Monday, September 30, 2013

Game Development Festival (PGDF ‘13) - De La Salle College of Saint Benilde

In its bid to promote the country as a premier destination for game development, the Game Developers Association of the Philippines (GDAP) is organizing the Philippine Game Development Festival (PGDF ‘13) from October 25 to 26 at the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) in Manila. The event is in partnership with DLS-CSB and the Department of Science and Technology’s Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICTO).

“We have what it takes to be a strong key player when it comes to providing high-quality game development services to clients as well as coming up with strong intellectual properties,” says Alvin Juban, GDAP president.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Disguise:Dare to be Someone Else - Costume Party @ Megatent Libis QC

Knockdown Events and Productions in cooperation with Close Up and Lucky Strike bring you Disguise, a pre-halloween costume party celebration to close down the semester.
Dare to be someone else and come as your heroes and idols in one of the biggest costume parties to ever hit Metro Manila.

This one of a kind event will be held on October 12, 2013 at the Megatent Events Venue, Libis, QC. Doors open at 8:00 pm. fabulous prizes await the most creative.
Don’t be yourself, dare to be someone else, come in Disguise…

Friday, September 20, 2013

Playdate with Pocoyo at Megaworld Lifestyle Malls

Another exciting playtime adventure awaits kids this September as Megaworld Lifestyle Malls proudly brings Playdate with Pocoyo.

Pocoyo, the fun-loving and inquisitive little boy from the world-famous 3D animated series, will be headlining a series of fantastic kiddie events at Megaworld Lifestyle Malls, where kids can also enjoy a great variety of fun performances and pocket activities.

Fans of Pocoyo can see the super cute and adorable cartoon character come into life in separate meet and greet opportunities at Eastwood Mall on September 22, Venice Piazza at McKinley Hill on September 28 and at Newport Mall at Resorts World Manila on September 29, from 2pm to 6pm. He will also be greeting the kids at Lucky Chinatown in Binondo on September 27, from 4pm to 8pm.
Aside from the chance to see Pocoyo up-close, kids can also have a delightful time in a slew of fun-filled activities such as face painting, balloon twisting, photo booths and more. There will also be various kiddie performances from talented magicians and ventriloquists. Kids can also look forward to an amazing bubble show and mascot dance numbers that will surely captivate their imagination.
Getting a play date with Pocoyo is easy. Parents and guests just need to present a single or accumulated transaction receipt worth P2,000 from any Megaworld Lifestyle Malls (Eastwood City, Lucky Chinatown, Venice Piazza at McKinley Hill and Newport Mall) establishment from September 16 to 29, 2013 to get a free Meet&Greet Pass.
To redeem the Meet&Greet Pass, customers just need to present their receipts at the Eastwood Mall and Lucky Chinatown Concierge or at the Newport Mall Redemption Counter or at the Venice Piazza Admin Office during mall hours. One pass admits one kid and one adult companion, and valid only on the date and venue chosen by the holder. All purchases shall be made during the promo period only.
Set in 3D, Pocoyo is one of the worlds’ most watched 3D animated TV shows and among the first shows to use the ‘Learning through Laughter’ technique. The show revolves around the 3 year-old boy named Pocoyo, who is usually shown with his friends Pato (the duck), Elly (the elephant) and Loula (the dog). Together, Pocoyo and friends make a colorful journey into a world of curiosity and boundless opportunities, capturing the imagination of the children and encouraging them to learn essential values and skills such as creativity, self-awareness and self-confidence.
Have a fantastic Playdate with Pocoyo at Megaworld Lifestyle Malls this September!

Contact Details:
For more information, call the Concierge at (63 2) 709-9888, (63 2) 709-0888 or (63 917) 838-0111.
Resorts World Manila
Newport Boulevard

Newport Boulevard, Newport City, Cybertourism Zone
Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines

Sunday September 29, 2013

Global Mala Project 2013

The Global Mala Project is uniting yoga, service and collective action. The purpose of the project is to bring the global & local yoga community together from every continent, school and approach to form a "mala around the earth."

These events will be happening simultaneously in cities including: Los Angeles, New York, London, San Francisco, Tokyo, etc. It is the largest unified worldwide yoga event, dedicated to positive change, in the history of the planet.
In line with Fall Equinox and the United Nations' International Day of Peace, this global celebration aims to raise funds & awareness for some of the most essential issues of our times.

Oktoberfest 2013 at Sofitel Philippine Plaza

Mark your calendars for this year’s most authentic beer festival in the Philippines, Oktoberfest 2013 on the 18th and 19th of October at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila’s newly renovated Harbor Garden Tent.

“It is our pleasure to play host to this year’s 75th Oktoberfest at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza on its’ fourth year.  Through the years, we have seen how Oktoberfest has helped promote camaraderie among the Filipinos and Germans,”says Adam Laker, Sofitel Philippine Plaza General Manager.  “This year’s 75th anniversary of the German Club’s Oktoberfest will be a milestone not only for the German Club but also for the Club’s objectives of promoting the Philippines as valuable destination for investment to German businesses.” says the Oktoberfest Chairman, Michael Scheile.

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