The annual Anthology Architecture and Design Festival 2019 is back to gather experts, practitioners, and stakeholders from the architecture community. Now on its fourth consecutive year, the festival aims to showcase the Philippines and Southeast Asia’s architecture and design on February 15, 16, and 17 at Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Manila.
For 24 years, the Philippines has been hosting its own edition of Fête de la Musique. While we can’t exactly apply the same concept France uses for their own Fête (we’re not that big on busking here in the Philippines), what we have done is make the best out of what we have: the many bars, open areas, and event venues in the city of Makati. The way we have Fête set-up in the country may not be the same as other countries, but it stays true to what the music festival is about: the music everywhere and the concert nowhere. It’s a celebration of life more than music, a way for both […]
Fancy a Sunday stroll? Why not do it in Intramuros? After a short break, Viva Manila is back with their flagship project, Intramuros Pasyal, happening this April 16 and 17! BIGGER THAN BEFORE. Stroll through the streets of Intramuros and experience what a city should be like with Viva Manila’s Intramuros Pasyal Sunday! Viva Manila, a citizen-led organization, brings back its monthly event with a little something extra. This time, they’ve partnered with the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions’ (CITEM) Design Week Philippines, turning the event into a huge gathering of people who love art, culture, and everything that you’d want out of Intramuros. This time, […]
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 […]
– #FDLM takes Manila by storm! It is the time of the year again wherein it is everyone’s cue to make music with the 21st Fête de la Musique! The main event to be held in Manila on June 21 and 22, spanning over the weekend on different places in the metro including the SKYPARK in SM Aura Premier Taguig, A-venue Open Parking Lot, Greenbelt 3 Park, and around 17 pocket stages in Makati, before capping off in the historical Intramuros! It would be the first time Fête de la Musique is celebrated as a two-day event, making it more accessible to any Francophile! Come join the party with the […]
As the organizers have claimed, people make cities. That includes you. – – At one point in our lives living in the Philippines (particularly in Manila), we have complained about it: the traffic, the pollution and, yes, the congestion. From May 9 to 17, get the chance to know how to rid of that congestion and more through a series of talks, workshops, tours, panel discussions and even art fairs and performances in various locations across the metro. Pause, reflect, discuss and challenge the way Metro Manila looks like and how it will look like in the future. Know more about urban planning and how it affects your life and […]
Go on a Sunday stroll in one of Manila’s cultural gems! —– —— Discover the beauty of Intramuros again and again and again in Intramuros Pasyal on April 19 from 3:30- to 9:30 PM! Pumasyal sa (“stroll around”) Intramuros on this very special day! Experience one of the most historical places in Manila at its finest. Hang out in pop-up plazas, and shop and eat while enjoying performances from buskers. Listen to Original Pinoy Music (OPM) covers from other local bands, and paint the pedestrian lane on General Luna Street! Get to do all these without having to worry about cars at all — yes, that’s right! Get to enjoy Intramuros car-free! […]
– In partnership with Viva Manila, Samba School Imperatriz Filipinense presents Sunset Samba, a roof deck samba party, on Saturday, February 21 from 4:00 to 9:00 pm at The Manila Collectible Co., Intramuros! Promoting cultural diversity, incorporation and total appreciation, Sunset Samba aims to present samba in a new, refreshing way where this dance art is used as a tool for women empowerment by bringing people of different ages and walks of life together to celebrate! Experience samba like never before! Watch out for performances by guest singer Aeon Mapa and the bateria led by the school’s very own Toni Bernardo. Know how to dance the samba fundamentals with Japanese-Brazilian […]