Baguio City will celebrate its 18th Year of Panagbenga Festival so expect much more spectacular celebration this 2014. The month long celebration is one of the main reasons why tourists gather to Baguio City during the month of February. The highlights of the festival are the Grand Float Parade and the Grand Street Dance Competition. Panagbenga will start on February 1 (Saturday) and end March 3 (Monday) 2014.
City of Makati, Philippines – the Filipino Visual Arts and Design Rights Organization, Inc. (FILVADRO) through its President Karen Ocampo Flores represented the country in the two-day international conference held recently in Singapore organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Foodies can get ready for a visual and culinary feast this summer as Megaworld Lifestyle Malls in partnership with the Asian Food Channel launches Gourmet Masterpieces, delicious art-inspired creations that is yet another wonderful way for shoppers to enjoy the Bright Side of Life.
In its bid to impart a deeper understanding of true Filipino craftsmanship and artisanship, the latest edition of Manila FAME, which was held last 14-17 March 2013 at the SMX Convention Center, Metro Manila, Philippines, puts focus on the grassroots level of export industry as it reintroduces the One Town One Product (OTOP) Marketplace, a special participation of local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) from selected regions in the Philippines.
The Philippines is the land of the happiest people in the world that almost everyday of every month is a celebration of different festivals that reflects each region's vibrant culture and heritage. The Philippines is rich with colorful festivals held all over the country all year round, the reason why it became a hub to many tourists and visitors. Every April, some of the most awaited festivals are the Aliwan Fiesta, Bangus Festival, Moriones Festival and also the celebration of Araw ng Kagitingan.
The National Commission for Culture and the Arts-National Committee on Dance (NCCA-NCD), headed by Shirley Halili-Cruz, spearheads the implementation of Dance Xchange: The Philippine International Dance Workshop and Festival, from April 11 to 14, 2013. It will bring together the best dance companies and dance experts, both local and international, for a grand celebration of dance that includes activities such as artists’ forum, dance workshops to be conducted by dance directors/dancers from participating countries, masters classes, cultural tours, festival of dance performances and concerts at the Puerto Princesa City Coliseum.
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