Lio Beach is the place to be this Independence Day Weekend!
June 9-11 marks the first-ever mounting of Lio Beach Festival in Lio Tourism Estate, El Nido, Palawan. This exclusive event is a celebration of music and art, and offers festival-goers three whole days of eco-friendly programs and activities in one of the most beautiful islands in the world. Proceeds from ticket sales will go to environmental protection and marine conservation programs of El Nido.
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Mixed music. Over 50 artists will be performing jazz, soul, world, and dance music across three different stages. There’s the live stage, where the likes of Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles, FKJ, (((0))), Moophs, Skarm, and Curtismith, and others are set to grace. There will also be DJs for the Sunset Cruise and Silent Disco, a Kid’s Stage, as well as Percussionists.
Awesome art installations. Lio Beach Festival isn’t just about the music. It’s a platform to showcase environmentally inspired art and to celebrate the Filipino talent behind them. Artists such as Olivia d’Aboville, Agnes Arellano & Billy Bonnevie, Hohana, Nicollo Jose, Tony Gonzales, Tess Pasola, Mario Lubrico, and Nono Finez are among those who will be featured.
Adventurous activities. What else is there to do, you ask? How does hiking and biking, playing beach sports, renting motorbikes, or island hopping sound? These are just some of your options. Each time of day has a specific lineup that you and your friends can choose from. Just be sure to check whether they're free of charge or if they come with discounts and promos.
Local loving and learning. The teams behind Lio Beach Festival encourages guests to get to know the local community of El Nido. While you're at it, why not try out their environmental programs like the Coastal Clean-Ups and Tree-Planting?
Superb shopping. Hungry guests can flock over to the Shops @ Lio for a wide range of restos, bars, and cafés. Other establishments apart from dining include the Mayanna spa and EN Adventure Scuba.
For more details, visit their website, email, and check out the Lio Beach Fest Facebook page and Instagram, as well as the The Lio Tourism Estate Facebook page and Instagram.
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Photographs from Facebook.com/liobeachfest