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15 Exciting Manila Events to Welcome the Month of June

Here at Ellry, we’re all about making everyday 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 out what’s happening in Manila with Ellry’s weekly guide.

PARCDance at the Parc

The PARC Foundation along with Next.Ep and Daloy Dance Company will be hosting a FREE dance workshop starting June 1. This is your chance to take out those dancing shoes and polish those moves as they will teach you basic dance routines for Jazz, Contemporary, Movement Meditation, and Urban. After the free classes, you can register for their unlimited packages for as low as Php150 per session.

June 1- 4, 2016 | 6:30PM – 9:30PM
The Parc Manila, 494 Lt. Artiaga St., San Juan
Registration is free until slots last
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Liederabend A Night of German SongsLiederabend: A Night of German Songs

Listen to a classical concert with Tenor Knut Schoch and Classical Guitarist Carsten Linck in an event hosted by Independent Philippine Art Ventures, Inc. The patronized LIED duo will give you a feel of the 19th century when guitars were still the major accompaniments in concerts. Listen to them as they revive guitar song genres and appreciate their enthusiasm in extending their love for music.

June 2, 2016 | 6:30PM
Ayala Museum, Ayala Center, Makati Avenue corner De La Rosa St., Ayala Center, Makati
Ticket prices: Php700 (Regular); Php560 (Discounted Rate); Php500 (Senior Citizens); Php300 (Students)
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FusionFUSION 2016: The 21st Graphic Expo

Don’t miss this year’s Graphic Expo by Fiera de Manila. This is a great opportunity for businesses and entrepreneurs from the creative and printing market to showcase their products and services to prospective clients. Aside from building future collaborations from 12,000 buyers, you’ll also get fresh business ideas from experts on the field. Just like Duncan Ransom, an Oscar Award- Winning Animator from the movie GRAVITY, who will discuss virtual and augmented reality. This three day conference is jam-packed with graphic-related topics from the basics of Adobe Photoshop to the understanding most complex ones.

June 2-4, 2016 | 8:00AM
SMX Convetion Center, Mall of Asia, Pasay City
Register for seminars here
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Geek FightGeekFight: The Show Must Go On!

Reserve a table at Splice as early as now for the GeekFight’s 7 year anniversary celebration. Invite your friends for a different kind of night out while sipping cocktails together. The trivia night topic is all things related to musicals and theater, from lyrics to Tony Awards, from Broadway to Shakespeare. This is going to be an engaging, creative, and clever evening with your colleagues. Don’t forget to message Splice for your table reservation.

June 3, 2016 | 9:00PM – 12:00MN
Splice Resto Bar, Greenfiled District, Mandaluyong
Door fee: Php200 (comes with 1 cocktail)
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PhotographyPhotographic Essay

Paco Guerro, a photography expert, invites you to join his 2-day photography workshop that will discuss photographic essay and editing. In this session, expect to get insights on the challenges of shooting a photo essay and how to practice discipline in editing.  Bring your own digital camera and get ready to roam around Makati to take your best shot for your narrative.

June 4-11, 2016 | 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Ayala Museum, Makati Avenue corner De La Rosa St., Ayala Center, Makati
Registration fee: Php5,500
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Yummy EatsYummy Eats Baon Blowout

Are you already lacking ideas for your next pabaon for your kids? Join this year’s blowout by Yummy Eats and get snack inspiration from 30 Yummy- approved concessionaires, who will showcase their brands and easy-to-make meals. Bring the family and enjoy the games and raffles while learning new recipes from the live cooking demos. Expect a freebie if you register online!

June 4, 2016 | 10:00AM – 6:00PM
Glorietta Activity Center, Makati City
Registration fee: Php180 (per person); Php500 (group of 3); Php700 (per group of 5)
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BridalHosting & Designing a Bridal Shower, Party or Home Event

Join School of Styling Philippines for another new and exciting workshop on Hosting and Designing a Bridal Shower, Party or Home Event. Reserve a slot now before the 30 seats get full. This workshop is perfect for those who love inviting people over at their homes but just need the added skills and touch to make the appropriate ambiance. Registration fee includes workshop materials, snacks, and Certificate of Attendance.

June 4, 2016 | 10:30AM, 2:30PM & 4:30PM
Glorietta 5 Atrium, Makati City
Workshop fee: Php3,500
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RomanSeason Gala #1: Russian Romanticism

Professor Arturo Molina has revealed his choice of next season’s gala theme, the Russian Romanticism. Maestro Molina would like to highlight the most rarely featured instrument, the saxophone, in this orchestra program. To be performed are music from Russia’s Romantic composers like Borodin and Mussorgsky, Glazunov and Khachaturian. Also see American saxophone artist, Brian Howrey for a solo act. Invite your family and friends to attend this classical music show.

June 4, 2016 | 8:00PM – 10:00PM
Power Mac Center Spotlight, Circuit Lane, Makati City
Ticket fee: Php679.25 (Silver); Php888.25 (Gold); Php1,306.25 (Patron)
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manilaxfestival2Manila X Festival

Eliminate stress after a long work week. Dance and enjoy at this year’s Manila X Festival with popular bands and singers like Gloc 9, Yeng Constantino, Up Dharma Down, and a lot more. Manila X Festival gives credit to the millennial by highlighting fashion, music, and style. Party with a blast with your favorite group of friends so reserve your tickets now!

June 4, 2016 | 4:00PM
Globe Circuit Events Grounds, Makati City
Ticket fee: Php800 (VIP); Php500 (General Admission)
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First-Time-Parents-May-June-2016-724x1024First Time Parents Workshop Series

Nervous for the arrival of your first-born baby? Don’t worry! Manila Workshops, in collaboration with The Parenting Emporium, will be bringing back the First Time Parents workshops for soon-to-be parents. As one of the most sought after and successful workshops, the community has decided to revive and open the learning session for singles, caregivers, and relatives, too. Familiarize the pre and post preparations of pregnancy for a healthier baby by attending any of their workshop sessions.

June 4, 2016 | 9:00AM – 5:00PM
The Parenting Emporium, First Street, Quezon City
Learning fee: Php600 (Individual rate); Php1,000 (Couple rate)
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Creating-Comic-Books-101-768x644Creating Comic Books 101

Jim Fernandez will be sharing how his masterpiece, Zuma, has become a popular comic icon since 1976 to aspiring and up and coming writers, illustrators, comics fanatics, and artists. Learn the secret of creating your own comic book from the expert on this one-day workshop on Creating Comic Book 101.  The workshop tackles the sequence of creating comic books from conceptualization, character development, to printing and publication. Plus, collaborate on a special project with Jim Fernandez if your work is chosen.

June 4, 2016 | 1:00PM – 5:00PM
O2 Space, Amorsolo Street, Makati City
Learning fee:  Php500 (Regular); Php400 (Bring-a-friend)
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artbooksArtist’s Book Projects

Join Yodel Pe, a freelance designer and part-creator of EVRYWHR Home and Paper Products, as she conducts an introductory workshop for creating artist’s books using the right concepts and contents for artists, designers, and photographers. Aside from conceptualizing your book’s content, students will also learn bookbinding techniques like stab binding and pamphlet sewing. The workshop is composed of 16 fun sessions from June to July.

June 6- July 28, 2016 | Mondays & Thursdays | 2:00PM – 5:00PM
artbooks.ph, Mandaluyong
Learning fee: Php6,800 (16 sessions)
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Conflict ResolutionConflict Management in the Workplace

Business leaders should understand the value of a happier and healthier workplace for business success. This helps the organization improve and thrive on the expected corporate roadmap. This is only possible if the work environment is safe and sound. Learn to develop effective conflict management skills with Atty. Marc Castrodes as he discusses topics that will help retain employees and sustain business accomplishments.

June 7, 2016 | 8:30AM – 5:00PM
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Ortigas, Quezon City
Registration fee: Php8,934.24
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f3ae5f56-26c6-487d-9b93-fddf989a5b57MAFBEX 2016: Celebrating 10 Years of Good Taste

The Manila Food and Beverage Exposition (MAFBEX) has been showcasing the best in food and beverage innovation and trends for the past 10 years. This year’s exhibit is expected to bring us another exciting display as a combination of over 50,000 food enthusiasts and over 500 booths are anticipated to create a gastronomic experience. There will also be a line-up of activities such as ‘Chefs of the World’ which will introduce renowned chefs through cooking demonstrations and MAFBEX Seminars which will inform attendees of current and upcoming food trends.

June 8-12, 2016 | 10:00AM – 8:00PM
World Trade Center, Pasay City
Entrance fee: Php100
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French Film Festival 2016

Learn more about French culture through watching critically-acclaimed films. Now on its 21st year, the Embassy of France to the Philippines, Institut Francais, Alliance Francaise de Manille and Cebu, in cooperation with Ayala Malls Cinemas, are bringing back the French Film Festival. On opening night on June 8, a red carpet will be rolled out to honor the cast and crew of Ma’Rosa, a film directed by Brillante Mendoza which was chosen to take part in the Cannes Film Festival Competition. Don’t speak French? Alliance Francaise de Manille will be giving a 10% discount to French classes to viewers.

June 8-14, 2016 | 1:00PM – 11:00PM
Greenbelt 3 Cinemas, Makati City, Bonifacio High Street Cinemas, Taguig City
and Cinematheque Centre, Manila
Ticket prices: Php100
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Got a tip for something hot happening next week? Let us know and it might just make our list!

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