Events This Month
You Shouldn’t Miss
By Kyzia Maramara
It’s unbelievable how fast time flies. One moment you’re celebrating the New Year, the next it’s already March. If you missed out on all the fun the first two months of 2018, make sure you won’t miss out on it this month because March brings us a roster of art events, conventions, festivals, and many more to look forward to!
Art Fair Philippines
March 1-4 | 10AM – 9PM
The Link Carpark, Ayala Center, Makati
Entrance Fee: P350 regular ticket, P150 student ticket, P100 Makati student ticket
Art Fair Philippines is the premier platform for exhibiting and selling the best pieces of modern and contemporary Philippine visual art. It’s shaping up to be one of the country’s most awaited art events every year and, this year, it’s bigger and better than ever.
Experience 4 days of art exhibitions, dialogues and lectures on contemporary visual art in Southeast Asia! Pro tip: bring comfortable footwear and allot at least 3 hours for the whole visit.
Visit Art Fair Philippines’ Facebook page for more info.
Comic Con Asia 2018
March 24-25 | 10AM – 8PM
SMX Convention Center, Pasay City
One Day Event Badge: P800 | Two Day Event Badge: P1300
Comic Con Asia is easily one of the most awaited annual events where the best of comics, anime, manga, series, movies, gaming, toys, cosplay, and many more come alive for two days of fun. The event also gives attendees a chance to have meets-and-greets with famous actors and actresses, this year bring to the country the legendary comic book royalty, Stan Lee, and Walter Jones, best known as the original Black Ranger.
For more information, visit the Comic Con Asia Facebook page.
Sticker Con Manila
March 10, 2018 | 10AM – 7PM
JY Campos Hall B, Bayanihan Center, Pasig
Entrance fee: P100
The best local sticker artists and collectors will all be in one roof for Sticker Con Manila. Prepare yourself (and your pockets) for a day of hoarding beautiful sticker designs for your phones, journals, gadgets, and wherever else you want to slap these beauties on.
Check out Sticker Con Manila’s official Facebook page for a sneak peek of the participating artists.
Wanderland Music Festival
March 10, 2018
Filinvest City Event Grounds, Alabang
Get your tickets online here
Wanderland Music Festival this year brings with it 7 international indie artists and 6 local acts to share a stage for a night of music and fun. These include performances from headliner Kodaline, Jess Connelly, Jhene Aiko, IV of Spades, and Ben & Ben. Aside from the music, 4 Wanderartists will be performing live art. Don’t miss out and bring your friends with you!
Follow Wanderland’s Facebook page for more info.
Haruki Murakami Festival
March 15 – 24, 2018
UP Film Institute, Quezon City and BGC, Taguig
Fans of acclaimed Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami are probably shaking with excitement as the Japan Foundation hosts the first ever Haruki Murakami Festival in the Philippines. Experience Murakami through literature, music, films, and talks spread throughout March. The festival is divided into three parts: Watch (movie adaptations of Murakami’s books), Talk (discussing themes and writing styles of the novelist), and Listen (a jazz concert featuring Murakami’s novels).
For more information, check out the Japan Foundation Manila’s Facebook page.
Walkway: Reflections on the Stations of the Cross
March 25 – April 1, 2018 | 11AM – 11PM
Bonifacio High Street, Taguig
Since this month also celebrates Holy Week, Walkway Stations of the Cross in Fort Bonifacio, creates a modern and creative interpretation of the Christian tradition of visiting the Stations of the Cross, all set within the city. Presented by Church Simplified, 14 interactive stations are set up throughout the mall grounds to let people into a glimpse of the events that surrounded Christ’s death.
Find out more at Walkway Facebook page.
The Great British Festival 2018
February 23 – March 10
The Great British Festival is back this year to celebrate UK culture and innovation in the Philippines. Its two-week run spreads across the Philippines bringing Britain closer to Filipinos in Metro Manila, Baguio, Cebu, Iloilo, and Dumaguete. If you love British movies, bands, pop culture, or just would like to experience British culture, there’s no reason not to drop by!
Visit the British Embassy Manila Facebook page for more details.
Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival
March 23 – 25, 2018
Puerto Galera, Philippines
Get your tickets online here.
Now on its 8th year, Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival continue to bring the freshest local and international music artists for 3 days of music, art, and culture. Held at the foot of Mount Malasimbo and overlooking Puerto Galera Bay, the picturesque location in itself will make you want to come! Watch last year’s after video here to excite you for this one.
Follow Malasimbo’s Facebook page for more info.
Which event will we find you at? Share your March plans with us!