Lunar New Year & Valentines Day to another Season change, Starbucks joins every Filipino in observance of our heritage and tradition this quarter. Exciting Starbucks Card designs to look forward to such as the delightfully decorated eggs are a highlight of any Easter basket now available at your favourite Starbucks outlets for an initial consumable load amount of 500 pesos each.

Have you noticed that iconic feminine figure in Starbucks Logo? Starbucks called it Siren and represents change of season. The special edition Siren Card features and hand-painted with water colors design. Also available for an initial consumable load amount of 300 pesos.

Starbucks new line of Macchiato beverages shows its passion for all things coffee with these new beverage innovations, and coffee aficionados are sure to fall in love with the rich, complex flavors of the all-new Starbucks Chocolate Hazelnut Macchiato, Starbucks Roasted Caramel Macchiato, and Starbucks Caramel Macchiato Frappuccino as well as classic Starbucks Caramel Macchiato.

The all-new Starbucks (L-R)  Chocolate Hazelnut Macchiato, Starbucks Caramel Macchiato Frappuccino Blended beberage and Starbucks Roasted Caramel Macchiato.

Chocolate Hazelnut Macchiato features layer upon layer of delicious chocolate and hazelnut flavors; the Roasted Caramel Macchiato delight in its layers of smooth, velvety milk and deliciously rich caramel taste while most popular Caramel Macchiato in a Frappuccino variant combines smooth milk, caramel drizzle all three have in common of a shot of Starbucks best quality espresso.

It's really suggested to select the complimenting partner of your favourite beverage and you couldn't say no to these Starbucks featured food whether it’s for lunch or light snacks.

Banana Chocolate Chip Cookie is a vegetarian diet with banana, granola, oatmeal and dark chocolate in moist and chewy healthy cookie.

Vanilla Bean Sugar Cookie boasts of buttery cookie flavored with vanilla bean decorated with an orange flower sugar icing.

Belgian Chocolate Chip Cake combines layers of vanilla sponge cake with chocolate chips, milk chocolate ganache and frosted Belgian milk chocolate with mini chocolate chip cookies on the sides.

A tortilla wrap filled with moist breaded fish fillet, baked potato wedges and egg mayo dressing makes up your Fish and Potato Wrap.

Farmer’s ham and sharp parmesan cheese layered on sweet savory brioche French toast indites your Monte Cristo menu.

Flour tortilla filled with wasabi tuna flakes topped with crunchy Japanese bread crumbs and roasted nori strips makes your Tuna Wasabi Turnover fusion.

Introducing the featured coffee for this season, these coffees combine the highest quality beans from several growing regions to create the perfect harmony of flavors.

The 3 Region Blend is the kind of coffee that makes you want to sit outside, feel the breeze in the air and enjoy a beautiful day. it exudes floral, citrus, and berry aromas and flavors.

Starbucks Tribute Blend introduced in Starbucks 40th Anniversary is a dark roast, full-bodied blend is best complemented with berries, spices and chocolates. Tribute Blend in Starbucks VIA packaging uses the same four amazing components found in the whole bean coffee, 100% natural roasted Arabica beans to make an instant and microground coffee.

Starbucks Reserve Stores features Whole Beans Coffee Ethiopia Guji Bilida Bukisa and Beunos Aires Nicaragua Maracaturra. Starbucks Reserve Ethiopia Guji Bilida Bukisa is alight-bodied coffee with its distinct lemon and currant flavors perfect to pair with berries, herbs and baking spices while Starbucks Reserve Beunos Aires Nicaragua Maracaturra coffee tree blooms gorgeous, giant coffee cherries of a distinctly rare variety that offers flavors of herbal aromas with apricot, peach and honey.

Starbucks New Macchiato Beverages and Starbucks Easter Cards posted at Cebu Events Blog

Monday, February 22, 2016

Matteo Guidicelli leads Sun Life campaign with new Prosperity Card GC

Sun Life financial literacy advocate Matteo Guidicelli leads the multi-media campaign of Sun Life Asset Management Company, Inc. (SLAMCI) new offering - the Sun Life Prosperity Card. Matteo successfully leads SLAMCI’s Rise and Prosper concert in Ayala Terraces, Ayala Center Cebu last February 8. The Sun Life Prosperity Card is a gift card worth P5,000 which may be invested in any of the peso-denominated mutual funds managed by SLAMCI under its Sun Life Prosperity Funds.

Matteo Guidicelli is more than proud to be part of Sun Life Prosperity Card campaign because he understand the importance of investing and the value of financial freedom and also accessible to the youth.

SLAMCI also continue with its multi-media campaign dubbed “Slam the Scam,” which was created as a response to the proliferation of investment scams in the country.

Sun Life Asset Management Company, Inc President Valerie “Riena” Pama recalls that Filipinos follow many of the Chinese New Year traditions that are believed to bring in luck and fortune and that it should be complement with actions with the help of the Sun Life Prosperity Card where their investing journey begins.

The Sun Life Prosperity Card may be purchased from a Sun Life Financial Advisor, at any Sun Life Financial Store, or online at

It aims to introduce more Filipinos to investing and encourage them to explore a wider array of financial instruments that would enable them to achieve their financial goals. SLAMCI is also set to launch two new dollar-denominated funds in additions to the Sun Life Prosperity Funds, while a regular investment program will also be initiated in partner banks.

For more information please visit

Matteo Guidicelli leads Sun Life Prosperity Card campaign posted at Cebu Events Blog