EVENTS Happening in the Philippines
The Philippines’ oldest film festival for the LGBTQ+ community, the Quezon City International Pink Film Festival (QCIPFF) returns this November 14 to 25, 2018, on three cinemas: Gateway Cinema Complex, University of the Philippines (UP) Cine Adarna, and Cinema Centenario. With over 60 titles of international and local films from shorts, feature, documentaries, and animation.
Heads up to all K-pop fans out there! South Korean music chart program MBC’s Show Champion will once again dominate Manila with one night of live performances and special segments from your favorite K-pop artists in the upcoming MBC Music Show Champion 2018 happening this October 28, 7:00 p.m at the Mall of Asia Arena.
Now on its second run, the talent and personal development workshop let its participants have a performance and movement training from the top industry professionals in the country. Be the best in your craft and bring out the artist in you as Manila Workshops presents “The Artist in You II” this November 10 to 11, 2018, from 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. at the Silver Pod Studio, Santa Clara St., Manila.
Together with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), the Diplomatic and Consular Corps and the Spouses of the Heads of Mission, the International Bazaar Foundation Inc. (IBF) brings you the 52nd International Bazaar showcasing local and international products for the benefit of the needy. At the International Bazaar 2018, shop for a cause and help build hope for families, children, women and the needy. Catch the 2018 International Bazaar at the Philippine International Convention Center Forums 1, 2, and 3 this coming November 25, 2018!
It's that beautiful time of the year again, and while we can almost hear the Christmas bell ringing, one more thing that's highly anticipated this holiday season are the 2019 planners. To be specific? The Starbucks 2019 planner that everyone's very eager to get their hands on. Simply head on to the Music Hall and present your very own Starbucks card to gain entry and get a sneak peek of the 2019 planner!
After recently concluding this year's season, Repertory Philippines (REP) has announced the exciting roster of 82nd Season shows it is set to stage in 2019 Staring on February with Miong. With a star-studded stable of directors, writers, and cast members, the 2019 season is shaping up to be yet another promising year for REP.
Wanderland Music and Arts Festival, the annual tradition of gathering good people with good music, is bringing not just international indie bands but as well as our very own indie bands who share the same love for music as us at next year's Wanderland Magic. With a loyal following and a dedicated community, Wanderland Music and Arts Festival is indeed the premier music and arts festival in the country. The magical celebration of music and arts is just a few months away so make sure to mark your calendars and purchase your tickets as Wanderland 2019 is happening this coming March 9 and 10, 2019 at the Filinvest City Events Grounds, Alabang.
The Italian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines and the Philippine Italian Association, together with the Film Development Council of the Philippines, will once again present the second edition of ITALIAN CINEMA FROM VENICE TO MANILA, a selection of movies from the Venice International Film Festival.
The annual Philippine Komiks Convention, Komikon Grande 2018, is back to unite comic book artists, groups, and publishers in a two-day event on November 17 to 18, 2018 at Bayanihan Center, Pasig City. On its 14th year, Komikon Grande 2018 continues to preserve its aim to bring together comic book enthusiasts from all over the country to disrupt the stereotypes, and broaden the scope of comics from international to local scene, professional to amateur, and published to independent types of comics.