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Palawan Museum. The museum at the park.

If you want to know the place your visiting, check the museum and they will definitely provide you information’s about its people and of course the historical background, in the Philippines museum is everywhere, most City or even struggling municipality have museum that showcase their culture and things that they can be proud of. In Puerto Princesa City, there are three museum that you can visit and in this page I’ll bring you to the oldest one that is run by a foundation, the Palawan museum is house in one of the most powerful house in the City, its building is the former City Hall of Puerto Princesa located in the historical Mendoza Park, a tribute to provincial hero name Dr. Higenio Mendoza. To be honest, Palawan Museum have gone out of style, it is still the same since the day one I visit it many-many years ago, its exhibitions and depiction of Palawan history, culture and even anthropologic explanations are seemingly old and need to be replace, I didn’t know if there is such val…

The colors of sunset in Port Barton.

Maybe you read many things about Palawan, its beauty and its many unexplored places, truly a last frontier. Recently we discover a new resort that most Europeans adore and love to spend most away from their usual busy life in the metro. Presenting to you Sunset Colors Front beach Cottages and resto, located in a isolated part of Port Barton in San Vicente, northernpart of the best island Palawan. This Filipino native hut inspired resort is just 15 minutes away boat ride from the fame Port Barton, land travel is also available but not advisable due to poor road condition. Own by French national with Filipino partner, Sunset Colors is one favorite place to stay for those who want a slow pace atmosphere, island living at its best due to its perfect location of sunset viewing, a turtle sanctuary and best for paddle boating and kayaking.
Opens in 2015, this 3,000 square meter place has 4 Nipa Hut cottages that can accommodate 2 to 3 persons, they also have Family rooms that can suit 4 per…

Arsenic & Old Lace. Theater Review.

When was the last time, you’ve had some elderberry wine? Watch outrageous murders turn into a splendidly dark comedy as REP stages Joseph Kesselring’s Broadway hit Arsenic and Old Lace from April 6 to 29 at OnStage Theater, Greenbelt 1, Makati City.

Having grown up with a sadistic great-grandfather and a delusional brother, young theater critic Mortimer Brewster, played by Nelsito Gomez, thought he was used to his crazy family. But upon discovering that his two seemingly-sweet aunts are more sinister than anyone could imagine, he must now struggle to control a quickly unraveling situation without going insane himself.
The aunts in question are elderly sisters Abby and Martha Brewster, played by Joy Virata and Jay Valencia – Glorioso, who have taken it upon themselves to “bring peace” to lonely, widowed old men by offering rooms for rent in their home and serving them elderberry wine laced with poison. Meanwhile, Mortimer’s delusional brother Teddy, portrayed by Jeremy Domingo, gives …

Bb.Pilipinas Queens 2018 lits Manhattan Row.

Patrons and pedestrians will be greeted by glittering and glowing 524 lanterns divided into 57 strips along General Malvar Avenue in Araneta Center. Known for its wide ranging malls and shopping centers, entertainment and sports hub and now for high-rise residential and business towers, Araneta Center still and will continue to amaze and surprise us in the years to come. A #PhotowalkinAraneta came into picture when Binibining Pilipinas Supranational 2017 Chanel Olive Thomas and Miss Grand International 2017 second runner-up Elizabeth Clenci launched it on January 15, 2018. The first in Metro Manila,  " Manhattan Row " is now an added favorite attraction for selfie lover motorists and pedestrians. These locally made lanterns which have been placed since July 2017, glitters and glows from 6:00pm until 11:00pm are powered by electricity saving, energy efficient  and environment friendly LED lights.
Apart from capturing a perfect #PhotowalkinAraneta strip, patrons will be surp…

Binondo, A Tsinoy Musical at the Theatre Solaire

Last April 12, 2018 a press Launch was held at Oriental Palace Tomas Morato for Binondo, A Tsinoy Musical.Produced by Dr. Rebecca Shangkuan Chuaunsu, this musical is based on a love story told to her by a man he met during one of her trips to Mainland China some 32 years ago.She said that the story never left her and is etched on her memory and what better way to retell it more but by making it into a musical. 
She then contacted her mentor, Director Joel Lamangan to direct the play and the piece has been translated into a musical by master writer/storyteller, Ricky Lee. BINONDO revolves around Lily, a hopeless romantic who searches for true love.She finds her unlikely true love in the person of AH TIONG, a Chinese man she met on one of the fullest moons ever recorded on the birth date of GE Lao, the Chinese deity of Love.

What makes the story even more exciting is the fact that there is a third person involved ( a love triangle) in the person of Carlos, a Chinese childhood friend of…

Sirenna Rivera shining tru in Australian Transgender pageant.

Another Palawena Transexual recently made a buzz in down under, the former Miss Gay El Nido 2015 is now the first runner up of Miss Transexual Australia International held last Jan 27, 2018 at St. Kilda Town Hall in Melbourne, Australia. The said pageant is on its 9th year, there are 12 candidates coming from Thailand, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Philippines. Serinna Rivera, 27 year old is born in Baguio but grow up in the beautiful town of El Nido, in which her family own Las Cabanas resort, she study high school at Fulbright College in Puerto Princesa City. Early 2016 she move to Australia to further her study along with her Aussie fiancé.  It is the second time that Serinna join the Miss Transexual Australia, this is after her much coveted winning as first runner up in Ms.Mardi Gras International 2017 in Sydney, she represent White Ribbon, an organization that help women who are victims of domestic violence. This is her 22nd time in joining gay/transgender pageant. Aside from being …

Design Week Philippines getting ready this summer 2018.

Last Friday, April 6,2018, The Design Week Philippines Team had a gather up at Casa Blanca San Luis Complex Intramuros Manila to discuss the details of the 9-day event to transpire at the Walled City of Intramuros.

For this edition, Design Week is working with the National Commission of Culture and the Arts in mounting several hands-on creative workshops and art booths in to liven Plaza Moriones in Intramuros, Manila and for everyone to enjoy. The list of workshops are as follows:

14 April 2018, 1:00-5:00 PM
• Baybayin Writing Workshop
• Baybayin Henna Tattoo Session
• Basic Silk screen Printing Workshop (Bring your own shirt!)
• Live Sketching Session

21 April 2018, 1:00-5:00 PM
• Poetry Making Workshop
• Smartphone Film making workshop
• Kite making and kite flying activity
• Face painting activity

22 April 2018, 1:00-4:00 PM
• Travel Journaling with Abbey Sy

Apart from the activities mentioned above, there will be two Filipino films that would be shown at Plaza Moriones Intramuros.…

Journeyman Finds Home: A journey to one’s self.

We’ve seen a lot of films about how a sports became inspiring to one persons, we all know the hardships, the trials and struggles they face before they make it big to a field that they prepared so much.
The Simone Rota docufilm is almost the same like the other, however it stand out because his story is such a journey in finding his roots, from Italy to Philippines maybe a common story to tell but his compassion in proving that he really value his sports and the people who take care of him from the start up to where he is now.
Rota is professional football athlete, a former member of Philippine Azkals, the country’s flag ship team in football, and currently part of the Davao Aguilas team and now acting as trainer to the newbies of football, a sports that is not yet that popular in this tropic country.
Journeyman finds home: The Simone Rota story retell his story from a orphanage in Cavite City to a lovely family in Milan, where he hone his skills as a player in a football team tha…

Marawing Salamat: A Night of Recognition and Rehabilitation Through Opera And Fashion

HONOR Lyric Opera of the Philippines (LyrOpera), a non-stock non-profit opera company incorporated in 2016, honored Filipino Classical Singers that served a living legends in the art of opera with their passion and dedication. Fides Cuyugan-Asencio, Francisco Carlson Aseniero, Gloria Dizon-Coronel, Irma Ponce Enrile Potenciano, Armida Ponce Enrile Siguion-Reyna, Jose Santos, Teresita Agana-Santos and Noel Espiritu Velasco, their contribution were recognized prelude to the show. The pillars of Philippine Fashion were also given recognition whose artistry and creativity made a testament and statement in the world of fashion. Ramon Valera, Pitoy Moreno, Ben Ferrales, Aureo Alonzo, Christian Espiritu, Joe Salazar and Salvacion Lim-Higgins were just some of notable Filipino couturiers who proudly interpreted and represented their creations with such uniqueness. Some of their creations were on display at the Main Theater Lobby for the new generation to see.
OPERA THE BEST OF OPERA featured…