3rd Danish Film Festival at Shang Cineplex

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Catch the 3rd Danish Film Festival from October 19 to October 22 at Shang Cineplex, Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City. The festival is made possible by the Embassy of Denmark in the Philippines in partnership with Shangri-la Plaza and the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP).

All screenings are open to the public. Seats are on a first-come, first-served basis. This year’s festival showcases 11 contemporary and award-winning films from recent years:

The Commune ⎜ Thomas Vinterberg, 2016
Long Story Short ⎜ May El-Toukhy, 2015
Key House Mirror ⎜ Michael Noer, 2015
Going to School ⎜ Frederik Meldal Nørgaard, 2015
Iqbal Farooq and the Secret Recipe ⎜ Tilde Harkamp, 2015
The Sunfish ⎜ Søren Balle, 2014
Northwest ⎜ Michael Noer, 2013
White Knight ⎜ Jannik Johansen, 2007
Fighter ⎜ Natasha Arthy, 2007
Echo ⎜ Anders Morgenthaler, 2007
After the Wedding ⎜ Susanne Bier, 2005

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For more information, visit @DenmarkinthePhilippines or Shang Cineplex.

A Live Jazz Performance by Claude Diallo

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Listen to a live jazz performance by the renowned Swiss pianist Claude Diallo on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm in Alliance française de Manille Multi-Purpose Hall. Admission is FREE but seats are limited. Walk-ins are on a first-come, first-served basis.

For seat reservation, send e-mail to nfuentes@alliance.ph with the subject title: Diallo concert at AFM. For inquiries, call +63 2 895 7585.

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Alliance française de Manille is located at 209 Nicanor Garcia St., Bel-Air II, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Manila Bulletin Job Fair 2017

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Attention, jobseekers! Here’s your opportunity to scan potential employers and get hired. The Manila Bulletin Job Fair 2017 is scheduled on May 30 to 31, 2017 (originally slated for May 23 to 24) in Skydome, SM North EDSA from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Interested attendees may register here. Registration is FREE.

For more information, visit mbclassifiedjobs.com or facebook.com/mbjobfair.

Complimentary Cocktail From Patron at Rustan’s

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Enjoy a complimentary cocktail from the world’s finest tequila, Patron, when you shop at Rustan’s for a minimum single receipt purchase worth Php1,000 on the following dates:

Rustan’s Makati – May 19, May 26 and, June 2, 2017
Rustan’s Shangri-la – May 18, May 25, and June 1, 2017

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Source: promotional email from Rustan’s Department Store

The National Museum Celebrates International Museum Day

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The National Museum joins other museums around the world in celebrating International Museum Day by offering tours and activities to guests and visitors on Thursday, May 18, 2017. This year’s theme is “Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums”.

Admission to the National Museum is FREE of charge. The museum is open Tuesdays to Sundays, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The International Museum Day celebration at the National Museum will kick-off with a FREE Contested Histories Tour in the morning and end with a Doodling and Lettering Workshop for Mothers in the afternoon. In solidarity with the National Museum’s event, a talk will be given by Luisito T. Evangelista, PhD, at the Launching of Mobile Boxes Exhibit in Subangan Museum, Davao.

Visit nationalmuseum.gov.ph or facebook.com/nationalmuseumofthephilippines for details. For inquiries regarding the workshop or the morning tour, call +63 2 527 1219 or send e-mail to nm.finearts@gmail.com. For inquiries on the afternoon tour, call +63 2 527 1232 or send e-mail to nationalmuseumph.anthropology@gmail.com.

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The National Museum of the Philippines is located in Padre Burgos Drive, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines.

The Lopez Museum & Library Offers 2-Day Free Admission

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In celebration of International Museum Day, the Lopez Museum and Library will offer free admission on Thursday, May 18, 2017, and Saturday, May 20, 2017. There will be thematic tours on Saturday, May 20, focusing on the current exhibition “Pauses of Possibility” and showcasing selected materials from the library collection in relation to the International Museum Day theme, Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums. Museum hours are from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday to Saturday.

For more details, visit lopez-museum.com. For inquiries, call +63 2 631 2417 / 635 9545 or send e-mail to lmmpasig@gmail.com.

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Lopez Museum and Library is located at G/F Benpres Building, Exchange Road cor. Meralco Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines. 

Free Entrance to Yuchengco Museum

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Entrance is free at Yuchengco Museum on Thursday, May 18, 2017, in celebration of International Museum Day. Take a tour of all the galleries and see the museum’s collection of heritage pieces as well as artworks by local artists currently on display (the retrospective of Burmese jewelry designer Wynn Wynn Ong, Ryan Arbilo’s photographs of overseas Filipino workers in France, and paintings by National Artists for Visual Arts from the museum collection).

Museum hours are from 10 am to 6 pm, Monday to Saturday. Visit yuchengcomuseum.org for more details. For inquiries, call +63 2 889 1234.

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Yuchengco Museum is located in RCBC Plaza, corner Ayala and Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenues, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Free Admission on International Museum Day at Museo Pambata

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In celebration of International Museum Day, there will be a one-day free admission at Museo Pambata on Thursday, May 18, 2017. Museum hours are from 9 am to 5 pm.

Visit museopambata.org for more information. For inquiries,call +63 2 523 1797/98 (loc. 103 and 106) or +63 2 536 0595 or send e-mail to info@museopambata.org.

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Museo Pambata is located in Roxas Boulevard cor. South Drive, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Free Admission at Ayala Museum for International Museum Day

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It’s free admission to all galleries at Ayala Museum on Friday, May 19, 2017 for International Museum Day. To celebrate the museum’s role in telling the stories of Philippine culture, there will be a talk by Toym Imao and Liliana Manahan, themed tours and art activities. Museum-goers may also try some of Mindanao’s food delicacies at the Mindanao Specialty Food stalls.

For more information, visit ayalamuseum.org. For inquiries, send e-mail to hello@ayalamuseum.org or call +63 2 759 8288 local 8272.

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Ayala Museum is located in Makati Avenue corner De La Rosa Street, Greenbelt Park, Makati City 1224, Metro Manila, Philippines.