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November 27, 2015

Voices in Harmony 2015: The 17th Annual Awit-Tagisan ng Batang Pilipino


The Children’s Museum and Library, Incorporated is a youth leadership organization that promotes the welfare, development, and empowerment of the Filipino youth through its conventions, competitions, seminars, and tournaments.

The CMLI Junior Council Alumni Association (JCAA) presents the grandest, the most prominent, and most sought-after high school choral competition in the country entitled, Voices in Harmony 2015: The 17th Annual Awit-Tagisan ng Batang Pilipino.

An Evening of Choral Pleasure

Inspiring performances of classical, contemporary, and original Filipino music will grace the choral stage as the University of the Philippines Singing Ambassadors (UPSA) celebrates its 35 years of musical excellence with a concert series entitled An Evening of Choral Pleasure.
The first of the concert series will be on November 6, 6pm, at the UP Diliman Bulwagan ng Dangal, followed by a performance on November 15, 7pm, at the Ayala Museum to be capped off by a final run on November 30, 6pm, at the Abelardo Hall Auditorium, UP College of Music.
To encourage public appreciation for choral music, UPSA will showcase a repertoire of works from established as well as up-and-coming Filipino composers, arrangers and choreographers in three nights of pure choral bliss.

Rakrakan Festival 2015


In less than 30 days, Rakrakan Festival – perhaps, the Philippines’ biggest, loudest, and most exciting 100% Pinoy music festival brand in recent years – is coming back to the Globe Circuit Events Ground, Circuit Makati on December 19, 2015 for another 12 hours of non-stop rocking to the country’s finest musicians from Luzon all the day down to Mindanao. It is about time of the year again we all rock ‘til we drop.

November 5, 2015

Aliw Awards 2015 Nomination Announcement


The COMPLETE LIST

The 2015 ALIW Awards headed by its founding president Alice H. Reyes announced the following categories included in the forthcoming awards night to be held on December 3, 2015 at the KIA Theater, Araneta Center, Quezon City. Inclusive dates of the nominated shows and performances are from September 1, 2014 up to September 30, 2015.

BEST MALE PERFORMER IN MALL SHOWS
Daniel Padilla
Enrique Gil
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Coco Martin

November 4, 2015

Jack TV MADFest 2015


As Jack TV stages another MADFest (Music, Art, and Dance Fest) on November 7, 2015 at Globe Circuit Events Ground, the Norweigan duo from the city of Oslo Nico &Vinz will be performing in front of thousands of fans for the first time.
They formed in 2009 as Envy and changed their name to Nico & Vinz in January 2014 after the international success of "Am I Wrong" that skyrocketed to the top of the charts in Norway, Denmark, Finland, and Sweden last year. “It is our hope that people who are asking ‘should I go the safest way that everybody says I should go, even though my gut says to go where my true happiness lies?’ to be happy. We want to inspire them to follow their heart,” says Nico.

Ryan Ryan Musikahan: Christmas From The Heart


Jeepney TV once again showcases the genius of Maestro Ryan Ryan Cayabyab as it presents the second Christmas special of his rebooted iconic musical program titled, “Ryan Ryan Musikahan: Christmas from the Heart” on November 6 (Friday) at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Resorts World Manila.
“Ryan Ryan Musikahan: Christmas from the Heart” is a premiere concert and joint project of Jeepney TV along with ABS-CBN’s cable channels Cinema One, Lifestyle, MYX, and Hero for the benefit of the Orchestra of the Filipino Youth.

October 29, 2015

Hotdog: 40 Years The Band That Started It All


Come and celebrate four golden decades of sensational music with The Hotdog at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), CCP Complex Pasay City, Thursday, December 3, 2015, 7 - 10pm. With performances by Up Dharma Down.
So relive the 70s with the band that revolutionized Pinoy music by giving birth to the phenomenon called Manila Sound. With unforgettable hits like Bongga Ka 'Day, Manila, Annie Batungbakal, Beh Buti Nga, Bitin Sa'yo, Dying to Tell You, Ikaw ang Miss Universe ng Buhay Ko, Ikaw Pa Rin, and many more!

October 23, 2015

Sarah Geronimo From The Top


Popstar royalty Sarah Geronimo is a world-class Filipino entertainer and considered as one of the youngest, most popular and successful performers in Asia.
She is set to mark another milestone in her career as she returns to the Big Dome on December 4 with a new show entitled "From The Top".
"From The Top" is under the musical direction of Louie Ocampo and promising director Paolo Valenciano.
Ticket Prices:
VIP: P4770
Patron: P4770
Box Premium: P3710
Box Regular: P3180
Upper Box: P1590

Contact Details:
For inquiries, call Ticketnet at (63 2) 911-5555 and Viva Live at (63 2) 687-7236.
Schedule/Venue
Smart Araneta Coliseum
Araneta Center

Gen. Araneta cor. Gen. Roxas Ave., Araneta Center
Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines



Friday December 4, 2015

October 22, 2015

Tanghalang Pilipino Presents Mga Buhay na Apoy


In Tanghalang Pilipino(TP)’s MGA BUHAY NA APOY, a Manila-based family comes face to face with the harsh reality of extremely strained relationships resulting from the cowardly denial of some painful truth about their past and from the utter disregard for their glorious indigenous Palawan cultural roots and spiritual traditions.

Kanakan-Balintagos’ stage play MGA BUHAY NA APOY, Tanghalang Pilipino’s second offering for its 29th Theater Season is not just about the healing of the shattered relationships between a mother and her children in one specific Filipino family broken apart by domestic filial conflicts.

Mga Sayaw ng Paghilom in PETA Theater Center


This November, Daloy Dance Company in cooperation with Peta Theater Center presents Mga Sayaw ng Paghilom, a twinbill fundraising show featuring Pieces of Me & Unearthing.
Only in existence for a year and a half, Daloy has made waves in the Manila art scene. Formed by artistic director Ea Torrado in April 2014, Daloy has performed in venues such as the Cultural Center of the Philippines, PETA Theater Center, as well as in unconventional sites and events such as Fete de la Musique in Intramuros, The National Book Development Board, and at the Malasimbo Lights and Dance Festival.

October 15, 2015

MYX Mo! 2015


The #1 music channel kicks off its 15th anniversary celebration at MYX Mo! 2015 which is happening at the Mall of Asia concert grounds on October 31.
Get ready for nonstop music from 4pm to 2am as your favorite OPM artists – plus the country’s hottest DJs – take the stage! As we continue to support Pinoy music, MYX also extends help to educate every child.
Part of the MYX Mo! 2015 proceeds will benefit ABS-CBN Foundation’s Programa Genio.

Gary V Presents...


GV Productions, Inc. and Manila Genesis Entertainment & Mgt., Inc. present "Gary V Presents..." happening this October 30 and 31, 2015 at Newport Performing Arts Theater.
Featuring: Bullet Dumas, Janice javier, Jimmy Marquez, Katrina Velarde, Lara Maigue, Maki Ricafort, Mitoy Yonting, Monique Lualhati, RJ dela Fuente, Timothy Pavino.

Musical Director Mon Faustino

For the benefit of the scholraship program of Shining Light Foundation, Inc. and JDRF.
Ticket Prices:
Inclusive of Service Charge

SVIP: P 6,270
VIP: P 5,225
Gold: P 3,657.50
Silver: P 2,612.50
Bronze: P 2,090

Contact Details:
For ticket inquiries, please call Ticketworld at (63 2) 891-9999.
Schedule/Venue

Buy tickets at

Newport Performing Arts Theater
Resort World Manila

Resorts World Manila
Newport Boulevard, Newport City, Cybertourism Zone
Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines



Friday October 30, 2015
Saturday October 31, 2015

October 11, 2015

Acoustic Brew with Barbie Almalbis


Nothing is more enjoyable than listening to good tunes and sipping on a cold drink, that’s why D&D Custom Guitars has partnered with UCC Mentore Coffee + Bar to bring you, Acoustic Brew.
Acoustic Brew is a one of a kind experience combining today’s best musicians and some of the best beers & cocktails in Manila. For just PHP350, experience an intimate acoustic set by our very own Barbie Almalbis plus mojitos and beers from Bavaria and Chiang. This first leg of the Acoustic Brew series will happen at UCC Mentore Coffee + Bar, SM Aura Premier on October 23, 2015.

October 9, 2015

Gloc 9 Live: Ang Kwento ng Makata


Rapper Gloc-9 is celebrating his 18th anniversary in the music industry with the concert series “Ang Kwento Ng Makata: Gloc-9 Live!” which also doubles as his birthday show on October 10, 17, 24 and 31 at the Music Museum.
Each show in the concert series will see Gloc-9 and his band performing with different guests.
Guests for October 10

Bituing Walang Ningning The Musical - Resorts World Manila


Bituing Walang Ningning tells the story of a young fan’s rise from obscurity to stardom, the obstacles she has to overcome, and the love she finds along her way to success.
Originally a Pilipino Komiks serial by fictionist Nerissa Cabral, Bituing Walang Ningning was made into a blockbuster movie in 1985, starring Sharon Cuneta, Cherie Gil and Christopher De Leon, and was re-made into a hit television series in 2006.

Popepular: Pa'no Kung Pinoy si Kiko? (A Filipino Musical)


Philippine Stagers Foundation 14th Theater Season presents Atty. Vincent M. Tañada and Rev. Fr. Gregg Bañaga's #Popepular: Pa'no Kung Pinoy si Kiko? (A Filipino Musical).

The musical focused on the Papal visit to Manila in January 2015. As the Pope went through the city streets on his Popemobile, there were five Filipino individuals gathered there in the crowd, all fervent admirers of this beloved new Pope.

October 7, 2015

Ang Bagong Harana - A Musical Journey Every Filipino Should Take



In the midst of so many foreign pop acts and musical productions from Broadway and the West End, one small theatrical effort made waves four years ago. It was a musical revue featuring traditional and contemporary Filipino songs, sung not by legends of classical singing, but by a troupe of dedicated artists. The show was Philippine Opera Company’s “Ang Bagong Harana.”
In celebration of its 15th anniversary Philippine Opera Company's bringing back "Ang Bagong Harana" this October. "Ang Bagong Harana" is very fitting to celebrate POC's Pearl Anniversary not only because it is one of POC's successful shows but also to promote that our heritage is our country’s best asset. “Ang Bagong Harana” will also remind us to put our country's future first especially in the coming election.

September 22, 2015

Dancing in One Voice - CCP Main Theater



In the 29 years Philippine Ballet Theatre has been in existence, this September 26th will mark the first time a ballet company performs on stage with opera stars alongside finalists from highly acclaimed The Voice Philippines - an interesting mix indeed.
PBT’s cofounder Julie Borromeo smiles at the fact that this will be ‘...the first time that our ballet company is collaborating with opera stars and the voice stars in a concert style production.'

September 17, 2015

Palasyo ni Valentin


Palasyo ni Valentin won the 1st prize in the 1998 Philippine Centennial Commission Publication’s Committee’s Centennial Literary Composition (Sarsuela Division).
A story about self-reflection in time and in history, set in 1941, Palasyo ni Valentin is a memory play that follows the story of Valentin, an old caretaker and film operator residing in an antiquated theater, who revives his eventful past through alcohol reflecting the development of the theater during the Spanish to American era of the Philippines.

'Les Misérables' is Finally Coming to Manila in March 2016!


Do You Hear The People Sing?: 'Les Misérables' is finally coming to Manila in March 2016!

Here's the latest theater scoop: Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Boublil & Schönberg's legendary musical, 'Les Misérables', will launch the Asian tour in Manila in March 2016 with tickets going on sale this September 29, 2015 (Tuesday). It'll be another first for our theater loving country, as we soon welcome this production in Manila for the very first time through Concertus Manila.

Having celebrated triumphant seasons in Melbourne, Perth and currently playing in Sydney, Cameron Mackintosh is thrilled to bring the production to Manila.

September 14, 2015

Breakups & Breakdowns - An Original Filipino Musical


Ready your hearts as Ateneo Blue Repertory presents its 24th Season Premiere, Breakups & Breakdowns, an original Filipino musical with book and lyrics by Joel Trinidad and music by Rony Fortich.
It is a story of an unexpected (re)meeting of four people that leads to hilarity and a gratuitous amount of awkward moments, as well as finding love, and losing it.

September 2, 2015

Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival @ the Kia Theater in Araneta Center

Young ones and kids at heart are definitely up for a marvelous treat this September as touring show Disney Live! visits our shores once again for the spectacular staging of Mickey's Music Festival at the Kia Theatre.
An unforgettable episode in a child's life and a sure nostalgic moment for adults, Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival will bring to the stage more than 25 Disney stars we all have come to know and love.

September 1, 2015

One Night of Queen - A Tribute To The Greatest Rock Band Of All Time


After successful shows in Europe, New Zealand and the USA, Solaire, MKFAE Productions, Inc. and Royale Chimes Concerts and Events Inc. are bringing One Night Of Queen to the Manila stage for the first time from October 24 to 25, with 2 massive shows currently on sale.
The famous British band Queen first entered the music scene as a college band, but began touring in 1973 when their debut album was released. They initially had a strong following among rock and roll fans and gained a larger reach after the release of One Night at the Opera which included the dramatic masterpiece, Bohemian Rhapsody.

August 27, 2015

Tres Marias Live in Concert @ the Music Museum


There are groups that rise to fame because they are composed of super talented members, and then there’s super group Tres Marias whose members are already venerated in their respective circles even before they came together.
Comprised by Lolita Carbon from the iconic folk-rock band Asin, celebrated Color It Red vocalist Cooky Chua and World Music goddess Bayang Barrios, Tres Marias was formed when the three kept bumping into each other at rallies which they attend and perform at separately.
Recognizing their chemistry as a trio and being a fan of each other’s music, they started doing shows as one “just for kicks” until they decided to make the group official in 2012 without leaving behind their respective careers. The name was thought up for easy recall though it could also be a statement on femininity.

August 26, 2015

Dulce...The Timeless Diva @ the Music Museum


Head to Music Museum on September 18 & 19, 2015 and catch "Dulce...The Timeless Diva" with guests Regine Velasquez-Alcasid, Ayen Munji-Laurel and David Ezra. Musical Director: Danny Tan and Director: Louie Ignacio.
Ticket Prices:
Inclusive of Service Charge

Price Zone 1: P 3,090
Price Zone 2: P 2,575
Price Zone 3: P 2,060
Price Zone 4: P 1,030

Contact Details:
For ticket inquiries, please call Ticketworld at (63 2) 891-9999.
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Schedule/Venue

Buy tickets at

Music Museum
Greenhills Shopping Complex

Theatre Mall, Greenhills Shopping Center
Ortigas Ave., Greenhills
San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines



Friday September 18, 2015
Saturday September 19, 2015

The Champion's Journey - Teatrino Greenhills Promenade


12 Filipinos. 12 different journeys.1 epic reunion show to share their stories and inspire the champion within you.
Witness 12 emerging artists as they perform their winning pieces in a special concert, entitled “The Champion’s Journey on August 29, 2015, 7:00 PM at Teatrino, Promenade, Greenhills, San Juan City.
The concert features the Luzon delegates of the World Championship of Performing Arts held last July in Long Beach, California, USA. They competed in various categories, and have won multiple medals.

They are Jet Barrun, Chir Cataran, Brandon Chan, Diana De Lemos, Raymond Gorospe, Liv Gonzales (the youngest at only seven years old, and the most bemedalled competitor), Marianne Manliclic, Mike Mendoza, Aliya Parcs, Rachel Pegason, Jude, and Princess Rivera-Virtudazo.
The event is by invitation only.

Contact Details:
For inquiries please contact Rian at (63 907) 509-4771.
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Schedule/Venue
Teatrino
Greenhills Promenade

Promenade, Greenhills Shopping Center
Ortigas Ave., Greenhills
San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines



Saturday August 29, 2015

August 25, 2015

Kammerchor Manila - Free Choral Workshop


Are you a church/community choir? Learn about the importance of liturgical music and get to hone your choral singing techniques! Join the FREE choral workshop of Kammerchor Manila on Sunday, 9am to 7pm.

Text 09995970068 for more details.


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August 21, 2015

Dr. Arthur P. Cassanova - Notable MSUans


Dr. Arthur P. Casanova is a teacher, playwright, actor, director, production designer, acting workshop director for stage, television, and film. He is also a linguist, folklorist, folk dancer, and translator. He has directed more than fifty (50) stage plays either in English or Filipino language. He was an actor, director, technical director, and tour manager of the major productions of MSU-Sining Kambayoka like “Mga Kuwentong Maranao,” “Maharadia Lawana,” “Serapio in Rock,” “Ambon, Ulan, Baha,” “Halik sa Kampilan,” “Di Maguni-gunii A Papanok,” “Oyayi,” and “Kambayoka’s Vaudeville,” among others. Casanova is also one of the founding members of the said theater group. He was also trained in acting, directing, and integrated arts in the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) in 1974.

August 20, 2015

Tula Ni Arthur P. Cassanova - August 20,2015



"TUTULAAN KO ANG ARAW"
(Ikalawang Bahagi)
ni ARTHUR P. CASANOVA

Tutulaan ko ang araw/
Na ngumingiti sa pinto ng langit./
Upang ang mga uyayi ay kanyang maawit/
Sa mga kabataang natutulog sa mga lansangang pusikit./
Sa sementong malamig, doon nakahimlay habang humihibik,/
Kulay pighati ang hamog na bumabalot sa paligid.//

August 19, 2015

Tula-tulaan ni Frank. G. Rivera - August 20, 2015


"Kay FPJ ang Agosto 20" Ngayo'y kaarawan ng isang Alamat/ Pinilakang-Tabing kahariang hawak/ Fernando Poe, Jr. ang dalang pangarap/ Mga inaapi'y iahon sa lusak.// Pinanday ng Sining ang katauhan mo/ Na nagsilbing gabay sa maraming tao/ Mga tagahangang ikaw ang idolo/ FPJ, bida ka, bilib kami sa 'yo.// Hindi nga totoo na ika'y pumanaw/ Kahit nawala ka sa mundong ibabaw/ Naiwang pamana ay napakalinaw/ Katarungan lagi ang isinisigaw.// Sandatang pinanday, aming gagamitin/ Laban sa halimaw na dapat supilin/ Ipagpapatuloy ang iyong layunin/ Buhay-pelikula ay tototohanin.// Hindi kailanman ikaw napataob/ Dahil ang tumalo ngayo'y nakasubsob/ Ang mga bathala, sa 'yo nakalukob/ At nanatili kang mababa ang loob.// Ipagpapatuloy laban ng Alamat/ Mahika mong hawak minana ng anak/ Sana'y ipangako na maiaangat/ Bayang hindi sanay sa daang pabagsak./// (Tula-tulaan ni FrankG.Rivera.)

August 18, 2015

Chuva Choo Choo: The Mr. Kupido Musicale


Inspired by the lyrics of Vehnee Saturno, Stages Production Specialist Inc. is unveiling a musical comedy poised to become this season’s theatrical hit.
Saturno, a multi-awarded composer best known for creating popular hits such as Be My Lady (Martin Nievera), Sana Kahit Minsan and Simple Lang (Ariel Rivera), Isang Lahi (Regine Velasquez), Mr. Kupido (Rachel Alejandro), Bakit Pa? (Jessa Zaragoza), Wala Na Bang Pag-ibig and Dahil Tanging Ikaw (Jaya), celebrates his 35th anniversary in the industry with Chuva Choo Choo – The Mr.Kupido Musicale, where his most popular compositions will be featured.

Larry Alcala - A Filipino Cartoonist


#todayinhistory August 18, 1926 - Cartoonist Larry Alcala was born in Daraga, Albay. He made over 500 characters, twenty comic strips, six movies, two murals and 15,000 published pages in his 50 years of cartooning. Among his many works are Asyong Aksaya, Slice of Life, Mang Ambo, Kalabog en Bosyo, and Bing Bang Bung.

A retired Fine Arts professor at the University of the Philippines, Alcala was well aware of the far reaching role of cartoons in education and value formation. He died on June 24, 2002 at the age of 75.

August 17, 2015

Tula sa Cellphone ni Frank G. Rivera - August 16, 2015

 
Napakainit nga raw ng panahon para magsimba/ Ano sa palagay mo kung sa impyerno ka pupunta?/ Sa simbahan, pwedeng magdasal na magbago ang mundo/ Kung hindi tayo kikilos, mundo mismo ang impyerno.// Labanan na ang 'Climate Change' kumilos tayo't magdasal/ Kalikasa'y alagaan, iwasan ang mga bawal/ Saan man pumunta, 'Global Warning' ay mararamdaman/ Ngunit di kailanman magiging impyerno ang simbahan./// A BLESSED SUNDAY TO YOU! (FGRtexts)August 16'2015

Mga Tula sa Cellphone ni Frank G. Rivera

August 6, 2015

Must Watch Shows in Manila

Mark Your Calendars: Lunchbox Theatrical Productions and Concertus Manila Bring 6 Must-Watch Shows

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Live performance and theater arts fans will be kept entertained throughout the rest of the year (until the next!) as Lunchbox Theatrical Productions and Concertus Manila--the folks who've brought in top musicals such as The Phantom Of The Opera, and Wicked to Manila--reveals its exciting lineup of shows set to be staged in the metro. Mark your calendars and start booking your tickets: here is a list of their 6 upcoming shows to check out with your family and your friends.


August 5, 2015

Ginugunita Kita - Music of Jesse Lucas & Poems of Maningning Miclat


Jesse Lucas set to music a poem by Maningning Miclat titled “Ginugunita Kita” and was welcomed by viewers when first aired on TV and was passed online by hundreds of netizens last May.

Critics, music lovers and avid fans watched it, and seven other Lucas songs of Maningning poems, at the Aldaba Recital Hall of the UP Diliman Theater on the fifth and last Saturday of the same month. Said songs, and more, will be featured at the Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino of the Cultural Center of the Philippines on September 3, back to back with the 2015 Maningning Miclat Trilingual Poetry Awards featuring Kammerchor Manila. It is aptly entitled “Ginugunita Kita.”

August 4, 2015

Friendship Choral Concerts 2015 by Kammerchor Manila - Free Admission



Watch  Kammerchor Manila
Friendship Choral Concerts 2015 - It's FREE !
Main Sanctuary, Kamuning First UMC
Sunday, August 23,2015, 8PM

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August 1, 2015

Hydro Music Festival @ MOA Concert Grounds


What started as regular conversations during “work hours” with random brain farts among the top nightlife ambassadors in the metro turned into a VISION – to produce their own epic music festival that would cater to a wide array of the market and at the same time promote the advocacy that the rainy season doesn’t necessarily tantamount to gloominess. It’s about having a good time, creating deeper bonds with your circles, and discovering your inner “raver” identities.
In addition to this roster of promoters are college students who have their own experience of producing events – ladies and gentlemen, this… is… HYDRO MANILA MUSIC FESTIVAL! We got the top local bands and DJs in the country to keep you rockin’ all day and all night from 4PM to 4:00pm at SM MOA Concert Grounds this August 29, 2015!

July 31, 2015

Spandau Ballet Concert in Manila


One of the most successful and influential British bands of the 1980s, Spandau Ballet, will bring their ‘Soulboys of the Western World Live’ Concert to Manila for one night only on 21 September 2015 at Mall of Asia Arena.
Spandau Ballet, Tony Hadley, John Keeble, Gary Kemp, Martin Kemp and Steve Norman will come together to perform their smash-hit anthems for Philippine audiences for the first time.

Kammerchor Manila (KM) - A Commitment to Excellence in Choral Music, Friendship and Service to God






Kammerchor Manila (KM) is a church-based, self-supporting organization composed of passionate and active young professionals serving at the Hearts of Jesus and Mary Parish in West Triangle, Quezon City at the 11:00am Eucharistic Celebration every 2nd and 3rd Sunday of the month.
KM also sings at the 7:00pm anticipated Sunday service at the Chapel of the Eucharistic Lord, SM Megamall every 1st Saturday of the month and at the 11:00am mass at the Chapel of Wack Wack Golf and Country Club, Mandaluyong City every 1st Sunday of the month



July 29, 2015

Pyesta Kolon Datal 2015

The City of Koronadal, in cooperation with the Cultural Center of the Philippines, the Department of Tourism and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, holds its first ever Koronadal International Folklore Festival dubbed as "Pyesta Kolon Datal" on August 9-18, 2015 featuring twelve participating countries and four Philippine cultural groups. The event was discussed by Koronadal City mayor Peter B. Miguel in a recent press conference held at the CCP.

PETA's Noli at Fili Dekada Dos Mil


Following the raging success of hit rock-comedy musical, Rak of Aegis, the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) shows no sign of slowing down as they bring back another theater favorite and classic, Noli at Fili Dekada Dos Mil in September at the PETA Theater Center.
A modern retelling of Rizal's masterpieces written by acclaimed writer and academic, Nicanor Tiongson, Noli at Fili Dekada Dos Mil brilliantly captures the revolutionary philosophies of Rizal's two greatest novels, Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo. Together with the visual prowess of theater stalwart, Soxie Topacio, audience members are promised a powerful and moving theater piece.

July 23, 2015

Virtuosi: Tugtog Pagtataguyod para sa NAMCYA


Cultural Center of the Philippines, The National Music Competitions for Young Artists (NAMCYA) Foundation, Inc. and the The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) present "Virtuosi: Tugtog Pagtataguyod para sa NAMCYA" happening this July 31, 2015.


This special event marks NAMCYA forty-second (42nd) year of existence and a rare opportunity to reconnect, relive the NAMCYA experience sans the competition jitters.

Florante at Laura in Star Theater, Star City



Gantimpala Theater Foundation Inc. proudly presents its 38th season opening production Francisco Balagtas’ “Florante at Laura ” -- one of the most enduring Filipino literary masterpieces described by many as a poetic art that examines the nature of justice, truth and commitment to fairness, written into a play by award-winning and respected playwright Boni Ilagan, with multi-awarded actor, Roeder Camañag as its director.

July 20, 2015

Gawad CCP Para sa Sining 2015

Eleven individuals and two organizations will receive the Gawad CCP Para sa Sining for their outstanding achievements and contributions to Philippine arts and culture on September 17, 2015, 7:00pm at the Cultural Center of the Philippines Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Main Theater).

The Gawad CCP Para sa Sining is the highest award given by the CCP. The award will be conferred on Denisa Reyes for Dance; Fides Cuyugan Asensio for Music; Antonio Mabesa for Theater; Roberto Chabet for Visual Arts; Ricardo Lee for Literature; Nora Villamayor a.k.a. Nora Aunor for Film and Broadcast Arts; Paulo Alcazaren for Architecture; Ben Farrales for Design; Leoncio Deriada, Talaandig School of Living Traditions, Armida Siguion-Reyna, and Basilio Esteban Villaruz. The Missionary Society of St. Columban will receive the Tanging Parangal.

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