Shangri-La Plaza sparks the beginning of the season as it lights up its grand Christmas tree

Mr. Jose Mari Chan, Mandaluyong Councilors Benjie Abalos III and Charisse Abalos, Shangri-La Plaza EVP and General Manager Lala Fojas during the ceremonial lighting of the mall’s 58-foot Santa’s workshop-inspired Christmas tree. Photo by Mark Esguerra. Christmas at Shangri-La Plaza officially begins on December 1, as the leading lifestyle destination holds its anticipated yearly Christmas…

“Ink Notion” by OJ Hofer

Enso by OJ Hofer text by Art+ Staff Renowned Cebuano fashion designer and visual artist, Oj Hofer exhibited his Japanese Calligraphy in a show titled “INK NOTION.” Exhibited were Hofer’s ink Kanji and Hiragana calligraphy pieces in the five traditional styles, humorous Zen Drawings, converging Enso Circles and transfixing Ink-on-Abaca bas relief. The show was…

Winners of the first MullenLowe NOVA Awards Manila announced

MullenLowe NOVA Ph Finalists The 2019 MullenLowe NOVA Awards Manila engage Filipino visionaries and industry leaders with the goal of supporting emerging talent, creative excellence and innovation. “Bringing the MullenLowe Nova Awards to Manila is our way of giving back to the bigger design and arts community that in a way, allows industries like advertising…

Anita Magsaysay-Ho’s “Offerings” at Rustan’s For the Arts Christmas Collection

Rustan’s celebrates Filipino art this Christmas season with ‘Offerings’, A collection of mementos and objets for the home honoring the work of Anita Magsaysay-Ho. After several successful collections of art objets for the home by Filipino artists Ben Cabrera, Al Perez, Paulina Luz Sotto, Fernando Amorsolo and Arturo Luz, Rustan’s is pleased to present ‘Offerings”,…

Embassy of Hungary, VFS Global launch Hungary Visa Application Center in Philippines

VFS Global has commenced Hungary visa services for the residents of the Philippines with the launch of its new Visa Application Center in the city of Manila. The center accepts applications for processing key categories like Tourism, Business, Education and Private Visit visas. The newly launched center in Manila was formally inaugurated on 25 November…

Serendipity Arts Festival announces programming highlights for the fourth edition

The Serendipity Arts Festival, now in its fourth year, returns to Goa from the 15-22 December with over 100 compelling projects including exhibitions, performances and immersive art experiences. This year the Festival will take place across 10 venues in Panaji, Goa highlighting the 7 core disciplines including Craft, Culinary Arts, Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts…

Stephanie Comilang

Stephanie Comilang Wins 2019 Sobey Award

The Sobey Art Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada  named Stephanie Comilang as the recipient of the 2019 Sobey Art Award. From the Ontario region, Stephanie Comilang’s video works follow Paraiso, a Tagalog speaking “drone” who documents Filipino diasporic experiences. The Sobey Art Award recognizes Canadian artists who are forty years old or younger,…