Terms and Conditions of General Attendance and Participation

1. Acceptance of Terms: By purchasing a ticket or attending the NijiPop Culture Festival (the "Festival"), you agree to these Terms and Conditions established by the NijiPop Festival Organizing Committee.

2. Ticket and Badge Policy:

  • Your Festival ticket and/or badge serve as a revocable license to attend the Festival.
  • Badges must be displayed visibly at all times during the event.
  • The Organizing Committee reserves the right to revoke this license for reasons including but not limited to misconduct or safety concerns.

3. Conduct and Behaviour:

  • All forms of harassment are strictly prohibited.
  • Engaging in illegal activities, including theft and violence, is forbidden.
  • Attendees must adhere to instructions from Festival staff and security personnel.
  • Respect for the property of the venue and other attendees is required.

4. Assumption of Risk and Liability Waiver:

  • Attendees acknowledge the risks associated with participating in a public event and assume all responsibility for their safety and security.
  • The Organizing Committee is not liable for personal injury or property loss occurring during the Festival.
  • By attending, you release the Organizing Committee from any claims related to injuries or losses experienced at the Festival.

5. Recording and Broadcasting:

  • General attendees may only use their mobiles phone cameras to take pictures and videos.
  • Use of dedicated cameras, DSLRs, camcorders, etc., requires a Community Media Pass, obtained through Community Media Pass pre-event registration.
  • Personal, non-commercial recording (photography, video, and audio) is allowed but may be subject to restrictions as per Festival policies or requests by performers and exhibitors.
  • Commercial use of recordings requires prior approval from the Organizing Committee.
  • The Festival reserves the right to use images or recordings of attendees for promotional purposes.

6. Weapons and Props Policy:

  • Functional weapons are strictly prohibited.
  • Prop weapons must comply with the Festival's safety guidelines and be approved at designated Weapon Check areas.
  • Props must adhere to specific safety and handling protocols set by the Festival.

7. Substance Policy:

  • Illegal substances and underage drinking are strictly prohibited.
  • Violators will be subject to removal and potential legal action.

8. Age Restrictions:

  • Attendees under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Certain areas or events within the Festival may have age restrictions.

9. Event Programming and Schedule:

  • The Organizing Committee reserves the right to modify the Festival's programming, guest lineup, and schedule without prior notice.

10. Additional Rules and Compliance:

  • Attendees must follow any additional rules set by the Festival venue, the Organizing Committee, and applicable laws.
  • Non-compliance may result in expulsion without a refund.

11. Refund Policy:

  • All sales are final. The Festival offers no refunds, returns, or exchanges.
  • In the event of cancellation, the Organizing Committee is not obligated to refund ticket purchases.

12. Transfer Policy:

  • Event pass transfers are allowed up until seven (7) days before the event.
  • The receiver of the new event pass will be subject to a 30% surcharge from the Festival on transfer as part of our anti-scalping event measures.

13. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution:

  • These terms are governed by the laws of Cebu City, Philippines.
  • Any disputes will be resolved in accordance with the laws of that jurisdiction.