Gabii sa Kabilin 2012 : Cebu’s Night of the Museums

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This is one of my favorite events wherein I can witness the beautiful culture and heritage of Cebu and see it all in one night of Museum and heritage hopping from popular spots here in Cebu. Termed (personally) as the “Cebu Night of the Museum” , it is indeed more fun in the Philippines.

What: Gabii sa Kabilin 2012

When: May 25, 2012 (Friday) 6pm to 12 midnight

Where: Paricipating Museums
- Aboitizland Heritage Pocket
- Alternative Contemporary Arts Studio (ACAS)
- Ayala Center Cebu Cinema and The Terraces
- Basilica Minore del Santo Niño through the Santo Niño de Cebu Augustinian Social Development Foundation (SNAF)
- Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Museum
- Cathedral Museum of Cebu
- Casa Gorordo Museum
- Cebu City Museum
- Cebu Normal University (CNU)
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- College Assurance Plan (CAP) Theater
- Fo Guang Shan Chu Un Temple
- Fort San Pedro
- Jose R. Gullas Halad Museum
- Mandaue City Plaza
- Museo Parian sa Sugbo
- Museo Sugbo
- Plaza Independencia
- Sacred Heart Parish Church
- University of San Carlos Museum
- University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) Rizaliana Museum
- Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House

Places of historic and cultural significance within walking distance or along the tour route
- 1938 VECO Buiding
- Asilo de la Milagrosa
- Matilda Bradford Church
- Cebu Provincial Capitol Building
- Cebu Puericulture and Maternity House
- Compania Maritima
- early 1900s warehouses along M.C. Briones Street
- Fuente Osmeña
- Gotiaoco Building
- Iglesia Filipina Independiente Cathedral
- Malacañang sa Sugbo
- Mother of Perpetual Help Parish Church
- old Southern Islands Hospital
- Plaza Hamabar
- the old bridges of Sikatuna and Zulueta Streets
- Oriente and Vision Theaters
- Plaza Sugbo
- Plaza Hamabar
- University of the Philippines-Cebu College
- Yutivo Building

Ticket Prices: Php 150.00
Ticket Reservation: (6332) 418-7234 loc. 703 and look for May Sanchez
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Gabii sa Kabilin or Night of Heritage, which is inspired by the long night of the museums in Germany and other European countries, aims to encourage the public to visit museums and understand their position as a venue for cultural understanding. During the Gabii sa Kabilin, participating museums and heritage sites are open until midnight for public viewing. Each of these establishments prepares programs and activities that highlight their unique heritage agenda.

The event is slated every last Friday of May to culminate with the International Museums Day and National Heritage Month celebrations. This year 22 participating museums and heritage sites can be visited by the public on May 25.


4 thoughts on “Gabii sa Kabilin 2012 : Cebu’s Night of the Museums

  1. Good to know you’re still active with events there.. Will be looking forward to your update regarding this event! :D Ayos din dahil 150php lang yung ticket..

  2. I think there are a lot of people who would want to give this a try.. Good luck for the even and I hope everyone will enjoy this..

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