Saturday, May 14, 2011

Gabii sa Kabilin, Heritage Tour

In culmination of the Philippine Heritage Month and the International Museum Day. the 5th “Gabii sa Kabilin” will be held on May 27 at various heritage sites and museums in Cebu.  The event is organized by the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (Rafi)in partnership with the Visayas Association of Museums and Galleries Inc., not only to draw tourists and generate revenue but also to cultivate appreciation of Cebu’s history and culture. 

Vivende del Teniente at Fort San Pedro, Cebu City
Among the museums and heritage sites who will participate are; Casa Gorordo Museum, Cathedral Museum of Cebu, Fort San Pedro, Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House, Museo Sugbo, University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) Rizal Museum, Museo Parian sa Sugbo, Sacred Heart Alternative Gallery, Plaza Independencia, Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, Basilica del Sto. Niño, Sacred heart Church, Heritage of Cebu Monument, Plaza Hamabar, Plaza Sugbo, Cebu City Museum, Cebu Normal University Museum and Mandaue City Plaza.

A Eucharistic celebration will commence the event on May 27, 2011, Friday at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral at 4pm followed by an opening program at CNU.  The tour will start at 6pm until midninght.

The event is expected to draw about 5,000 visitors. Participants will be able to ride on tartanillas (horse drawn carriages) and buses to go from one place to another.

Tickets costing P150 pesos will cover multiple entries to museums and transportation.  One Can purchase these tickets at any participating museums and at Rafi office. 

Visit Rafi website for more info: RAFI
Click here for route map: Gabii sa Kabilin - Route Map

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