March 20, 2019

EVENTS IN MANILA: March 23-24, 2019

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  • Summer is just starting to roll in and while you might already be excited to go to the beach, there are also places within the metro where you can enjoy! From attending conventions to gazing at a mesmerizing ballet performance, this summer is just full of amazing events.

    Here’s a rundown of the thrilling events coming this weekend.

    Spark Fest 2019 (March 23)

    Spark Fest 2019

    If you're an aspiring or an emerging entrepreneur who's eager to learn more about entrepreneurship, join us for the 3rd annual Spark Fest 2019!Don't miss this chance to meet and connect with like-minds who are eager to learn and take their ideas to the next level.See you there!#SparkFest2019

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    With the theme “Celebrating Enterprising Ideas, Creative Insights, and Doing Good,” Spark Fest is an ideal event for aspiring entrepreneurs. Not only will they be able to expand their networks, but they’ll also be able to find inspiration from the various speakers. You may purchase your tickets at the door or online, they also have special rates.

    Also Read: Spark Fest 2019: The Third Grand Entrepreneurial Event Happens This March 23

    Cosplay Carnival 2019 (March 23-24)

    Now on its fourth year, Cosplay Carnival features exciting competitions, activities, and a special cosplayer guest. The event promises to be one of the most colorful and fun anime events of the year. There will be stage activities as well as Cosplay competitions during the event. You can purchase tickets at any SM Ticket Counter nationwide or at SM Tickets Online.

    Also Read: Cosplay Carnival 2019: A Fun-Filled Cosplay Event this March at SMX MOA!

    Ayala Museum’s Art Appreciation (March 23)

    Ayala Museum and Alliance Francaise de Manille brings the second installment of their French Appreciation series. French Romanticism is the highlight on Saturday, March 23 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mark Raftery-Skehan an assistant professor at Ateneo De Manila University’s Philosophy Department will be leading the Literature Appreciation this coming Saturday. For ticket reservations, please call Abby Buendia through 02-759-8288 loc. 8272. You may also send your inquiries via email

    Also Read: French Appreciation: Art and Literature Happening This March 16 and 23

    Kids Art at Legaspi Park (March 23)

    This fun-filled kids activity is geared towards 6-10-year-olds. The Readpro Center for Literacy partnered with Sprouts PlayHub Makati invites kids to kick-off their summer with Kids Art at Legazpi Park. The event provides an opportunity for kids to explore their creative sides as well as have a fun-filled afternoon. You may register by calling 02-881-8630 or 0998-998-7323. Alternatively, you may also e-mail the Readpro Center or Sprouts PlayHub at and

    Also Read: Kick-off Summer with Kids Art at Legazpi Park this March 23!

    Pulp Summer Slam (March 23)

    American thrash metal band Slayer headlines the 19th installment of Pulp Summer Slam! The Philippines will be Slayer’s only stop in Southeast Asia for their Final World Tour. The Pulp Summer Slam is the biggest and longest running Metal festival in Southeast Asia that draws at least 30,000 concertgoers each year. You may purchase tickets at any SM Ticket counter nationwide or at TicketNet.

    Also Read: Slayer to Headline Pulp Summer Slam This March 2019

    Tales of the Manuvu (March 22 – 31)

    Ballet Philippines brings back one of their most celebrated pieces, the rock opera ballet Tales of the Manuvu. The choreography is made by the National Artist for Dance, Alice Reyes and the opera libretto is made by National Artist for Literature, Bienvenido Lumbera. This unique ballet takes inspirations from the folk tales of Mindanao’s Manobo Tribe. This battle will also feature icons of Philippine music as well as some of the industry’s brightest performers. You may purchase your tickets at TicketWorld or through the Ballet Philippines website.

    Also Read: Ballet Philippines Stages Rock Opera Ballet ‘Tales of the Manuvu’ from March 22 to 31

    Espacio Femenino: Spanish & Filipino Female Filmmakers (March 23)

    Instituto Cervantes Manila in collaboration with Embassy of Spain in the Philippines, Film Development Council of the Philippines, and Intramuros Administration brings a film series that features female directors. The event takes place every Saturday of March at 4 p.m. This coming Saturday, short films by female directors will be featured. Among the films that you can watch are Lucrecia (2016), Convervas (2017) and Gikan sa Ngitngit nga Kinaidlaman (2017), a Filipino short film. Admission to the event is free but is on a first come, first serve basis.

    Also Read: Celebrate with Espacio Femenino: Spanish and Filipino Female Filmmakers This March

    Which events are you going to attend this weekend? Share them with us below!

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