For the next two days, September 8 to 9, 2012, the generals will have no excuse not to go out and celebrate the Tuna Festival in a weekend like no other.
To guide you on where you could have fun during the city’s Charterhood Anniversary, here some of the more important Tuna Festival 2012 weekend events. It’s one festive list ever….
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2012
KAPAMILYA KARAVAN @ SM City Events Center, 4PM
Instead of having this at the SM City GenSan Carpark as previously announced, this show featuring GenSan’s favored son Gerald Anderson with Gabby Concepcion and Kaye Abad will instead be held at their Event Center in all its airconditioned comfort. Thanks to Michael Andrew Carbon for the update.
TUNOG-TUNA, TUNOG GENSAN SONGWRITING BATTLE OF THE BANDS COMPETITION, SM City Al Fresco @ 7pm
An undertaking of Project O! Consultants in coordination with the Centerpoint Band, this is is the Grand Finals of a month-long search for the best compositon with General Santos City as the theme by the city’s talented bands. Watch these bands perform their masterpieces live at the Al Fresco Strip of SM City GenSan near the Fountain area starting at 7pm.
Read more abou it by clicking this –> Tunog Tuna, Tunog GenSan Songwriting Battle of the Bands.
SMART DAY WITH CUESHE BAND, GenSan Oval Plaza @ 7pm
Smart Communications, Inc. rocks the house this Saturday night with their SMART DAY at the Gen. Santos City Oval Plaza, the Tuna Festival’s main event center with the award-winning pogi rock band, CUESHE.
For teen fans, SMART has also flown PBB Teens housemate KIT THOMPSON providing more kilig moments.
JED MADELA AND SAM MILBY IN A KCC SHOW, GenSan Gym (Lagao) @ 7PM
KCC Mall of GenSan celebrates the Tuna Festival weekend by way of a two-night series of shows starting with World Singing Champion JED MADELA and singing hearthrob/actor SAM MILBY at the Gen. Santos Gym in Lagao.
For more info, CLICK THIS–> How to get Free Tickets to Jed Madela Show.
SEXIEST WOMAN ALIVE SAM PINTO IN “ONE NIGHT STAND” SEXY COMEDY SHOW, Robinsons Al Fresco, 8pm
FHM’s sexiest woman in the country SAM PINTO will surely fire up the night when she performs at the Robinsons Place GenSan Al Fresco strip tonight, 7pm. Along with her in this sexy comedy show is famous stand-up comedian ATE GAY with X-Factor Philippines finalist OSANG.
Tickets to this show are priced at P300 each.
EAST ASIA ROYALE HOTEL’S FOAM PARTY WITH SPONGECOLA, East Asia Royale Parking Lot, @ 8pm.
Once again, East Asia Royale Hotel brings in another Manila Band to headline its legendary FOAM PARTIES for the Tuna Festival. This time, it’s SPONGECOLA in what promises to be one of the city’s jampacked TunaFest concerts ever!
Tickets to this Spongecola concert are priced at only P150 each.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2012
Here are more shows at the culmination weekend of the 2012 Tuna Festival.
BOMBO RADYOS BANCARERA, Queen Tuna Park, 5am
It’s that time of the year when Bombo Radyo conducts its annual Bancarera at the Queen Tuna Park featuring the city’s fisherfolks. Expect the city’s leaders to drop by and cheer for the competing bancareros and have their photos taken with them.
Here are the prizes of the winners…
Champion- 25k + honda engine + Bostik give aways
1st prize- 20k + honda engine + Bostik give aways
2nd prize- 10k + honda engine + Bostik give aways
and 1k for non-winning participants.
STREET SCENE, STREET DANCE: STREET DANCING COMPETITION, SM City to Oval Plaza, 1:00pm
As the city culminates its week-long Tuna Festival celebration, witness the city’s best street dance contingents as they perform along the Tuna Capital’s major thoroughfares, from SM City GenSan to the GenSan Oval Plaza where a CLOSING PROGRAM will be held.
KAPUSO MALL SHOW, SM City GenSan Event Center, @ 4pm
The cast of GMA Kapuso’s teleserye, Hindi Ka Na Mag-iisa led by Sid Lucero, Krystal Reyes, Carl Guevara, & Angelu de Leon topbill Kapuso Mall Show at the Event Center of SM City Gensan.
And yes, before that, today Saturday, September 8, the country’s top tween love teams, Alden Richards & Louise delos Reyes and Joshua Dionisio & Barbies Forteza, join Kapuso Mall Show at the Events & Convention Center of KCC Mall of Gensan.
Check this poster below for details..
KCC Mall’s Show with ROCKSTEDDY & ITCHYWORMS, GenSan Gym (Lagao) @ 8pm
For its TunaFest finale, KCC Mall of GenSan did not blink when it booked two of the country’s enduring rock bands, Rocksteddy and Itchyworms. To accommodate their thousands of fans, the show is set at the GenSan Gym again, Barangay Lagao, starting at 8pm.
To get free tickets to this Rocksteddy and Itchyworms concert, click this: ROCKSTEDDY & ITCHYWORMS LIVE IN GENSAN.
So there… choose your wild in this List of Events for the TunaFest weekend and celebrate the only Tuna Festival in the world!