April 14, 2016

This Week in Southern Manila (April 14 to 20, 2016)

World Street Food Congress, Aliwan Fiesta, and Wedding and Debut Expo: It’s a great week Pasay, Taguig, and Parañaque!
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WEATHER

A temperature range of 27°C to 36°C with very few clouds in the sky gives a mostly sunny and very warm weather this week. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) warns that hotter days can be expected for the rest of the month due to the El Niño phenomenon.


EXPO / SUMMIT: FOOD, WOMEN, AND WEDDING

World Street Food Congress

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Photo courtesy of World Street Food Congress

The annual World Street Food Congress is here in the Philippines this week. Featured are the top 24 street food masters from over 10 countries around the world. The event promises different cultures to be learned even from a single plate, free cooking demos, live music, and the best street food stalls at the five-day street food event called Jamboree.

The Congress will start on April 20 and end on April 24 at Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. Their website is http://wsfcongress.com/.


BDJ Women’s Summit: Women Helping Women

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Photo courtesy of Belle de Jour

The popular notebook planner in the Philippines, Belle de Jour, will be celebrating its 10th year with a Women’s Summit. Women of different statuses will be converging to talk about issues that each woman faces or has faced at some point in their lives. Conferences and series of talks by some of the most distinguished women in the country await attendees.

The BDJ Women’s Summit will be on April 16 at Samsung Hall in SM Aura, Taguig City. Tickets can be purchased and more information can be seen at their website https://ilovebdj.com/events/bdj-womens-summit/.


Wedding and Debut Expo

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Photo courtesy of Weddings and Beyond

The Wedding and Debut Expo is one of the biggest wedding and debut events in the Philippines. Suppliers and coordinators specializing in the said celebrations will showcase a range of professional services such as catering, make-up, gowns, and photo coverage!

The Wedding and Debut Expo will be on April 16 and 17 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City, Philippines. More information is posted at their website http://www.weddingsnbeyond.com/.


FESTIVALS: PHILIPPINES AND JAPANESE POP CULTURE

Aliwan Fiesta: All in One Philippine Festival

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Photo courtesy of Aliwan Fiesta

The annual Aliwan Fiesta is held every summer to celebrate the diverse culture in the Philippines. Filipinos around the country as well as foreign tourists gather in Pasay City to experience the most colorful festivals of the country all in one place.

Spectators get to see invited contingents from various regions compete in three categories—the float parade competition, beauty pageant, and street dancing.

The Festival is on April 14 to 16 at CCP Complex in Pasay City. More information is available at +632 8326127 or +63908-8974039.


Ozine Fest: J-Pop Culture Festival

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Photo courtesy of Ozine Fest Anime Figure Special

The annual Ozine Fest, one of the most-awaited Japanese pop culture events among anime lovers and cosplayers, is happening this week. Guests this year include some of the most popular cosplayers around the world like Vietnamese cosplayer, Miu, and Taiwanese cosplayer, Ely. A cosplay contest and a concert by the Japanese band, Flow, are in the program. Flow is behind some of the greatest songs from the beloved animes like Naruto, Eureka Seven, Code Geass, and Rurouni Kenshin.

The Ozine Fest will be on April 15 to 17 at the Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City. More information can be found at their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/OtakuExpo/) and blog (http://ozinefest.blogspot.com/).

Christine Joyce Andres

Christine graduated from UST with a degree in Literature. In her spare time, she researches for recipes she can cook or reads philosophy books. She loves SEO, prefers tea over coffee, and is very fond of dogs and cats. She’s forever in a relationship with food and exercise. She plans on pursuing a Master’s degree or entering law school next semester.

Christine Joyce Andres

Christine graduated from UST with a degree in Literature. In her spare time, she researches for recipes she can cook or reads philosophy books. She loves SEO, prefers tea over coffee, and is very fond of dogs and cats. She’s forever in a relationship with food and exercise. She plans on pursuing a Master’s degree or entering law school next semester.

Disclaimer: All articles in the Consumers Magazine of ShoppersGuide.com.ph (SG) are for general information and entertainment purposes only. Although careful research has been made in writing them, SG does not make any warranty about the completeness and accuracy of all information presented in our articles. Our content is not intended to be used in place of legal, medical, or any professional advice.

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April 14, 2016

This Week in Southern Manila (April 14 to 20, 2016)

World Street Food Congress, Aliwan Fiesta, and Wedding and Debut Expo: It’s a great week Pasay, Taguig, and Parañaque!

WEATHER

A temperature range of 27°C to 36°C with very few clouds in the sky gives a mostly sunny and very warm weather this week. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) warns that hotter days can be expected for the rest of the month due to the El Niño phenomenon.


EXPO / SUMMIT: FOOD, WOMEN, AND WEDDING

World Street Food Congress

https://d1k571r5p7i4n1.cloudfront.net/9cd9109cbc70db31912acfb60020f0ed/large/Things_to_do_Pasaya_Taguig_Festivals_April_2016_World_Street_Food_Congress.JPG

Photo courtesy of World Street Food Congress

The annual World Street Food Congress is here in the Philippines this week. Featured are the top 24 street food masters from over 10 countries around the world. The event promises different cultures to be learned even from a single plate, free cooking demos, live music, and the best street food stalls at the five-day street food event called Jamboree.

The Congress will start on April 20 and end on April 24 at Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. Their website is http://wsfcongress.com/.


BDJ Women’s Summit: Women Helping Women

https://d1k571r5p7i4n1.cloudfront.net/9cd9109cbc70db31912acfb60020f0ed/large/Things_to_do_Pasaya_Taguig_Festivals_April_2016_BDJ_Women’s_Summit.JPG

Photo courtesy of Belle de Jour

The popular notebook planner in the Philippines, Belle de Jour, will be celebrating its 10th year with a Women’s Summit. Women of different statuses will be converging to talk about issues that each woman faces or has faced at some point in their lives. Conferences and series of talks by some of the most distinguished women in the country await attendees.

The BDJ Women’s Summit will be on April 16 at Samsung Hall in SM Aura, Taguig City. Tickets can be purchased and more information can be seen at their website https://ilovebdj.com/events/bdj-womens-summit/.


Wedding and Debut Expo

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Photo courtesy of Weddings and Beyond

The Wedding and Debut Expo is one of the biggest wedding and debut events in the Philippines. Suppliers and coordinators specializing in the said celebrations will showcase a range of professional services such as catering, make-up, gowns, and photo coverage!

The Wedding and Debut Expo will be on April 16 and 17 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City, Philippines. More information is posted at their website http://www.weddingsnbeyond.com/.


FESTIVALS: PHILIPPINES AND JAPANESE POP CULTURE

Aliwan Fiesta: All in One Philippine Festival

https://d1k571r5p7i4n1.cloudfront.net/9cd9109cbc70db31912acfb60020f0ed/large/Things_to_do_Pasaya_Taguig_Festivals_April_2016_aliwan_festival.JPG

Photo courtesy of Aliwan Fiesta

The annual Aliwan Fiesta is held every summer to celebrate the diverse culture in the Philippines. Filipinos around the country as well as foreign tourists gather in Pasay City to experience the most colorful festivals of the country all in one place.

Spectators get to see invited contingents from various regions compete in three categories—the float parade competition, beauty pageant, and street dancing.

The Festival is on April 14 to 16 at CCP Complex in Pasay City. More information is available at +632 8326127 or +63908-8974039.


Ozine Fest: J-Pop Culture Festival

https://d1k571r5p7i4n1.cloudfront.net/9cd9109cbc70db31912acfb60020f0ed/large/Things_to_do_Pasaya_Taguig_Festivals_April_2016_Ozine_Fest.JPG

Photo courtesy of Ozine Fest Anime Figure Special

The annual Ozine Fest, one of the most-awaited Japanese pop culture events among anime lovers and cosplayers, is happening this week. Guests this year include some of the most popular cosplayers around the world like Vietnamese cosplayer, Miu, and Taiwanese cosplayer, Ely. A cosplay contest and a concert by the Japanese band, Flow, are in the program. Flow is behind some of the greatest songs from the beloved animes like Naruto, Eureka Seven, Code Geass, and Rurouni Kenshin.

The Ozine Fest will be on April 15 to 17 at the Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City. More information can be found at their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/OtakuExpo/) and blog (http://ozinefest.blogspot.com/).

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Christine Joyce Andres

Christine graduated from UST with a degree in Literature. In her spare time, she researches for recipes she can cook or reads philosophy books. She loves SEO, prefers tea over coffee, and is very fond of dogs and cats. She’s forever in a relationship with food and exercise. She plans on pursuing a Master’s degree or entering law school next semester.

Christine Joyce Andres

Christine graduated from UST with a degree in Literature. In her spare time, she researches for recipes she can cook or reads philosophy books. She loves SEO, prefers tea over coffee, and is very fond of dogs and cats. She’s forever in a relationship with food and exercise. She plans on pursuing a Master’s degree or entering law school next semester.

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Disclaimer: All articles in the Consumers Magazine of ShoppersGuide.com.ph (SG) are for general information and entertainment purposes only. Although careful research has been made in writing them, SG does not make any warranty about the completeness and accuracy of all information presented in our articles. Our content is not intended to be used in place of legal, medical, or any professional advice.

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