Ibang Mundo, Ibang Tugtugan: The UP Fair Dimensions Experience

Written by: Daphne Sagun | 3 months ago

From the moment you step in, you are transported into a world filled with music and fun! This year’s UP Fair: Dimensions takes it to a different level with its theme, “Ibang Mundo, Ibang Tugtugan”.

The theme holds up with outstanding performances that got the crowd singing at the top of their lungs and dancing to the beat. Dimensions featured artists Adie, Unique Salonga, Kean Cipriano, Mayonnaise, The Itchyworms, Ebe Dancel, Lola Amour, Orange & Lemons, Al James, Autotelic. Zild, Cup of Joe, Over October, The Ransom Collective, Any Name’s Okay, Kenaniah, Ysanygo, Carousel Casualties, and That Band Astra, which kept the crowd grooving to the music all night long.

When the crowd needed a break from the performances, there were other things that they could enjoy at the fair. Fair Goers could take a look at art booths such as Printa, Epic Shop, Put A Henna Mo, Merch Merch, Silence Inkz Tattoo, and Three Colors. The fair also had three amusement park rides and various games to excite fairgoers. On top of that, official sponsors and partners also had their own booths, which featured different activities from karaoke to photo booths.

The crowd was also able to satisfy their cravings with a wide variety of food vendors: Emer’s Crispy, Juice Ko Po, INAMORATA, JJ’s Bunwich, Indio Filipino, iChow-iChow, The Barista Cup, Carlos Farms - Lemonade Bar, Uncle Nicks, Gastro Shack, Monster Egg, Geno’s Food Hub, Daily By Bo’s Coffee, Uncle Chicks, Ate Rica’s Bacsilog, Steak Garage, Champ Waffles, Nhil’s Torched Pizza, Sea, Villa’s House of Pasta, Patrina bakes, DQ, Carlos Farms - Coffee Series, Kuya Korea, and Rodic’s Diner.

Aside from the fun, Dimensions also highlighted the calls for a better mass transportation system with their advocacies of #BetterTranspoPH #CommutersNaman, and #NoToJeepneyPhaseout. Various progressive organizations also had the opportunity to share their advocacies through their own booths, which featured stunning artworks, booths, accessories, and placards.

UP Fair Dimensions was made possible with the following organizational partners: TOMCAT, PLM Junior Marketing Association, Mapua University Senior High School Student Council, UST Association of Civil Engineering Students, UST Hiraya, Teatro Tomasino, FEU The Entrepreneurship Club, PLM Business School Student Council, Lasallian Youth Corps - Manila, Mapua •MOVE, DLSU Manila SHS Student Council, The Ateneo Assembly, ADPROS, Association of Biological Engineers of Mapua, PUP CBA Student Council, UPB The Management Economic Society, The Freshie Initiative, UP School of Economics Student Council, UP Manila Development Studies Society, UP Lakan Diliman, UP Ecotour, UP College of Social Sciences and Philosophy Freshie, Shiftee, and Transferee Council, and UP Radio Circle.

Dimensions were also in partnership with Avocadoria.ph, Connect Power Banks, Ayala Malls U.P. Town Center, Unilab, Jack ‘n Jill Cloud 9, Great Taste, Swiss Miss, and media partners with Philippine Concerts, MYX, IWantTFC, MOnster RX 93.1, Wonder Mag PH, Kroma Entertainment, Manila Musika, Now You Know PH, Blog-PH, The Indiependent Collective, Ang Pahayagang Plaridel, and Big Media Digital Corporation.

UP Fair Dimensions was co-presented by the Bank of the Philippine Islands, BYS Cosmetics Philippines, and Samsung Philippines.