Eight days before we get the full festival experience, we are treated with the full lineup of artists and performers everyone should watch out for during the three-day event. Prepare for a feast for the ears and the eyes as this year’s festival will be bringing in not just 100, but 150 local and international artists in the Malasimbo Amphitheatre.
Image grabbed from Cultural Center of the Philippines A celebration of Philippine heritage in folkoric dance and music featuring professional dance companies such as the Bayanihan National Folk Dance Company, Ramon Obusan Folkoric Group, Phil Baranggay Folk Dance Group, and Kaloob Phil Music and Dance Ministry, along with some of the country’s best school and community-based dance groups. The festival also hosts the 1st National Dance Research Conference spearheaded by the Phil Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) in partnership with the CCP Arts Education Department. Also Read:Events at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (January to March 2017) Event details: What: Indak Filipinas: Festival of Philippine Folkloric Dance […]
Expect for a jam-packed February as back-to-back concerts in the Metro and nearby cities are about to happen. But it isn’t just concerts that are expected to be slated this love month, there’s this known Festivals in the Philippines or popularly known as Fiesta that has been one of the most celebrated events not only by Filipinos but tourists as well.
Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival is now back on its 7th year, and this time, they will be bringing in some of the freshest local and international artists for 3 days of nothing but good music, arts, and culture. Happening on March 10-12 at the foot of Mount Malasimbo in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro, Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival will continue its goal to blend the traditional and contemporary arts and musical performances while working towards the protection of the environment. This year’s lineup consists of a combination of various genre, from indie pop, to alternative rock, to EDM. Some of the artists who will be present in the event […]
The Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta is now on its 21st year! Join them this February 9-12, 2017 in Clark, Pampanga for a weekend of everything that flies! 17th Philippine International Hot air Balloon Fiesta The event will also feature a variety of sports aviation activities to give spectators all-out fun & entertainment. It includes Aerobatic Exhibitions, Balloon Bursting, Formation Flying, Gliding and Microlight & Ultralight Flying. You can also enjoy a big selection of food, refreshments, all kinds of merchandise, local goods, balloon fiesta souvenirs, and a lot more! To see full schedule of activities, click here: philballoonfest Started in 1994, what began as a passion project evolved […]
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 […]
Ayala Avenue being lit up last week proved to be a primer as Ayala Land and HSBC present the much-anticipated Festival of Lights, happening at the Ayala Triangle Gardens from November 15 to January 8. IT WAS A SIGN OF THINGS TO COME. Ayala Avenue, Paseo de Roxas, and Makati Avenue’s center islands were lit up last November 3; but, it’s not the only thing being lit up. Ayala Triangle Gardens is up next on November 15 as Ayala Land brings back the Festival of Lights. The installations you’ve seen along Ayala Avenue, Paseo de Roxas, and Makati Avenue were just a sign of things to come. Ayala Land and […]
This November 12-13, join the first and biggest vegan event in the the country, VegFest Pilipinas, at Eastwood Central Plaza on November 12-13. Activities include: GUPRU FUN RUN – an early morning run with the family VEG EXPO – A showcase of locally-made vegan products and services. VEG WORKSHOPS – Demos of easy-to-prepare vegan meals, featuring top local vegan chefs. VEG TALKS – Talks on compassionate living by notable figures. Together, with VegFest Pilipinas, let’s spread awareness, and empower the people to protect the environment with a plant-based, and vegan lifestyle. Online registration is now closed but you may still join in the fun and register at the site […]
Fan girls and boys unite! Fandomland, the much awaited music and fan festival of the year in the Philippines is finally here. Join young Filipino artists and musicians as they make history in the name of love and music for the very first time on October 22 (Saturday) at Centris Walk, Eton Centris Open Grounds.
The Philippines and Denmark have had a long history of diplomatic relations (70 years, to be exact). The land of the Danes is home by over 11,000 Filipinos, and cultural exchanges between both countries have been the norm ever since the Danish Embassy reopened three years ago. This year, the Danish Embassy, led by Ambassador of Denmark to the Philippines Jan Top Christensen, will once again give Filipinos a glimpse of Danish culture, traditions, interests, and ways of living through the 2nd Danish Film Festival, running from September 29 – October 2 at the Shang Cineplex. IT’S BACK FOR A SECOND YEAR! First done in December 2015, the Danish Film […]
Korean Film Festival, one of the largest celebrations of Korean cinema in the country showcases five blockbuster and critically acclaimed films at selected SM Cinemas from Sept. 8 to Oct. 16. With this year’s theme “Strong Hearts,” the festival features films with characters with strong personalities and those who pursue their goals and desires with courage and determination. (Image grabbed from cinemabravo.com) This project is a joint partnership between the Korean Embassy’s Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines and SM Cinema. Other partners include the Korean Film Council (KOFIC), the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), Film Cultural Exchange Program, the Korea Tourism Organization – Manila (KTO), […]
Asia’s Biggest Wedding Fair along with the country’s Biggest Food Tasting Festival is coming in Manila this September 10 & 11 at the SMX Convention Center. Pre-register for FREE ADMISSION to Wedding Expo Philippines and reserve FREE seat/s to Wedding Banquets Manila at www.themesnmotifs.com. Image grabbed from this website clickthecity.com Details: What: Philippine Wedding Expo When: Saturday, September 10, 2016 10:00 AM – Sunday, September 11, 2016 8:00 PM Where: SMX Convention Center, Mall Of Asia Complex Bay City, , Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines, SMX Convention Center Source: clickthecity.com
Cities in and around the Visayas region have their own identities that are showcased in each of their festivals. One city, however, felt that it did not have a cultural identity, something for the people to call their own: San Carlos City, Negros Occidental. DANCERS FROM LAST YEAR’S PINTAFLORES FESTIVAL. It’s a bright festival full of colors, music, and a lot of dancing. (Image grabbed from Pintaflores Festival Facebook page) This led to the city taking two of its best activities and turning them into a festival that would become the city’s identity for years to come: the Pintaflores Festival, held from November 3 – 5. The Pintaflores […]