The Festival Founders of Art BGC The NextACT One Festival during the press conference at Mind Pod 2, Mind Museum, Bonifacio Global City.

One Festival to bring colors and sounds to the landscape of Bonifacio Global City

 

The Director of One Festival 2015 explaining the schedules and highlights of the week-long fest to the press.
The Director of One Festival 2015 explaining the schedules and highlights of the week-long fest to the press.

Some will paint the walls, some will lead the beat and everyone is invited to partake in the festival at Bonifacio Global City

Dubbed as “Art BGC The NextACT One Festival” this 2015, it is an annual cultural activity initiated by Bonifacio Art Foundation, Inc. (BAFI) in partnership with an L.A. based art consultancy, Le Basse Projects, head sponsored by Globe Telecom.

The Festival founders prepared new blasts on its third year promoting the value of arts and culture among the Filipino and international community in the city, dated May 22 to 30. Highlighting the murals, film, and music, different schedules were formally aligned composed of exciting activities that will fill every corners of BGC.

“Globe is very excited to be part of this endeavor as part of our continuing The NextACT campaign. It is very fitting to collaborate with LeBasse Projects and BAFI as it breathes life to what ACT is all about – Art, Community and Technology,” according to Joe Caliro, Head of Retail Transformation and Management at Globe.

Joe Caliro, Head of Retail Transformation and Management at Globe
Joe Caliro, Head of Retail Transformation and Management at Globe

One Festival will unite Filipino artists including Egg Fiasco and Anjo Bolarda with those internationally renowned artists, namely, FAILE, CYRCLE, AKA Corleone, Kristin Farr, Nate Frizzell, Drew Merritt, showcasing their iconic works by painting the empty murals on several buildings such as One Global Place, Bonifacio Technology Place and Icon Plaza.

Filmmakers including Blaine Suque, Aleks Kocev, Dissident Pictures, and Shutterpanda are also invited for the documentary film festival event.

Public festivities are announced to begin on May 23, Saturday, and a lot more lined-up contests and programs for free awaits everyone as the days drag on until May 30, the last day of the festival.

The Festival Founders of Art BGC The NextACT One Festival during the press conference at Mind Pod 2, Mind Museum, Bonifacio Global City.
The Festival Founders of Art BGC The NextACT One Festival during the press conference at Mind Pod 2, Mind Museum, Bonifacio Global City.

Directed by Paolo Valenciano, the closing party will feature live painting from 16 local artists fused with music from DJs and music bands including Pupil, She’s Only Sixteen, and Taken By Cars to be held at Bonifacio High Street Amphitheater.

To maintain the order during the festival, the organizing board said that they will continue to implement the strict traffic and parking policy inside BGC. They are also encouraging the public to walk or bike and enjoy every street in the city but would still provide shuttles inside to usher people to their desired place.

Their website, artbgc.com, is available for complete details of the festival’s schedule of activities.

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