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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…

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…

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,…

Visual Arts Helping Hands Foundation Inc. Presents Chapter 2: The Empty Chair Project

The Visual Arts Helping Hands Foundation, Inc (VAHHFI), in collaboration with the Metropolitan Museum of Manila, is exhibiting Chapter 2: The Empty Chair Project, its second major exhibition on 12 November 2019, Tuesday. The exhibit is for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Manila, and of selected mental health advocacy groups, namely: Anxiety and…

29 Years of German Unity: Building Bridges through People-to-People Exchange and International Cooperation

Text by Cyril Constantino Makati, Philippines – The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Philippines celebrated 29 Years of German Unity on 03 October 2019 at the New World Makati Hotel with members of the German community in the Philippines, distinguished guests from politics, business, culture and academic circles, as well as…

Crossing Lines

Tad Ermitaño experiments with interaction and inclusion. On February 8, the last day of the 2015 edition of Art Fair Philippines, visitors were invited to witness and partake of an unusual harvest, in which it took two grown men to lift a kaong log off its plinth, push it through the parking garage turned gallery…

The Malasimbo Experience

With art installations that embrace the natural beauty of the mountain’s majestic terraces and a diverse roster of international and local performers, Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival has placed Puerto Galera on the map as a budding destination for world-class music and art. High up in the foothills of Mount Malasimbo in Puerto Galera, on…

Tertulia de Memoria: A symposium on heritage

Last July 27 and 28, Palacio de Memoria celebrated various forms of Philippine culture and heritage through its Tertulia de Memoria symposium, a series of talks by authoritative figures across complementary fields, with musical and dance numbers by the Kayumanggi Dance Troupe and screenings of restored classic Filipino films to supplement the experience. Camille Lhuillier,…