Tag Archives: Culture

August 17, 2017

A portrait of the artist: CNN Presents: Malang


In the Philippines, the name Malang has now become synonymous to excellence in modern art. But who is the artist known as Malang? On Aug. 19, 8:00 p.m., CNN Philippines will explore the life and work of Mauro “Malang” Santos, the prolific cartoonist, illustrator and painter who passed away last year, in CNN Presents: Malang. Continue Reading


May 24, 2016

Japan on Ice: A Breathtaking Winter



A couple of months back, we couldn’t have been hungrier for sashimi and matcha-flavored treats when news broke out that Filipinos would no longer need visas for traveling to the Land of the Rising beginning mid-2016. Although the announcement was never confirmed by the Japanese Embassy in Manila, it is true that Japan has eased up on visa Continue Reading


April 7, 2016

Viva España! Restaurants to make you love our Spanish heritage


495 years ago this month, explorer Ferdinand Magellan and his fleet arrived on the shores of Cebu in the name of the king of Spain. Although most might consider this chapter in our history as the beginning of Spanish rule, there are always different angles to a story, even a story like this one. Paella, Continue Reading


April 5, 2016

Palawan: Beauty and History


Palawan: one of the Seven Wonders of the World, second time title-holder of Best Island in the World as voted by travel magazine  Conde Nast Traveler readers, and home to freedom fighters of the second World War.  Palawan’s treasures go beyond its scenic islands being an unbeatable embodiment of paradise. It was also a stronghold for Palawan guerrillas and Continue Reading


February 12, 2016

The Sound of Salzburg


Text and photos by BüM D. TENORIO, JR. I was humming “Edelweiss,” alternating it with “Climb Every Mountain” in my mind, the minute the bus stopped at the drop-off point in Salzburg. Ever since I saw The Sound of Music on our neighbor’s black-and-white TV set one Christmas Eve of my childhood, I had been enamored Continue Reading

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February 9, 2016

León Gallery: Alfonso Ossorio’s 100th Birthyear Exhibit

Various works

By GIAN CARLO LUIGI ROJAS | On his 100th birthday, artist Alfonso Ossorio is remembered through his art, thanks to León Gallery’s Afflictions of Glory. Curated by Liliane Rejante Manahan and Lisa Guerrero Nakpil, the exhibit includes paintings, sketches and mixed medium pieces from the famed artist. Alfonso Ossorio is debatably considered today as the Continue Reading