Pop Up: Art Exit

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Exit boring art conventions, enter the Art experience via _Pop Up: Art Exit on April 28 at 12 pm and April 29 at 9 pm at the _GALLERY in A SPACE Greenbelt, Makati.

Look around the exhibit and the artsy nooks, meet artists, buy artworks for your walls, learn about the local art scene, and attend workshops and talks.

Tickets are sold at Php250 per person per day or Php400 per person for two days and are available here. Additional fees may be charged for other activities.

For more information about the event, click here.

GetMusic Indie-Go

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MCA Music presents GetMusic Indie-Go, a  music festival featuring local artists Autotelic, Sud, Jensen & the Flips, Conscious & the Goodness, Milesexperience, Somedaydream, Ninno, She’s Only Sixteen, Reese Lansangan, Gabby Alipe plus An Honest Mistake from Malaysia. This musical event will be held on May 20, 2017 at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Tickets are available at smtickets.com.

Visit mcamusic for more details.

Triumph of the Spirit: A Sanso Exhibit

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The works of renowned visual artist Juvenal Sanso will be on exhibit at the Alliance Française de Manille Total Gallery from April 20 to May 26, 2017. The exhibit, named The Triumph of the Spirit: a healing inspired by the coast of Brittany, is presented by Alliance Française de Manille and Fundacion Sanso, in cooperation with the Embassy of France to the Philippines.

The exhibition will be opened by Ms. Gilda Socorro Salita, Director of Fundacion Sanso, in the presence of H.E. Thierry Mathou, French Ambassador to the Philippines. This year’s commemoration of the 70th year anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the Philippines and France serves as a fitting backdrop to The Triumph of the Spirit.

Alliance Française is located at 209 Nicanor Garcia St., Bel-Air II, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

For inquiries, email nfuentes@alliance.ph or call +63 2 8957585.

For more information, visit alliance.ph or alliancefrancaisedemanille.

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Source: Promotional email from AFM

Call for Entries to the 67th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature

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The Carlos Palanca Foundation, Inc. is accepting entries to the 67th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature. This year’s competition will also accept submissions to the Novel and Nobela categories, which are offered only every two years.

The categories for this year are as follows:

Novel and Nobela

• English Division – Short Story, Short Story for Children, Essay, Poetry, Poetry Written for Children, One-act Play, and Full-length Play;

 

• Filipino Division – Maikling Kuwento, Maikling Kuwentong Pambata, Sanaysay, Tula, Tulang Para sa mga Bata, Dulang May Isang Yugto, Dulang Ganap ang Haba, and Dulang Pampelikula;

• Regional Languages Division – Short Story-Cebuano, Short Story-Hiligaynon, and Short Story-Ilokano.

 

The Kabataan Division is also accepting submissions from young writers 18 years old  and below for themes “How can the youth contribute to building interest in Philippine culture and literature?” (Kabataan Essay) and “Paano makaaambag ang mga kabataan sa pagsulong ng interes sa kultura at panitikang Pilipino?” (Kabataan Sanaysay).

The deadline of submission is on April 30, 2017. The contest is open to all Filipino or former Filipino citizens of all ages, except current directors, officers, and employees of the Palanca Foundation. Only one entry per category is allowed.

Winners of the 67th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature will be awarded on September 1, 2017.


The Palanca Awards, established in 1950 in honor of businessman and philanthropist Don Carlos Palanca Sr., aims to continue developing Philippine literature by providing incentives to writers and serve as a repository of literary treasures for future generations.

Official contest rules and forms may be downloaded from Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards or may be physically obtained from the Palanca Foundation offices at Unit 603, 6th Floor Park Trade Centre Bldg., 1716 Investment Drive, Madrigal Business Park, Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa City or at Unit 3G, OPL Bldg., 100 C. Palanca St., Legaspi Village, Makati City,

For inquiries, interested participants may contact the CPMA Administrator Ms. Leslie Layoso through email at cpawards@palancaawards.com.ph or at +63 2 511-0003 / +639108878552.

Source: Press info via email

Summer Workshops at The Learning Library

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Workshops run in 2 batches: 1st batch is from April 17 to May 10, while 2nd batch runs from May 11 to June 2. Programs are offered at the following branches:

Loyola Heights
Makati
Greenmeadows
New Manila
West Avenue
San Juan
Alabang
Congressional

Visit The Learning Library for more details.