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8 Events You Shouldn’t Miss

this April 2018

By Kyzia Maramara

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Wherever you go this month, make sure you make the most out of your summer! Here are 8 of the best events April 2018 has in store for all of us. Whether its gigs and concerts, exercising, appreciating the arts, or saving the environment, it’ll be one heck of a month!

Summer Komikon 2018

April 14, Saturday, 10am
Bayanihan Center, Unilab Compound, Pasig City
Fee: P100 (available at Comic Odyssey or on the day of event)

Komikon is a gathering organized by Komikon Inc., showcasing Filipino Komiks and creators. It’s a whole day of meets and greets with favorite local komiks artists and enthusiasts, film screenings, indie komiks tiangge, contests, freebies, and a lot more!


NatGeo Earth Day Run

April 22, Sunday, 2:30am/5:00am
SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City
3K, 5K, 10K, 21K | Php 750, 850, 950, 1,400

There’s more than one way to helping save the environment. You could participate in the annual Earth hour, purchase eco-friendly products, or preserve your trash in eco bricks. For the more athletic-minded environmentalist, there’s  Nat Geo’s Earth Day Run, on its 9th year now, and with four categories for runners: 3K, 5K 10K, and 21K.



April 28, Saturday, 6am
Circuit Makati
Find tickets here

Every adult must have dreamed of being a kid again once in a while, and enjoying running through inflatables! Runflatable gives us a chance to run away from adulting even for just one day, and trip and fall to our heart’s content on bouncy inflatables. You could even switch a day of gym for a couple of hours running and having fun! *wink*


Sa Wakas, A Pinoy Rock Musical

April 7-May 27, 3pm/8pm
Power Mac Center Spotlight, Circuit Makati
Find tickets here

Sa Wakas is a musical theatre production based on the music from one of the country’s most beloved rock bands, Sugarfree. Sa Wakas artfully brings together Pinoy pop rock and theater in one groundbreaking musical. With the backdrop of contemporary Manila, the musical raises the timeless question of why relationships fall apart. With heart wrenching music and a compelling story, Sa Wakas is truly something to look forward to.

5. Art in the Park

April 15, Sunday, 10am
Jaime Velasquez Park, Salcedo Village, Makati
No entrance fee

Art in the Park is the country’s most significant affordable art fair. Organized by Philippine Art Events Inc for the benefit of the Museum Foundation of the Philippines, Art in the Park is a gathering of a diverse group of artists, exhibitors, galleries, art schools, collectives, and independent art spaces. Art in the Park offers visitors a range of paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture, and new media.


Gigs and Concerts

  • Manila Next

April 14, Saturday, 5pm at Cove Manila
Find tickets
Artists: Nadine Lustre, Gabbi Garcia, King WAW, Kiana Valenciano, Donny Pangilinan, Claudia Barretto, Poor Taste, Fern., Ace Ramos, Patty Tiu, Rammy Bitong, MVRXX

  • Rapsa Marikina Festival 2018

April 13, Friday, 4pm
Find tickets
Marikina Sports Center, Sumulong Highway

Artists: Parokya ni Edgar, Ex Battalion, Ben&Ben, The Ransom Collective

  • LANY | April 5-6, Araneta Coliseum
  • Chroma Music Festival | April 7, Globe Circuit Event Grounds
  • Ed Sheeran | April 8, MOA Concert Grounds
  • Zedd | April 13, Cove Manila
  • The Script | April 14, MOA Arena

For more local gigs and concerts, check out this list.


Electric Music Festival

Electric Music Festival 2018

Get ready for we’re bringing back one of your favorites..


1 Week.
3 Studios.
22 Themed Rides.
42 Artists.

More details to come in the following days.
Stay tuned!

Posted by Electric Studio on Sunday, April 1, 2018

April 17-23
Salcedo, Podium, BGC
Find classes here

In one week, Electric Studio, an indoor cycling studio, will be offering 22 themed rides where you can cycle to the beat and songs from 42 artists. Drop by Electric Studio’s 3 studios scattered in the business districts of the metro and book your class! You might find that indoor cycling and exercising can be fun and motivational with just the right music.


Rent, the Musical

April 4-21, 2pm/8pm
Rizal Mini Theatre, Ateneo de Manila University
Php 400/Php 350 | Find tickets here

Ateneo Blue Repertory on its 26th year proudly presents RENT, a musical set in the 1990s following the lives of poor, struggling artists in New York. They make choices that changed their lives, struggled with decisions, career, vices, and the effect of aids, all within a span of a year. With shows spread all throughout April, there’s no reason not to miss this classical theater performance!


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