The entire island of Cebu switched off their lights on the last Saturday of March for Earth Hour 2012 and Shangri-La Mactan Resort and Spa made this environment-friendly event stylish by bringing in three of Cebu fashion’s pride. Joining the global community in celebrating Earth Hour with a ceremonial lighting of lanterns are Cebu fashion designers’ Yvonne Quisumbing, Barbie Alvez and Project Runway Philippines 3 Finalist Yves Camingue.

 EARTH HOUR 2012 ILLUMINATI SHANGRILA WAVES MACTAN CEBU

EARTH HOUR 2012 ILLUMINATI SHANGRILA WAVES MACTAN CEBU

Jigs Arquiza with Mildren from Shangrila

EARTH HOUR 2012 ILLUMINATI SHANGRILA WAVES MACTAN CEBU

Yvonne Quisumbing, Dan Ong, Barbie Alvez and friend

EARTH HOUR 2012 ILLUMINATI SHANGRILA WAVES MACTAN CEBU
A fashion show highlighting eco-chic collections from Cebuano designers made Illuminated 3 different from several Earth Hour celebrations happening simultaneously all over the world. Patrons who bought their tickets at 500 each gets to have an Earth Hour t-shirt and a lantern for Shangrila Cebu’s lighting ceremony on the helipad when the lights turned off at exactly 830pm.

EARTH HOUR 2012 ILLUMINATI SHANGRILA WAVES MACTAN CEBU

EARTH HOUR 2012 ILLUMINATI SHANGRILA WAVES MACTAN CEBU

EARTH HOUR 2012 ILLUMINATI SHANGRILA WAVES MACTAN CEBU

EARTH HOUR 2012 ILLUMINATI SHANGRILA WAVES MACTAN CEBU

EARTH HOUR 2012 ILLUMINATI SHANGRILA WAVES MACTAN CEBU

Proceeds of the tickets went to Hands of Mercy. Djs from Shangri-la, the Penthouse, Loft, and Marvin Evangelista each took turns spinning music that kept the crowd going till early Sunday morning. Shangri-la definitely knew how to switch off in style.