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January 31, 2014

PINTIG: A Family Concert from the Heart

PINTIG: A Family Concert from the Heart is a conscious effort to bring in a new musical language that is rooted in what is truly Filipino interspersed with world culture---showcasing Philippine Indigenous Music, classical Western repertoire, Broadway, standards, and modern songs.

The musical landscape will move from past through the indigenous bamboo instruments to classical to modern - as an experience of the evolution of our time. Also, it is an event where the gap between performer and audience is closed through community singing and performance. As such, global warming and disasters referred to as the "new normal" can best be addressed through conscious community building in sounds and silences.

January 30, 2014

Marco Polo A New Musical @ the Meralco Theater

What we know about Marco Polo are the stories that he shared with the romance writer Rustigielo when both were in a Genoan prison in 1298. The book, The Travels of Marco Polo or the Description of the World (its original title), is rich in details about the characteristics of peoples, their politics, culture and what we refer to now as the eco-system of various regions that he visited in the East.

January 29, 2014

Spring Festival: Asian Music Concert

To celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Wooden Horse 2014, the Department of Musicology of the University of the Philippines College of Music is presenting an Asian Music Concert titled "Spring Festival" on 6 February 2014, 6:30 PM at the Abelardo Hall Auditorium, Quezon City.

The concert features the student resident musical group of the Department of Musicology named TUGMA or Tugtugang Musika Asyatika, which specializes in traditional musics of Asia. The group is mentored by Dr. Verne de la Pena and by teachers of the musicology department, who will play with TUGMA in the event.

Do You Hear the People Sing? - A Concert Like No Other

The partnership of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg changed the course of musical theater when the songwriters created Les Misérables. Now, the best fruits of their musical collaboration are coming to the Philippines in Do You Hear the People Sing?, a concert like no other featuring music from their masterpieces: the unforgettable Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Martin Guerre, The Pirate Queen and La Révolution Française.

This exciting event will be staged for the very first time here in the Philippines, only at Resorts World Manila, after successfully touring across the globe. Do You Hear the People Sing? has been well received across the Americas, having toured in Mexico and various states in the US.

David Pack Live in Manila @ Solaire Resort & Casino, Pasay City

Grammy Award Winning Artist, Producer, Music Director and former front man of the rock group Ambrosia, David Pack will perform LIVE in Solaire on February 1, 2014.

CCP Launched Art Centers in the Provinces - Kaisa sa Sining

To further strengthen its linkages and cooperation with local organizations in the regions, the Cultural Center of the Philippines through its Cultural Exchange Department launched the ten (10) pilot sites of Kaisa sa Sining: the CCP Regional Art Centers and University Art Associates with the signing of a three-year Memorandum of Understanding last January 24, 2014 at the CCP.

January 28, 2014

William at the Star Theater in Pasay City

From its successful run at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Ron Capinding’s “William” is coming back to the stage, this time at the Star Theater in Pasay City, from January 31 to February 16.

“William,” which first opened in 2010 at The PETA Theater Center, earned local and international accolades.

January 23, 2014

Lipa Actors Company Presents Segunda Sa Bisperas ng Kalayaan

Segunda, Sa Bisperas ng Kalayaan is the 4th Season Finale of Lipa Actors Company. A heritage based play inspired by Lipa Circa 1887, the play seeks to promote local history and tradition. It showcases kundiman music and folk dances as well as the oral tradition of speaking authentic tagalog. Also, the story depicts Filipino resistance to Spanish oppression and exploitation.

Philippine Arts Festival 2014 - Grand Feast of the Arts

NCCA Prepares for a Grand Feast of the Arts at the Philippine Arts Festival 2014
PAIO Press Releases
The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) goes full throttle in the preparation for a grand, national fete of the arts, designed to engage everybody in the edifying and enriching experience that art can bring.
The Philippines celebrates the National Arts Month (NAM) during February since the signing of Presidential Proclamation 683 in 1991. As the country's main agency for the arts and culture, the NCCA, headed by its chairman Felipe de Leon, Jr., leads in celebrating National Arts Month with the Philippine Arts Festival (PAF). 

January 22, 2014

Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival 2014

Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival from February 27 to March 3, 2014 in Puerto Galera, Mindoro. Tickets now available at

Malasimbo Festival 2014 featuring performances by: Jose Gonzales, Robert Glasper Experiment, Roy Ayers & Lonnie Liston Smith, Mad Professor, Osunlade, Omar, Greg Wilson, Mark De Clive-Lowe, Low Leaf, June Marieezy, Jordan Rakei, Heavy Boogie. More to be announced soon!

January 21, 2014

HEAL OUR LAND “Stars coming together for the benefit of Typhoon Yolanda victims” @ MOA Arena, Pasay City

HEAL OUR LAND “Stars coming together for the benefit of Typhoon Yolanda victims” on January 31, 2014, 8pm at the Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City

January 18, 2014

Dream Kpop Fantasy Concert 2 in Smart Araneta Coliseum

Kpop fans mark your calendars, the most-awaited concert of the year is here! MBC Music, MBC Plus Media, and JU Entertainment announce the Dream Kpop Fantasy Concert 2 on February 2, 2014 happening at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Year 2 of the Dream Kpop Fantasy Concert promises a star-studded line-up of the hottest and fastest-rising Kpop acts. Headlining the concert is Super Junior-M, Super Junior’s Chinese subgroup who made waves in the international music scene with the hit song “Super Girl.” 2012 break out stars B.A.P (short for Best Absolute Perfect) will dish out their signature edgy dance moves and perform their hits, including “Warrior” alongside multi-awarded 7-member male Kpop group, BTOB.

January 16, 2014

Manila Symphony Orchestra (MSO) performs “Classics: The MSO Turns 88”

On January 18, 2014, the Manila Symphony Orchestra (MSO) performs “Classics: The MSO Turns 88,” the grand finale of the “Color Your World” 2013–2014 Concert Season. The concert will be at 8:00PM at the Francisco Santiago Hall, BDO Corporate Center, Makati.
The MSO celebrates its 88th year by performing classical masterpieces: Haydn’s Symphony no. 88, Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Major for Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, and Bassoon, and Beethoven’s Symphony no. 1. This concert will feature MSO’s very own Wind players as soloists, namely, Jayson Pagtakhan, oboe, Randolf Lopez, clarinet, Ariel Perez, bassoon, and Celso De Leon Jr., french horn.

January 15, 2014

8th Spring Film Festival in Shangri-La Plaza Mall

Now on its eighth year, the Ateneo de Manila University Ricardo Leong Center for Chinese Studies, together with Confucius Institute and Credit Suisse, with the cooperation of Ateneo Celadon and Shangri-La Plaza, once again brings you the Spring Film Festival this January 24 to February 2, 2014.

The festival is organized every year to promote Chinese culture in the mainstream Philippine society, particularly among young Filipinos so that they may become bridges between the Philippines and China. This year’s festival features 8 movies that are close to Filipinos hearts. The offerings for this year include romantic comedy, family drama, historical action drama, suspense, romantic drama, and Parkour action films.
Admission is free.

Avril Lavigne returns to Manila

Canadian pop-punk sensation Avril Lavigne returns to Manila on February 17, 2014 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in celebration of the release of her fifth studio album.

Avril Lavigne shot to fame in 2002, at age of 17, with the 6x-Platinum debut album Let Go, followed by 2004’s 3x-Platinum Under My Skin, 2007’s platinum “The Damn Thing, and 2011’s Goodbye Lullaby. Over the course of her four albums, Avril scored a string of global hit singles including “Complicated”, “Sk8er Boi”, “I’m With You”, “My Happy Ending”, “Girlfriend”, “When You’re Gone”, “The Best Damn Thing” and more. To date, she’s earned eight Grammy Award nominations, won seven Canadian Juno Awards, and sold more than 30 million albums worldwide.

January 14, 2014

Dulaang U.P. Presents Floy Quintos' Ang Nawalang Kapatid

A musical adaptation of India’s greatest epic closes Dulaang UP’s 38th season. Ang Nawalang Kapatid, adapted from The Mahabharata by acclaimed playwright Floy Quintos, with original score by Ceejay Javier, directed and choreographed by Dexter M. Santos, is a re-telling of the epic battle between the Kaurava and Pandava families. The story focuses on the anti-hero Karna, a brave young man who must choose between loyalty to his family or to the state which made him a prince.

January 9, 2014

Sinulog Music Festival 2014 - ElektroMundo

Worldwide Womb invades Cebu once again for the country’s biggest festival Sinulog 2014 as Tattoo Powered by Globe, Smirnoff, and Viber present ElektroMundo: Sinulog Music Festival 2014. Merry mayhem is set to ensue at this year’s mardi gras with a line up of the International DJs and the capital’s best offering up themselves to the Queen city of the South’s partyphiles.

January 8, 2014

Cantus Puero (Song for the Child)

The University of the Philippines College of Music greets the new year with a bright concert billed Cantus Puero(Song for the Child) on a January 16, 2014, 6:30PM, at the Abelardo Hall Auditorium in Quezon City.

A collaborative vocal chamber music concert, the event features sopranos Sherla Najera, Stefanie Quintin, countertenor Mark Carpio, tenor Ervin Lumauag with guest oboist Franz Ramirez and pianist Augusto "Agot" Espino. They will perform some of the most endearing sacred art music that expresses man's feelings in relation to the divinity and manifestation of the God-Child or Sto. Niño and to the devotion and loving role of Mother Mary in the history of Christian salvation.

Jeff Cifra: My Life In Songs

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with Singer-Songwriter/ Comedian Jeff Cifra in "JEFF CIFRA: My Life In Songs" on January 31, 2014, Friday, 9pm, at Zinc Music Bar, Destination Heaven Courtyards, Orosa corner Nakpil Streets, Malate Manila, featuring Eargasm Band, with special guests Toff Guela (of VFort Band), Thara, Chad Ladrigan, Eva Angkico and Mr. Andrew De Real.
Tickets priced at PhP300.

Contact Details:
For ticket inquiries, please call (63 927) 946-7427 or (63 917) 844-4403.
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