EVENTS Happening in the Philippines
Food lovers take heed with the upcoming food bazaar Yummy Eats 2015: The Ultimate Pinoy Holiday Food Festival on November 7 at Metrotent! Yummy Eats will be featuring various food concessionaires where you can also enjoy the Noche Buena classics even before December! The food festival will have fun games as well so you can take a break from eating (food and games do make a fun combo). There will also be food gift ideas making Christmas gift shopping less of a hassle. Those interested can purchase tickets and join this festive holiday food trip. The rates are as follows: P300 / Person; P1000 / Group of 4; P250 / […]
It’s time to thrive! Celebrate creativity and entrepreneurship as THRIVE, in partnership with MUNI MARKET presents a festival gathering of creative minds for social good on October 24 & 25 at Capital Commons. A myriad of lifestyle products that promote health and sustainability will be present such as: Bayani Brew, Bambike, Yadu, Habi Footwear and more. There will also be a number of forums and activities to join and learn from and some fun entertainment with cool music. Please check out the list below. Wanna be a conscious consumer living mindfully? Join the festival now! Find more information and book your tickets now here.
Are you tough enough to conquer the country’s most challenging terrain? Witness as elite international runners compete for the most prestigious year-end run in the country’s most challenging terrain. The Splendido International Sunset Run, open to all local and foreign runners, will be held on December 5, 2015, 4pm at Splendido Taal Country Club, Batangas. This year’s edition will have new and more difficult terrains and will really bring out the tough runner in you. Prepare as early as now and gear up for the run of the year! Details are as follows: EVENT DISTANCES 2.5K, 5K, 10K, 21K REGISTRATION FEE 2.5K – Php 399 5K – Php 599 10K […]
British indie-rock band, CIRCA WAVES headlines the first South East Asia edition of Dr. Martens Stand For Something Tour 2015 – touring Manila, Jakarta, and Singapore. The band from Liverpool England, consisting of frontman Kieran Shudall (vocals, guitar), Sam Rourke (bass), Colin Jones (drums) and Joe Falconer (guitarist) will be performing their massive hits ‘T-Shirt Weather’, ‘So Long’, ‘Young Chasers’, and more. So what does Circa Waves stand for? “We stand for making genuine music. No gimmicks, No backing tracks, we are straight to the point. We play every show like it’s our last, put blood and sweat into gigs and push ourselves till we have nothing left to give”, […]
After successful shows in Europe, New Zealand and the USA, the hit tribute show One Night of Queen will be coming to Manila for the first time on October 24 to 25 at The Theater at Solaire Resorts and Casino. The pomp rock show One Night of Queen was set in motion by the band Gary Mullen and the Works as homage to the legendary band. Mullen gained popularity when he won the competition show Stars in Their Eyes with his spot-on imitation of Mercury’s vocals and performance, and has been touring with his band around the globe since then. Aptly coined the world’s premiere Queen tribute band, Gary Mullen […]
Wanting some festive food trip? Consider it solved! Just head on to McKinley West in Fort Bonifacio Global City on Thursdays-Sundays from 4pm onwards for the whole month of October and feast on the best food trucks fare in the country. Enjoy live entertainment from awesome bands while having a foodgasmic experience with your family and friends. Foodies, it’s definitely the place to be for you this October so come and get your fill!
Korea’s longest-running show Cookin’ Nanta, a hit non-verbal comedy musical is coming to Manila for a series of performances from November 10 to 15 at The Theater at Solaire. The award-winning show explodes with energetic sounds, rhythms, and motion as it features the use of traditional Korean samul nori music, which in this case is performed with improvised percussion instruments such as cutting boards, water canisters, kitchen knives etc. The musical is a story about four cooks rushing to prepare an entire wedding banquet within one hour – a chaos characterized by comedic and acrobatic movements, awesome wit and strong rhythm. Set in a restaurant kitchen, the electrifying show is […]
Be educated and motivated as world-renowned personal finance coach Robert Kiyosaki headlines the Masters of Wealth—a one-day landmark event set on November 30 at SMX Mall of Asia aiming to help existing and future leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and other individuals looking to master the creation of wealth in today’s turbulent times. Mr. Kiyosaki will be joined by seven other international speakers whose inspiring stories about their achievements are worth sharing. The tickets come with price tags but education is a good investment and attendees are sure to take away from the event a wealth of practical and valuable learning. So increase your financial IQ and book your tickets now. Click […]
Owned by 13,000 farmers around Europe, Arla is one of the strongest players in the international dairy arena, and now— Arla extends its natural dairy goodness in the homes of Filipinos. From left-right: Amanda Griffin-Jacob, Jan Top Christensen, Jens Christian Krog Nielsen, Raymund William Acedera, Stephanie Zubiri-Crespi, Tonette Nicolas, Chef Gino Gonzalez, Chris Everingham and Marco Lobregat Arla’s entry to the Philippine market came in the right timing as Filipinos began to adopt a more refined taste, now being mindful of the process that happens behind each product. Filipino households can now have the right and reliable product they know they can trust. Arla has brought in a variant of […]
La Tienda, a Spanish restaurant in Makati that serves traditional Spanish cuisine and gourmet food products from Spain presents Gustacion, an evening of traditional Spanish wines and local organic cheeses. Gustacion, or gustation in English means “the act or sensation of tasting.” In this exclusive event, it will be the act or sensation of tasting a curated sequence of traditional Spanish wines carefully paired with Local Organic Cheeses by Latteria d’Ischia & La Tienda’s homemade Chorizos. Secure a seat and experience these romantic and fine pairings on October 21, Wednesday at 6pm in La Tienda at #43 Polaris Street, Bel-Air Makati. For info and RSVP contact: 890-4123, 245-7181, 0917-3140800, 0917-8162782. […]
The earliest Christmas bazaar in town is happening on November 8 at the Rockwell Tent in Makati. Now you can actually enjoy your Christmas shopping sans the maddening crowd and the run-of-the-mill items you see around and you fill your cart with just to finish your shopping list. Just mark the date and discover fun and fab items at the bazaar. Kris Kringle Bazaar will have an awesome medley of unique, carefully curated items that make for worthy presents for your loved ones this coming Christmas season. It has something for everyone with its cool participating merchants like Proppy, Urbangiz, Honeycomb, TechVendo, Nelle + Giselle, Snooze, and many others offering […]
A wine’s vintage speaks of more than just the year of harvest. It is, in essence, the headline of an article, the name of a painting, the title of a novel; one that alludes to a period of romance between the sun, rain, wind, earth and man; and tells the story of how a confluence of such disparate elements can, under just the right conditions, yield poetry in a bottle. Now on its 15th year, this year’s landmark edition of The Grand Wine Experience promises to be an unparalleled celebration of only the finest with every facet of the guest experience, from the buffet selection, to the quality of the […]
British Embassy’s forthcoming 2015-2016 GREAT campaign in the Philippines will start off by highlighting the Philippine-UK Friendship Day this coming 20 October 2015 and celebrate the strong historical and cultural ties that bind the two countries. The Bond-themed celebration offers a three-course meal at the Rizal Ballroom of the Makati Shangri-la. Enjoy a night of unlimited drinks, fantastic entertainment, great raffle prizes and have a grand time dressing up as your favourite Bond character. Join the celebration and grab your tickets now, click here. Venue: Rizal Ballroom, Makati Shangri-la Ayala Ave. Corner Makati Avenue, Makati City Time: 7pm For more information, contact email@example.com or call 09175215337. Sources: www.eventbrite.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/ukinthephilippines
Película, the biggest Spanish film festival in Asia, is back on its 13th year! Featuring the best of contemporary Spanish cinema, the 2015 run will have 2 legs: one from October 8 to 18 at the Greenbelt Cinemas and another from October 19 to 25 at the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) Building in Intramuros. About 30 films are included in the festival, with genres ranging from romance and comedy to documentary, suspense, and drama. Here are some of the entries that moviegoers should not miss: – Tres bodas de más (Three Many Weddings) Ruth finds herself unable to refuse the invitations to the weddings of three […]
Heads up, friends in Visayas and Mindanao! The European Union Delegation to the Philippines brings the 18th installment of Cine Europa to Zamboanga, Tacloban, Davao, Leyte, and Cagayan de Oro from October 13 to November 22. Twenty-three (23) films from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Norway and Switzerland will be screened, showcasing the dynamism of European youth, in line with this year’s theme “Coming of Age.” Here are some of the highlights of this year’s festival: – Naked Harbour During one winter week in Finland, 8 people face challenges in their lives as they continue […]
Catch Pinocchio re-imagined on stage. Ballet Manila gives life to the beloved fairytale of a wooden toy who dreams of becoming a boy in the world premiere of Co-Artistic Director Osias Barroso’s full-length Pinocchio. Originally conceived as a one-act ballet that has been a staple of Ballet Manila’s repertoire, this holiday offering has been expanded to a full-length, two-act production that amps up the adventure and spectacle. Bring your children and enjoy the heart-warming classic tale that’s perfect for the season, and for all ages. November 27& 28, December 4&5 at 8:00pm November 29 & December 6 at 3:00pm Aliw Theater Tickets at ticketworld.com.ph or 891-9999 – Source: Ballet Manila […]
Tired of your boring weekends? Blend into the crowd for the fun Weekend Blender on October 24 at The Open Space in Jupiter Makati from 2pm to 8pm. Discover good food, good music, and lots of awesome and artisanal goodies from hip and cool merchants. Here’s a preview of what you can find Watch out for more updates by clicking here.
Unleash your love for all things Korean as KPop House presents the KPop Ultimate Festival Overload on October 18 at the Makati Museum. Those looking to attend can look forward to a fun-filled KPop culture experience and enjoy debut performances from various artists, a plethora of booths selling all kinds of KPop goodies, fun games and contests, and other exciting activities. Korean Boy Band Chaos will make a special appearance together with other guests like Mini 2ne1 from Chile and the Filipino dance group No 7imit. Avail the pre-selling tickets now for a price of PHP 150 but those unable to buy now can purchase tickets at the event itself […]
Learn to bake fondant cakes and cupcakes like a pro, from scratch! Renowned Chef Bambie Ordinanza, who has famously done cakes for celebrities and high-profile events, is going to share her baking expertise via a hands-on group learning workshop on October 24, 2015 Saturday, from 10am to 5pm at CRAFT MNL Unit 302 Pasay Road Condominium (Pamana-Languages Building), 926 A. Arnaiz Ave., Makati City. The workshop’s 3-in-1 class is open to all baking enthusiasts of any level, from beginners (zero to basic knowledge) to baking professionals who want to have some valuable refresher lessons. What’s exciting about it is its modules will use Chef Bambie’s super easy, no-fail recipes for […]
5km fun run. 5 music zones. 5 different beats. The Music Run™ is the only 5k fun run that puts music at the heart. With rocking music festival vibes every step of the way, running never sounded so good! The Music Run™ by Philam Life will be bringing the beat to Manila for the very first time on 14 November 2015! An un-timed, non-competitive 5km fun run, The Music Run™ course is split into five 1km Music Zones, each representing a different genre of music. Called ‘The Sound Track’, the run course features concert quality speakers every 40m, pumping out music every step of the way. Each Music Zone has […]
Bundle up your kids in cutesy pumpkin costumes for a pre-Halloween fun they will love! Save the Date! The annual Pumpkin Patch Party will be held on October 27, 3pm at Gymboree Play & Music Manila Polo Club, Makati City. It will be an afternoon party of fun costumes, kid-friendly games, arts and crafts and trick or treating. With special guest, Puppeteer and Author of the children’s book, “Ang Batang Gustong Maging Papet”(The Kid Who Wants to be a Puppet), Mr. Wanlu Lunaria and our good puppet friend Nicolo, your little chaps and girls are going to be in for a wholesome, fun experience. Kids can take home freebies and […]
Somewheeeeere over the rainbow… This is it! Now you have this opportunity to learn to play ukulele in a 2-hour workshop designed for beginners. Join the Ukulele Workshop on October 17, Saturday at 2pm-4pm at the Ukulele Philippines Shop, The Collective 7274 Malugay St., San Antonio Village, Makati City. Learn the history, the parts, the basic chords and the fundamentals of strumming, and 1 to 2 songs to play. At the end of the workshop, you will be able to play at least one full song. Best 2 hours ever! So register now and get those fingers work up some feel-good tunes…. Somewhere over the rainbow way up high, and […]
There is no need to fly all the way to Germany to experience the real Oktoberfest because you can do so right here in the metro! On October 16 and 17, head on to the Bonifacio Global City where Fort favorites Aracama, Draft Gastropub, Katsu, Kraft, K-Pub, Tony Roma’s, Scarlet and Cable Car will be joining in the Oktoberfest fun with huge food and drinks discounts! Some might be wondering why it’s dubbed as the REAL Oktoberfest, one word— Paulaner! Bonifacio Global City makes the Oktoberfest experience closest to Germany by offering exclusively the Paulaner Oktoberfest Bier— a beer only brewed during the Oktoberfest that more than 6 million Germans […]
Are you up for some Latin dance partying in the metro and the island? Happening soon is a six-day celebration of Latin Dance from Manila to Boracay on November 17-18 (Manila), and November 19-22 (Boracay). The festival will feature nightly parties and shows as well as workshops during the day and will gather over 20 international and local Latin dance artists to perform, teach, and showcase the art of Latin dancing.– For more information: Manila Boracay Latin Dance Festival Email Facebook YouTube Twitter Website Phone: +63 917 648 1502 or +63 917 537 0007
All the right elements of the timeless band Earth, Wind & Fire will be filling the grand ballrooms of Novotel Araneta Center (Oct 14) and Solaire Resort and Casino (Oct 15). The Earth, Wind & Fire Experience concert will let you groove for all the right reasons as the band is set to perform the hits Let’s Groove, Reasons, Boogie Wonderland, September, After The Love Has Gone, Shining Star, and many more. The show will feature the Al McKay Allstars and other special guests. Catch their performance and experience the classics once again like never before. For tickets, contact Ticketworld at 891-9999 or visit www.ticketworld.com.ph.
What better way to bond with your pet dogs but to do with them what they love to do, RUN! Open to all dogs and their human running tandem of all ages, a Doggie Dashing 3KM (6-legged) Challenge for all active dogs and dog lovers is happening on October 10, 5pm at the parking area of SM Dasmarinas Cavite. Registration is still on-going at the lobby of the Annex, Entrance 5 of the mall. You may also register online here. Great prizes are at stake. Registration fee is P600 (regular) P399 (students, just present your school ID!). You may also avail of a discounted rate of P500 just by presenting […]
Got a flair for the unconventional? Bring your free spirit and head on to the Boho Bazaar on October 9 to 11, 10am-10pm at the 1Esplanade Pasay City. Wander at the 3-day Bohemian event and indulge in a gastronomic feast with the best eats in town: La Taqueria by Chef Gino Gonzales, Gourmandise by Chef Sunshine Pengson, Downtown Cookies, Delimondo, Hummus by Elijah, Quezo, Quisses Sweets, Marley’s and the debuting Mexican Global Grub. Enjoy a unique shopping experience at this weekend lifestyle market with treasured finds like quaint pieces, chic trinkets and fashion, awesome artworks, and other avant-garde merchandise as it features over 80 local and foreign brands. As you roam about the […]
Not just another weekend market, Loyola Grand Villas (LGV) Sunday Market promises to teem with the stuff that shoppers from all ages love – from gourmet food products to quaint trinkets and cool toys. There’s surely a good find for just about everyone. The Sunday market will be open on October 18, November 15, and December 13 from 9am to 8pm at the The Gardens, Guatemala Street, Loyola Grand Villas Quezon City. It is mounted and participated by the LGV Homeowners’ Association and supports the group’s beneficiaries and outreach activities. It’s the perfect place for your pre-Christmas hoarding so note the dates and head on to LGV for some fun-filled […]
Are you ready for some ghost busting, science style? Spend a night filled with science wonders and lots of spooking at the Science Sleepover with a Halloween theme of Ghost Busting Night from October 24 to 25 at the Mind Museum in Bonifacio Global City Taguig. How to join? Simply form a group of 2 to 4 as you embark in different adventures the Mind Museum has prepared. Those who can only bring themselves shouldn’t worry. Solo registrations are accepted but such participants will be grouped with other solo participants. Participant Regular Price (Philippines Peso) Solo / Group of 2 – 3 P3, 000 / head Groups of 4 or […]
Join in the beer madness with Brotzeit’s Oktoberfest party! Drink, sing, and be merry on October 10 and 23 at Brotzeit Shangri-La Plaza Mandaluyong City where lucky guests can win Oktoberfest goodies including limited edition shirts and genuine German mugs. Prepare to raise your pints with live performances from Kudos Loves Eighties who’ll rock the night with top hits from the 80’s and ingenious remixes from DJ Karl Ty and DJ Brock Donald. There won’t only be live performances but also exciting games that are sure to make the party night overflow with fun and music. Remember the date and drop by at 7pm onwards and experience world-famous German beers […]