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Vargas After-Hours (A Valentine’s Day Gathering)

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Vargas After-Hours (A Valentine’s Day Gathering) invites couples and groups of friends to wear their best Mardi-gras outfit and chassé like a fever all night. Inspired by the social events that Jorge Vargas organized at the Kawilihan compound, this year’s Vargas After-Hours sparkles with the spirit of festivity and passion this 14 February 2024 (Wednesday), from 6:00 to 11:00 PM.

Guests will be serenaded with jazz performances by Struggail and the Elileon Jazz Trio.

Get your tickets* now and experience a night of art and jazz at the museum after hours!
*Ticket prices:
2,500php (seated tables for two)
4,500php (standing cocktail tables for three to four)

Attend in your best masquerade outfit.
Limited tickets available at bit.ly/VargasAfterHoursFeb14.

*Ticket prices are in packages. Discounted tickets for PWD and Senior Citizens can be purchased via the museum reception only. No discounted tickets will be sold through online transactions.

Vargas After-Hours is a fundraising program of the museum for its future projects. The event is at the UP Vargas Museum, Roxas Avenue, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City. For inquiries and other information, email us at [email protected].


About the performers

Gail Banawis, also known as Struggail, is an actress, a television host, and a singer-songwriter. Struggail started her musical journey by covering songs ranging from ballads, rap, and musical theater. She debuted her first single “Make U Smile” in 2019, and recently released her new single “Next 2 Me.” She also starred in various television series including “Love at First Stream,” “Connected,” and the hit series “Teen Clash.”

Elileon Jazz Trio
The Elileon Jazz Trio are musicians Lui Cristi, Nestor Dela Fuente, and Bryan Gonzaga. Cristi is a graduate of the UP College of Music with a major in flute. He has played in numerous orchestra, theatre plays, and chamber groups in Malaysia, Singapore, and Taiwan. Dela Fuente studied music under the tutelage of Maestro Jose Valdez and has played in various concerts as an intermissionist for renowned artists and musicians such as Bob James, Patti Austin, and Michael Bolton. Gonzaga is a graduate of the UP College of Music with a major in percussion. He has played as a percussionist in various orchestras and performed on cruise ships travelling to the United Kingdom, Morocco, and Italy.

Source: UP Vargas Museum Facebook


February 14
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm