Change of Thrones

UP Cookout is the biggest and most awaited event in the University of the Philippines Cebu. It is an annual event that showcases different UP talents in the four segments of Kantahan, Sayawan, Bandahan, and Rampahan, in an event that lasts from 6 in the evening to 6 in the morning on November 13, 2015.

Year after year, the event gains an audience of more than 2,500 people -- ranging from university students to young adults who are eager to be a part of this UP tradition of thirty-seven years. Cookout boasts an impressive roaster of past guest performers, the most recent of which, Urbandub, a homegrown band here in Cebu; preceding them are performers such as Looney, DJ Buddha, and Slapshock among other. For this year, UP Cookout will have Rivermaya as their main guest performer along with Powerspoonz and Missing Filemon.

UP Cebu Student Council Chairperson Justine Raphael Luis Balane said that Cookout recognizes the importance of engaging the youth in different societal issues.

“This year, Cookout sets its eyes on the upcoming 2016 elections; seeing the need for a more educated and conscious voting population,” he said.

This leads the team to collaborate with the First Time Voter’s Network, a collective of concerned, independent organizations and other student councils in Cebu City that aims to spread the culture of informed voting great opportunities.

UNO Productions Overall Director Juli Ann Sibi said that each of the four segments carry different calls of action regarding the upcoming national elections.

Sibi said that Kantahan: Hear us Roar will highlight the voice of the youth to start the furor of a nation distressed. Sayawan: Fire and Passion will showcase moves to serve and protect the people for change to come.

“Moreover, Bandahan: Ours is the Fury and Rampahan: Change is Coming will highlight the call for a great change in the system,” she said.

For tickets you may message UP Cookout Facebook page.

UP Cookout is co-presented by, Globe, Juanderlust and Crown Regency.



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