This Month

Celebrate World Tourism Day at a meet-up and discussion on sustainable tourism

Interested in sustainable tourism? Join a casual meetup to discuss the future of the industry in celebration of World Tourism Day. Professionals, enthusiasts, curious folks, and advocates are welcome. Individual contributions: P50 for beers and P200-300 for self-served h’ordeuvres and light fare. For more information, click here.

Learn everything you need to know about growing your own food here at AgriTalk

In case you don’t know yet, the Department of Agriculture conducts free seminars. To end September, they have AgriTalk which will tackle square foot gardening, mushroom production, making organic concoctions, exotic fruit trees, and goat production. Registration starts at 8 a.m. at the Agricultural Training Institute at Elliptical Road, Diliman, Quezon City. For more information, text 0920-9462474 or call 982-2474/929-8541 locals 255/258.

Start a sustainable lifestyle at this zero waste pop-up market

Simple: Zero Waste Pop Up Market gathers eco-friendly brands, zero-waste advocates, healthy food concessionaires, and speakers and makers that help the sustainable lifestyle be more than a fad. There are also going to be workshops on zero-waste living, composting, slow classes, and DIYs.


Know more about monotype and rubbercut printmaking at this workshop for free

Visual artist Mars Bugaoan, a member of the Association of Pinoyprintmakers, is conducting a workshop on relief printmaking. It’s free and is limited to 15 slots only. To register, go here:

Watch Spanish films at the largest Spanish Film Festival in SEA

The 16th edition of Película-Pelíkula: Manila Spanish Film Festival runs on October 4-20 at Greenbelt 3 Cinemas, UP Film Center & Instituto Cervantes Intramuros. Full lineup and schedules soon.

Catch the award-winning “M. Butterfly” by David Henry Hwang in Manila this September

The play written by David Henry Hwang follows the love affair between a French diplomat and a Chinese opera singer in France in 1986. Raymond Francisco, who played the role of Song Liling when the play was mounted in Manila in 1990, will reprise his role. For tickets, contact TicketWorld.

See works of masters and up-and-coming artists at ManilArt 2018

In its first decade, ManilArt Art Fair and Exhibition with the theme Ang ARTe ng Pilipinas. It’s a celebration of those who have answered the innate call to be creators, as well as those who have continually supported these local creators. It will run from Oct. 17 to 21 at SMX Aura, Bonifacio Global City.

Sign up for this in-depth course on Philippine history and culture

The Museum Volunteers of the Philippines (MVP) is conducting its annual comprehensive history course to explore the rich history and fascinating culture of the Philippines.

The course is divided into five modules over a span of twenty weeks. Students will meet each Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. from Sept. 26 to Mar. 20, 2019 with breaks for national public holidays.

Registration is now open. For course fee and registration details, send an email to [email protected] and visit their Facebook for more information.