National Book Store Super Summer Sale 2017
Date: March 1 – April 2, 2017
Time: Depends on mall hours
Venue: All National Book Store branches
What if you can buy books and supplies for 70 percent off? At National Book Store (NBS), you can get that (and more) when you purchase anything from any NBS branch this March. Dodge the "back to school" rush and grab discounted copies of your favorite books while the promo lasts. Or stay updated on the promo via NBS' Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube channels.
"Almost There" Exhibition
Date: March 2 – May 6, 2017
Time: 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.
Venue: UP Vargas Museum, Roxas Ave., University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City
In cooperation with the Japan Foundation Asia Center, the Jorge B. Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center will host an international exhibition of curated works from all over Southeast Asia and Japan. The exhibit will also feature themes from Africa and Latin America — regions with which Filipinos are virtually unfamiliar with — so it should provide an interesting (not to mention educational) experience for visitors. For more information on the exhibit, as well as the artists featured therein, click here.
Indak Filipinas: Festival of Philippine Folkloric Dance and Music
Date: March 8 – 9, 2017
Time: 6:00 P.M.
Venue: Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater), Roxas Blvd., Pasay City
Catch the best of Philippine dance and music at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Watch breathtaking performances by select local chapters of the Samahang Tagapagtaguyod ng Katutubong Sayaw ng Pilipinas (Society for the Preservation of Indigenous Dances in the Philippines), or be awed by terpsichorean exhibitions courtesy of troupes all over the country. Get your tickets and learn more about the event at TicketWorld.
"Experience Paper" @ Green Sun
Date: March 9, 2017
Time: 10:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.
Venue: Green Sun – The Hotel, 2285 Chino Roces Ave., 1231 Makati City
After this festival, you'll never see paper the same way again. Join the organizers as they bring you different types of paper from different mills around the world. They'll also treat you to talks by Abbey Sy and Alessandra L. Lanot, so find out more about the event here.
Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival
Date: March 10 – 12, 2017
Time: 4:00 P.M. (March 10), 11:00 A.M. (March 11 and 12)
Venue: Malasimbo Amphitheatre, Mount Malasimbo, Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro
Feast your eyes and ears on this out-of-town festival at the foot of Mount Malasimbo, the mountain Mangyans call home. Jam with musicians (Alfredo Rodriguez, Jordan Rakei, Tennyson), groove with DJs (Br3aking Silence, Lefto, Mark Zero), and get treated to a visual spectacle by artists like Billy Bonnevie, Denis Lagdameo, Hiyas Bagabaldo, and Lena Cobangbang. To reserve your tickets to the event, go here.
Paella Gigante 2017
Date: March 11, 2017
Time: 5:00 P.M.
Venue: Greenbelt 3 Park, Greenbelt 3, Ayala Center, Makati City
Once again, chefs from all over the Philippines will gather to cook the largest, most mouthwatering paella you'll ever see. Spanning an incredible 10 feet in diameter, the paella will surely convert even those who aren't normally fond of it. Also, there will be fireworks, music, dance, and drinks to ramp up an authentic Spanish atmosphere. Contact the organizers via (+63 2) 889-0301 or (+63 2) 843-0752 for details and tickets.
4th Momzilla Fair
Date: March 11 – 12, 2017
Time: 10:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Venue: 4/F Century City Mall, Salamanca St. cor. Kalayaan Ave., Poblacion, Makati City
Loved the last Momzilla Fair? Want to swap tips and tricks with other parents? Then sign up for the latest installment of the Momzilla Fair at Century City Mall. Load up your shopping bags with premium baby products, or listen to a Parenting Emporium talk as they clue you in on the best techniques for raising your little ones. Grab your tickets on the event proper, or follow Momzilla on Facebook and Instagram for updates.
Holi Festival 2017
Date: March 12, 2017
Time: 3:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Venue: SM By the Bay Amusement Park, Seaside Boulevard, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City
Even if you're not a Hindu, an Indian, or a Bollywood fan, you'll definitely enjoy the Holi Festival. Based off an ancient celebration of the triumph of good over evil, the Holi Festival promises to bring love, cheer, and color to everyone who joins. Expect music, dances, cultural performances, cooking shows, and more when you book your tickets via SM Tickets.
Anything else you're looking forward to this week? Have any thoughts to share about the events mentioned above? Share them with us in the comments!