Cancelled Events due to COVID-19

LIST: Events Cancelled or Postponed Due to the Threat of Coronavirus Disease

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by | March 11, 2020

Last updated March 19, 2020, 9:00 AM

As the number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Philippines continues to grow, the number of events being cancelled or postponed is also quickly rising. much like how other countries such as South Korea and Japan have closed tourist destinations and cancelled big public events to prevent the spread of COVID-19. It’s good to know how to protect yourself from the virus, but it’s better to just avoid any place or event with big crowds. Which means it’s better that these events that would draw and gather a huge number of people are called off as early as possible. Check out this list of the events in the Philippines cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19.

Cancelled Events due to COVID-19

Culture and Politics
  • UAAP Season 82 — Suspended until March 14, 2020 in compliance with the government’s order to suspend all classes in Metro Manila.
  • NCAA Season 95 — Postponed until further notice.
  • Palarong Pambansa — Postponed until further notice.
  • 10th ASEAN Para Games — Postponed until further notice.
  • Philippine National Games — Postponed until further notice.
  • Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Games — Cancelled until further notice.
  • ABS-CBN live studio audience — No admission of live studio audience for It’s Showtime, ASAP Natin ‘To, Magandang Buhay, Banana Sundae, and I Can See Your Voice until further notice.
  • GMA live studio audience — No admission of live studio audience for Eat Bulaga until further notice.
  • Running Man: A Decade of Laughter — Postponed. Now scheduled for June 21, 2020.
  • Mitch Albom Book Signing Tour — Postponed. New date to be announced.
  • Matilda the Musical — Cancelled. Refunds via Ticketworld.
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Planning to travel soon? You should learn more about the travel bans that may apply to you. Want to know how to cancel your travel plans instead? Here’s a quick guide for rebookings, cancellations, and all you may need to know.

Meryl finds joy in music, movies, museums, and making her way around the world.


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