Category Archives: Arts & Culture

Jon Santos joins ‘Rak of Aegis’

Friday, 27 May 2016 | Written by

The Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) splashes into its 49th Theater Season with a whopping 82 shows of hit comedy musical Rak of Aegis from June 17 to August 28. Ever since its debut in 2014, Rak of Aegis has consistently amassed awards and recognitions, as well as a massive following of students, theatergoers, and first-timers. With a record-breaking 206…Read More »

PETA 6

Join PETA’s Theater Workshops this summer

Friday, 18 March 2016 | Written by
PETA 6

The Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA), one of the Philippines’ pioneer theater groups known for its original productions and community workshops, opens its annual Summer Program this coming April 4, 2016. The PETA Summer Program is an annual series of workshops formulated for children, teens, and adults programmed by PETA during the summer season. What sets this Summer Program from…Read More »

Panagbenga 2016 opens Feb. 1

Sunday, 31 January 2016 | Written by

  It’s festival season once again in this mountain resort with the Panagbenga 2016 or Baguio’s Flower Festival set to open this Monday, February 1, with the grand parade and drum and lyre competition for the elementary level.   Baguio Flower Festival Foundation Inc. (BFFFI) officials headed by chairperson Anthony De Leon, in a kapihan media forum Wednesday, assured that…Read More »

‘Heneral Luna’ to battle foreign films in 2016 Oscars

Tuesday, 22 September 2015 | Written by

Historical film “Heneral Luna” by director Jerrold Tarog will be the country’s bet in the 2016 Oscards Academy Awards for Best Foreign Film category. This was announced by the film’s official Facebook page, which has garnered over 156,000 likes as of Monday evening on top of rave reviews and word-of-mouth promotion. Heneral Luna, which entered its second week in cinemas…Read More »

Vibal Foundation celebrates the Chinese in the Filipino, or in laymen’s terms the Tsinoy—with the launch of the book More Tsinoy Than We Admit, a collection of essays that not only expound the Chinese story in the Philippines but also capture the Chinese element in the making of the “Filipino” nation.August 18,2015 (Philippine Online Chronicles image photograph EddCastro)

Vibal Foundation sets book launch of More Tsinoy Than We Admit

Tuesday, 18 August 2015 | Written by
Vibal Foundation celebrates the Chinese in the Filipino, or in laymen’s terms the Tsinoy—with the launch of the book More Tsinoy Than We Admit, a collection of essays that not only expound the Chinese story in the Philippines but also capture the Chinese element in the making of the “Filipino” nation.August 18,2015 (Philippine Online Chronicles image photograph EddCastro)

The term Tsinoy encompasses a broad range of Chinese cultural mixture and influence in the Philippines, dating back from before Magellan’s arrival. In More Tsinoy Than We Admit, leading scholars explore how the “Chinese” in Philippine society have helped shape the destiny of the country and the region—over hundreds of years up to the present. From historical pieces focusing on…Read More »

International Silent Film Festival

8th International Silent Film Festival Schedule

Thursday, 28 August 2014 | Written by
International Silent Film Festival

Now on its 8th edition, the Manila International Silent Film Festival is the only one of its kind in Asia—a multi-cultural showcase of silent movies accompanied by live music from local and international artists. This unique cinematic experience will run from August 28 to 31, 2014 at the Shang Cineplex Cinema 2, Shangri-La Plaza, Edsa, Mandaluyong City. The following countries…Read More »

PH dance crew A-Team bags top prize in 2014 World Hip Hop Championship

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 | Written by

Filipino dance group A-Team bagged the gold medal in the Mega Crew division of the World Hip Hop Dance Championship in Las Vegas last Sunday (Monday in Manila), marking the Philippines’ first championship in the division. A-Team bested the top dance groups from other countries in the biggest international dance battle, with the ID CO of New Zealand and the…Read More »

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