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Sunday, August 28, 2016

19th Cine Europa Film Festival 2016 Celebrates Friendship + Film Screening Schedule

Starting September 8th, twenty-four European films will be screened for the 19th edition of the Cine Europa Film Festival 2016. “Friendship” will be this year’s theme for Cine Europa. It perfectly underscored the dynamic cultural cooperation and long-lasting partnership between the Philippines and the European Union (EU). Coincidentally, it also marks the EU delegation’s 25th year in the country.

The said festival also pays tribute to Filipino filmmakers whose works have been given special recognition in Europe through special screenings and line up forums. 

European Union's Ambassador Franz Jessen

Educational Component

The European Union Delegation to the Philippines presents sponsored screenings and forums of notable Filipino films that recently left a mark in the European scene. These events are free admission and open to the public at the Premiere Theater of Shang Cineplex.

Friday, August 26, 2016

SM Foundation warmly receives 1,000 new batch of tech-voc scholars

Dedicated to educate and empower the youth for future employment, SM Foundation recently welcomed 1,000 new technical-vocational scholars into its scholarship program. Committed to creating paths towards brighter future, The SM Foundation Scholarship program has invested in out-of-school-youths in various areas of the NCR and Luzon. 

Through thoughtful planning and strategic partnerships, SM Foundation has built a network of innovative funding programs and progressive relationships with some of the country’s most respected and important community programs, schools, colleges and universities. Through the vision of its founder, SM Foundation continues to give equal opportunities to the deserving youth from the marginal society. “Our new scholars come from various locations with 300 of them hailing from the NCR, 300 from Luzon, 300 from Visayas and 100 from Mindanao,” shares SM Foundation Executive Director for Education Linda Atayde. Indeed, SM Foundation has quietly and confidently enabled the education of thousands of poor yet deserving youngsters of the country.

Tech-voc students at work

Teresita Sy-Coson, vice chairperson of SM Investments Corporation, expressed her support to technical-vocational education during the 2015 Forbes Global CEO Conference held in Manila. According to her, vocational schools will help improve people’s skills and allowing them to qualify and work in industries both here and abroad.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The Things I Have Learned from Smart Parenting Mom Workshop 2: All About School-Aged Kids

You’ve seen smart kids, I assume. They are the ones who could perform and render a song without hesitation or show off their terpsichorean talent. Most of us wonder, what did the parents of these kids do to make them this smart? Nope, it’s definitely not because of their formula milk. Understanding how parents can help their kids maximize their full potential is very important especially during the crucial stage. And these are exactly what Purple Plum Fairy has learned during the recent Smart Parenting Magazine's Mom Workshop dubbed as “All About School-Aged Kids” held recently at the Discovery Suites in Ortigas.

According to the experts, stimulation starts as soon as the child is conceived. It is indeed significant to stimulate the child’s brain which parents would often overlook because we’re too busy taking care of our children’s needs. But it is at these earliest years of life when the child’s brain record sensory experiences which can greatly affect his growing up and learning. 

Monday, August 22, 2016

Shangri-La Plaza Mall marks their 10th year in showcasing International Silent Film Festival

It’s been a decade since Shangri-La Plaza began featuring the annual International Silent Film Festival  Manila, the first of its kind in South East Asia. For those who haven’t had the chance to try it, it is an amazing experience on itself. As its 10th year coincides with the Shang’s 25th year anniversary, they will be hosting another series of 24 silent movie screenings, accompanied by live musical performances. 


Sunday, August 21, 2016


SM Supermalls welcomes the so-called ‘Ghost Month’ of August with their annual Cybermonth Tech Sale called “Ready, Tech, Go!”  Yup, it’s that time of the year again where they have the latest and the best gadgets, electronics and home appliances with huge discounts and great deals. Imagine an entire month where you will enjoy all the latest gadgets at almost steal prices?  That’s surely a great deal one can’t afford to miss, right? 
Executives of different brands shows off their latest products at the SM Cybermonth launch

Cosplayers also graced the said event.

During the SMCybermonth launch, they have also featured and unboxed awesome brands such as Vivo, Blink, Cloudfone and Smart Communications. They have also offered amazing deals that shoppers must take advantage of. 
The cute Vivo mascot welcomes guests and shoppers

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