Welcomes the Year of the Earth Dog with a Festival of Activities

Cagayan de Oro is one of the cities in the Philippines that celebrates the Chinese New Year with a lot of style and exciting activities. This year, the celebration started on February 10 with the launching program held at the City Hall Mini Park.

Chinese New Year 2018 from Pixabay

If you haven’t welcomed the Year of the Earth Dog yet, fret not because there are a lot of fun activities you can join until Sunday, February 18. Here is a list of the festival of activities for this year’s Chinese New Year celebration:

Feb 10-25    Feast on Food

                 Mall Hours, Participating Restaurants

                 SM CDO Downtown Premier

Feb 14-18   Chinese New Year Pick Up a Prize

                Mall Hours, Gaisano City Mall

Feb 15    Love Strings w/ Zia Quizon & Robin Nievera

                6PM, Skypark at the Fifth

                SM CDO Downtown Premier

                New Year’s Eve Ceremonies & Fireworks

                Bell Church, Macasandig


Feb 15-18   Chinese Food Bazaar

              Mall Hours, Limketkai Mall Rotunda

Feb 16  Motorcade

              Rodelsa Rotunda-Bell Church


              Distribution of Tikoy

              Bell Church, Macasandig


            Chinese Food Bazaar

            G/F near CM Recto Concierge

            Mall Hours,  Centrio Mall

           Dragon & Lion Dance

          10AM, Mall-wide

          SM CDO Downtown Premier

         Bounteous Flavor Lunch Buffet

         with the Kong Hua Dragon & Lion Dancers


         KaVe Restaurant, Limketkai Luxe

         Chinese New Year Cultural Show

         Oro Christian Grace School & Kong Hua School

         2PM, Limketkai Mall Rotunda

         Mixed Martial Arts Workshop

         2PM, 4/F Event Center

         Gaisano City Mall

         Lion Dance

        4PM, Mall Wide

        Chinese New Year Celebration

        4PM, Activity Center

       Centrio Mall

       Flavors of Fortune Dinner Buffet

      4th Floor, Misto, Seda Centrio


       Lion Dance

       7PM, 4th Floor Lobby

       Seda Centrio

Feb 17   Lion & Dragon Dance

       Kong Hua School

       7AM, Ororama Carmen

       9AM, Ororama Cogon

       Chinese New Year Cultural Show

       4PM Ororama Cogon

       TJ & KZ Vivo in CDO

       7PM, Limketkai Center Atrium

Feb 10-28   Symphony of Lights Show

      6-10PM Daily

      Executive House, City Hall

Feb 18        Higala Maglingaw Lingaw Ta Variety Show

      Chinese New Year Special

      11AM, Limketkai Mall Rotunda

      Asia Chinese New Year Costume Parade

      2PM, Ground Floor & Event Center

      Gaisano City Mall


It’s not too late to welcome the Year of the Dog yet! You have the whole weekend to celebrate, have fun, and spread good vibes and positive cheers. It’s the perfect way to start the Chinese New Year!

Kung Hei Fat Choi! Gong Xi Fa Cai!



(Featured image from Pixabay license-free images.)

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