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Sunday, September 3, 2017

Miss World Philippines 2017 Winners


Laura Lehmann was crowned Miss World Philippines 2017 held at SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on September 3, 2017. The pageant had a delayed telecast via GMA Network. 

Lehmann bested other 34 candidates. During the Question & Answer portion, she was asked what she would say to people who don't believe that beauty pageants empower women:

Sunday, August 13, 2017

13th Cinemalaya Film Festival 2017: Full List of Winners


The 13th Cinemalaya Film Festival (2017) announced its winners at the Awards Night held on August 13, 2017 (Sunday) at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) in Manila.

Friday, August 11, 2017

My Cinemalaya 2017 Verdict for the Awards


My Cinemalaya 2017 Verdict. I included here a list of what I consider the best performances or technical aspects of filmmaking for the competition films included in Cinemalaya Film Festival 2017. The awarding ceremony will be held on August 13, 2017 at Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo, Cultural Center of the Philippines in Manila.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Run, Bike, and Party with Trikini at McKinley West Park | August 19, 2017


Megaworld Lifestyle Malls shall be presenting a unique active lifestyle event this August 19, 2017 at McKinley West Park.

Trikini is an urban fitness party that will feature three basic elements- run, bike, and party- in a safe and exclusive venue where attendees can enjoy the outdoors right in the heart of the city. With a dress code of sports, active or beach wear, guests can participate in their activities of choice quite comfortably.

Friday, July 21, 2017

40th Gawad Urian Awards (2017): Full list of winners

Photo courtesy of Martin San Diego (Rappler)

Women of the Weeping River directed by Sheron Dayoc won 6 awards at the Gawad Urian Awards 2017 held at Dolphy Theater of ABS-CBN Network in Quezon City on July 20, 2017. Dayoc won as Best Director and Sharifa Pearlsia Ali-Dans for Best Supporting Actress for the same film.

Paolo Ballesteros and Christian Bables won as Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor respectively for Die Beautiful, while Hasmine Kilip won as Best Actress for Pamilya Ordinaryo.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

TOFARM Film Festival 2017: Full List of Winners


The 2nd TOFARM Film Festival 2017 has announced its winners at the awards night held at Makati Shangri-La Hotel on July 16, 2017. 

TOFARM Film Festival Philippines 2017: 
Full List of Winners

Best Picture: High Tide

2nd Best Picture: What Home Feels Like

3rd Best Picture: Instalado

Friday, July 14, 2017

Techtonic: Manila Tech Convention 2017 at SMX Convention Center, Pasay


Techtonic: Manila Tech Convention 2017 is the biggest tech innovation event in the Philippines, aiming to showcase local and international tech innovations, bring investments to both startups and established companies, and convene the industry’s brightest minds. With the theme, "Culture for the Future," the event will be held on July 29-30, 2017 at SMX Convention Center (Hall 2) in SM Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Malaysian film BEAUTIFUL PAIN opens in Manila on July 19


Since its Manila premiere in 2016, during the World Premieres Film Festival, where it bagged the Special Festival Prize for its Universal Social Values and the Best Actress award for June Lojong, Beautiful Pain (originally titled Redha) has since traveled the world, eventually being Malaysia's official entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Instituto Cervantes celebrates the 80th anniversary of Picasso’s Guernica with films and art lecture


Eighty years ago, on the 12th of July, 1937, Picasso's "Guernica" was exposed to the public for the first time. To commemorate this historical event, Instituto Cervantes, the cultural center of the Embassy of Spain, in collaboration with FDCP and Ayala Museum, has programmed a film series and a lecture associated to the famous painting and the historical period when it was created.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Miss Global Philippines 2017: Full List of Winners

Photo courtesy: Allen Cabs

Mary Ann Mungcal from Pampanga is the newly crowned Miss Global Philippines 2017 held at the Newport Performing Arts Theater of Resorts World Manila on June 24, 2017. Mungcal bested 21 other beautiful candidates and will represent the Philippines at the Miss Global 2017 pageant later this year.