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Greenstallations, a celebration of creative sustainability through the integration of art in everyday life featuring works of four internationally acclaimed Filipino artists.

Greenstallations, a celebration of creative sustainability through the integration of art in everyday life

 

 We’ve been to NUVALI in Santa Rosa, Laguna for several times and last Saturday was our first time to attend an event held at The Monochrome, a venue place for social gatherings, business and company events, special occasions, and brand launch. The event we attended to was the launching of Greenstallations, a month-long program this August that aims to celebrate and promote sustainable way of living through art in NUVALI. From August 3 to September 1, 2013, four (4) specially commissioned outdoor art installations by internationally acclaimed artists will be viewed by NUVALI, Ayala Land‘s 2,290 hectare integrated eco-community visitors. […]

Ayala Center Estate Association turns 50.

Ayala Center Estate Association turns 50

 

 Last, Friday, August 2, the Ayala Center Estate Association or ACEA, launched and inaugurated “50 Years of Assuring Prosperity in Ayala Center,” a photo exhibit with a week-long celebration of Ayala Center‘s well-managed community among its members. Founded in 1963 by the Ayala Corporation together with the lessees of MCC (Makati Commercial Center), ACEA’s original names were Makati Commercial Center Association (MCCA) and Ayala Center Association (ACA). Then and now, the group’s foremost goal is to promote and advance the welfare, prosperity, best interest, and good name of Ayala Center through a photo exhibit, dating back from the 60s up to the present, titled […]

Manila’s Most Stylish witnessed the launch of Buddha Bar XV by DJ Ravin and New Jaguar XF at Buddha Bar Manila.

Manila’s Most Stylish witnessed the launch of Buddha Bar XV by DJ Ravin and New Jaguar XF at Buddha Bar Manila

 

 Manila’s Most Stylish witnessed the launch of Buddha Bar XV by DJ Ravin and New Jaguar XF at Buddha Bar Manila and everyone had a good time! “Drink, dine, party and drive in style” tagline best described what happened last June 28 as “partyphiles” gathered in Buddha Bar Manila to celebrate the launch of the 15th edition of its iconic Buddha Bar CDs. Aside from the soothing and exotic atmosphere of Buddha Bar, one of its distinguishing and differentiating factor from the rest has always been its music; and to cope up with the changing times and music needs of […]

Circuit Fest 2013 Music and Skate was a huge success despite bad weather on Saturday.

Circuit Fest 2013 Music and Skate was a huge success despite bad weather on Saturday

 

 It may not be as big as Lollapalooza or as crazy as Coachella but Circuit Fest 2013 Music and Skate was a huge success despite bad weather on Saturday. The scorching heat of the sun came to a halt before nighttime as the rain started to tease while the Music and Skate Festival was happening but it did not bring down the souls of the hundredths of fans who flocked to the Globe Circuit Grounds in Makati. Globe Circuit Grounds is also the future location of living space and high-rise commercial and business buildings soon to be unfold. Meanwhile, as […]

Mark Salling is the official celebrity host for the Circuit Fest Music & Skate 2013.

Mark Salling is the official celebrity host for the Circuit Fest Music & Skate 2013

 

 “Glee’s” Mark Salling is the official celebrity host for the Circuit Fest Music & Skate 2013 happening on May 25, 2013 at the Globe Circuit Events Ground in Makati with the hottest band performance from Allstar Weekend, Before You Exit, The Downtown Fiction, This Century, A+ Dropouts, We Are The In Crowd, Megan Nicole, Mayday Parade, and headlining this Music and Skate concert is Yellowcard. Mark Salling, “Glee’s” resident hunk – himself a skating buff, proudly announced on a recorded video how he loves the Philippines “from the beautiful beaches and awesome people.” Watch Mark‘s video greetings below. We are […]

Get ready Manila for the Circuit Fest Music & Skate happening on May 25th.

Get ready Manila for the Circuit Fest Music & Skate happening on May 25

 

 Get ready Manila for the Circuit Fest Music & Skate happening on May 25, 2013 at the Globe Circuit Events Ground in Makati with the hottest band performance from Allstar Weekend, Before You Exit, The Downtown Fiction, This Century, A+ Dropouts, We Are The In Crowd, Megan Nicole, Mayday Parade, and headlining this Music and Skate concert is Yellowcard. Mark Salling of “Glee” will be hosting the event. Also, Riley Hawk, son of legendary skateboarding champion Tony Hawk will be appearing on Circuit Fest 2013 Music & Skate as well as Filipino skateboarder Willy Santos on May 25th. This show will be awesome! We […]

Amaia "Kaya ko na" dream homes.

Amaia is the economic residential arm of Ayala Land

 

 Ayala Land Inc. sees beyond the obvious and don’t just build homes but continues to develop their products, seeing improved quality of life by introducing affordable living, even way beyond the ordinary Juan‘s budget. Through Ayala Land‘s different brands like ALVEO and Avida, the company continues to extend its quality development to many people who want an Ayala Land development for their homes. “Now, not just to people who can afford but actually to a wider based of Filipino homeowners, thus the inception of Amaia,” said Sixto Sengson, Marketing Senior Associate at Amaia Land Corp. during a press visit at Amaia Steps Sucat in Parañaque. […]

Organizers of NUVALI Dirt Weekend along Mr. Jun Bisnar, Senior Vice-President & GM, NUVALI; Vice-President, at Ayala Land Inc. (right side in polo barong)

NUVALI Dirt Weekend event kicks-off today

 

 NUVALI Dirt Weekend event kicks-off today, April 26 and will run until the 28th, also dubbed as NUVALI Dirt Week Invitational. NUVALI is a sprawling Laguna community hosting Dirt Weekend’s 5th year organizing this annual event, according to Jun Bisnar, Senior Vice-President & GM, NUVALI; Vice-President, at Ayala Land Inc. The Dirt Weekend is a special cycling event with some participants coming from different countries; different groups; and biking organizations. The first day is allotted for registration and the next two days will be the cycling competition comprising Cross Country (XCO/XCR) and Four Cross events. In the aftermath of the […]

NUVALI Night Sky Cinema showcased three Hollywood romantic flick movie-date event.

NUVALI Night Sky Cinema showcased three Hollywood romantic flick movie-date event

 

 Love is still in the air two days after Valentine’s Day with the first ever NUVALI Night Sky Cinema which drew crowds of couples, families and friends with ages ranging from kids to adults. NUVALI Night Sky Cinema showcased three Hollywood romantic flick movie-date event last Feb. 16 at the open football field watching great movie classics such as Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961), Pretty in Pink (1986) and the 2011 Like Crazy. This was the first time for NUVALI to hold this kind of themed event, specifically to quite enjoy the love month. Turn out that it was a success and everyone […]

CONVERSE "Shoes Are Boring. Wear Sneakers" campaign declares the sneakers' superior artistic and grungier edge over conformist shoes and other conventional footwear.

CONVERSE opens its flagship store in the new Glorietta

 

 Fashionistas, netizens, celebrities, rockers, traditional media, and locals gather one afternoon in a shoe event which launched their campaign “Shoes Are Boring. Wear Sneakers,” CONVERSE opens its flagship store in the new Glorietta in Makati. Just a few steps away from the MRT station, the new Glorietta serves as a link bridge to those who are coming in and out of the Ayala mall in Makati city. The 2nd level also houses the first ever flagship store of CONVERSE after more than 3 decades of steady play in the local industry. Take a look at the photos below during the […]

Philippine Art Events Inc., Members of the board Trickie C. Lopa (left) and Lisa O. Periquet (right) during the Art Fair Philippines 2013 press conference held at the Ayala Museum last January 16, 2013.

Art Fair Philippines exhibit to open this February in Makati

 

 Last Wednesday, Jan. 16, we were invited to the pocket-lunch press conference of Art Fair Philippines 2013 which aims to be the first gathering and celebration of the multifaceted style of Filipino artists organized by Philippine Art Events Inc., where spotlight is turned on to the best and most distinct examples of Philippine Contemporary Art. The Art Fair Philippines exhibit to open this February in Makati will be held at the 6th Level, The Link Car Parkway Drive between Makati Shangri-La Hotel and Landmark Shopping Center from Thursday (Feb. 7) to Sunday (Feb. 10) in partnership with Ayala Land’s Urban […]

Rewind: The Best of 2012.

Rewind: The Best of 2012

 

 As the New Year’s countdown is fast approaching and before 2012 ends, allow us to share to you all the best and happenings of this roller-coaster year that we took part of. From lifestyle, entertainment, news, travel, food, and everything in-between, Juan Manila Express was there to capture it all for us to share. So here it is, Rewind: The Best of 2012! JANUARY Figaro launched the Milk Tea Craze ALCATEL One Touch Fashion Meets Tech Mikey Bustos Bloggers Meet Markki Stroem Bloggers Meet Yeng Constantino Bloggers Meet MCA Music – Music Comes Alive SM City North EDSA The Block […]

Safety instructions on how to properly light up sky lanterns.

Safety instructions on how to properly light up sky lanterns

 

 Sky lanterns, Chinese lanterns or Kongming lantern, are airborne paper lanterns that are part of Asian traditions since it was first deployed at the turn of the 3rd century in China. Also known as ‘wish lanterns’, the sky lantern is made up of specially made or oiled rice paper on a bamboo frame, and contain a small candle or fuel cell composed of a waxy flammable material called paraffin. When lit, the flame heats the air inside the lantern, thus lowering its density and causing the lantern to rise into the air. The sky lantern is only airborne for as […]

SALUDO, a heroes concert at NUVALI.

SALUDO, a heroes concert at NUVALI lifts spirits of Filipino soldiers and their families

 

 Last night we witnessed a jam-packed powerhouse performances by 6cyclemind, Nina, and Bamboo, plus a breath-taking dance number from Iya Villania during SALUDO: A Concert for Heroes. SALUDO, a heroes concert at NUVALI lifts spirits of Filipino soldiers and their families that aims to help the bereaved wives, husbands, and children left by soldiers who heroically died in battle or left severed injured making them not to be able to get back to service again. Founded in 1988 by the late President Corazon C. Aquino with then Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Renato de Villa, […]