Events Happening This Weekend: January 19-21, 2018
Bored and still have no plans for the weekend? Get ready for an exciting and a fun-filled weekend coming your way! We’ve listed down some events for you and your friends, your family or your loved ones that you all might want to try and attend to! We’ve got a number of fun runs, exhibits, concerts, art fairs, and a lot more!
An Extraordinary Eye for the Ordinary (January 20)
This exhibit looks at the Filipino man, through the eyes, wit, and sensitivity of the artist, Elmer Borlongan. Along with historian, Ambeth Ocampo, join them as they unveil his artworks to the masses and explore his paintings as they come to life!
One Eagle Run 2017 (January 21)
Run with a purpose! Join the One Eagle Run 2017 on January 21, 2018, at the Ateneo Loyola Campus in Quezon City. Organized by the Ateneo Professional Schools, this run for a cause will benefit the less privileged sectors of the community. Along with the Ateneo Alumni Association and Ateneo Graduate School of Business Alumni Association Inc., there are around 2,500 expected runners.
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PRUride PH Taguig Leg (January 21)
In partnership with Philcycling, the national governing body for cycling as a sport in the Philippines, PRUride PH 2018 is an event that will gather the cycling community and representatives from the national cycling team to continuously promote health, fitness, and tourism within the Filipino nation. Among the activities to look forward to is the repeat of the 2016 Criterium races which includes the slowest lap challenge and the Brompton challenge.
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Run and Raise 4 (January 21)
It is also known as the happiest fun run on the Planet is a run open to all ages with a number of challenges along the route organized by New World Hotels and that celebrates healthiness, happiness, and individuality. It is also a run for a cause whose proceeds will go to ABS-CBN’s Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation Inc.
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Hope for Lupus 2018 (January 21)
It is a fun run organized and presented by the Chamber of Cosmetics Industry of the Philippines, in partnership with Ever Bilena, SM Mall of Asia and the Ayala Land Foundation that aims to spread awareness about having lupus as a chronic disease. Happening on January 21, 2018, be part of a life-changing run happening in the metro that will take place at 4 am onwards at the SM Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City.
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K-Pop Summer Showdown (January 21)
It is an event where challenges are made by your favorite cover groups to go against last year’s champion! One of the events’ highlight is the THEN and NOW where your cover group can perform your favorite idol groups songs from debut to present.
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Glamcon MNL (January 21)
With an advocacy of helping every individual to love themselves fully, Glamcon Manila is indeed an event to go to. Through Glamcon Manila, beauty of all forms and sizes will be celebrated and empowered. Everyone is invited to take part in the biggest convention dedicated to makeup, skin care, hair, nails and all things beautiful.
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New Hope Club Live in Manila (Until January 21)
British pop rock trio, New Hope Club is set to fly to Manila for their concert on January 19 to 21, 2018. Fans can finally watch and hear them perform by just purchasing their own copy of “Welcome to the Club EP (Special Asia Edition) for Php 550 at the show venues to get VIP Club Access and will entitle them to two seats and an opportunity to have the EP signed by the band.
Unplug (Until January 21)
Join Dax Cobarrubias who is a yoga instructor, mindfulness teacher, and a corporate consultant through Unplug! It is a 2-day workshop on being mindful, reducing stress, and improving your general well-being through different variations of mindfulness and meditation.
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Getting Married Bridal Fair (Until January 21)
Distress and be at your best for your big day by visiting the biggest 2-day bridal fair in the metro this coming January 20-21, 2018! This event will highlight a number of participants to choose from which includes a number of wedding coordinators, photographers, florists, designers, and a lot more, that will grant you of the perfect wedding you’ve been dreaming of.
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WTHDRWN Art Fair (Until January 21)
WTHDRWN is an art fair that aims to bring together art enthusiasts, artists and non-artist alike in a whole day event where they can collaborate, relate and connect with each other. This art fair will not only feature works of art but will also highlight open mic sessions, poetry and live art. Tickets are priced at Php 200 for the early bird rate while Php 250 for the door fee.
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Dinosaurs Around the World (Ongoing Until January 24)
Celebrate its 5th year with a roar, The Mind Museum, supported in part by Mastercard, is hosting another international traveling exhibition entitled Dinosaurs Around the World from September 1, 2017, to March 2, 2018. Embark on a time travel and globetrotting expedition to discover this land before our time, together with your schoolmates, family, and friends! Dinosaurs Around the World takes you on a tour of the Earth that was once very different from today – a time before the continents of today existed, and when lush landscapes covered Africa and beaches were found in Antarctica!
Ugat by Raffy Napay (January 13 to February 10)
Painter-turned-crafter Raffy Napay will be holding his first solo exhibition of sculptures, textiles, and other artistic handiwork at the Silverlens Gallery starting this weekend. If you love arts and crafts that have greater diversity in terms of shape and form, then check out Napay’s vibrant and colorful exhibit, “Ugat.”