The Night Stalker: Chinese New Year in The City of Golden Friendship


Time was when the Chinese New Year in Cagayan de Oro was a private occasion celebrate by Filipino-Chinese families. Not anymore.
With the rise of shopping mall chains and their tradition of maximizing the commercial potential of the Spring Festival which has also been declared a national non-working public holiday, Chinese New Year has become a major event coming as it is as the first holiday after the New Year before Valentine’s Day next month.
Here’s a quick rundown on the 2014 Chinese New Year Festivities in Cagayan de Oro:

Centrio Mall Activity Center
Thursday/Friday, 30 & 31 January 2014
Chinese New Year Exhibit with Lucky Feng Shui charms, Chinese New Year Lucky Foods and Feng Shui Consultation

Saturday, 01 February 2014
Chinese New Year Program -Oro Grace Christian School
Lion Dance, Waist Drums, Chinese Nursery Rhymes Dance, Dragon Boat Race Dance, Yi Dance, Xinjiang Dance, Chinese Surnames Dance, Chinese Ethnic Group Costume Show and Traditional Chinese Songs

Seda Centrio
Chinese New Year Extreme Deal
For the whole month of January, 2014
PhP 3,800 nett (inclusive of Chinese Special Amenity)

31 January 2014 only
Chinese New Year Lucky Friday
(inclusive of Chinese Special Amenity and Dinner Buffet in Misto) at the following rates:
PhP 4,500.00 for Deluxe Room
PhP 5,500.00 for Club Room (Club access included)
PhP 6,700.00 for Premier Room (Club access included)

Chinese Buffet Dinner
Every Friday starting January 17 to 31, 2014
6PM up   PhP 500/pax nett
Dow Foo Kon in Chili Sauce, Phoenix Claws in Black Bean Sauce, Pidan, Salted Egg, Mandarin Salad in a Bowl, Imperial Hot & Sour Soup, Eight Treasures Soup, Braised Ox Tail with Basil Dumplings, Hainanese Chicken, White Fish Tofu, Shanghai Style Braised Pork, Bok Choy, Assorted Steam Dumplings, Golden New Year Rice, Tikoy, Chinese Butchi with Ube filling, Assorted fruits, Crisp Pork Belly Deep Fried in Wok

31 January 2014
Lion Dance during dinner time

Limketkai Center
Friday, 24 January to Sunday, 02 February 2014
All About China Photo Exhibit
2nd Level North Concourse
Oro Photographic Society

Friday, 31 January 2014
Lion Dance (10:30AM-2PM)
Chinese Cultural Show (2-6PM)
Oro Christian Grace School and Kong Hua School.

Friday, 31 January to 02 February 2014
Chinese Food Bazaar, Limkektai Rotonda

Saturday, 01 February 2014
Chinese New Year Celebration of the Year of the Wooden Horse

10AM Chinese Food Bazaar
11AM Lion Dance at the Mall
7PM    Chinese New Year Celebration
Oro Christian Grace School and Kong Hua School.

Limketkai Luxe Hotel

31 January 2014
Golden Abundance Feast
KaVe Restaurant Bar
Adults PhP 888   net
Children (3-11 yrs old) PhP 488 net

Bed + Breakfast + Buffet
De Lux Twin or Superior Deluxe + Abundance Feast
PhP 4,888 net

Executive Suite + Abundance Feast
PhP 5,888 net

SM City Cagayan de Oro

Jan 16-31  Mall Hours
Chinese Bazaar    Entrance 3

Jan 26    2PM  The Event Center
Chinese Cooking Demo – Culinary Institute of Cagayan de Oro

Jan 31  10AM The Event Center
Lion Dance

2PM   The Event Center
Chinese Ribbon Dance, Wushu Demonstration

Feb 2   2PM    The Event Center
Chinese Cultural Performance – Kong Hua School

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