FORMO is Latin for to create, shape, form. This August, Formo celebrates five fantastic years of continuously creating extraordinary experiences, shaping Cebu’s stylish nocturnal lifestyle as the city’s pioneering restaurant lounge, and forming bonds and friendships through its overall relaxing vibe, diverse cocktails, delectable dishes and excellent customer service.
From August 11-15, FORMO fetes five years with FORMO 5, five fabulous nights of music, fashion and passion. The revelry kicks off on Wednesday, August 11 with the newly launched monthly movement of fashion, style and art: The Thread Style Series with this installation featuring a fashion show with Cebu’s young personalities wearing the creative genius of Mary Ty for Very Mary. On Thursday, August 12, its all the goodness of the 60s, 70s, jazz, blues and soul with the Cuaranta Band and Bob Sellner.
On Friday, August 13, it’s everything house as resident mixmasters Hans Congmon, Jude Flores and Marlon Orellano take everyone to a state of Rapture. Get those dancing shoes ready on Saturday, August 14, as the much celebrated Disco de Luxe takes the 80s, 90s and new wave party to a whole new level. Buckle up as Gap Mobile’s Gilbert Go is set to take you on an aural and visual journey as he debuts his video mixing of disco dance hits. The anniversary parties culminate on Sunday, August 15 with the ultimate retail therapy: Fashion + Cocktails, a whole night happy hour affair and trunk show featuring Cebu’s up and coming designers and retailers: Vanilla Label by Vania Romoff, Rhipstop Soul Clothing, Very Mary by Mary Ty, Glory by Ria Alazas, Willow & Jack and more.
As a special anniversary treat, Formo fanatics can get their local beer, mojitos and the special FORMO 5 cocktail for P5 from 6:00 pm till 9:00 pm during the five-night celebration. On Friday and Saturday, buy 2 of any of the Johnnie Walker and Smirnoff variants and the third one is on the house. FORMO GIVE ME 5 is presented by San Miguel Beer, Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Bailey’s, Gilbey’s Premium Strength, Cignal Digital TV, First Family Appliance and Pink Flora.
Formo is located at the Banilad Town Centre and is open daily for cocktails, dinner and after hours from 6:00 p.m. onwards; also available for private functions. For reservations and inquiries, please contact 0917 7100 300 during office hours and (032) 416 1990 during bar hours, email FORMO.Cebu@gmail.com or log on to www.facebook.com/FORMO.lounge or tweet www.twitter.com/FORMOcebu.