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5th International Pyromusical Competition

Every Saturday from 15 February to 22 March 2013
SM Mall of Asia Grounds, Pasay City

This annual event will put on a never-before-seen spectacle of lights and colors where the night sky and sea meet as staged by the world’s leading pyrotechnic experts.This competition will not only paint the Manila sky with brilliant bursts of vivid color, but will also be the venue to showcase the emerging artistry and evolving sophistication of Filipino fireworks technology. The Philippine International Pyromusical Competition will be imbued with the awesome fanfare and delightful displays of the world’s leading pyrotechnic events, but done with that distinct Filipino flourish that will surely bring together eager audiences from all over the region. This year, eleven 911) countries will compete for the coveted international top prize.

Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2014

Date: 06-09 February 2014
Venue: Rizal Park, Manila

The first time to be held in Manila, over 100 student teams are competing in the fifth edition
of the Shell Eco-marathon Asia.

Competing on home soil are about 15 teams from the Philippines’ top engineering
schools. They will be racing alongside students from universities, colleges and technical
institutes across 15 countries; including Egypt - who are fielding three teams to compete for
the first time.

Shell Eco-marathon challenges student teams from around the world to design, build and
test ultra energy-efficient vehicles. With annual events first in the Americas, then Europe and
Asia, the winners are the teams that go the furthest using the least amount of energy.

The Shell Eco-marathon Asia flag-off ceremony will be held on February 7 at the Luneta
Park, while the closing ceremony and awards presentation will be held on February 9 at the
Fiesta Pavilion of Manila Hotel.

Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2014 is held in partnership with the Philippine Government:
Department of Tourism and the City of Manila. Private sector partners are Unilever
Philippines, Solane, Coca-Cola, Globe, Lego and Hyundai.

For more information on all Shell Eco-marathon events across the globe, including official
rules, instructions for registration and details on prizes, please visit the Shell Eco-marathon
website or click this link for further details: http://www.shell.com/global/environment-
society/ecomarathon.html

 

UN SINGS FOR TACLOBAN

Date: 03 March 2014
Venue: Glorietta Activity Center, Glorietta Mall, Ayala Ave., Makati City

THE UN SINGERS will perform in a free concert at the Glorietta Activity Center on March 3, 2014 at 6pm called UN SINGS FOR TACLOBAN.

The concert is made possible through the sponsorship of the Ayala Malls and the Makati Tourism Foundation. Inc.. Donations for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the Divine Word Hospital of Tacloban City will be solicited at the venue.

The Divine Word Hospital, run by the Benedictine nuns, was heavily damaged during Typhoon Yolanda.

The UN Singers, a choir composed of present and former staff of the UN and its agencies and permanent missions, was formed in 1947 to spread the message of harmony and understand through music. Coming from nearly 30 countries, the UN Singers will be in the Philippines to perform a number of benefit performances. Their performances showcase songs from all over the world.

Everyone is invited!

ALIWAN FIESTA

Date: 23-25 April 2015
Venue: Quirino Grandstand & CCP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Cities of Manila & Pasay

Organized by the Manila Broadcasting Company and the Cultural Center of the Philippines,
in cooperation with the Cities of Manila & Pasay, the festival is a mammoth event that
gathers representatives from the countries biggest & most popular festivals in a single
venue, showcasing Filipino revelry in a grand cultural extravaganza. On it's 12th year, Aliwan
Fiesta has become a major tourist attraction every summer with the participants competing
for the street dance, float design, and festival queen title.

For more information, log-on to the event's website: www.aliwanfiesta.com.ph or call them up at (632) 832-6125 / 555-3477.

 

FETE DE LA MUSIQUE

Date: 21 June 2014
Venue: Makati & Intramuros, Manila
Time: 3:30 p.m. to 1: 30 a.m.

The Fête de la Musique, also known as World Music Day, is a music festival taking place on
June 21, every year, around the globe.

For the first time in 20 years, Fête de la musique will be celebrated simultaneously on the 3
main stages across 2 cities and 19 pocket stages, all free of cover charge as always.

Fête de la Musique aims to showcase the breadth and depth of Filipino talent while
promoting universal values such as freedom, cultural diversity as well as generosity, as
most of the artists are performing for free. The spirit of Fête also promotes brotherhood
among nations and the joy to share together the same passion for music, art and culture.

This year's event is being presented by the Alliance Française de Manille (AFM), the
Department of Tourism (DOT), Intramuros Administration, the Embassy of France to the
Philippines in partnership with B-Side Productions and Viva Manila.

Wattah! Wattah! San Juan Festival

Date: 24 June 2014
Venue: San Juan City

A yearly celebration of the Feast of St. John the Batist, the city's patron saint, highlighted by
Street party and Watercade which starts at 8:00 a.m. at the Pinaglabanan Memorial Shrine.
In addition, an Inter-Barangay Streetdancing Competition and the much-awaited "Santong
Tao" Float Parade will also be held.

From its humble beginnings, the festival has gathered quite a numerous audience from
different parts of the country coming to experience the revelry of "Basaan". Wattah! Wattah!
Festival is San Juan City's way of taking part in promoting tourism in the National Cpaital
Region.

 

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HoReCa Makati Festival 2014: “Finest Footprint at its First”

Date: September 15 & 16, 2014
Venue: Glorietta 2, Activity Center

HoReCa Makati Festival 2014 is a first-ever tourism event that seeks to embody the soulful tourism business
experience, a local and international tourist fervently desires, situated in a highly classy and elegant
environment
with a cultural heritage that is rich and vibrant in historical perspective. It is participated by hotels, restaurants,
cafes, catering service companies and other related tourism enterprises.

The origin of HoReCa is attributed to rich countries in Europe that recognizes the sector of the hotels, restos
and
cafes as a touristic sector that contributes largely to the economic growth and the government’s tourism efforts
to
attract both local and international tourists.
Ika-6 QC-Na! Turismo, Kulinarya, Talento, atbp.
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Ika-6 QC-Na! Turismo, Kulinarya, Talento, atbp.

Date: September 27 & 28, 2014
Venue: Central Plaza of the Eastwood City

This annual event endorsed by the local city government and organized together by the Quezon City Tourism
Council and STRAM, Incorporated boasts of activities that are eagerly awaited by the local businesses,
students,
professionals and allied partners who have supported this annual event and benefited from the media mileage
which the QC-NA offers.

In the past, QC-NA was staged and sponsored by the different malls and venues within Quezon City, among
them: Araneta Gateway Mall (2008), Eastwood City (2009), QC Memorial Circle (2010), SM North (2012), and
TRINOMA Mall (2013). The event has helped promote the tourism, hospitality, entertainment, education,
medical
tourism and culinary sectors of the city. It also created opportunities for our local talents, whether professionals
or students, to participate in friendly competitions which test their skills in cooking, the arts, music, photography,
and other interesting activities.

Several organizations (and individuals) who have joined past QC-NA events have expressed appreciation for
the
opportunities to work with the owners/entrepreneurs and establish possible business collaborations and tie-
ups,
sharing a common awareness of and support for the current tourism plans by the Quezon City government
through stronger ties with the Department of Tourism. More importantly, QC-NA created the avenue to
recognize
and express different talents and appreciate the contributions of these businesses to the growth of the city's
ecotourism.

For more information please feel free to call Ms. Teresa A. Tirona, Event Organizer, Chairperson, QC Tourism
Council at 927-6206 / 352-3187 or email at: [email protected]


 

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A Trail of Faith

Strengthen your faith and rediscover Metro Manila's iconic churches!

A Trail of Faith is a do-it-yourself tour for the Lenten Season featuring some of the historical churches situated
in the country's capital.

For further information, you may visit Department of Tourism-National Capital Region's Facebook Account
(https://www.facebook.com/pages/Department-of-Tourism-National-Capital-Region/223522827674805) or
email us at [email protected]

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Malabon Food Trip

Discover or rediscover Malabon in an extraordinary way through Malabon Tricycle Tour!

Fresh from the launching last December of the Malabon Tricycle Tours to promote the city’s cultural and
historical sites such as heritage houses and century-old church, the city of Malabon led by Mayor Antolin Oreta,
III and his wife, Chef Melissa Sison-Oreta and thru Malabon Tourism, Events and Cultural Affairs Office staged
last March 14, 2015 another exciting program to further entice visitors to come and rediscover Malabon – the
“MALABON FOOD TRIP.... Karinderias and more”.
The project is part of the city’s campaign ‪#‎VisitMalabon2015‬ where interested visitors/tourists can circuit the
city and discover its culinary treasures, apart from its historical and cultural sites while riding a tricycle and
having a tricycle driver as the personal tour guide.

This tour showcases the town’s unique and signature culinary dishes found in carinderias, restaurants, stores
at an affordable price such as Lugaw express (Lugaw), Hazel’s Bakery (Puto Pao), Nanay’s Pancit Malabon
(Pancit Malabon), Jamico’s Restaurant (Crispy Pata), Dolor’s Kakanin (Sapin-Sapin), Betsy’s Cakes (Broas
and other pastries).

We invite you to embark on a historical and culinary journey and feast on Malabon City’s must-try delicacies
and cuisines!

To book for the tour and for further information, please don’t hesitate to contact Malabon City Tourism and
Cultural Affairs Office thru the following contact details:
Tel. Nos: 281-4999 local 1003/1707 or +639989654761
7th Floor, Events & Tourism Team, Malabon City Hall,
Facebook: /Malabon Tourism
Malabon Tricycle Tour
 

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