February 23, 2024

LOOK: Events Happening in the Metro This 2024!

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  • LOOK: Events Happening in the Metro This 2024!
  • With our finger on the pulse of the city, Philippine Primer is sure to fill you in with all the details when it comes to the latest events in Metro Manila! From the debuts of newly-opened restaurants to the hottest weekend bazaars and activities, we got you covered on current updates this February 2024.

    So, tune in, and don’t forget to bookmark this page as we introduce you to some of the most exciting news and current events in the Metro!

    Art Fair Philippines 2024, February 16-18

    IMAGE from Art Fair Philippines’ Facebook page

    Filipino modern contemporary visual arts take the center stage as Art Fair Philippines makes a comeback at The Link, Ayala Center, Makati City from February 16 to 18, 2024!

    Known as “the premier platform for exhibiting and selling the best in modern and contemporary Philippine visual art”, Art Fair Philippines is set to showcase pieces from 55 exhibitors and art galleries, featuring some of the best Filipino artists in the country.

    Muralist painters, foreign artists, as well as residency artists will grace the three-day event at The Link. Visit Art Fair Philippines’ Facebook page and Instagram accounts to know more about the artists joining the event!

    ALT 2024: The Third Edition, February 23-25 

    IMAGE from Artinformal Gallery’s Instagram

    Nine (9) art galleries in the Philippines will meet at the SMX Hall 4, Mall of Asia Complex this February, offering meaningful conversations and building deeper connections between artists and art collectors across the Philippines!

    From February 23 to 25, 2024, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., get ready to meet Artinformal, Blanc, Finale Art File, Galleria Duemila, Mo_Space, The Drawing Room, Underground, Vinyl on Vinyl, and West Gallery for a one-of-a-kind art experience in the Metro!

    For more information, visit their website at altphilippines.com. Get your tickets now at smtickets.com/eventsor visit any SM Ticket Outlets near you.


    Philippine International Dive Expo (PHIDEX), February 23-25

    IMAGE from Department of Tourism – Philippines Facebook page

    The Philippine International Dive Expo (PHIDEX), the country’s largest diving platform, is set to return from Febr 23 – 25, 2024, at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. This event, themed “Heart of Asia’s Diving: Collaboration for the Ocean Community,” aims to showcase the country’s prominence as a world-class diving destination. It will feature a Dive Travel Exchange for business-to-business meetings, a Dive Conference, post-event dive tours, and an exhibition component in partnership with Underwater 360, the organizer of the Asia Dive Expo. Over 100 exhibitors, including dive resorts, shops, training agencies, and conservation associations, are expected. For more information or to participate, please email Mr. Desmond Ho at desmond@asiangeo.com and desmond@uw360.asia.


    Pottery at Ayala Triangle Gardens, February 24-25

    IMAGE from Make It Makati Facebook page

    This February, Bumi and Ashe are offering a unique opportunity to learn a unique skill through their afternoon pottery-making classes at Ayala Triangle Gardens, Makati. Scheduled for Feb 24-25, these classes provide a hands-on experience in crafting pottery. Participants can choose between a mug-making class from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. or a hand-building class from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    For those interested in joining this creative endeavor, bookings can be made at www.bumiandashe.com. Additionally, the first 10 bookings can avail a 10% discount by using the code “ATG10”.


    2024 Philippine National Koi Show, February 23-25

    IMAGE from Philippine Pet Expo’s Facebook page

    Masters of the Japanese Koi will convene at the SMX Convention Center in SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City, to determine the finest, high-quality Koi in a one-of-a-kind event this February 23 to 25, 2024— the annual Philippine National Koi Show!

    Mark your calendars and join Masters Hisato Nogami, Masahito Kataoka, Futoshi Mano, Mitsunori Isa, Takayoshi Omosaki, and Kentaro Sakai in celebrating the symbolic Koi fish together with the Japanese community in the Philippines.

    With the Koi’s beauty and symbolism in the culture of Japan, the 2024 Philippine National Koi Show is indeed a much-awaited event that will fill your weekend with aquatic wonders. See you there!


    ¡Paella Gigante! Festival, March 16, 2024

    IMAGE from Ayala Malls (Greenbelt) Facebook page

    Get ready for a whirlwind of flavors as ¡Paella Gigante! Festival makes a comeback at Greenbelt 3 Park in Makati City! Prepare your tastebuds for a flavorful afternoon from 4:00 p.m. on March 16, 2024, Saturday.  Get your tickets (Php 500 ) at Greenbelt 3 Cinema Ticket Booth from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

    You may also reach them at 02-8843-0742 or info@sebfil.org for inquiries. All proceeds from ¡Paella Gigante! Festival will support Sociedad Española de Beneficia, dedicated to improving the well-being of indigent, elderly Spaniards and Filipinos. Bring your friends and family and get your tickets now!


    Manila10s International Rugby Festival, March 16-17, 2024

    IMAGE from Manila10s’ Facebook page

    It’s back! The Manila 10s International Rugby Festival will make an explosive return from March 16 to 17, 2024 in the Philippines with your favorite teams from across the globe. The online form is still open at www.manila10s.com for team registrations. Qualifiers will get to compete on Saturday, March 16, followed by a fiery finals and an exciting medal presentation on Sunday, March 17.

    Save the dates and spend a weekend with Manila 10s for the best social rugby tournament competition in the world! Event venue, to be announced.

    More events will be added in the coming days. Don’t forget to bookmark this page to know more exciting events in Metro Manila to add to your adventures!

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