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June 30, 2012

Sarah Geronimo's Birthday Concert @ the Big Dome

Popstar Princess Sarah Geronimo is now ready to go sensual and glamorous in her upcoming birthday concert. Dubbed as 24/SG, the dream birthday concert is happening at the Big Dome on July 7, 2012, few days before Sarah turns 24 years old.

Now a matured young lady, the Popstar Princess has decided to spice up her concert by bringing out her glam side as the Concert Queen of the New Generation.

Young Historian's Prize 2012 Winners


NCCA names Young Historian’s Prize 2012 Winners

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), through the Executive Council of the National Committee on Historical Research (NHCR), is pleased to announce the result of the judging for the Young Historian’s Prize 2012 held last May 28, 2012 at the NCCA Building in Intramuros, Manila. This year’s winners are:

Dr. Ma. Florina Y. Orillos-Juan for her manuscript entitled Kasaysayan at Vulnerabilidad: Ang Kabihasnan at Lipunang Pilipino sa Harap ng Pananalasa ng Balang 1569-1949. Dr. Orillos-Juan is an assistant professor at the History Department of De La Salle University Manila.

Panagbenga 2012 - Baguio City's Annual Flower Festival

What You Missed in this Years Panagbenga
Every last weekend of February, locals and tourists alike fill the lengthy sidewalks of Session and Harrison Roads to immerse themselves in what DOT Secretary Ramon Jimenez calls the “360 degree spectacle” of Panagbenga Festival.

Panagbenga, Baguio City's annual flower festival, is a five-week long slew of activities that celebrate the season when flowers blossom. A Grand Opening Parade jump starts the festivities on the first day of the month. Exciting concerts, trade fairs, and pageants follow forth on the days after but it isn't until the last Saturday and Sunday of February when the festival highlight happens.

13 The Musical By Ateneo Blue Repertory

Remember when you were 13? That awkward age when your biggest problem was how you were going to fit in? That time when you were experiencing the ups and downs of puberty? That year when the birds and the bees was a fascinating and curious (sometimes even terrifying!) topic?.

June 29, 2012

D' Wonder Twins of Boac - PETA

PETA 45th Season - Twins

D Wonder Twins of Boac '

COMING SOON!

Adapted from William Shakespeare’s 12th Night, ‘D Wonder Twins of Boac centers on mistaken identity. A Parody of how the Philippine film industry evolved in the 60’s to the 70’s.

Director: Maribel Legarda
Writer: Rody Vera
Music: Jeff Hernandez

visit PETA for more details

Winners for the 2012 Thirteen Artists Award (TAA)

THE NEW 13 ARTISTS NAMED
THE Cultural Center of the Philippines has selected the winners for the 2012 Thirteen Artists Award (TAA). The list includes artists engaged in a variety of contemporary visual arts forms such as painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, and video installation works. The 2012 Thirteen Artists awardees include: Joey Cobcobo,  Marina Cruz, Kiri Dalena, Riel Hilario, Robert Langenegger, Michael Muñoz, Wawi Navarroza, Jan Leeroy New, Kaloy Olavides, Renan Ortiz, Mark Salvatus, Rodel Tapaya, and Costantino Zicarelli.

Ballet Philippines 43rd Season: Dragon Song in Songs

A bold gala of local and international works opens the season of Ballet Philippines’ 43rd Season: Dragon Song in Songs, on July 6-8, 2012 at the CCP Main Theater.

Featuring works by BP artistic director Paul Alexander Morales, Agnes Locsin, Alden Lugnasin and French choreographer Redha.

Camiguin - Lanzones Festival

Lanzones Festival Of Camiguin
Perhaps one of the few festivals in the Philippines that honor their major crop in the island is the famous Lanzones Festival of Camiguin.

What use to be the claim of Laguna’s Paete is now the main turf of the island of Camiguin. During the month of October, the whole island is flush with this yellow colored fruit, when it is in abundance and its taste is on its highest sweetness. Perhaps, it is due to the islands claim of being the world’s only island with seven active volcanoes to its claim including the most feared Mount Hibok-Hibok and Camiguin Volcano. And it is because of this that the soil is rich in minerals and is ideal for these kinds of fruit trees to bear such sweet tasting fruits. Aside from the sumptuous parade of fruits, the two-day grand festival features the best of the island’s cottage industry and several indigenous sporting events.

Igan D'Bayan Most Recent Works - Mysterious Diseases

Igan D’Bayan presents his most recent works in “Mysterious Diseases,” which opens on July 10, 8 p.m., at The Pocket Universe Art Collective.

The artist says this is his sort-of love letter to horror/sci-fi movies where strange experiments (the sources of much, much dread) are usually going on and which spell doom for the protagonists. “Art, after all, is one strange experiment itself,” D’Bayan explains. “It is a wellspring of despair.”.

June 28, 2012

The Philippine Occupational Dance By Larry Gabao

Philippine Occupational Dance
Dr. Larry Gabao


        Characteristically a hardworking group of people, the Filipinos exhibit work and occupation even in their dances. Occupational dances depict the lifestyle and daily work of the people living in various topographies. The fishing villages from north to south of the archipelago developed folk dances depicting their customs in the workplace.

Eugene Domingo in "BONA"

PETA 45th Season - Bona 1


Spinster call center agent Bona upon seeing the televised pitiful background of Gino Sanchez immediately becomes a fan of the Star of Tomorrow wannabe. In her desire to help him jumpstart his showbiz career, she gives him everything she has and turns her back to everything she values. Blinded by her belief in him, she allows all his faults to freely slide as she finds herself drowning in the surreal quicksand of worship and pity where manipulation blurs the line between prey and predator, the dismissive god and the faithful worshiper.

Lingkawasan - Arts Therapy Project of NCCA in Tagum, Davao City

  
Lingkawasan sa Tagum
A "Culture in Governance" Workshop in Tagum City, Davao del Norte, titled "Lingkawasan sa Tagum" covering topics on arts, indigenous spirituality, and leadership from July 2-8, 2012.

Theme: "Maunlad na Kaisipan Tungo sa Masaganang Pamayanan"

Featuring Richard Dian Vilar, Waway Linsahay Saway, Ondonesa Maladaw, Atho Dela Cruz, Basilidas V. Pilapil Jr., and Carlo Ebeo. Organized by the City of Tagum Tourism Council with the support from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts.

2012 ASEAN Drawing Contest


2012 ASEAN Drawing Contest To celebrate the 45th anniversary of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on 8 August 2012, the ASEAN Secretariat is organizing the “ASEAN Drawing Contest” from May to July 2012. Themed “ASEAN: One Community, One Destiny”, the Contest is open to young nationals from the ten ASEAN Member States in two categories: between the ages of 6-12 and 13-18. The contest will first be held at national level, and then regional.

I AM GIANT for the First Time In Manila - Free Admission

On The Horrifying Truth, I Am Giant have bound together what they describe as “a collection of stories, thoughts, observations and exploration” into one cohesive and hard-hitting explosion of sound and melody.

From first song ‘Purple Heart’ to closer ‘After The War’, the sharp lyrical themes draw the listener into the band’s own experience of a growing awareness of mortality and the slow loss of innocence.

June 27, 2012

NCCA Grants Program


Through the National Endowment Fund for Culture and the Arts (NEFCA), the NCCA provides assistance to artists, arts organizations, NGOs, POs, and NGAs through its NCCA Competitive Grants Program, and Institutional Programs (NCCA Outreach Program, Resource Person’s Bureau, Technical Assistance Program). Each year, the NCCA Board of Commissioners, in coordination with the four Subcommissions (composed of 19 national committees), defines its thrusts and priorities anchored on the following major programs:

Philippine Theatrical Dance Forms By Basilio Esteban S. Villaruz

Philippine Theatrical Dance Forms
Basilio Esteban S. Villaruz
       On or off stage, certain Christmas customs involve proto-theatrical dances. The panuluyan (the Holy Family seeking lodging in Bethlehem) and the pastores (shepherds singing and dancing from house to house) are annual enactment. Today, ritual dances that follow in January, like the sinulog in Cebu and the dinagyang in Iloilo are dressed-up spectacles in the streets. In surviving comedia (also called moro-moro, a play about the conflict between Christians and Moslems), the battalla (choreographed skirmish) is set off as a feature.

Scriptwriting Workshop 2012 By Ricky Lee


Ricky Lee Scriptwriting Workshop 2012
Deadline: 6 July 2012

VICTORIA: You want war? I’ll give you war!

Linya mo ba ang magsulat ng linya?

THE WORKSHOP IS OPEN TO ANYONE:
  • With the knowledge, creativity and passion for the craft of writing for Film and/or TV in any of the following formats: drama, comedy, reality, game, variety or talk.
  • Highly skilled in story writing using the Filipino medium.
  • College graduates with any bachelor's degree (preferred).
  • Has a good track record in TV and/or Film writing (may be considered for non-college graduates).

June 26, 2012

Digital Photography Workshop By Dennis Balangue

Do the photographs you take seem too similar to one another? Want to learn composition techniques that will bring new life and emphasis to your photographs?.

Isolate subjects using framing techniques, or direct your viewers with leading lines. Make subjects pop through careful use of background or by capturing them at a perfect angle. Digital Photography 102: The Art of Composition will teach you the basics of photography composition, from the rule of thirds and beyond.

National Artist Award for Dolphy - NCCA Statement


Official NCCA Press Statement on National Artist Award in Connection with Actor Dolphy

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), and the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), two of the prime government institutions that uphold the promotion of artistic cultural expressions and heritage of the country and its people, jointly administer the Order of the National Artist Awards. It is conferred every three years by the President of the Philippines.

Philippine Board on Books for Young People Prize


2012 PBBY-Alcala Prize is Hubert Fucio

For the second time, the Philippine Board on Books for Young People awards the 2012 PBBY-Alcala Prize to Hubert Fucio, a children's book illustrator and a member of Ang Ilustrador ng Kabataan (Ang INK). 

This year's PBBY-Alcala Prize called for entries based on the 2012 PBBY-Salanga Prize-winning story, "Anong Gupit Natin Ngayon?" a heartwarming story about a child and his father, written by Russell Molina.

Paintings By Geraldine Javier at the Silverlens Gallery

Geraldine Javier is widely known in Southeast Asia and beyond as a master of the uncanny and the strangely disturbing. Her exquisite and masterful paintings play on the allure and beauty of a darker side of experience.

Over the years, the artist’s paintings have become increasingly layered and complex, not only in content and imagery but also through physical textures, as she began incorporating 3-dimensional craft-based elements in her canvases. Looking back, works such as Mother and Child (2007) - where a portrait of a Luzon Bleeding-Heart Pigeon framed in silver was set against the heavy backdrop of a woman's dress; and Arrangement in Grey and Black (2008) - metallic plates adorned with pretty patterns and images of seashells, beetles, and a singing blackbird are “hung” in the painted background, are among early evidences that displayed this tendency.

Rizal, Cinema and the Filipino Nation - A Talk By Nick Deocampo

Internationally acclaimed filmmaker, author, film teacher and historian Nick Deocampo will talk about "Rizal, Cinema and the Filipino Nation" in a lecture presented by the Lopez Memorial Museum in cooperation with Anvil Publishing.

In commemoration of the national hero's birth month, the lecture will trace the beginnings of Philippine cinema signaled by the first feature film on Jose Rizal, and how the history of local cinema has been further enriched by films about him and his works. It will also ask viewers of these films (and future films on Rizal) to compare and contrast the sense of nation and identity sought to be established by Rizal’s works and the films, with that of today’s views on these.

Philippine Maps Exhibit @ Metropolitan Museum Manila

Archival maps find their distinct rarity as 21st century technology continues to introduce digitalized format of documentation. Cartography during the colonial period was a powerful tool that dictated direction and territory shaping the history of conquest.

PetrusKaerius, Amsterdam,1598. Insulae Philippinae
This small map is historical for being the first individual map of the Philippines, already within its established historical borders.

June 25, 2012

Chati Coronel's New Paintings @ Silverlens Gallery

Chati Coronel’s new paintings encourage us to question, test, and explore the lines that define and separate our bodies, psyches, and environments. They speak of touch and contact, the bonds that form when something meets the skin.

The figures in SkinSkin stand out, stark and naked against plain bright backgrounds that drip onto their bodies. But Coronel turns the body into a second canvas, reminding us that our physical experiences are written on skin. These “skin-memories” linger, whether we heed them or not. Coronel uses the naked figure to surface these rich interior landscapes and half-remembered stories: “conquistadors making out with puppets, faceless queens, women giving birth to rainbows.” Each piece conflates our psychic and embodied lives.

Chabacano Language Through Music, Talks & Short Films By Instituto Cervantes

Instituto Cervantes, the cultural arm of the Spanish Embassy, celebrates the only Spanish-based creole in Asia: Chabacano language through music, talks and a cycle of short films from Zamboanga on July 2 and 3 at Instituto Cervantes’ Salon de Actos.

A clear manifestation of the Spanish contribution in Philippine culture, the Chabacano language was born from contact between Spanish and indigenous languages. It is a vehicular language of half a million native speakers with local varieties Ternateño, Caviteño, and Zamboangueño.

Titled En Torno al Chabacano, Instituto Cervantes will provide a current snapshot of the Spanish-based language through a variety of events that include a round table discussion, concert and films.

On July 2, 5pm, Dr. Robert B. Torres of the Western Mindanao State University will hold a talk about Chabacano language and literature.During the talk, participants will be able to exchange your ideas and personal insight in the context of Chabacano writing and literature.

Although contemporary Chabacano dialects have been well documented, their history and evolution lie at the heart of the debate on creole language origins. At 7pm, Dr. John Lipski, an American expert on linguistics, will present discussion that explores the contributions of Cavite Chabacano varieties to the understanding of creole languages.

On July 3, 5pm, Instituto Cervantes presents “Cine Chabacano” a special four-film line-up that showcases unique independent shorts filmed in the Spanish creole. This film series, curated by Teddy Co, Philippine film expert, offers a selection of Chabacano short films recently shot in Zamboanga. One of the film directors will present his work and participate in a talk with Teddy Co and the audience about the present and the future of Philippine cinema filmed in Chabacano language.

At 7pm, Spain’s Javier Álvarez and Zamboangueño Marc Velasco will perform a dialogue of music in Spanish and Chabacano.

Álvarez, a homegrown talent from Cuatro Caminos in Madrid who used to play in the subway and at the Parque del Retiro will be joined by Filipino singer- songwriter Marc Velasco, on the other hand, whose song "Ordinary Song" became a top hit in 2000.

En Torno al Chabacano is presented by the Instituto Cervantes de Manila, the Spanish Embassy in the Philippines and AECID.

Contact Details:
For more information, please call (63 2) 526-1482.
Schedule/Venue
Instituto Cervantes
Ermita

855 T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines


Monday July 2, 2012 - Tuesday July 3, 2012

June 24, 2012

Charisse Baldoria at Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino

The Cultural Center of the Philippines launches the first concert of the Special Concert Series, a series of solo concerts showcasing young outstanding Filipino musical talents. This first concert features US-based award-winning pianist Charisse Baldoria at the Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino at 7:30pm.

Pianist Charisse Baldoria’s programs reflect her fascination with folk music and the cultural exchanges between East and West. Since her doctoral presentation on the folk-inspired piano music of Bartók, Szymanowski, and Falla, she has focused on the Spanish empire, drawing relationships between Spain, Cuba, the Philippines, and dances like the habanera and flamenco.

The Ati of Panay and Negros By Daisy Y. Noval-Morales


The Ati, who inhabit the mountain areas of Panay and Negros, are also called Negrito, Ituman, and Negros. They continue to exhibit generally-perceived Negrito traits: short and lean body build; kinky hair, which may be very bushy in the case of women; unblemished and oily dark chocolate-brown to almost black skin; diminutive but broad noses; and round dark eyes. Rahmann and Maceda (1955) believe that Negritos of pure blood still exist in northern Negros, although their number is extremely small and continually reduced by intermarriage with lowlanders.  The Ati speak Hiligaynon (particularly a variant known as Kiniray-a) and some are fluent in Cebuano. Location. 

June 23, 2012

Ballet Philippines- Dragon Song Season Brings Rama Hari


BP's hit ballet musical Choreographed by BP Founder, Alice Reyes, featuring the music of Ryan Cayabyab, set to the libretto of National Artist for Literature, Bienvenido Lumbera, BP's Dragon Song season brings Rama Hari, a ballet based on the Indian epic of The Ramayana.

Rama Hari will be graced by Filipino singers and the Manila Symphony Orchestra.

Jay Yao (Jose Campos III) - Images of Clouds Photo Exhibit

Clouds have always been momentary, fleeting creatures: suspended in the atmosphere while swiftly morphing from dim, ominous masses to islands almost ethereal and divine. Populating the vast expanse between sea and sky, where the earth recedes into the distance, their presence is tangible evidence of ephemerality. One really never sees the same thing twice.

June 22, 2012

Bayanihan Folk Dance Company - Events and Shows 2012








MUSEO PAMBATA

Every 3rd Saturday of each Month:

January 21
February 18
March 17
April 21
June 16
July 21
August 18
September 15
October 20
November 17

Elks Club Building
Roxas Boulevard corner South Drive, Manila
A two weeks intensive dance workshop for children, teens and dance enthusiast

SAYAW SUMMER WORKSHOP


April 12-27, 2012
April 27, 2012 - Culminating Activity at CCP

PWU Manila
1743 Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila

PWU-JASMS QC
Brgy. West Triangle, EDSA Quezon City

BAYANIHAN SEASON PRODUCTION


October 25-27, 2012


CCP Main Theater
Roxas Blvd., Pasay City

FIESTA FOLKLORIADA


December 15-21, 2012
December 20, 2012 - Finale Show

CCP Main Theater
Roxas Blvd., Pasay City
Catch the glimpse of the Philippine's Cultural Heritage as showcased by
The Bayanihan, The National Folk Dance Company of the Philippines

FRIDAY SPECIAL

Every 1st Friday of the Month:
February 3
March 2
April 13
May 4
June 1
July 6

6:00-7:00PM

Conrado Benitez Hall
The Philippine Women's University
1743 Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila


Ticket Price: Php 150.00 only with free tour of the Art Gallery and Museum of Costumes & Folk Arts
















Please reserve your tickets early. Call Monette Garcia or Razelle Matilla at 524-6285/516-3028 or 5268421 loc. 206 or 120



Dulaang UP - Noli Me Tangere: The Opera

Dulaang UP opens its 37th season with the restaging of Noli Me Tangere: The Opera, the critically-acclaimed operatic retelling by National Artist Felipe Padilla de Leon of Jose Rizal’s Noli Me Tangere with libretto by fellow National Artist Guillermo Tolentino.

This restaging is also part of the celebration of the birth centennial of Padilla de Leon. Touted by critics as the musical treat of 2011, the production had a successful, sold-out four-week run last November.

The Ten Fellows Accepted to the Virgin Labfest Writing Fellowship Program

CCP Announces 10 Virgin Labfest Fellows
The Cultural Center of the Philippines is pleased to announce the ten fellows accepted to the Virgin Labfest 8 Writing Fellowship Program which will take place on June 26 to July 8, 2012:

1. Maria Kim Magno (University of Sto. Tomas)
2. Aliona Silva (University of the Philippines- Diliman)
3. Maria Christina A. Pangan (University of the Philippines-Diliman)
4. Kristen Senajon (Xavier University- Ateneo de Cagayan)
5. Francisco Gian Cabuena (University of Sto. Tomas)
6. Renan Laru-an (University College London)
7. Maria Stephanie Andaya (University of the Philippines-Diliman)
8. Jose Socrates delos Reyes (Ateneo de Manila University)
9. Ferozza Delia Simbulan (University of the Philippines- Manila)
10. Patricia Ruth Cailao (University of the Philippines- Diliman)

June 21, 2012

Contemporary Dance - WiFi Body Festival

Now in its sixth year, Wifi Body Festival is a gathering of contemporary dance artists, a showcase for new and innovative contemporary dance works and a magnet for collaborations with artists of other disciplines with contemporary dance.

It is a project of the Contemporary Dance Network Manila (CDNM). CDNM is a chapter member of World Dance Alliance (WDA). This project is in partnership with the Cultural Center of the Philippines, National Commission for Culture and the Arts and Japan Foundation.

Exhibit on Antique Maps of the Philippine

A unique exhibit that brings us closer to Filipino history through more than 100 antique maps of the Philippine Islands and Manila Bay.

One of the most important maps of Philippine and Spanish history, Murillo Velarde's "Carta Hydrographica de las Islas Filipinas", will be featured in this exhibit organized by the Philippine Map Collectors Society (PHIMCOS) and the Embassy of Spain.

Contact Details:
For inquiries, please call (63 2) 526-1482 to 85.
Schedule/Venue
Metropolitan Museum Of Manila
Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas Complex

Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas Complex
A. Mabini St., Roxas Blvd.
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines


Tuesday June 26, 2012 - Monday July 30, 2012

Philippine Artworks - Direct from the Studios

Manila Contemporary is pleased to present our second exhibition of Direct from the Studios of… that restages the working environments of the artists.

For this project, we are featuring the inner sanctums of Christina Quisumbing Ramilo, Maya Munoz, Romeo Lee and Leeroy New who share their latest ideas and experiments as well as ongoing themes and artistic concerns.

June 20, 2012

Fête de la Musique in Makati Avenue - Street Party Free Admission

The Embassy of France, the Alliance Française de Manille, together with Rustan’s, the City of Makati, B-side (The Collective) and San Miguel, bring you Fête de la Musique 2012, featuring French DJ Collective Chinese Man and 10 of today’s up-and-coming Filipino bands.

One of the most-awaited musical events of the year, Fête de la Musique will be held for the first time on Makati Avenue for an outstanding Street Party Concert on Saturday, June 23, from 4:00pm to 2 in the morning. We are all in for a special treat as Fête de la Musique 2012 features one of the most exciting contemporary artists today: French DJ Collective Chinese Man.

Backdoor Ventures Arts and Music Festival

For more than half a decade now, Backdoor Ventures had been diligently promoting the arts through a grand one-of-a-kind celebration that gathers thousands of artists of different disciplines and genres all under one roof.

The Backdoor Ventures Arts & Music Festival is a 2-day celebration that gives you a complete and total arts immersion experience.

This exciting journey to the world of arts begins as soon as you step inside the festival’s new home at the SMX Convention Center.

Contact Details:
For ticket inquiries, please call (63 2) 470-2222.
Schedule/Venue
SMX Convention Center
Mall Of Asia Complex

Seashell Drive, Mall Of Asia Complex
Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines


Friday July 13, 2012 10:00 AM - Sunday July 15, 2012

Mig Ayesa in Rock of Ages



Hit Me With Your Best Shot: A Glam Good Time at Rock Of Ages

by Beatriz Acosta


I have to admit, I had my doubts when I first heard that the Tony-nominated musical Rock Of Ages will be staged in Manila. In my head, I've permanently cast Constantine Maroulis, my AI Season 4 fave (Bo Bice a close second). He joined the musical as it opened Off-Broadway; when he later on got a Tony nomination for his role as Drew, I envied my friends who were lucky enough to fly to New York and watch him perform. Yes, Constantine visited Manila for a mall tour years ago and I saw him live, but Rock Of Ages with him would've been the best of both worlds for me: seeing a favorite American Idol, and having some of my beloved glam rock songs belted out live. Oh, and to relish another guilty pleasure of mine -- over the top, technicolored eighties everything!

June 19, 2012

Sandra Gfeller's paintings in "Waterborne"

Sandra Gfeller's paintings in "Waterborne" capture the visual interactions between water, textures, movement and color.

The various scenes, taken from above and below the water surface and under different intensities of light during different times of the day, capture the meditative interplay of water and flesh.

The artist deftly treats Water as both foreground and background of her canvasses acting as filter that tackles the nuances of light.

Waterborne is Sandra's 8th solo exhibition.

Contact Details:
For inquiries, please call (63 2) 725-8518 or visit: http://www.artinformal.com
Schedule/Venue
Art Informal
Greenhills East

277 Connecticut St, Greenhills East
Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines


Thursday June 21, 2012 - Sunday July 15, 2012

Edwin Marollano - Top 14 Finalists of the Philippine Popular Music Festival


Edwin Marollano, our Musical Director is one of the Finalists in the Philippine Popular Music Festival.  Song entries came not just here in the Philippines but also from other parts of the globe like France, Canada, Malaysia, Singapore, United Kingdom and Hong Kong. Edwin's entry is "KESA", he describes the song as a means to relate to other people's negativity. Edwin also wrote the song "Babae Po Ako" made popular by Tueday Vargas. Congratulations Maestro!

Philippine Popular Music Festival - A Songwriting Competition


“The First Philippine Popular Music Festival” is a songwriting competition open to all amateur and professional composers who are Filipinos or of Filipino descent residing in the Philippines. The competition not only aims to celebrate the talent of Filipino songwriting, but to glorify the contributions of songwriters and composers to the Filipino music industry.

June 18, 2012

Metamorphosis By Camille Dela Rosa

Camille Dela Rosa would be having a “Metamorphosis” exhibit at Sparks Museum on June 19, 2012, Center for Performing Arts De la Salle Santiago Zobel School, University Ave, Ayala Alabang Village, Muntinglupa City.

About 100 paintings dating back from 1991, when she was only 9 years old to the art works from the present year will be featured in the forthcoming exhibit.

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