Eight days before we get the full festival experience, we are treated with the full lineup of artists and performers everyone should watch out for during the three-day event. Prepare for a feast for the ears and the eyes as this year’s festival will be bringing in not just 100, but 150 local and international artists in the Malasimbo Amphitheatre.
Image grabbed from Cultural Center of the Philippines A celebration of Philippine heritage in folkoric dance and music featuring professional dance companies such as the Bayanihan National Folk Dance Company, Ramon Obusan Folkoric Group, Phil Baranggay Folk Dance Group, and Kaloob Phil Music and Dance Ministry, along with some of the country’s best school and community-based dance groups. The festival also hosts the 1st National Dance Research Conference spearheaded by the Phil Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) in partnership with the CCP Arts Education Department. Also Read:Events at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (January to March 2017) Event details: What: Indak Filipinas: Festival of Philippine Folkloric Dance […]
Expect for a jam-packed February as back-to-back concerts in the Metro and nearby cities are about to happen. But it isn’t just concerts that are expected to be slated this love month, there’s this known Festivals in the Philippines or popularly known as Fiesta that has been one of the most celebrated events not only by Filipinos but tourists as well.
Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival is now back on its 7th year, and this time, they will be bringing in some of the freshest local and international artists for 3 days of nothing but good music, arts, and culture. Happening on March 10-12 at the foot of Mount Malasimbo in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro, Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival will continue its goal to blend the traditional and contemporary arts and musical performances while working towards the protection of the environment. This year’s lineup consists of a combination of various genre, from indie pop, to alternative rock, to EDM. Some of the artists who will be present in the event […]
The Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta is now on its 21st year! Join them this February 9-12, 2017 in Clark, Pampanga for a weekend of everything that flies! 17th Philippine International Hot air Balloon Fiesta The event will also feature a variety of sports aviation activities to give spectators all-out fun & entertainment. It includes Aerobatic Exhibitions, Balloon Bursting, Formation Flying, Gliding and Microlight & Ultralight Flying. You can also enjoy a big selection of food, refreshments, all kinds of merchandise, local goods, balloon fiesta souvenirs, and a lot more! To see full schedule of activities, click here: philballoonfest Started in 1994, what began as a passion project evolved […]
Ayala Avenue being lit up last week proved to be a primer as Ayala Land and HSBC present the much-anticipated Festival of Lights, happening at the Ayala Triangle Gardens from November 15 to January 8. IT WAS A SIGN OF THINGS TO COME. Ayala Avenue, Paseo de Roxas, and Makati Avenue’s center islands were lit up last November 3; but, it’s not the only thing being lit up. Ayala Triangle Gardens is up next on November 15 as Ayala Land brings back the Festival of Lights. The installations you’ve seen along Ayala Avenue, Paseo de Roxas, and Makati Avenue were just a sign of things to come. Ayala Land and […]
This November 12-13, join the first and biggest vegan event in the the country, VegFest Pilipinas, at Eastwood Central Plaza on November 12-13. Activities include: GUPRU FUN RUN – an early morning run with the family VEG EXPO – A showcase of locally-made vegan products and services. VEG WORKSHOPS – Demos of easy-to-prepare vegan meals, featuring top local vegan chefs. VEG TALKS – Talks on compassionate living by notable figures. Together, with VegFest Pilipinas, let’s spread awareness, and empower the people to protect the environment with a plant-based, and vegan lifestyle. Online registration is now closed but you may still join in the fun and register at the site […]
Fan girls and boys unite! Fandomland, the much awaited music and fan festival of the year in the Philippines is finally here. Join young Filipino artists and musicians as they make history in the name of love and music for the very first time on October 22 (Saturday) at Centris Walk, Eton Centris Open Grounds.
Asia’s Biggest Wedding Fair along with the country’s Biggest Food Tasting Festival is coming in Manila this September 10 & 11 at the SMX Convention Center. Pre-register for FREE ADMISSION to Wedding Expo Philippines and reserve FREE seat/s to Wedding Banquets Manila at www.themesnmotifs.com. Image grabbed from this website clickthecity.com Details: What: Philippine Wedding Expo When: Saturday, September 10, 2016 10:00 AM – Sunday, September 11, 2016 8:00 PM Where: SMX Convention Center, Mall Of Asia Complex Bay City, , Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines, SMX Convention Center Source: clickthecity.com
Cities in and around the Visayas region have their own identities that are showcased in each of their festivals. One city, however, felt that it did not have a cultural identity, something for the people to call their own: San Carlos City, Negros Occidental. DANCERS FROM LAST YEAR’S PINTAFLORES FESTIVAL. It’s a bright festival full of colors, music, and a lot of dancing. (Image grabbed from Pintaflores Festival Facebook page) This led to the city taking two of its best activities and turning them into a festival that would become the city’s identity for years to come: the Pintaflores Festival, held from November 3 – 5. The Pintaflores […]
September is almost half over, which can only mean one thing: we’re that much closer to October and its month-long celebration of beer! For all those who are looking for Oktoberfest events, here’s a list of Oktoberfest-related events for you to choose from: Oktoberfest Beer and Music Festival The country’s biggest celebration of Oktoberfest is back and is bigger than ever! Here are the dates you need to watch out for: ● September 16 at Metrowalk, Pasig City ● September 23 at Harbour Square, CCP Complex, Pasay City ● September 30 at Laguna Central, Greenfield City, Sta Rosa, Laguna ● October 7 at the Mepz Football Field, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu […]
The humble lanzones or langsat may not be as popular of a product in the country as mangoes, pineapples, or bananas, but for the people of Camiguin Island, it’s their livelihood. The Lanzones Festival, held every 3rd week of October, gives this island more reasons to celebrate. A CELEBRATION OF A BOUNTIFUL HARVEST. The island of Camiguin comes to life every third week of October for their Lanzones Festival. The Lanzones Festival is an annual thanksgiving celebration for the island’s harvest. It’s always done during the time when lanzones is in season. Camiguin is known for having the sweetest lanzones in the country, and the festival acts as […]
The province of Quirino rarely rings a bell in everyday conversation, but one week every September puts this province squarely in the eyes of the country: the Panagdadapun Festival. A GATHERING OF ALL QUIRINIANS. Street Dancing during the 40th Panagdadapun Festival in 2011. Image taken by Clifford Badongen, grabbed from Maddela, Quirino Facebook Page Panagdadapun is an Ilocano word which means assembly. It’s a word that’s so appropriate for the festival that it reverberates throughout the province of Quirino. Quririnians from all over the province gather to showcase what the province is all about in the week-long festivities. Highlights of the festival include the Street Dancing Showdown, Gitarock […]