Mother’s Day Book Sale by Adarna House

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It’s Adarna House’s Mother’s Day Book Sale today, May 14, 2017 (10 am to 10 pm), and there’s plenty of books you can buy at up to 60% off. Visit the 4th pop-up sale at Lower Ground Level (in front of BPI and BDO), Estancia Mall.

To browse some of the books available at the pop-up sale, click here. All items are for sale until supplies last. Payments are on cash basis only. For more information, visit facebook.com/adarnahouseonline.

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For over 35 years, Adarna House has been responding to the need of Filipino children to have enjoyable literary experiences. The company’s books now serve Filipino kids of every age across the world—from birth through teenage years.

Estancia Mall is located in Capitol Commons, Meralco Ave., Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Brush Calligraphy Workshop

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Learn the art of producing decorative handwriting or lettering by attending the Brush Calligraphy Workshop with visual artist Junette Villanueva on April 22, Saturday, at Fully Booked – Greenbelt 5. This 3-hour class will teach you how to have control of the brushes so you can create those nice thin strokes and beautiful swells in your calligraphy artwork. Workshop fee is Php 2,500, inclusive of materials and snacks.

Learn more about the workshop here or follow Art with Junette on Facebook.

For inquiries, contact +63 915 7458844 / +63 916 2088189.

Make Believe Summer 2017 Workshops

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Lights. Camera. Action! Send your kids to Make Believe Productions’ Summer 2017 Workshops from April to May. From theater, yoga, storytelling, to fashion and dancing, Make Believe’s summer workshops aspire to mold young kids into passionate artists who are unafraid to dream, create, and express themselves.

For inquiries, call +63 2 5846356 or send email to celinambtorres@gmail.com.

Visit MakeBelievePH for more information.

Call for Entries to the 67th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature

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The Carlos Palanca Foundation, Inc. is accepting entries to the 67th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature. This year’s competition will also accept submissions to the Novel and Nobela categories, which are offered only every two years.

The categories for this year are as follows:

Novel and Nobela

• English Division – Short Story, Short Story for Children, Essay, Poetry, Poetry Written for Children, One-act Play, and Full-length Play;

 

• Filipino Division – Maikling Kuwento, Maikling Kuwentong Pambata, Sanaysay, Tula, Tulang Para sa mga Bata, Dulang May Isang Yugto, Dulang Ganap ang Haba, and Dulang Pampelikula;

• Regional Languages Division – Short Story-Cebuano, Short Story-Hiligaynon, and Short Story-Ilokano.

 

The Kabataan Division is also accepting submissions from young writers 18 years old  and below for themes “How can the youth contribute to building interest in Philippine culture and literature?” (Kabataan Essay) and “Paano makaaambag ang mga kabataan sa pagsulong ng interes sa kultura at panitikang Pilipino?” (Kabataan Sanaysay).

The deadline of submission is on April 30, 2017. The contest is open to all Filipino or former Filipino citizens of all ages, except current directors, officers, and employees of the Palanca Foundation. Only one entry per category is allowed.

Winners of the 67th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature will be awarded on September 1, 2017.


The Palanca Awards, established in 1950 in honor of businessman and philanthropist Don Carlos Palanca Sr., aims to continue developing Philippine literature by providing incentives to writers and serve as a repository of literary treasures for future generations.

Official contest rules and forms may be downloaded from Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards or may be physically obtained from the Palanca Foundation offices at Unit 603, 6th Floor Park Trade Centre Bldg., 1716 Investment Drive, Madrigal Business Park, Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa City or at Unit 3G, OPL Bldg., 100 C. Palanca St., Legaspi Village, Makati City,

For inquiries, interested participants may contact the CPMA Administrator Ms. Leslie Layoso through email at cpawards@palancaawards.com.ph or at +63 2 511-0003 / +639108878552.

Source: Press info via email

Summer Workshops at The Learning Library

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Workshops run in 2 batches: 1st batch is from April 17 to May 10, while 2nd batch runs from May 11 to June 2. Programs are offered at the following branches:

Loyola Heights
Makati
Greenmeadows
New Manila
West Avenue
San Juan
Alabang
Congressional

Visit The Learning Library for more details.