EVENTS Happening in the Philippines
A wine’s vintage speaks of more than just the year of harvest. It is, in essence, the headline of an article, the name of a painting, the title of a novel; one that alludes to a period of romance between the sun, rain, wind, earth and man; and tells the story of how a confluence of such disparate elements can, under just the right conditions, yield poetry in a bottle. Now on its 15th year, this year’s landmark edition of The Grand Wine Experience promises to be an unparalleled celebration of only the finest with every facet of the guest experience, from the buffet selection, to the quality of the […]
British Embassy’s forthcoming 2015-2016 GREAT campaign in the Philippines will start off by highlighting the Philippine-UK Friendship Day this coming 20 October 2015 and celebrate the strong historical and cultural ties that bind the two countries. The Bond-themed celebration offers a three-course meal at the Rizal Ballroom of the Makati Shangri-la. Enjoy a night of unlimited drinks, fantastic entertainment, great raffle prizes and have a grand time dressing up as your favourite Bond character. Join the celebration and grab your tickets now, click here. Venue: Rizal Ballroom, Makati Shangri-la Ayala Ave. Corner Makati Avenue, Makati City Time: 7pm For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 09175215337. Sources: www.eventbrite.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/ukinthephilippines
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 […]
Heads up, friends in Visayas and Mindanao! The European Union Delegation to the Philippines brings the 18th installment of Cine Europa to Zamboanga, Tacloban, Davao, Leyte, and Cagayan de Oro from October 13 to November 22. Twenty-three (23) films from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Norway and Switzerland will be screened, showcasing the dynamism of European youth, in line with this year’s theme “Coming of Age.” Here are some of the highlights of this year’s festival: – Naked Harbour During one winter week in Finland, 8 people face challenges in their lives as they continue […]
Catch Pinocchio re-imagined on stage. Ballet Manila gives life to the beloved fairytale of a wooden toy who dreams of becoming a boy in the world premiere of Co-Artistic Director Osias Barroso’s full-length Pinocchio. Originally conceived as a one-act ballet that has been a staple of Ballet Manila’s repertoire, this holiday offering has been expanded to a full-length, two-act production that amps up the adventure and spectacle. Bring your children and enjoy the heart-warming classic tale that’s perfect for the season, and for all ages. November 27& 28, December 4&5 at 8:00pm November 29 & December 6 at 3:00pm Aliw Theater Tickets at ticketworld.com.ph or 891-9999 – Source: Ballet Manila […]
Tired of your boring weekends? Blend into the crowd for the fun Weekend Blender on October 24 at The Open Space in Jupiter Makati from 2pm to 8pm. Discover good food, good music, and lots of awesome and artisanal goodies from hip and cool merchants. Here’s a preview of what you can find Watch out for more updates by clicking here.
Unleash your love for all things Korean as KPop House presents the KPop Ultimate Festival Overload on October 18 at the Makati Museum. Those looking to attend can look forward to a fun-filled KPop culture experience and enjoy debut performances from various artists, a plethora of booths selling all kinds of KPop goodies, fun games and contests, and other exciting activities. Korean Boy Band Chaos will make a special appearance together with other guests like Mini 2ne1 from Chile and the Filipino dance group No 7imit. Avail the pre-selling tickets now for a price of PHP 150 but those unable to buy now can purchase tickets at the event itself […]
Learn to bake fondant cakes and cupcakes like a pro, from scratch! Renowned Chef Bambie Ordinanza, who has famously done cakes for celebrities and high-profile events, is going to share her baking expertise via a hands-on group learning workshop on October 24, 2015 Saturday, from 10am to 5pm at CRAFT MNL Unit 302 Pasay Road Condominium (Pamana-Languages Building), 926 A. Arnaiz Ave., Makati City. The workshop’s 3-in-1 class is open to all baking enthusiasts of any level, from beginners (zero to basic knowledge) to baking professionals who want to have some valuable refresher lessons. What’s exciting about it is its modules will use Chef Bambie’s super easy, no-fail recipes for […]
5km fun run. 5 music zones. 5 different beats. The Music Run™ is the only 5k fun run that puts music at the heart. With rocking music festival vibes every step of the way, running never sounded so good! The Music Run™ by Philam Life will be bringing the beat to Manila for the very first time on 14 November 2015! An un-timed, non-competitive 5km fun run, The Music Run™ course is split into five 1km Music Zones, each representing a different genre of music. Called ‘The Sound Track’, the run course features concert quality speakers every 40m, pumping out music every step of the way. Each Music Zone has […]
Bundle up your kids in cutesy pumpkin costumes for a pre-Halloween fun they will love! Save the Date! The annual Pumpkin Patch Party will be held on October 27, 3pm at Gymboree Play & Music Manila Polo Club, Makati City. It will be an afternoon party of fun costumes, kid-friendly games, arts and crafts and trick or treating. With special guest, Puppeteer and Author of the children’s book, “Ang Batang Gustong Maging Papet”(The Kid Who Wants to be a Puppet), Mr. Wanlu Lunaria and our good puppet friend Nicolo, your little chaps and girls are going to be in for a wholesome, fun experience. Kids can take home freebies and […]
Somewheeeeere over the rainbow… This is it! Now you have this opportunity to learn to play ukulele in a 2-hour workshop designed for beginners. Join the Ukulele Workshop on October 17, Saturday at 2pm-4pm at the Ukulele Philippines Shop, The Collective 7274 Malugay St., San Antonio Village, Makati City. Learn the history, the parts, the basic chords and the fundamentals of strumming, and 1 to 2 songs to play. At the end of the workshop, you will be able to play at least one full song. Best 2 hours ever! So register now and get those fingers work up some feel-good tunes…. Somewhere over the rainbow way up high, and […]
There is no need to fly all the way to Germany to experience the real Oktoberfest because you can do so right here in the metro! On October 16 and 17, head on to the Bonifacio Global City where Fort favorites Aracama, Draft Gastropub, Katsu, Kraft, K-Pub, Tony Roma’s, Scarlet and Cable Car will be joining in the Oktoberfest fun with huge food and drinks discounts! Some might be wondering why it’s dubbed as the REAL Oktoberfest, one word— Paulaner! Bonifacio Global City makes the Oktoberfest experience closest to Germany by offering exclusively the Paulaner Oktoberfest Bier— a beer only brewed during the Oktoberfest that more than 6 million Germans […]
Are you up for some Latin dance partying in the metro and the island? Happening soon is a six-day celebration of Latin Dance from Manila to Boracay on November 17-18 (Manila), and November 19-22 (Boracay). The festival will feature nightly parties and shows as well as workshops during the day and will gather over 20 international and local Latin dance artists to perform, teach, and showcase the art of Latin dancing.– For more information: Manila Boracay Latin Dance Festival Email Facebook YouTube Twitter Website Phone: +63 917 648 1502 or +63 917 537 0007
All the right elements of the timeless band Earth, Wind & Fire will be filling the grand ballrooms of Novotel Araneta Center (Oct 14) and Solaire Resort and Casino (Oct 15). The Earth, Wind & Fire Experience concert will let you groove for all the right reasons as the band is set to perform the hits Let’s Groove, Reasons, Boogie Wonderland, September, After The Love Has Gone, Shining Star, and many more. The show will feature the Al McKay Allstars and other special guests. Catch their performance and experience the classics once again like never before. For tickets, contact Ticketworld at 891-9999 or visit www.ticketworld.com.ph.
What better way to bond with your pet dogs but to do with them what they love to do, RUN! Open to all dogs and their human running tandem of all ages, a Doggie Dashing 3KM (6-legged) Challenge for all active dogs and dog lovers is happening on October 10, 5pm at the parking area of SM Dasmarinas Cavite. Registration is still on-going at the lobby of the Annex, Entrance 5 of the mall. You may also register online here. Great prizes are at stake. Registration fee is P600 (regular) P399 (students, just present your school ID!). You may also avail of a discounted rate of P500 just by presenting […]
Got a flair for the unconventional? Bring your free spirit and head on to the Boho Bazaar on October 9 to 11, 10am-10pm at the 1Esplanade Pasay City. Wander at the 3-day Bohemian event and indulge in a gastronomic feast with the best eats in town: La Taqueria by Chef Gino Gonzales, Gourmandise by Chef Sunshine Pengson, Downtown Cookies, Delimondo, Hummus by Elijah, Quezo, Quisses Sweets, Marley’s and the debuting Mexican Global Grub. Enjoy a unique shopping experience at this weekend lifestyle market with treasured finds like quaint pieces, chic trinkets and fashion, awesome artworks, and other avant-garde merchandise as it features over 80 local and foreign brands. As you roam about the […]
Not just another weekend market, Loyola Grand Villas (LGV) Sunday Market promises to teem with the stuff that shoppers from all ages love – from gourmet food products to quaint trinkets and cool toys. There’s surely a good find for just about everyone. The Sunday market will be open on October 18, November 15, and December 13 from 9am to 8pm at the The Gardens, Guatemala Street, Loyola Grand Villas Quezon City. It is mounted and participated by the LGV Homeowners’ Association and supports the group’s beneficiaries and outreach activities. It’s the perfect place for your pre-Christmas hoarding so note the dates and head on to LGV for some fun-filled […]
Are you ready for some ghost busting, science style? Spend a night filled with science wonders and lots of spooking at the Science Sleepover with a Halloween theme of Ghost Busting Night from October 24 to 25 at the Mind Museum in Bonifacio Global City Taguig. How to join? Simply form a group of 2 to 4 as you embark in different adventures the Mind Museum has prepared. Those who can only bring themselves shouldn’t worry. Solo registrations are accepted but such participants will be grouped with other solo participants. Participant Regular Price (Philippines Peso) Solo / Group of 2 – 3 P3, 000 / head Groups of 4 or […]
Join in the beer madness with Brotzeit’s Oktoberfest party! Drink, sing, and be merry on October 10 and 23 at Brotzeit Shangri-La Plaza Mandaluyong City where lucky guests can win Oktoberfest goodies including limited edition shirts and genuine German mugs. Prepare to raise your pints with live performances from Kudos Loves Eighties who’ll rock the night with top hits from the 80’s and ingenious remixes from DJ Karl Ty and DJ Brock Donald. There won’t only be live performances but also exciting games that are sure to make the party night overflow with fun and music. Remember the date and drop by at 7pm onwards and experience world-famous German beers […]
Calling all reggae music fans all over the Philippines! Inner Circle, the Jamaican-bred band and one of the world’s most respected reggae groups is taking the One Love Reggae Revolution Tour to the Philippines this coming November 7th in Manila. The Grammy Award-winning ‘Bad Boys of Reggae’ composed of Ian Lewis, Roger Lewis, Touter, and Lancelot will be headlining the first International Reggae Festival in Manila live to be held at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds. A convergence of local and foreign reggae artists, the festival will also feature Tropical Depression, Brownman Revival, Reggae Mistress, Coconut Head feat. MAD TUDA MAX (USA), Indio-i, PAPA U-Gee (Japan), CoffeeBreak Island(D […]
Get your hands on your favourite street-style fashion brands from October 14-18 at the Mark Down Madness sale event at the Glorietta 2 Activity Center. Enjoy up to 70% discount from participating brands Skechers, Merrell, Sperry, Keds, Saucony, Pony, and No Fear. Sale starts from 10am to 9pm. Don’t miss this chance to avail of your favourite footwear brands at favourable prices. See you there!
– This year’s Korean film showcase is coming to Manila on October 8, and will run until October 11, 2015 at SM Megamall Cinema 6. Feast your eyes on these 6 subtitled films that you can see free of charge during the festival: Miss Granny Before the 74-year old widow Mal-soon gets to be sent to a retirement home by her own son, she magically transforms into her 20-year old self and decides to pursue her dream of becoming a singer with her grandson Ji-ha, who does not recognize his grandmother. – Hope Based on a true story, Hope is the story of a family’s struggles after So-won, the […]
Yoshida Seimen Yokohama Ramen is celebrating its first year anniversary with a generous treat for all its diners. Head on to the authentic ramen house that originated from Yokohama Japan this coming October 19 at RG 4 Creekside Bldg. Amorsolo St., Legazpi Village Makati and enjoy your order’s fullness of flavour at half the price! Don’t miss it! – Related post: Grand Opening of Yoshida Seimen, a Remen House from Yokohama
Grab your shoes, go out, and start training for the upcoming New Balance Power Run 2015 on November 8, 2015 at Vista City, Daang Hari. Runners have three categories to join: 10k, 16k, and those looking to move a little past a half marathon can join the 25k category. Rates below: Category Registration Fee Inclusions PRE-RACE AFTER RACE 10km Php 750 Race Tee, Race Bib w/ B-tag/Raffle Stub /Finishers Stub Loot Bag, Drinks 16km Php 850 Race Tee, Race Bib w/ B-tag/Raffle Stub /Finishers Stub Loot Bag, Drinks 25km Php 1,050 Race Tee, Race Bib w/ B-tag/Raffle Stub/Finishers Stub Finishers Medal, Loot Bag, Drinks Those itching to register can now […]
Spend a weekend filled with arts, music, and good food at the upcoming EAT ART GIG Weekend Bazaar on October 17 and 18 from 1pm to 7pm at 35 Abada Street in Quezon City. Those looking to learn something new can join the following workshops: Stamp Printing & Stamp Carving by Tish Hautea of SQooiD Basic Knitting Workshop by Knit Manila There will also be a Live Mural Painting by featured artists from Somnia Collective. Enjoy all these fun and filling activities at the bazaar with the music of Locked Down Entertainment. It’ll be surely a weekend to remember. Mark the dates and have fun.
Get on board (surfboard, that is!) and join the wave of fun. Head on to Baler on October 16-18 at the Aliya Surf Camp as Jack TV and Solar Sports bring you Surf Supreme – a gathering of surfers, surfing fans, beach lovers, adventurers, thrill seekers, and partyphiles. The event is set to be bigger and better than last year’s successful staging and promises to be an exciting 3-day weekend happening. With breathtaking Baler Aurora as the setting and with awesome activities, competitions, huge prizes, free lessons and a DJ music-filled beach party lined up, Surf Supreme is gonna be one fun and action-packed event that surfing enthusiasts and […]
Pets want our love, and some blessings too! Eastwood City is inviting all pet owners and pet lovers to have their beloved companions blessed at its annual pet blessing. A celebration of the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, Eastwood City’s 10th Annual Pet Blessing will take place at the Eastwood Mall Open Park on October 4, 4PM. Pet owners who want to take part in the celebration and have their pets blessed can bring their pets and register at the different registration booths located around Eastwood Mall and the mall’s Open Park. Registration starts at 10AM and is free of charge. Pet owners just […]
Enhancing your home with the finest of house wares with generous price discounts can be a challenge as they do not come very often. Still, Orient Warehouse is letting you enjoy sweet deals this coming October by giving up to 70% off on international brands Luminarc, Rubbermaid, Bormioli Rocco, Supor, and more. Visit this rare sale event on Oct 15-17,19-21 from 9:30am to 7pm at the Orient Building Pascor Drive corner Queensway Ave. Sto. Nino Paranaque City. Great bargains await on tableware, kitchenware, plastic ware and other home products. Credit cards are accepted. For inquiries, you may email email@example.com or contact 852-2511.
What does it take to travel the world? Travel gurus Mark and Camille Villaflor educate us on how to make possible a long-term travel without necessarily depleting a lifetime of savings. The travelling couple took a year-long honeymoon on the third year of their marriage and their experiential learning enabled them to discover the art and skill of making long-term travel a reality even for the average traveller who doesn’t really have a huge expendable income. “Camille and I have always had an eagerness to find out how much love there is in this incredible world and in each other. A slow walk through the world was the answer for […]
Moms know best and they surely love new discoveries! Think Pink Events thus brings you the 1st Momzilla fair, an event that aims to cater to the growing demand for more fab and fun mom and baby-friendly products. This shoutout to all moms and moms-to-be fair is going to be held on October 17 to 18, 11am to 9pm at the Rockwell Tent in Makati. In partnership with L.A.T.C.H., a non-profit organization that offers quality lactation education and peer counselling services to mothers who wish to breastfeed, the fair not only wishes to empower the local selling industry but also to serve as a platform for both new and experienced […]