The International Premier Tennis League brings together former and current world number ones, Grand Slam champions and Wimbledon winners such as Andy Murray, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams in one first-class sports event in the Megacity.
The international crowd that gathered at the October Stammtisch shared some of their experiences as well as tips on setting up a business in the Philippines. Megacitizens from Austria, Germany, US, Brazil, Ethiopia, and the Philippines also shared stories from their previous postings in other Asian countries. Bonhomie filled Le Cafe Curieux amid overflowing bottles of beer, shots of rum and plates of tapas.
The European Higher Education Fair (EHEF) Philippines will be hosting its biggest gathering yet on November 15, at the InterContinental Hotel in Manila. Twelve European countries are expected to join the fair, including first-timers Belgium and Denmark. The theme this year is "Expanding Horizons." EHEF aims to attract at least 2,000 Filipino students.
The annual Miss Earth contest is one of the three big international beauty pageants, along with Miss World and Miss Universe. Usually held in Manila, the event does not only celebrate beauty but wants to raise environmental awareness as well. Miss Earth 2013 will be crowned on December 7.
"Family" in all possible forms is the big issue of this year's Cine Europa, the annual film festival organized by the EU Delegation to the Philippines. The annual event takes cinephiles on an artistic and poetic tour all over the continent, and all for free!
The International Silent Film Festival will once again show how pictures and music are enough to tell great stories in film. The festival at Shang Cineplex features seven silent movies from three continents, most of them from the early decades of film making. Philippine and international musicians are taking care of the live soundtrack.
The U.S. Independence Day on July 4 is always commemorated as the Day of Filipino American Friendship in the Philippines. American expat organizations invite Americans, Filipinos, and all other nationalities to celebrate together on the weekend.
The Philippines' biggest beer fest is back! As every year, thousands of people will be served with savory German cuisine, free flowing beer, and Bavarian live music during the two-day Oktoberfest at the Sofitel Manila.
Clubs & Networks are a perfect opportunities to get in touch and stay connected with like-minded people in the Megacity. Here we list organizations and associations that target an international crowd and revolve around a common theme, such as culture, sports, business, charity, or just bringing together people from the same country.
What are the yearly event highlights for the expats and Megacitizens of Metro Manila? The Megacitizens "Stammtisch" Meeting in September will discuss this and other questions concerning the good life in the Philippines at Le Cafe Curieux, Makati City.
Manila is a Megacity for Cinephiles. At first glance it may seem that cinemas here only show the usual Hollywood blockbusters and a Pinoy romantic comedy every now and then. But make no mistake, the city hosts more than a dozen domestic and international film festivals every year.
Football is a sport best enjoyed in a cheering crowd, especially when it comes to the final matches! Here is our updated list of sports bars and other establishments in Metro Manila that show the games even in the middle of the night.
The French Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (Le Club FCC) is inviting members and non-members to celebrate the French National Day together on July 14.
As Manila is the capital of an ocean-locked country, the only way to get to other Megacities is via airplane. This is often much cheaper and easier than you might think. Regard your stay in Metro Manila as a base-camp for exploring other Megacities and Global Cities in Southeast Asia!
Join an international crowd for mango shakes, San Mig Light, and some sizzling bar food at the Megacitizens Stammtisch meeting next Tuesday, June 24, at Giligan's in Makati!
The Fete de la Musique is celebrating its 20th anniversary in the Philippines this year - and it is going to be a big party, with dozens of bands on several stages in Makati, Manila, and Cebu City.
S&R is a "membership-shopping club" and wholesale market that caters to businesses as well as individuals. The five branches in Metro Manila offer a wide selection of imported and local goods, many of them in value packed sizes.
Just a few more days until the next Megacitizens Stammtisch! Join our casual and international get-together with expats, professionals, and citizens of Manila this Tuesday, May 27!
The traditional beer fest promotes camaraderie among the Filipinos and Germans. Come and enjoy Bavarian specialties, free floating beer, and upbeat folk music with thousands of guests.
Brit pop on stage, teenagers posing in red telephone booths, kids playing soccer, fathers testing the comfort of English limousines - walking in Bonifacio High Street felt like strolling through London this weekend.
You know you are attending a great party when people are dancing on benches and tables. The Megacitizens team joined the 75th Oktoberfest of the German Club Manila in Sofitel Philippine Plaza.
The motto is: 'Cebu Pacific Air - It’s time everyone flies'. Cebu Pacific is the prime low-cost airline of the Philippines for domestic operations and thus revolutionized flying, offering 'every Juan' (symbolic nickname for a Filipino) the opportunity to fly. The airline also features a growing number of international destinations in Southeast Asia, such as Jakarta (Indonesia) and Singapore.
Europe's most popular ABBA tribute band is touring in the Philippines and stops by at Solaire and PICC.
It has been 60 years since Germany and the Philippines established diplomatic relations. Therefore Mabuhay Germany 2014 was not only about showcasing German products, food, and culture. It also celebrated Filipino-German friendship in the heart of Manila.
The Manila 10s is the biggest rugby event in the Philippines and very arguably the best social rugby tournament in the world. 32 amateur teams from the Philippines and the Asia-Pacific region are going to compete on different levels on March 22/23.