Here at Ellry, we’re all about making every day feel like an adventure. We’ve got ideas on how to make the most of your time, even when you’re not leaving town! Find things to do in Manila with Ellry’s weekly guide:
You are in for a gastronomic feast as the world’s best chefs, culinary professionals, and food lovers come together for Madrid Fusion Manila. On its second year as the only Asian edition of Madrid Fusion, the theme is ‘The Manila Galleon: East Meets West’, in celebration of the Galleon Trade that linked Asia with the Western World 450 years ago. You may contact email@example.com for more details.
The biggest travel and trade sale is back! It’s time to shop for travel deals. Enjoy up to 70% discounts on bookings and purchases with the “Summer Travel Sale”. This event is also a great venue for travel agencies to engage with local and international tour operators for possible business partnerships.
Vines, Dubsmash, and Snapchat are new and exciting ways to entertain mobile phone users. Don’t get left behind! Learn the basics of making your own fun and compelling short videos by joining Paolo Apagalang in the Microfilm Making Workshop hosted by DITO: Bahay ng Sining. Just bring a cellphone with video camera and your creative mind.
April 9, 2016 | 12:00PM
DITO: Bahay ng Sining, J. Molina Street, Marikina City
Registration fee: Php500
Ever wonder what it would be like when Kanye West, Afrojack, Yolanda Moon, Up Dharma Down, Hale, Itchy Worms, and many more artists share the same stage in one night? Paradise right? Witness this spectacle filled day called Paradise International Music Festival, where local and international artists from a wide range of genres come together to make history.
Learn the ways of the sky as you take awesome shots using drones with a 2day technical/hands on workshop on flying drones safely. Henry’s Camera & Photo Supply is tying up with Drones PH Multirotor Experts to teach you how to fly safe and have fun! Some of the topics to be covered are learning your aircraft, flight physics, basic operation and function and more. At the end of the 12 hour course, students will be awarded a Remote Pilot Training Certificate.
Feel the summer vibe in a weekend market featuring summer essentials and good music. Come to UP Town Center Amphitheater for the Ember: A Summer Bazaar and find lots of artisan goods, cute and quirky items while munching on yummy food! This event is organized by Ateneo Celadon. Bring your friends and let’s all have a blast this summer!
April 9-10, 2016
UP Town Center Amphitheater, Katipunan Ave, Diliman, Quezon City
Admission is free
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Nurture the inner artist in you with this Basic Oil Painting Workshop hosted by Ayala Museum. Learn the fundamentals of design, color matching, and composition with Jason Moss. He has been around the art scene for nearly 2 decades, and still continues to “produce humorous and spellbinding works with varying themes that continue to excite and engage the viewers.”
April 9, 16, and 23, 2016 | 9:00AM – 12:00NN
The Art Room, Ayala Museum, Greenbelt Park, Makati City
Workshop fee: Php6,750
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Theatre enthusiasts, this is for you! For 7 weeks, learn the basics of Musical Theater — from stage presence, basic character analysis, basic staging and much more! Join this year’s REP Summer Workshop with Repertory Philippines and learn from the best Workshop Instructors in Manila. Sing, dance and act as you will be stars of a full production you will be putting up yourselves — complete with sets, costumes, props, lights, and much more. Call the REP office at 843-3570 to secure your slot or for more info.
April 12- May 31, 2016
Repertory Philippines, Metropolitan Avenue, Brgy. Sta. Cruz, Makati
Workshop fee: Php8,000
Book lovers will love this event too! The National Book Development Board is taking you on a Pinoy Bookstore Tour. Book signings, poetry readings, and book talks are just some of the activities as you go around Filipino-owned bookstores in Metro Manila, Central Luzon, and Baguio. To get a slot, email your full name, affiliation, and contact numbers to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line, “Sign me up for Bookstore Tour”.
April 8-10, 2016 | 10:00AM – 3:00PM
Destinations: Metro Manila, Bulacan, Pampanga, and Baguio
Registration is free
Enjoy a night with music inspired by The Bard. Featuring the Manila Symphony Orchestra with Prof. Arturo Molina as conductor, celebrate the 400th death anniversary of William Shakespeare with music such as Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Nights Dream and Tschaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet, which will be combined with visual and performance art forms.
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