November 22, 2016

Escolta Block Party! A Street Gathering of a Lovely Community

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  • This November 26 (Saturday), experience Escolta in a new light by joining the Escolta Block Party happening at the Escolta Street, Manila City.


    Image grabbed from Escolta Block Party

    The Escolta Block Party! is an event especially made for the artsy, crafty, indie and local-loving community. More especially, this event aims to commemorate the history and heritage of the area by participating in the various pocket events spread throughout the day.
    Highlights for the day include:

    • Saturday x Future Market @ESCOLTA – a street bazaar organized by 98B COLLABoratory (11am to 11pm)
    • Pop Up at The Ruins – exhibition (11am to 5pm)
    • The Tale of the Cursed Painting – mystery tour organized by Manila Who (starts at 11am)
    • EscolTARA – visit Juan Luna E-Services Building / El Hogar, Calvo Building, Capitol Theater / Panpisco Building, Regina Building and the First United Building… information will be shared by advocates from the Heritage Conservation Society Youth (11am to 5pm)
    • HUB: Make Lab – place for shopping, dining and drinking (11am to 11pm)
    • Escolta Block: Hop | Shop | Learn | Create – unveiling of the infographics about the heritage street design and concept collaboration of The Public School Manila and 98B, together with the Heritage Conservation Youth (whole day)
    • Rivers of the World – travelling art exhibition at the Escolta Ferry Station arranged by MMDA and the British Council Philippines (whole day)
    • D/scuss – talk organized by One/zero to connect urban thinkers and creatives with students of design and passionate individuals (1pm to 3pm)
    • Viva Viva Escolta – screening of Janus Victoria’s short film at the First United Building Community Museum (1pm / 3pm / 5pm)
    • Love Parade – CARLOS CELDRAN’s tour hosted by VivaManila (3pm to 5pm)
    • DJ Sets – hosted by Fred’s Revolución Escolta (4pm onwards)
    • Post-Bohemia / Slaves Øf Liberty Capsule 2016 Release – video presentation by Joey Arté, live performances by the Miguel Cortez Hernandez & Primo Chiko and Ana Beatriz Alonso Te (7pm) at the HUB | Make Lab

    PLUS MUCH MUCH MORE! STAY TUNED! They will be posting the complete DJ and performers lineup in the next few days.
    Let us all breathe new life to our beloved Escolta!
    Like their event page for more updates: EscoltaBlockParty


    What: Escolta Block Party
    When: November 26, 2016, Saturday; 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
    Where: Escolta St. Binondo, Manila


    Source: EscoltaBlockParty

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