VVS Collective celebrates women from the countryside with pop-rap crossover “Probinsyana”

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  Promising hip-hop quartet VVS Collective pays tribute to the women of the countryside whose distinct looks, effortless grace, and captivating intelligence redefine conventional standards of beauty. On their lilting anthem “ Probinsyana ,” the rap crew delivers a romantic serenade for every ‘country’ lass who took their breath away in recent years. “ Probinsyana is a feel-good track which many Filipinos can relate to,” the group describes the appeal of their latest single. “It’s about searching and pursuing that dream girl who lives in the suburbs or the province. It expounds on the qualities of a province girl who’s simple yet has everything you’re looking for in a girl. With the thousands of islands that the Philippines has, the track will surely transcend to all Probinsyanas all over the country.” What makes it extra special is their attempt to take a stand against urbanite snobbery and Manila-centrism in a song that celebrates women of all kinds, regardless of their geogra

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.These films are Saving Sally and Ang Larawan.

Major partner events include:
Manila FAME, a design and lifestyle trade event, 19-22 April 2018, World Trade Center, Pasay City
Nesta’s Creative Enterprise Programme with British Council Philippines, 17-19 April 2018, Philippine Trade Training Center, Pasay City
Hollowblock Presents: OTTOMONDI with Pineapple Lab, 14 April 2018, Pineapple Lab, Poblacion, Makati City
Glug Creative Socials with ASpace, 18 April 2018, _STUDIO Fort, Makati City
EUREKA SERIES: POBLACION RE-IMAGINED, 19 April 2018, Acceler8 Coworking, Makati, Philippines
South Arts Festival, 22 April 2018, Filinvest Tent, Muntinlupa City
The Festival runs from 14-22 April 2018, For More information,you can visit the Design Center Facebookpage: https://www.facebook.com/DTI.DesignCenterPH/?ref=br_rs

Text and Photos by Anthony Cabrera. 

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