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Hosting an Elderly Visitor in the Philippines

Hosting an Elderly Visitor in the Philippines

Hosting an Elderly Visitor in the Philippines     Having a parent or grandparent planning to visit you in the Philippines might raise...

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Sinukwan Festival 2017

Sinukwan Festival 2017

Sinukwan Festival 2017   Sinukwan festival is a weeklong festival that captures the soul of San Fernando town. It’s far first-class...

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Cherry blossoms in the Philippines

Cherry blossoms in the Philippines

Cherry blossoms in the Philippines     Cherry blossoms are Japan’s national flower, known as “Sakura” in Japanese....

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Expatch Calendar Weekly Highlights

 

Thursday, 23 Nov.2017

☆ 3rd MIMAROPA Festival in Romblon

Time 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue Odiongan, Romblon Odiongan Romblon Philippines
Description Romblon, the Marble Capital of the Philippines is set to unravel its true beauty as it will host the annual MIMAROPA Festival on November 20-25.
For more information, please click on the link below:
http://primer.com.ph/event/event/3rd-mimaropa-festival-in-romblon/?instance_id=2825

♔ Witness Higantes Festival in Rizal

Time 12:00am - 12:00pm
Venue Angono, Rizal
Description The Higantes Festival is celebrated every November 23 in Angono, Rizal. The festival is celebrated in honor of San Clemente, the patron saint of fishermen. The image of San Clemente is carried by devotees during the grand parade.
To know more about the event, please visit:
https://explore.traveloka.com/guide-philippine-festivals#Higantes Festival (November 18-19)

❀ Colors of Israel Davao: Business Forums

Time 8:30am – 12:00pm
Venue Davao City / Philippines
Description Water & Agri Forum: Accelerating Water and Agriculture Innovation

♔ Howzat: Warriors vs Thunder

Time 9:00am – 10:00am
Venue
Description NBA Basketball
For more information, please contact:
Howzat Sports Bar

Friday, 24 Nov.2017

☆ 3rd MIMAROPA Festival in Romblon

Time 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue Odiongan, Romblon Odiongan Romblon Philippines
Description Romblon, the Marble Capital of the Philippines is set to unravel its true beauty as it will host the annual MIMAROPA Festival on November 20-25.
For more information, please click on the link below:
http://primer.com.ph/event/event/3rd-mimaropa-festival-in-romblon/?instance_id=2825

♔ International Conference on Art Business Social Science and Education

Time 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue Cebu, Philippines
Description The International Conference on Art Business Social Science and Education, organized by the International Postgraduate Network will take place from 24th November to the 25th November 2017 in Cebu, Philippines. The conference will cover areas like education, early childhood education, education and globalization, education of science, education policy and administration, leadership, education science, education and many more.
For more information, please click on the link below:
https://10times.com/icabsse

☆ Sinukwan Festival 2017

Time 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue San Fernando, Pampanga, Philippines
Description Sinukwan Festival is a weeklong festival that captures the soul of San Fernando City. It is best described as the essence of the Kapampangan Spirit.
Sinukwan is a cultural festival, so you would expect that most of the events are steeped in the traditional culture of the natives. A festival of this magnitude in the Philippines is incomplete without the spectacular street dances that bring locals together in a remarkably fluid manner.
For more information, please click on the link below:
http://www.philippinestravelhub.com/events/sinukwan-festival/

♔ Soirée Beaujolais: Annual gala of CCI France Philippines

Time 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue Harbor Garden Tent of the Sofitel Philippine Plaza.
Description Soirée Beaujolais is the annual gala of CCI France Philippines. It welcomes the arrival of the young wine, Beaujolais Nouveau. This harvest is celebrated not only in France, but amongst French communities all over the world. In November of every year, 65 million bottles of Beaujolais Nouveau is exported and shared worldwide to celebrate this great French tradition.
On its 27th year, CCI France Philippines is again celebrating Soirée Beaujolais with overflowing French wine for its guests.
This year, join us as we celebrate the 70th year of the Philippine-France relations and the 70th year of the Cannes Film Festival. The 2017 Soirée Beaujolais will be held on Nov. 24, 2017 at the Harbor Garden Tent of the Sofitel Philippine Plaza.
To purchase your ticket online, visit our official Soiree Beaujolais website.
https://events.ccifrance-philippines.org/3-soiree-beaujolais-2017/

♔ KFEST Philippines 2017

Time 8:00pm - 11:30pm
Venue Smart Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, Philippines.
Description KFest Philippines is an annual music festival that ams to inspire smiles, spread and share the love for Kpop music! Kicking it off in 2017 with headliner U-Kiss, trendy groups Halo, Laboum, Walwari and rising Filipino popstar, LA Santos! KFEST 2017 will be held this November 2017 at the Araneta Coliseum.
For more information, please click on the link below:
http://manilaconcertscene.blogspot.com/2017/10/kfest2017.html

♡ Colors of Israel Davao: Tourism Forum

Time 8:30am - 12:00pm
Venue Marco Polo Hotel Davao, Davao City.
Description It starts with Shalom. In Hebrew, one word can cover multitude of expressions. There are many reasons why people are attracted to Israel. Though for absolutely any visitor, Israel has a unique, hard to define "special something" that turns every trip into a unique memory. Tourism in Israel is one of the Israel's major sources of income with more than 3 million tourist arrivals per year. Israel sees a 15% increase in Filipino tourist arrivals for the year 2017. Philippine passport holders traveling to Israel do not need to get a visa to enter the country and can travel visa free for up to 90 days.
When: Friday, Nov 24| 8:30am - 12:00pm
Where: Marco Polo Hotel Davao, Davao City
Who should attend: travel agents, tour operators, members of the tourism industry sector looking to promote Israel
The event is free of charge. Limited seats and by invitation only. Secure your seat.
For inquiries, please contact:
Davao contact: 227-9932 | 0932 2909111 | 0905 4447883 | 0947 3738107
Email: colors.israel17@gmail.com
Manila contact: 856-3786 | ​0917-869-3731 Email: events@iccp.ph
For more information, please click on the link below:
https://www.iccp.ph/event/colors-israel-davao-tourism-forum/

♡ Green Fridays at Greenbelt Makati

Time 11:00am - 12:00pm
Venue Greenbelt Mall, Legazpi Street, Makati City, Metro Manila.
Description Ayala Malls Green Fridays Promo Mechanics: |
1. Promo period is from May 26 to December 31, 2017. |
2. The promo is open to all shoppers of Greenbelt. |
3. To be entitled to join the Green Fridays promo, shopper must present and have the following: | a. Single or accumulated purchase receipt worth P1,500 in any merchant store inside Greenbelt. |
b. Ayala Malls ecobag |
4. By joining the promo, shopper will get a chance to win any of the following treats: |
a. Cinema tickets (admit 2) |
b. Movie Snackbar treats worth P150 |
c. One (1) day parking pass |
d. Other merchant premium items |
5. Shopper/s must present their receipt/s every Friday, at the Greenology booth, Greenbelt 5 within the promo period of May 26 to December 31, 2017. |
6. Shopper/s may only join the promo at the mall where the purchase/s was/were made. Cross redemption across different Ayala Malls will not be allowed. |
7. Receipts from department stores and/or supermarkets are not included in the promo. |
8. Only one (1) receipt per shopper will be honored. |
9. Ayala Malls reserves the right to validate the receipts. Receipts that are defaced, crumpled, tampered or receipts lesser than ¾ of its actual size will not be honored. |
10. All employees of the Ayala Malls group, their merchants, maintenance, security agencies, employees of the merchants, their subsidiaries, its advertising and promotional agencies and their relatives up to the second degree of consanguinity are disqualified from joining the promo. |

Saturday, 25 Nov.2017

☆ 3rd MIMAROPA Festival in Romblon

Time 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue Odiongan, Romblon Odiongan Romblon Philippines
Description Romblon, the Marble Capital of the Philippines is set to unravel its true beauty as it will host the annual MIMAROPA Festival on November 20-25.
For more information, please click on the link below:
http://primer.com.ph/event/event/3rd-mimaropa-festival-in-romblon/?instance_id=2825

♔ International Conference on Art Business Social Science and Education

Time 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue Cebu, Philippines
Description The International Conference on Art Business Social Science and Education, organized by the International Postgraduate Network will take place from 24th November to the 25th November 2017 in Cebu, Philippines. The conference will cover areas like education, early childhood education, education and globalization, education of science, education policy and administration, leadership, education science, education and many more.
For more information, please click on the link below:
https://10times.com/icabsse

♔ KFEST Philippines 2017

Time 8:00pm - 11:30pm
Venue Smart Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, Philippines.
Description KFest Philippines is an annual music festival that ams to inspire smiles, spread and share the love for Kpop music! Kicking it off in 2017 with headliner U-Kiss, trendy groups Halo, Laboum, Walwari and rising Filipino popstar, LA Santos! KFEST 2017 will be held this November 2017 at the Araneta Coliseum.
For more information, please click on the link below:
http://manilaconcertscene.blogspot.com/2017/10/kfest2017.html

❀ Neon: The celebration of 10th Year of SM by the Bay

Time 12:00am - 12:00pm
Venue Smart Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, Philippines.
Description NEON: 10TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE SM BY THE BAY Nov 25, 2017
SM By the Bay Central Park
NEON: 10TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE SM BY THE BAY
Come and celebrate the 10th year anniversary of SM by the Bay as Hydro Manila and SM by the Bay present, NEON party.
For ticket prices please check:
https://smtickets.com/events/view/6133

♔ Cebu Literary Festival 2017

Time 10:00am - 8:00pm
Venue Cebu City.
Description Cebu Literary Festival 2017 - #cebuLitFest Cebu City Saturday 25 November 2017, 10:00 till Saturday 25 November 2017, 22:00 Organized by : Hendri Go 吳華順 Activities Cebu / Description For updates, please check back soon this is the Schedule for November 26, 2016, Saturday -- 10am – Panel Discussion on the Philippine Graphic Novel - Paolo Herras of Komiket and Meganon Comics, Manix Abrera 11am – Manix Abrera book launch, Folk Fiction x #cebuLitFest 12nn – Pechakucha x #cebuLitFest - Yellow Boat Foundation, Pandoo Foundation, WattPad, Publishing, Toastmasters, Cebu Book Club, etc 1pm – Panel Discussion on Travel Writing - Jona Bering, Estan Cabigas, Jude Bacalso 2pm – Presentations and Short Workshops and Book launches -- FringeMNL, Loudmouth Collective, PHSA, Performatura 3pm – Jun Dumdum and Resil Mojares USC Press book launch - Marlinda Angbetic Tan 4pm – Panel Discussion on Poetry and Spoken Word - Vim Nadera, John Ilagan, Danton Remoto 5pm – Panel Discussion on Protest Literature - Cris Evert Lato, Ian Casocot, Ogie Braga 6pm –Panel Discussion on Page to Screen Adaptations - Loy Arcenas, Paolo Herras, Joanna Vasquez Arong. Exclusive preview of 2 songs from the upcoming Cayabyab-Tinio "Larawan" musical film adapted from Nick Joaquin 7pm – Conversation on Theater with Resil Mojares and Cebuano zarzuela by Minggoy Lopez excerpts 8pm – Spoken Word and Music Open Mic Now on its third year, the Cebu Literary Festival will be held at the Ayala Center Cebu – Activity Center on Saturday, November 26. Starting at 10am, it’s a full day of all things literary and all for free! Participate in presentations and discussions on topics like travel writing, graphic novels, page to film adaptations, spoken word, fringe festivals, and independent publishing. Among the over 30 writers featured in the whole day event are Danton Remoto, Vim Nadera, Loy Arcenas, Manix Abrera, Resil Mojares, Jun Dumdum, Paolo Herras, Ian Casocot, and Rogelio Braga. Hard to find poetry books and first edition copies from authors such as Adonis Durado, Nikay Paredes, and Jona Bering will also be available at the pop-up bookshop, alongside hand-made goods from local artists like Happy Garaje and Glitchgrafiks. For more information, check out the Cebu Literary Festival page on Facebook or call 0915-445-3049. Use the hashtag #cebuLitFest to join the fun.
More info, please click: http://www.wherevent.com/detail/Hendri-Go-%E5%90%B3%E8%8F%AF%E9%A0%86-Cebu-Literary-Festival-2017-cebuLitFes

Sunday, 26 Nov.2017

☆ German Booth at International Bazaar

Time 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue PICC Forum 1,2,3
Description The International Bazaar, now in its 51st year, is an annual event selling imported and local goods and merchandise to the public by the members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps and coordinated by the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines. The event is attended by a few thousand international and Filipino visitors. The mission of this event is to raise funds for several charity organizations. Two important examples of beneficiaries to which the International Bazaar Foundation (IBF) donates the proceeds of the Bazaar are: The CRIBS Foundation, a foundation for abandoned, surrendered or neglected children and sexually abused girls. http://www.cribsfoundation.com
The Educational Research and Development Assistance Foundation (ERDA), an organization that provides educational assistance to children. https://erdafoundation.wordpress.com/about

Monday, 27 Nov.2017

☆ Medical Philippines Expo 2017

Time 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue
Description Medical Philippines 2017, co-located with Pharma Philippines 2017 and Dental Philippines 2017, is the only specialized medical, dental and pharmaceutical event in the Philippines that brings together an international congregation of Medical & Healthcare equipment and services, Dental Technology, Pharmaceutical companies, and supporting industries, showcasing the latest developments in the medical, dental and pharmaceutical industry.

Wednesday, 29 Nov.2017

❊ German Club: Stammtisch (Wednesday Buffet)

Time 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue 118 V.A. Rufino Street, Legaspi Village, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description The German Club Manila offers Special Themed Wednesday Buffet that varies every week! |
Phone: +63 2 817 3552 |
Email: germanclub@germanclub.ph |
Website: www.germanclub.ph |

❊ German Club: Skat, Jass and Schafkof Evening

Time 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Venue 118 V.A. Rufino St., Legaspi Village, Makati City, Metro Manila
Description A regular occurrence in the club every Wednesday evening. Join in for a good round Skat, Schafkopf or Jass game. |
Phone: +63 2 817 3552 |
Email: germanclub@germanclub.ph |
Website: www.germanclub.ph |

Thursday, 30 Nov.2017

☆ Bonifacio Day

Time 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue Philippines
Description This holiday is celebrated annually on 30 November.
Known in the Philippines as 'Araw ng Kapanganakan ni Bonifacio', this day commemorates the birth of Andrés Bonifacio on 30 November 1863.
This is a national holiday meaning anyone who does work on this day is still entitled to pay.
Schools and most businesses will closed for the day, but shops remain open. Some people may take the time to mark Bonifacio's legacy by visiting monuments dedicated to Bonifacio.
This day became a holiday in 1921 when the Philippine Legislature passed Act No. 2946.
For more information, you may click on the link below:
http://www.officeholidays.com/countries/philippines/bonifacio_day.php

♔ 23rd Sport Truck Show

Time 12:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue Manila
Description The busiest month of the M.I.C.E. industry is fast approaching. Lots of exciting events are all set for the month of November. Expect expos, conventions, conferences, and car shows next month. Check your calendar for these upcoming events in Metro Manila:
Read more at http://www.exhibitstoday.ph/2017/10/upcoming-manila-events-november-2017.html#A7Ttq5MzjWuoqk3K.99

❀ Jo Koy Live in Manila & Cebu: Josep is Coming Home!

Time 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Venue The Theatre at Solaire, Parañaque City / Atlantic Hall, Waterfront Hotel and Casino, Salinas Drive, Lahug, Cebu City
Description The 46-year-old Filipino-American is an internationally acclaimed stand-up comedian who has been acknowledged as one of the top Asian comedians in the world. He has been doing tours in and outside of the US, and every performance is almost always a box office hit. For some time, he pursued his career at a comedy club and then in TV shows, until his big break came when he was given a guest spot on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” in 2005. That day, he received a standing ovation for his performance. Details:
What: Jo Koy: Live in Manila & Cebu
When: November 30 & December 3 (Manila), December 1 (Cebu)
Where: The Theatre at Solaire, Parañaque City / Atlantic Hall, Waterfront Hotel and Casino, Salinas Drive, Lahug, Cebu City
Tickets:
Manila – Php 2,625 (Balcony), Php 4,725 (Premium Gold), Php 6,825 (Orchestra) via TicketWorld
Cebu – Php 2,500 (Patron B), Php 3,500 (Patron A), Php 4,500 (VIP) via TicketWorld Website: jokoy.com
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/jokoy
For more information, you may click on the link below:
http://primer.com.ph/event/2017/10/17/jo-koy-live-in-manila-cebu-josep-is-coming-home/

♡❀ Kim Jae Joong Meets his Fans in Manila

Time 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Venue TSmart Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City
Description Korea’s Hottest Singer-Actor Holds First-Ever Fanmeeting in Manila in 14 Years
Fans have been clamoring for singer-actor Kim Jae Joong to come to the Philippines since his debut in 2003 and finally, the long wait is over as for the first time ever, he will hold his first official fanmeeting event, “2017 Kim Jae Joong Asia Tour Fanmeeting in Manila,” on November 30 at the Smart Araneta Center in Cubao, Quezon City.
The fanmeet event starts at 6:00 pm. Tickets will be available starting October 21, 2017, 10 a.m. at all Ticketnet outlets or online at www.ticketnet.com.ph.
For inquiries, contact Ticketnet at (02) 911-5555 or Fangirlasia at tickets@fangirlasia.com or (+63) 916-231-1512.
Check out:
http://www.philippineconcerts.com/news/2017-kim-jae-joong-asia-tour-fanmeeting-in-manila/
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In Tagalog: Sobra, kulang, kaunti, marami, tama lang, mahal

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Subaru Presents: Michael Bolton in Manila

Subaru Presents: Michael Bolton in Manila Singer Michael Bolton will be in Manila for his MICHAEL BOLTON:THE ASIAN DREAM TOUR...

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Bamboo Bikes Made In The Philippines For A Greener Revolution

Bryan Benitez McClelland is a Filipino-American social entrepreneur who chose to help Filipinos in Tarlac by establishing Bamb...

Bamboo Bikes Made In The Philippines For A Greener Revolution
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Philippine Small And Medium Enterprise Business Expo

Philippine Small And Medium Enterprise Business Expo   Foreigners with small businesses might find value in attending this two...

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posted on: Oct 25, 2017 | author:

Expatch is here to help you with your visa concerns and questions. Here’s a quick and basic guide to help you understand...

Cuyo Island  – A Rare Stopover In A Paradise Island

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posted on: Oct 25, 2017 | author:

The Cuyo Archipelago (also known as Cuyo Islands) is composed of 45 small islands located at the northeast of the Palawan, or...

Hiring a Maid and Chauffeur in the Philippines

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(NA-KA-KA-PAG-PA-BA-GA-BAG) It might look and sound like gibberish to you but it’s actually part of the Filipino...

Mapping Social Media Activity To Find Who’s “In the Node”!

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posted on: Oct 24, 2017 | author:

Marc Smith, a sociologist working with the Social Media Research Foundation from San Francisco, visited the Asian Institute of...

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