National Bookstore: Holds Three-day Warehouse Sale this March

Shop for imported books for as low as P50 at the #NBSWarehouseSale!

Join us from 7:00 am to 12:00 am on March 15, 16, 17, and 18, 2018 at the 2nd floor of the National Book Store Bldg., Quezon Avenue cor. Scout Borromeo, Quezon City.

Laking National Card holders can get first dibs during the exclusive preview sale on March 15, 2018. Per DTI-FTEB permit no. 3809, series of 2018.


Mechanics: Continue reading “National Bookstore: Holds Three-day Warehouse Sale this March”


TOFARM: All systems go for TOFARM Film Festival 2018

TOFARM Film Festival Philippines the only advocacy-driven film festival in the country and brainchild of Dr. Mila O. How, #TOFARM is set on its third run. It now includesa TOFARM Short Film Competition.

In the absence of Direk Maryo J. delos Reyes, the first TFF Director, Dr. Mila O. How sought the expertise of three seasoned film personalities who will stand as Festival Advisers, Ms. Bibeth Orteza and Mr. Joey Romero, with Ms. Laurice Guillen as Consultant. The Festival Director appointed is Director Bibeth Orteza.

#TOFARMFilmFestival 2018 will run from September 12 to 18, with the Awards Night slated on September 15.

Tje festival Committee is now accepting script entries for screening. Deadline is on April 20, 2018.

For more information: http://www.tofarm.org


Asia Society Philippines: Holi Manila 2018 this March


Known as the festival of colors, Holi is a celebration of love, new beginnings, and the triumph of good over evil.

Be part of this vibrant cultural celebration at #HoliMNL2018 on March 18 at the North Fountain, SM by the Bay.

Tickets are pre-selling for P200 via smtickets.net and at any SM ticket outlets or P250 at the venue itself.

Asia Society Philippines is an NGO that aims to strengthen relationships, deepen understanding and bridge differences across the Philippines, Asia, and the West. We develop cross-sector programs that bring together individuals, companies, policymakers and other non-profits to promote collaboration and understanding of Asia across the fields of policy, business leadership, education, and arts and culture.

#AsiaSocietyPh #YourAccessToAsia #Philippines #Holi2018 #HoliFestival


ToFarm: Launches 2018 Banaue International Music Composition Competition

Join Banaue International Music Composition Competition and get the chance to win the GRAND PRIZE of 12,000 US$ or be one of the two Consolation Prizes of 6,000 US$! For complete details, please visit http://www.banauemusic.org

TOFARM gives recognition to the country’s heroes, the farmers. They are awarded for their unwavering commitment to feed the nation and exemplary talent and skill in farming. TOFARM also bridges the gap between the farmer and the rest of the country with films and music that is inspired by the agriculture life in the Philippines.

The Banaue Rice Terraces in the highland province of Ifugao was declared a World Heritage Site in 1995 because of its unique agricultural engineering system.
More than five hundred years ago, the ingenious Ifugao, using primitive tools, carved a 10,300 square kilometer-long engineering and landscaping marvel, following the graceful contours and ridges of the mountains.

~ More after the jump ~ Continue reading “ToFarm: Launches 2018 Banaue International Music Composition Competition”


FDCP Cine Lokal presents: Sinag Maynila 2018

In line with its program to support and empower local film festivals, the Film Development Council of the Philippines is partnering with Solar Entertainment Corporation to host Sinag Maynila 2018 films in its SM Cine Lokal theaters starting March 9, 2018 and hold the FDCP Film Talks @ Sinag Maynila

Sinag Maynila boosts a powerful line up of feature films in competition which include Abonimation directed by Yam Laranas, Bomba directed by Ralston Jover, El Peste directed by Richard Somes, Melodrama/Random/Melbourne! directed by Matthew Victor Pastor and Tale of the Lost Boys directed by Joselito Altarejos. “Cine Lokal aims to be a venue for quality films to be made available to Filipino audience and by supporting Sinag Maynila, these creative and meaningful films will have a home and will be watched by not just film enthusiasts, but the general public”, said FDCP Chairperson and CEO Liza Dino.

~ More after the jump ~

Continue reading “FDCP Cine Lokal presents: Sinag Maynila 2018”


ELEMENTS at Rallos: A two-storey hall that’s the newest delicious food hub from breakfast to nightcaps in the heart of Quezon City


Tried these delicious food at the formal launch of ELEMENTS at Rallos and each and every one of these are so good!
(Clockwise: Mang Max’s Big Belly Lechon; Twapakto Roastings’ Char Siu; Clucky’s Crispy Chicken; ‘inipit’ by Nina’s Sweet Delicacies by Eurobake; coffee by 18 Days Coffee Roaster; Sweetie Bibingka-Waffle by Bibi-Waf; pork bbq by Cold DeliBEERy; Salted Caramel/Dark Chocolate/Mango gelato by Gelato Lab.

image.jpegWith the ever gracious Sir Bobby of Elememts at Rallos and Ms. Nina of Nina’s Delicacies by Eurobake; more food choices from: Nina’s Delicacies, Clucky’s, Gelato Lab, Red Pineapple and Mantaro

ELEMENTS at Rallos food directory:
Nina’s Sweet Delicacies by Eurobake Quezon City Branch
Cold Deli Beery
Mantaro The Original Peruvian Restaurant

Don’t Tell

18 Days Coffee Roaster at Elements Hall at Rallos Grand Opening
Gelato Lab
Mang Max Big Belly Lechon


Philippine Orchid Society: Holds 72nd annual orchid and garden show


Orchids, ornamentals and bonsai trees enthusiasts can expect a bigger and more impressive at Philippine Orchid Society Orchid and Bonsai Show which will be held on March 9 to 19, 2018, with bonsai trees and orchids on display at Quezon Memorial Circle (Flower Garden – entrance East Avenue Gate), Elliptical Road, Diliman, Quezon City. This year’s theme: “Orchid Fantasies and Bonsai Grandeur”.

The show features floral and plant displays/competition exhibits, bonsai trees collections, daily lectures, and commercial bazaar, that is expected to attract 30,000 visitors during its run. Floriculture and landscape practitioners, hobbyists, artists, entrepreneurs, academicians, students, media, and plant societies are expected to participate in and attend the show. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about caring for orchids and bonsai as well as buy flowers, plants, bonsai and other garden supplies from the commercial stalls.

~ More after the jump ~

Continue reading “Philippine Orchid Society: Holds 72nd annual orchid and garden show”