Experience Filipino Christmas creativity as the University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts presents the annual UP Lantern Parade on December 14, 2015 starting at 5pm at the University’s Academic Oval. This colorful and dazzling showcase of Filipino-crafted lanterns and floats is open to the public for free. This year’s theme is Dingas: Adhikaing Diliman, Adhikaing Bayan. The parade will cover 2.4 kilometers with stations for performances featuring Filipino art ingenuity and talent. For more details, visit their website. Photo by AC Dimatatac via InterAksyon.com
Japan’s leading rock band ONE OK ROCK will finally make it to our shores this January 19, 2016 at the MOA Arena, Pasay City! Co-presented by PULP Live World and 28 Black, guitarist Toru Yamashita, bassist Ryota Kohama, drummer Tomoya Kanki and frontman Takahiro “Taka” Moriuchi are ready to deliver their energized brand of alternative rock, post-hardcore and pop-punk to their J-Rock Manila fans who have been praying for this day to happen. The band is touring in support of their 7th full-length album 35xxxv, their first release since signing up with record label giant Warner Bros. Records and also the first to be released in the United States. ONE […]
Inspire children to read in a fun way as the Manila Children’s Festival takes place on December 11 to 13, 2015, from 10am-8pm at the Megatrade Hall 3, 5th level Mega B, SM Megamall, EDSA, Mandaluyong City. The festival will cater to parents and their children through its co-located events, The Manila Children’s Book Fair and Superkids 2015. The Manila Children’s Book Fair will be a gathering of international publishers of children’s literature and reading materials in both print and digital media while the Superkids will be a family-oriented activities event designed for children and their parents. Manila Children’s Festival is presented by Primetrade Asia, Inc. in partnership with Overseas […]
Learn from the experts and boost your creative touch by joining the country’s premier creativity conference, Graphika Manila. The informative, influential, and inspiring event, happening on January 30-31, 2016, 10am-5pm at the SMX Convention Center will focus on the creative side of design rather than technology and cover multidisciplinary creative approaches in identity, art direction, animation, web and even designed environments. Since it started in 2006, Graphika Manila has become a highly-anticipated annual event among design professionals and students and has attracted over 20,000 attendees throughout its decade-long existence as a force that adds fire to people’s sense of artistry. Everyone is invited! If you appreciate art, passionate about design […]
Be part of the last quarter’s biggest rave as Fearless Productions brings you the celebrated names in local and international dance music scenes at the Third Annual Sonic Carnival. This year’s festival will be held on December 13, 2015 at the Mall of Asia Concert Grounds. It will be headlined by ex Swedish House Mafia: Axwell /\ Ingrosso, the return of NERVO, and Oliver Heldens who will be making his first Manila rave debut. For the event’s line-up and ticket details, check out below. LINEUP Departures LIVE: Axwell /\ Ingrosso NERVO Oliver Heldens DVBBS Ace Ramos Katsy Lee Funk Avy Ron Poe and many more TICKET PRICE Patron – P3,500 […]
A free 2-day event on blogging will be held on December 4 and 5 in UP Diliman Quezon City. Open for all who are interested in blogging – from newbie to veteran bloggers, this event will tackle various topics about the different facets of blogging. First 200 registered participants to come early (on or before 9 am) will be given food stub and participant kit. Afterwards, remaining food stubs and participant kits shall be given to early walk-ins. AGENDA December 4, 2015 9:00 to 9:30 Flag Ceremony, Prayer, Welcome Remarks 9:30 to 10:30 Beauty & Fashion Blogging in the Philippines • Beauty Blogging in the Philippines (Liz Lanuzo) • Dealing with Bloggers […]
Support healthy living with a heart by coming to FRESCA, an organic market organized by UP Junior Marketing Association to be held on November 30 at the UP Town Center. This gathering of organic product merchants and wellness enthusiasts will feature best selection of locally-grown whole foods and products. There will also be freebies throughout the day and live performances from local bands at night. Spreading the Christmas season’s holiday cheer, the event’s proceeds will be donated and used to provide a meaningful Noche Buena celebration for the families of the Gawad Kalinga Tribu Village. For more information, visit their Facebook.
Alliance Francaise de Manille invites you to come and join their fun Storytelling Hour on December 5, 2015, Saturday, at 10:30am to be held at the Library of the AF de Manille in Bel-Air II Makati. This children’s French and English story-reading event also includes songs, puppet show, games, arts and crafts, and snacks all tailored for kids ages 3 and up. To be featured in this Christmas Special are the following: Conte / Story: Le Père Noël et les Deux Oursons / Santa Claus and the Two Teddy Bears Lectrice(s) / Reader(s): Blandine Conton / Anna Austria. Et une activité manuelle à partir de 3 ans pour prolonger le conte / Arts & Crafts ages 3 and […]
Bonifacio Global City, the home of passionate minds will be celebrating Filipino passion this coming November 27-29 at the Bonifacio Global City Taguig. The event is also mounted as homage to the great plebeian hero Gat Andres Bonifacio whose life we commemorate every November 30th. Tagged as BGC Passionfest, it will highlight the Filipino spirit through food, fiesta, and fun! Now on its 3rd year, the festivity filled with colors and culture with the theme “Sari-Sari Fiesta” will be celebrating in three ways: Through food, games, and interactive activities that promote local arts and values. Sari-Sari Fiesta For three days, Bonifacio High Street will be filled with the modern Filipino […]
Revisit Neverland this holiday season as Ballet Philippines brings you Peter Pan, the must-see event for the whole family this December! Catch the performances from December 4-6, 8-13 2015 at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater). Experience anew Sir J. M. Barrie’s immortal story of the boy who would not grow up through stunning choreography by Edna Vida Froilan. With pixie dust from renowned aerialists Flying by Foy, see Peter Pan doing what he does best – flying! See the whole gang as the Darling children Wendy, John, and Michael joins Peter along with Captain Hook, Smee, Tinkerbell, Tiger Lily, the Lost Boys, and the other denizens of Neverland. […]
Local. Independent. Handmade. Let’s celebrate the work of creative hands by visiting Maker’s Market this November! Maker’s Market, a trade fair dedicated to showcasing handmade and craft supplies and food products is again slated to take place on November 28-29, 10am to 9pm at Estancia Mall in Capitol Commons. The handmade fun and festivities will be held over at 2L Bridgeway where there will be a diverse mix of merchants bringing in their ingenious wares from fashion to home accessories and other quaint crafts as well as artisanal food all perfect for holiday gift giving. For more info, visit their Facebook and website.
Catch Hi-5 House of Dreams this December 21-22 as the widely popular singing group Hi-5 from the well-loved children’s show of the same name comes to Manila for a series of shows at the Newport Performing Arts Theater at the Resorts World. Expect plenty of dancing, singing and adventures with Chats and Jup Jup and Chats the dream-meister. Have fun while she uses her magical dreamcatcher to take you through jungles, fairy grottos and even coral gardens. Sing along to hit songs and jiggle to familiar tunes like “Action Heroes” and “Underwater Discovery”. Let your dreams come to life and join the gang this holiday season for loads of fun […]
Living in the south of Manila? Join Acacia Waldorf School’s (AWS) Advent Fair, a community Advent fair open to all happening on November 22, from 9am to 6pm at the AWS in Hacienda Sta. Elena Sta. Rosa Laguna. It promotes arts and crafts, love for animals, and old-school kiddie enjoyment among children, as well as wholesome finds perfect for the young at heart. All away from the city’s noise, crowded malls, and traffic jam. Make this fun event a unique weekend activity for the whole family with a myriad of activities! There will be animal rides, a mini petting zoo, waldorf-inspired storytelling with puppets, treasure hunt and lots of games, […]
Bring your passion and advocacy to the streets as you join with other runners this November 30 at the Seaside Boulevard SM Mall of Asia Grounds for the Race for Life, a running event for the benefit of the Real Life Foundation. Participants will get a free Race for LIFE 2015 shirt with timing chip, discount stubs attached to the bib, and a chance to win some prizes. The biggest reward though is the chance to help send some underprivileged young people to school. Fee and Prizes: 10K Run Fee: PHP1,000 Categories: Male, Female Assembly Time: 4:00 AM Gun Start: 5:00 AM 5K Run Fee: PHP600 Categories: Male, Female Assembly […]
Friday night comes alive with fantastic colors and vibe at Kaleidoscope, your weekend outdoor party happening every Friday at the Central Park Greenfield District in Mandaluyong City. The event that kicked off last November 6 is participated by The Hub & The Portal establishments. It’s a kaleidoscope of fun, food, and friends gathering for a cool Friday night of music and unwinding that starts at 7pm. Make your Fridays count and join the fun! For more details, visit their Facebook or call (02) 631-8651.
Have a taste of the finer things in life every weekend of November (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) from 10am to 10pm as Picky Palates Weekend Market provides you with urban finds, grub delights, and sassy treats that fit your sophistication and passion for life. Enjoy international as well as local fares and pretty wares with Picky Palates’ carefully curated artisans all converging at the Century City Mall in two al fresco venues – Makers Corner and Artisans Alley at the Second Floor, and the Gulp and Grub Junction at the Third Floor. Free access to the city’s finest? Yes. This free admission weekend market invites you to come to a place […]
The highly-successful Spectrum Fair is making a much-awaited comeback for a POP-of-Christmas this November 14-15, 10am to 9pm at the Whitespace Manila in Makati. The one-of-a-kind indoor/outdoor fair that draws mostly the city’s urbanites and life lovers curates and features a full spectrum of premium quality products—from food treats to chic fashion pieces, home furnishings, accessories and jewellery, home essentials, and other lifestyle must-haves – practically everything élan. Spectrum Fair Manila also pays homage to homegrown artisans by showcasing their crafts that are purchase-worthy and fit for both local and global markets. It’s the perfect place where you can Christmas shop in style. Entrance fee is at P150. For more […]
Tickets are now on sale for the highly-anticipated Color Manila Run 2016. Be part of the biggest color fun run in the country that brings the ‘fun’ in the run through a myriad of colors and a kaleidoscope experience on the tracks. Join with your family and friends as Color Manila celebrates its 4th year anniversary with a Carnival twist on January 03, 2016, Sunday at Mall of Asia Grounds! Ticket/prepaid card prices are: Php 950 for 3K, 5K and 10K Php 1,500 for 21K You can purchase them at the ff stores: Tobys Mall of Asia Tobys Glorietta 3 Tobys SM Aura Tobys SM North EDSA Runnr Alabang […]
The annual competitive showcase of the world’s pyrotechnique prowess will again set the night sky to bright, flashing colors as representatives of various countries gather together to compete in this spectacular event. Global pyrotechniques experts joining the 7th Philippine International Pyromusical Competition will be painting the night sky with a spectacle of vivid hues, dazzling lights, and engaging music all orchestrated in creative choreography to enthral and excite the audience. Every Saturday from February 13 to March 19, 2016, from 7:30 to 8:30pm, from the grounds of the Seaside Boulevard in SM Mall of Asia Complex, this extravagant visual feast will reach the skies as it combines artistry with technology. […]
Indie pop artist Nate Ruess of the group FUN will be coming to Manila on January 19, 2016. Nate is coming out with his new solo album Grand Romantic and will be performing at the new KIA Theater at the Araneta Center on the said date at 8pm. Nate is best known for the hits ‘We Are Young’ , ‘Some Nights’, and more as well as his collaboration with Pink, ‘Just Give me a Reason’. Tickets for the concert will be on sale starting November 14 through www.ticketnet.com.ph. Call 911-5555 for ticket inquiries.
The Embassy of the Czech Republic and the Camera Club of the Philippines present Czech journalist, writer, publicist and photographer Ondrej Neff at the Milestones of Czech Photography. A co-founder of the Institute of Digital Photography, Neff will be conducting a lecture on photography on November 24, 6pm in the Camera Club of the Philippines Center, 5/F Waltermart Chino Roces (Pasong Tamo) Makati. About Ondrej Neff Born 1945 in Prague, in 1970 Neff received a PhD at the Institute for Education and Journalism, graduating from the Institute of Creative Photography later. He also led the photo department of the main Czech MF Daily newspaper. Later he studied cultural history of […]
Learn and Live a Healthy and Inspired Lifestyle Aruga by Rockwell presents Flow in the City, a health and wellness lifestyle event featuring workshops, activities, products, and food for mindful and inspired living. This exciting event will take place on November 14, 2015, Saturday, 10am-8pm at the 3rd Floor, Edades Function Room, Aruga, Rockwell Center, Makati. Join the event for an informative and inspiring day with yoga instructors, artists, crafters, musicians, speakers and health advocates who will lead workshops and classes for everyone who would like to explore and learn more about mind-body balance and a conscious lifestyle. Shop hand-picked brands that offer organic, all-natural local and sustainable products from […]
A taste of Scotland’s finest Andrew Laing of Hunter Laing & Co, one of Scotland’s top independent whisky bottlers and blenders, is coming to Manila from November 9-11th. There will be a whisky pairing dinner on November 10 at the Masseto Restaurant and Wine Bar in Valero St., Makati. This evening of wine tasting promises to be a journey to Scotland’s different distilleries and a showcase of some of its premier wines to satisfy connoisseurs’ sophisticated palates. Enjoy the 5-course whisky pairing dinner with free flowing whisky for only P4,300++, special signed bottles exclusive for the evening, and great food to compliment the whisky. Special bottles to be paired for […]
Celebrate the French spirit on November 20, starting at 7pm at Le Café Curieux. The event line-up includes: The Best of French Music from Past, Present and Future The Best of TV and Cinema French Productions French food and Delicatessen A list of French Wines from Le Cellier. Raffling off of Wine bottles Special offer: Food + 1 glass of Wine = 550 pesos Dish + 1 Glass of Macon Rouge Entrance is free so book a table now and experience the charming Parisian life. For more information, visit or call: Le Café Curieux Bel-Air Soho Polaris corner Badajos Entrance via Cacares, opposite Makati Palace (between P.Burgos/Polaris St.) +63 9278981151 […]
Brace yourself for the year’s largest charity bazaar to be held from DECEMBER 4 to 21, 2015, at 10am-12mn at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. Holding the title as the longest-running annual charity bazaar in the Philippines, World Bazaar Festival, WBF has the widest coverage of choice selections of leather goods, novelty items, shoes, bags, clothes, lifestyle products, fashion items, toys, perfumes and loads of more all perfect for the yuletide season’s spirit of gift giving. With an overwhelming number of more than 600 exhibiting companies and 230,000 shoppers strolling around 700 booths, sponsored by various leading names of the local market, World Bazaar Festival is the grandest […]
Fashlight Bazaar will hold its first headlining event themed ‘A Beary Merry Christmas’. It will feature an interesting mix of delicious foods, cool apparels and accessories in one place that will make Christmas shopping a breeze amid the busy city. The bazaar will be held for three consecutive days from December 4-6 (Friday to Sunday) at Eastwood Le Grand Tower 3 Facade in Quezon City. It sets itself apart from other bazaars as a variety of fun, funky, and fresh choices are made available under one roof and it’s open for 24 hours! It’s the hip shopping event where you can shop non-stop to your heart’s delight. For inquiries: +63 […]
This Christmas season, be enchanted with a superstar line-up of Disney royalty featuring the #1 animated movie of all time Frozen as Disney on Ice presents the Magical Ice Festival on December 25, 2015 to January 3, 2016 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Get ready to enter a world of enchantment with Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Goofy as they host a showcase overflowing with magical moments from across the kingdom. Families of all ages will be delighted by adventurous moments from Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Tangled, Beauty and the Beast and traditional Disney stories told like never before, in a brand-new ice spectacular. Plus, audiences will be whisked away to a winter wonderland when the Academy Award® winning and number […]
Have your kid sculpt with the masters! Alay Sining 8, a fund-raising initiative for one of Rotary Club of Makati West’s signature projects, the Gift of Life program will be conducting a one-of-a-kind workshop that promotes art with a heart. You are invited to support this meaningful event by letting your child learn from and sculpt with the masters. To reserve a slot please contact Andi Marquez at 753-3098 / 0917-543-1704. The workshop will be from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Sunday, November 15, 2014. Open to kids ages 4-12. The venue will be at The Gallery, Greenbelt 5 in Makati. Slots are limited so sign up now. Details: […]
Promoting the Italian culture in the Philippines Società Dante Alighieri (SDA), a society that promotes the Italian culture and language around the world celebrates the 750th birth year of Dante Alighieri, known to the world as Italy’s most prolific medieval poet and moral philosopher. His central work The Divine Comedy is considered as one of the greatest in world literature – a timeless masterpiece that has transcended ages. The celebration is a month-long journey into the life and works of Dante Alighieri, a series of events that will highlight the relevance of his works in our contemporary world. The contemporaneity of Dante and the Divine Comedy will be explored through many […]
Watch out for Awesome Food Fair, the holiday food event that food lovers and connoisseurs shouln’t miss! Our Awesome Planet in partnership with Ayala Malls presents Awesome Food Fair 2015 on November 20-22, 2015 (11 a.m. to 9 p.m.) at the Glorietta Activity Center It is the ultimate food gift bazaar where you can shop for the yummiest food products for your special someone with the best gift packaging this Christmas. You’re sure to find something heart-warming and tummy-filling that makes for a perfect holiday present. For more details, you may contact: firstname.lastname@example.org +63 917 531-8949