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Heroes Project New Year Countdown for a cause at Luneta,

Unknown to many, there is a silent group of selected Original Pilipino Music artist that advocating education as the best foundation in life, this is the Heroes Project PH wherein artist usually perform in a big audiences, and ask donations to send kids to school.
Mike Chan, one of the members of all-star quartet Sabado Boys along with Paolo Santos, Jimmy Bondoc, Luke Mijares and DJ Myke is spearheading the Heroes Project PH that started year 2011. In the past year they send kids to medical operations mostly with facial deformities, but in 2014 after a New Year Coundown show in Rizal Park at Luneta, they were able to send 20 students to school.  Chan is a nephew of Ben Chan of Bench company.
Some notable artist who’s been supportive of Heroes Project PH in the past are Barbie Almabis, Sitti, Nyoy Violante, Jason Fernandez and others.
“We want to do something for the audience that supporting us, we want to give out a message that you don’t have to be a celebrity to do something for,…

Prepare to be awakens by force in an exhibit.

SM is true to its partnership with Walt Disney, this time a two portion in SM Mall of Asia is dedicated for a month long exhibit of some memorable life size characters and planes use in the latest movie franchise Star Wars: The Force Awakens, of course under Walt Disney pictures.
“The whole exhibit is due to the strategic partnership with Disney, so we are here to promote the much anticipated film of the year, which is the Star Wars.” Explained by Ria Canteras, AVP for Corporate Marketing of SM Lifestyle Entertainment.
At the main hall of Atrium part of MOA lies the biggest replica of X-Wing, even though locally manufactured this gigantic Sci-Fi fighter plane is such a delight not just for Star Wars fans, but for all ages wherein you can ride at the cockpit part and have your photos taken and this is for free. What amazing about this X-Wing is the light around it that feels like a real one indeed, of course with setting of moods due to its background music that keep playing while you…

Philippine Stagers Foundation present #Popepular, (Synopsis).

JB Music needs you to sing for your shopping spree.

Nothing can stop Christmas, and when we say Christmas, it’s also shopping time, that’s why leading music store in the Philippines, JB Music Audio Solutions already open their Happy Himig Christmas Sale 2015 in all of its branches.
And to make it more exciting, JB Music announce the newest video making contest showing your best doing Caroling, but in a level up style with matching using of any musical instrument carried by JB Music, of course the 30 sec video must be creative enough for at least 3 member or a group, see below mechanics.
“It’s called JB Music Caroling Champion, what happen is we invite people to upload video doing any version of Christmas song, the peg is basically what you see on Jimmy Fallon and uses classroom instrument covering Christmas songs.”  Explain by Denise Manahan, Marketing Manager of JB Music Philippines.

Manahan also inform us that judging for this is not just base on likes and share during the promo duration, JB music management will consciously deli…

Mahabharata B-War, Theater Review.

Mahabharata is the longest known epic which consists of over 100,000 lines in 18 books. It's a complex tale of love, life, family, war, religion, philosophy, politics and culture.
Hiroshi Koike, an acclaimed artist from Japan, wishes to create harmony among different cultures using Mahabharata on stage. The Pan-Asia Mahabharata Project which started in 2013 in Cambodia can be listed as Koike's greatest achievements to date. This production will run until 2020 in different Asian countries. This time in Manila, the continuation of the first two chapters (Mahabharata B-War) hit the PETA Theater Center last December 2-3.
Mahabharata B-War is a melting pot of Asian senses. Hiring actors of different backgrounds and origins, Koike succeded in making the audience feel the very true essence of art. Intricate movements. Elaborate masks. Sophisticated costumes. Impeccable acting. Joy for those who understand theatre. Actors, masks and costumes from different nations in one stage play, …

Peter Pan, flying high at CCP.

Since when I was a kid, Peter Pan is my most favorite character of all time, I imagine how he fly and of course the never ending fountain of youth in the Neverland, and how I wish I have a friend like Tinkerbelle. And seeing all of that in a show really mesmerize me, I feel like a kid once again, thru watching Ballet Philippines Christmas offer, the Edna Vida Froilan’s Peter Pan. It opens last Dec 4 and last until Dec 13, 2015.
The story open at the house of Wendy and his brothers in a London night set up, Peter and Thinkerbell enter and flying moment happens immediately, this makes me hold to my seats as I enjoy those flying scenes, I feel so young seeing them go back and forth around the stage of Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) main theater, and the rest are all magical. 
Jean Marc Cordero, one the three dancer playing the role of Peter, inform us that this year’s version so far is the most clean in terms of nuances,  Choreographer Edna Froilan make sure that this show wil…

Nuvali but you. An Ecofriendly community by Ayala Land.

Finally, we are able to visit the much talked Nuvali in Laguna,the first ecofriendly community of Ayala Land, wherein four branches of their residential projects are situated.  Namely Alveo, Amaia, Ayala Land Premiere and Avida. Nuvali is a latin word meaning new valley. Kathy Mamaril, Broker Manager for Nuvali told us that this project has a total of 2,290 hectares of land, the former sugar cane plantation in Sta.Rosa, Laguna is now the latest attraction in terms of experiencing nature with a lot of amenities, such as Camp N for camping activities, Wildlife Bird Sanctuary, Wake boarding, Sky Cinemas, and even venues for fun run and motocross.
It is the highest income earner of Ayala Companies  as of now, the rates in terms of housing can goes up from P6million to P20million with lot titles, but for land alone it ranges from P5million to P20million.  For the Condominium prices are from P2.2M.
Incoming attraction for Nuvali is the 10 hectare mall, which according to our source is o…

Philippines Sets Stage for Annual International Museum Council Summit (PR)

The Philippines is set to welcome more than 200 culture and museum leaders and experts of the Asia Pacific region this first week of December for the International Council of Museum- Asia Pacific 2015 Conference and General Assembly dubbed as ICOM ASPAC 2015. The event is slated on December 3 to 7 at the newly opened Iloilo Convention Center, Iloilo City.

ICOM is a global network of more than 35,000 culture and museum institutions and professionals that work together to achieve its mission of conserving, continuing, and communicating to society the world’s natural and cultural heritage. Its Philippine National Committee, the ICOM-Philippines headed by its Chair, Gina V. Barte is tasked to host this year’s annual event. The ICOM President, Hans-Martin HInz, will address the event together with the ICOM-ASPAC Chair, Dr. Song Xinchao, Chair of ICOM-China and Deputy Director of the Directorate of State Cultural Heritage of the Peoples’ Republic of China. This year’s theme, ‘Pathways for …