EVENTS Happening in the Philippines
Casual and professional riders alike are invited to join the Dirt Weekend on November 6 to 8 at NUVALI where more than 1, 000 riders are expected to navigate the rocky and adventurous trails of NUVALI. Registration details can be seen below. Fun riders are recommended to sign up to the Cross Country 35K to get a feel of what it’s like on the road together with the elite riders. Do you want to roll and join in the fun? Click here to register online. For a detailed list of information please proceed here. Good luck, keep safe on the road, and enjoy the ride!
♬ Clusters of crocus, purple and gold, blankets of pansies up from the cold… lilies and iris, safe from the chill, safe in my garden… snowdrops so still… ♩ Just one of the many beautiful songs you’ll get to hear (and see) in THE SECRET GARDEN starring Robbie Guevara, Lorenz Martinez, Noel Rayos, Myramae Meneses, Caisa Borromeo, Natalie Everett, Jay Glorioso and a whole lot more, directed by Dr. Anton Juan. The Repertory Philippines’ stage adaptation of the Frances Hodgson Burnett classic opens on November 20 at the Onstage Theater in Greenbelt 1. For details call Rep at 843-3570. For tickets you can also call Ticketworld at 891-9999 or visit […]
Planning for a holiday trip to your dream destination? Get the best deals at the upcoming Holiday Travel and Dining Deals Expo on November 18-20 at the SMX Convention Center SM Aura Taguig City. Sweet deals are within your reach as the expo will feature hotels, resorts, airlines, cruises, travel agencies, travel insurance, and other travel-related products. You can also scout for the best dining offers from hotels, restaurants, buffet deals, diners, bake shops, fast food chains, bars, and other dining products. All these in one place that teems with fabulous offers you can choose from. Save the dates and make that perfect trip or dining dream happen!
The English electronic group is coming and there’s nowhere else you’d rather be. Debuting in the Manila concert scene soon is the Grammy Award-winning Clean Bandit who is set to perform on December 10 at the Palace Pool Club. Clean Bandit is composed of bass guitarist Jack Patterson, percussionist Luke Patterson, cello player Grace Chatto, and violinist Neil Armin-Smith. The popular group is best known for the hit single “Rather Be”, its collaboration with English artist Jess Glynne. “Rather Be” debuted on January of 2014 and remained at the top of the charts for four weeks. It then went on to win the the Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording in 2015. […]
The Manila leg of the star-studded International Premier Tennis League is set to kick off on December 6 until December 8 at the Mall of Asia Arena. Manila will play host to global tennis A-listers including Rafael Nadal, Nick Kyrgios, Serena Williams and Asia’s pride— Kei Nishikori. Serena Williams will lead the Philippines Mavericks together with Mark Philippoussis, Richard Gasquet, Jarmila Gajdosova, Borna Coric, Sabine Lisicki, Treat Huey, and Milos Raonic, While Rafael Nadal will lead the Indian Aces consisting of Agnieszka Radwanska, Sania Mirza, Gael Monfis, Rohan Bopanna, Fabrice Santoro, and Ivan Dodig. Fast rising star Nick Kyrgios will also be featured as he teams up with the Singapore […]
A weekend market dedicated to all things organic will start this coming Sunday, October 25 at the Burgos Park on Forbestown Road in Bonifacio Global City. The Organic Market will be a gathering of merchants that sell organic products that promote healthy living, from fresh produce and snacks, to personal care and other wellness finds. It aims to be a weekly Sunday habit and a one-stop market where people can go and shop for a wide range of products that are natural, safe, and nurture wellness, making healthy living easy and accessible for all. So love your body, head to the market, and help spread the word! Open from 8am […]
It’s time for some non-stop shopping this year as Shopper’s Spot Bazaar presents the Pop Up Store Gift Edition at the Manila Ocean Park that will start on November 27, 2015 until January 5, 2016. Entrance is free for everyone! Visit the bazaar after your sightseeing and then set your sights on the best finds in town. Go ahead and do your Christmas shopping this early! For more info, contact: 09177934374 email@example.com
Learn how to apply a layer of confidence to your skin while having coffee with the ladies! Learn Lokal and Chuck & Tara will be conducting a workshop called Makeup Basics Over Coffee that will brush away your makeup skill troubles this coming Saturday, October 24. The tutorial will be held from 9am to 12nn at Simple Lang Ayala Triangle Makati. Sign up and learn to DIY your glam look for that special date or those upcoming parties you’re dying to go to. About the Workshop Brunch and your own set of basic brushes to take home are included in this three-hour session. Make up supplies will also be provided […]
Ready to groove to some electro dance music? The legendary songwriter and producer Giorgio Moroder will be coming to Manila on November 19, 2015 at Valkyrie Nightclub at The Palace, Uptown, Bonifacio Global City. The man who helped create and make disco music a rage in the 70’s and 80’s with hits such as Donna Summer’s ‘I Feel Love’, ‘Love to Love You’, and ‘Bad Girls’ as well as some of the most unforgettable movie themes of that era ‘Meet Me Halfway’ (Over The Top) and ‘Flashdance, What a Feeling’ is set to get the Manila crowd dancing with his iconic brand of music. The award-winning music genius continues to […]
Popular Korean boy group Infinite will be performing on November 7 at the Mall of Asia Arena for the one-night-only show ‘Infinite Effect’ as part of its 2015 Infinite 2nd World Tour. The talented pack composed of Sungkyu, Dongwoo, Woohyun, Hoya, Sungyeol, L, and Sungjong will delight their Filipino fans once again with their signature sharp choreography and impressive vocals. The concert marks Infinite’s second visit to the Philippines after two years and is expected to be even more exciting so go ahead and grab your tickets now! Ticket Prices: VIP 1 & 2 – P8,000 VIP Standing – P7,500 Lower Box A – P7,500 Lower Box B – P5,500 […]
Go outside and start running as Gatorade presents the Gatorade Run on November 22, 2015 at Mall of Asia. The run will cover the long stretch of Roxas Boulevard. It’s the perfect opportunity for those looking to do their first half-marathon before the year ends or those eyeing their very first debut run. Those interested may register during the following dates at the prepaid card selling venues: September 28- November 8, 2015 12 noon-8pm Adidas Trinoma Adidas BGC Adidas Greenbelt 3 September 30-November 8, 2015 12 noon-8pm Adidas SM MOA Adidas SM Megamall Registration fees will cost P1500 for the 22km and P1100 for the 11km run which will include […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 […]