The Japan Foundation, Manila presents the first ever Haruki Murakami Festival in Manila -- Experience his Works through Music, Films and Talks from February to March 2018. The Festival, which showcases one of the world’s best-selling and most popular Japanese contemporary novelists, Haruki Murakami, consists of a series of free events categorized in three segments where you will have opportunities to enjoy the world of Murakami with
THE Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) will once again open its doors and offer unique artistic experiences with a see-all-you-can-and-pay-what-you-can scheme at the Pasinaya Open House Festival, happening on February 3 and 4, 2018 in all the center's performance and rehearsal venues, as well as partner museums in Manila and Pasay City.
Now on its 14th year, the Pasinaya Open House Festival is the country's biggest multi-arts festival, gathering the best of the best in the art community and featuring performances of the CCP resident companies and other guest artists, film screenings, mini-workshops, visual arts exhibitions, artists' market, museum hopping, among others.
Were you among the people who queued up in WSK's booth at Art Fair Philippines? WSK Axis 2017 Festival offers you that and more.
text and photos by Marz Aglipay
Now on its eight edition, WSK Festival is the first of its kind in the country. WSK (short for Wasak) is a platform that highlights new media and other mediums that don't fall within conventional art forms. Most of the works they've exhibited in the past provide an experiential approach to the artists' work, making it accessible to viewers.
Photos courtesy of the office of Sen. Loren Legarda
The 57th International Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia titled VIVA ARTE VIVA curated by Christine Macel focuses on art and artists and the Philippine Pavilion responds to this call, said Senator Loren Legarda.
Legarda, the visionary and principal advocate of the Philippines’ participation in the Venice Biennale, said that the 2017 Philippine Pavilion, The Spectre of Comparison, curated by Joselina Cruz is in sync with Macel’s concept for the Biennale exhibition.
February 24, 2017 - Fringe MNL hosted its first edition of Art Battle, a live painting competition, at Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street. Spirits were high with free beer and a lively crowd. The night saw 12 contestants - armed only with their brushes, paints and 20 minutes - vie to win this on-the-spot speed painting competition.
February 4, 2017 - Art Beat 2 sold out its tickets with 1,300 guests in attendance maxing out the capacity of the Orlina Museum in Tagaytay.
A wide variety of exciting activities await the public in the 13th PASINAYA OPEN HOUSE FESTIVAL 2017: PALABAS AT PALIHAN; the largest annual multi-arts festival in the country with more than 300 shows in music, theater, dance, visual arts, film, and literature to choose from and more than 50,000 viewers. Taking as its theme ARTS FOR PEACE, the festival which will be held at the CCP and various museums and galleries in the city will feature excerpts from the works of over a hundred arts groups and thousands of artists from around the country.