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Get ready for Lio Beach Festival 2017

Lio Beach Festival

Lio Beach Festival is a celebration of music and arts for the environment set in the paradise of El Nido. Located in one of the best islands in the world, the festival endeavors to be a flagship event in Palawan. The event will be held on June 9 to 11, 2017 over the Independence Day long weekend.

On its first year, this exclusive event with limited passes aims to give guests a unique experience and a chance to explore the wonders of El Nido over the independence day long weekend. Activities and programs during the day are curated to provide festival-goers access to tours of the island and the mainland, as well as a chance to participate in eco-activities and community programs.

The three performance stages and installation art works are set against the backdrop of Lio Beach and picturesque views of Cadlao Island and Bacuit Bay, in Ayala Land’s sustainable tourism estate, Lio.

Ticket sales of the event will go to programs for environmental and marine conservation of El Nido.

Lio Coast -- Lio Beach Festival
Lio Coast


More than 50 artists and performers, both local and international, grace Lio Beach Festival with Jazz, Soul, World and Dance music playing in 3 different stages.

On the Live Stage: Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles, FKJ, Swooping Duck (Hiatus Kaiyote), Laneous, Mark Redito, Apartel, Jeck Pilpil & Peacepipe, June Marieezy, CRWN, Moophs, Skarm, Curtismith, Thrones, Kawangis ng Tribu, Hernandez Bros, Heloise La Harpe.

DJs for the Sunset Cruise and Silent Disco plus Percussionists complete the line-up for the 3-day event.

Lio Beach Festival Poster


The events ground also serves as the venue for the visual arts and the Filipino creative talents to pay tribute to Mother Nature with awe-inspiring installations that blends with the environment.

Lio Beach Festival artists include Olivia d’Aboville, Agnes Arellano & Billy Bonnevie, Hohana, Nicollo Jose, Tony Gonzales, Tess Pasola, Mario Lubrico, Nono Finez, and many more.

Together with Kalye Artisano, Lio’s own Artists’ Village, El Nido is set to cultivate more local artists that represent the soul of Palawan.

Environment and Community

Ten Knots has advocated responsible tourism and has exercised stewardship over its natural environment. For over three decades, Ten Knots has striven to maintain a delicate balance between achieving tourism development goals, conserving El Nido’s fragile environment, and meeting the needs of the local community.

In line with the company’s thrust, Lio Beach Festival proceeds shall go to programs for marine conservation and environmental protection of El Nido. At the same time, the event is a venue for guests to interact with the local community and participate in activities for the environment such as Coastal Clean-Ups and Tree-Planting.