The Residents at The Ruins

Ugnayan sa Poblacion by Taverne Gutenberg seeks to harness the power of art in community development. Text by Toby Martin;  Photos by Jovel Lorenzo; Artwork photos by Taverne Gutenburg Just a few steps away from Makati’s newly gentrified Poblacion hipster joints, in the belly of the ruins of an old house, four artists paint on canvases, in hopes…

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…

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…

Standing on “Common Ground”, A Ceramic Art Collaboration of Israel and the Philippines

Roy Maayan's decorative pieces resembling Israel's Matka (wooden beach paddle) Roy Maayan's decorative pieces resembling Israel's Tembel (bowl-shaped hat) Text and photos by Franchesca Lesaca ​ The Ceramic Studio of UP Diliman College of Fine Arts (UPCFA) in partnership with the Embassy of Israel present “Common Ground: A Ceramic Art Collaboration of Israel and the…