Cultural Center of the Philippines
Roxas Boulevard is a 7.6-kilometer thoroughfare right at the shoreline of Manila Bay. It is the main arterial road in the very west of the Megacity, connecting Old Manila with the entertainment and shopping complexes at the bay and with the airport. As of January 2016, Roxas Boulevard now features a planting verge that separates the esplanade from thee busy road.
The Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) made it in the history books for being Asia’s first international convention center – housing paintings and sculptures of various Filipino artists and also serving as a venue for political summits, conventions and concerts of international artists.
July 27, August 24, September 28, 2016
The City of Koronadal holds an annual merry-making or “hinugyaw” (Ilonggo dialect meaning merry-making) with street dancing and tribal performances complete with a gala of colourful costumes and large attractive props and ornaments to the delight of the spectators who usually gather in throngs lining up the streets. From the street dancing and parade, the groups gather in one large venue for the group’s full length performance entertaining an even larger audience.
The Cultural Center of the Philippines, with support from Art Cube Gallery presents a solo exhibition by venue grantee Melvin Culaba on July 2, 2015, at the Pasilyo Vicente Manansala (2nd Floor Hallway Gallery). The exhibit runs until August 16, 2015.
Philippine Ballet Theatre’s version of Don Quixote is culled from the works of Marius Petipa and Mikhail Baryshnikov. A full-length work based on Cervantes’ famous story, Don Quixote is considered by many as one of the most well-loved dance classics of all time. It is an interesting and touching tale on gallantry and romance, created with the dramatic music of Ludwig Minku.
The National Theater opened its doors to the public in the year 1969. Today, it still serves as one of the most important theaters in the metro.
The Cinemalaya Foundation has announced the finalists for the Short film category for the 2015 Cinemalaya Film Festival and Competition.
Aliw Theater is an entertainment venue near amusement park Star City. It is located right beside the Cultural Center of the Philippines.